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Lost Girls: obra completa (Lost Girls #1-3)

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Pack recopilatorio que aúna los tres tomos de Lost Girls.

Durante más de cien años, Alicia, Wendy y Dorothy han sido nuestras guías a través del País de las Maravillas, Nunca Jamás y la Tierra de Oz de nuestras infancias. Ahora, al igual que nosotros, estas tres niñas perdidas han crecido y están preparadas para guiarnos de nuevo, esta vez a través de los reinos de nuestro
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Hardcover, Caja recopilatoria, 340 pages
Published May 2008 by Norma Editorial (first published 2006)
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Arthur Graham
Mar 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, filthy pornographers

This graphic novel puts the “graphic” into pornographic, make no mistake about it. Sex acts of every imaginable configuration are rendered in vivid color and explicit detail, all across an extended narrative that is guaranteed to challenge the reader’s interpretation of at least several classic works. However, despite the fact that it's been lauded by multitudes of readers and well-respected authors alike, with Neil-Fucking-Gaiman himself call
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Alejandro
A very complicated review to make.


Warning: This book is for adults only.


This hardcover edition collects the entire graphic novel “Lost Girls”, presenting the three volumes, with its thirty chapters


Creative Team:

Writer: Alan Moore

Illustrator: Melinda Gebbie

Letterer: Todd Klein


WE’RE ALL MAD HERE

I’m Alice.

Oh, well. M-my name’s Wendy.

And I’m Dorothy. Y’know, ain’t it just perfect we should all be friends?

Alan Moore is the writer with more balls in the comic books’ business and the only com
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Warwick
Pornography, according to John Soltenberg, tells lies about women but the truth about men. But is that because the genre's inherently flawed, or just because everyone who makes it is so mediocre?

Lost Girls is certainly an effort to say something truthful about women – as well as about men, adolescence, fantasy, freedom and common sense – but it takes you a fair while to get over the sheer chutzpah of using porn to do it. Is it brave? Is it justified?

Is it…is it sexy?

The premise is an interesting
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James
Aug 29, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
wow. um, just...wow. i don't really know what i was expecting with this book when i first got it. i knew that it was by alan moore, the genius behind the comics/graphic novels watchmen , v for vendetta, from hell, the league of extraordinary gentleman, and many others, and i knew that it was a deconstruction of a genre like most of moore's work. in this case however, put bluntly as moore has in interviews requested it be done, that genre is "pornography," and lost girls is moore's attempt to "t ...more
Alex
Mar 12, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
We get it, Alan. You're a total radical. WooOOOoooOOOoooOO. I'm not shocked by this book, I'm just sortof bored by it.

In case you don't know what this is: it's kiddie porn featuring lesbian sex between Alice (of Wonderland) and Dorothy (of Oz). See?! You were surprised, consternated and a little curious, right? That's what Moore wants you to feel! That's why he did it! He's just fucking with you. You know who writes lesbian sex scenes between Alice and Dorothy? Ninth grade boys. Because ninth gr
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Grace
Jul 18, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I am no shrinking violet or prude. And I love a good comic book as well as a well written spin on a fairy tale. Therefore when I heard that Alan Moore had written erotica comics with Alice in Wonderland, Dorothy from Oz, and Wendy Darling from Peter Pan as the 3 main characters, I was enthusiastic. What a fascinating idea! Sadly, the reality did not live up to my expectations.

I received all 3 volumes via Inter-library loan, and read the first one in its entirety. By the time I got halfway throu
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Sophia
Sadly, a bit of a disappointment -- some of the art is beautiful, and I enjoyed some of the story, but overall it's a) too much porn, b) porn which doesn't really appeal to my sensibilities for the most part, and c) kind of sad to see all the magic of these girls' stories taken out and replaced with sex. I initially thought that sex would just be included, but, despite the cleverness of some of the shifts (Captain Hook is a dirty old man who spies on the Lost Boys' debauchery in the park? nice), ...more
Brian
Jan 10, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed, in-part
I really wanted to like Lost Girls, in no small part because I love Alan Moore's superhero deconstruction and I'm an admirer of the comic world's ballsiest writer. But in truth, these books are filth, and no amount of sacrificing to Glycon is going to change that...

Now hold onto your horse bestiality. I'm not one to blush. I'm not saying that these books are garbage because they include more genitalia per page than words. I'm fine with that, so long as the works stands.. erect on its merits. But
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Keely
I don't always find my life story within the pages of fiction but there are three occasions when I did, and Alan Moore's graphic novel erotica Lost Girls was one of them.

This was quite a peculiar work as a whole, considering Melinda Gebbie's candy-colored illustrations could easily be a part of a children's book; but I suppose this choice of art style was deliberate because Moore's sensuous writings on sexuality and hedonism were deeply contrasted yet incredibly enhanced by Gebbie's art. It also
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James Payne
Nov 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Great, I think, because I see Lost Girls as presenting inherent conflicts regarding views on sex from "The Left." Like the hotelier, the book seems to endorse an anarchic view by celebrating sex in all its various forms, deliberately transgressing against societal dogma - whether that's "be monogamous," or "don't jerk off a horse." But then, as Wendy, Dorothy, and Alice's stories devolve, you realize that their fantastical, dream-like sexual awakenings were also incest, abuse, street-hustling, r ...more
Jerry Jose
Basically porn.

