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Six Hundred And Seventy Six Apparitions Of Killoffer

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Charting Killoffer's violent odyssey through a world overflowing with his many selves, 676 Apparitions is a spectacularly ambitious attempt to roll back the constraints of autobiography and graphic narrative.

Originally published in French by L'Association in 2002, this is widely recognised to be one of the most important European comics of past years, and was nominated alo
Paperback, 48 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Typocrat Press
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Dirty dishes abandoned in a Paris sink. A squat hard-lined Escher universe of body fluids and dark instincts. The horror of multiplicity, six hundred and seventy-six apparitions all reduced to the self.
Killoffer takes a trip to Quebec, and tries his luck picking up French-Canadian women. After a few pages, the captions end, and a wordless psychological battle begins.

Published as a 10" x 14" art showcase, super-artist Killoffer super-draws 48 super-pages, in which the inexplicably replicating author has his hotel room invaded. These identical copies are avatars of the many impulses and hungers and fears that make up his unconscious mind, now unchecked and running rampant through the neighborhoo
It's difficult for me to describe this book as I have no reference points. Killoffer is pushing the form of comics in this mostly-wordless work -- not as an exercise or experimentation but because the sequence and narrative he has created necessitates it. Each enormous page is a grotesque depiction of his day-to-day, drawings of his various selves slowly becoming more involved with each other. It's masterfully claustrophobic and it made me feel like shit. As with all of Killoffer's work the art ...more
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disturbing and brilliantly drawn wordless essay on the male id.The central character split into multiple clones which, finding safety in numbers, feel free to drink rape and murder until Killoffer kills them all horribly with rat poison.
Pretty intense!
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Patrice Killoffer, better known simply as Killoffer, is a writer and artist of comics. He was co-founder of the independent comics publisher L'Association in 1990, and has been a part of Oubapo since its creation in 1992.

Patrice Killoffer studied at the School for Applied Arts Duperré in Paris in the 1980s. His teachers included comics authors Georges Pichard a
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