New York 2023. Nike, the hero of The Dormant Beast, has a prodigious memory, and he uses his gift to try to understand his past as a Yugoslav orphan, as well as his violent and chaotic present, where obscurantism has become a flourishing business of worldwide manipulation. A haunting and captivating work by one of the foremost graphic novel artists in the world.
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Hats off to Humanoids Publishing for bringing us this exquisitely drawn distopian vision by Enki Bilal. Set in a not too distant future where taxis hover above multi-leveled cities whose apartment dwellers carry pocket sized house cats, the world is threatened by a terrorist movement that combines the most extreme conservatism espoused by all major religions. What all the extremists could agree upon is that science and free thought should be eliminated. Fighting androids and threatened by genetically and electronically engineered houseflies, three heroes, all raised along side each other in an orphanage in war-torn Sarajevo, struggle to save earth.