For no reason whatsoever, at least none that I can comprehend, the story of Lost Girls is set in and around an Austrian Hotel, next to one of the most iconic event of 20th century – Gavrilo Princip taking out the Archduke Ferdinand. Maybe an inside joke on people who say, these things doesn't demand a compelling premise. Plot follows, explicitly and quite graphically, the sexual adventures and experiments of fictional versions of three already fictional female characters- Alice, D
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Huan-hua
Sep 23, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: non-prudish Moore completists
Recommended to Huan-hua by: comics de-cal instructor
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Vanessa
It has taken me a while to write this review, because it has taken me a while to figure out how I felt about Lost Girls. My rating of three stars is a compromise between two factors: For the years of thought and effort Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbe put into this opus, I felt they deserved four (and in places, five) stars; however, my enjoyment of the work only merited two (and in places, one or zero) stars.

I was already a fan of some of Alan Moore’s previous work (particularly The Ballad of Halo
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Justin
Jul 02, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you're not at all a prude (in any way shape or form) then you might enjoy this book. Instead of "book" in the last sentence, I accidently wrote "movie." I dont know what that means. Maybe that it was so well done that it was almost a cinematic experience? Hmmm..

I read this over the span of 3 days so I wouldnt get burnt out on it and I think that was a wise choice. At times I sat reading this oblvious to the world. I finished it a few minutes ago and I'm still kind of lost in the experience,
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Punk
Jul 22, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: queer, graphic-novel
Graphic Novel, literally. Alice, Dorothy, and Wendy meet up in a hotel in Austria prior to WWI, have a lot of sex, and recount their experiences as children, but instead of the stories we're familiar with, we get a sexually skewed version of events.

I just don't know what to think of this. For now, my thoughts during the final volume: God, not more sex. I am so bored. OH MY GOD, DOROTHY GALE, WTF? Yes, yes, more cunnilingus, whatever. Yes, we all have strap-ons. Yes, Alice, someone's fingering y
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Cerebralsubversionyahoo.com
Reading some other folks reviews of this made me kind of realize just how important this type of literature is. First of all, it's not porn, it's an attempt to tell a story that revolves around sex rather than violence. Last time I checked, violence is illegal and everyone has sex. And yet every kid in America witnesses something like 300,000 simulated murders on television by the time they're 11. I didn't once have the urge to jerk off while reading this. It maybe got me kind of hot to watch ac ...more
Vanessa Wu
Aug 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have just remembered that I promised to write a review of this in my review of 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom.

This book moves me in a very personal way. I see it as a love story between Melinda (who drew the pictures) and Alan (who wrote the plot.) I think the collaborative effort was far-reaching and I wonder at it every time I pick up one of the three volumes that make up this amazing book.

I don't know if they are still together but I certainly hope they are. What a beautiful gift to the wor
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Antonomasia
Jun 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Blah blah controversial blah. There are loads of other reviews in which you can read about that aspect of Lost Girls. It’s probably obvious to most people on my friends list which side of the debate I’d be on and so here I’d rather just talk about what I thought was good and not. (Very late to the party here – quite a few friends had copies years ago, but as with Alan Moore comics in general, people were reluctant to lend them to anyone. I later became wary of it because technically some of the ...more
Kris
Sep 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alan Moore is definitely one of the most visionary comic creators of our time and Lost Girls is no exception.
A blend of the fantastic, fable and erotica it weaves a descriptive story of three fairytales we know and love.
We follow Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy as the recount their past along with a vary multitude of sexual encounters that shape them into the women who we meet at the beginning of the book. The book is rich with descriptions and alive with vibrant pictures showing in explicit detail t
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Casey
May 28, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
I have no problem with porn - as long as everyone is legal and consenting and earning a decent paycheck, let’s all get down with our bad selves. And in my juvenile days of becoming such a super-awesome sex-positive person, I thought I was very cool to bring up sex, very specifically, in inappropriate situations. Shock me, shock me, shock me with that deviant behavior! Since then, I’ve learned. Sex is something everyone does in their own ways, and everyone has their own secrets and deviances behi ...more
Joshua Emmons
Dec 29, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First a warning (or an endorcement! You know who you are...):

This book is porn. Not romance. Not erotica. It's flat out porn. It's porn with a plot that's intriguing enough that I, at least, tend to focus on story rather than the naked folks licking each other, but the fact remains this book is sexually graphic. Sex is not alluded to or used as an allegory. Sex is explicitly depicted. And not depicted because it naturally would have come about or in way might be considered "proper". No, this is
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Yasiru (reviews will soon be removed and linked to blog)
This is a singular and remarkable attempt at 'reclaiming' pornography (and not, it should be stressed, more tame erotica), and one which, to my mind, more or less achieves that purpose, however unlikely the mould is to be readopted. Going by other reviews there seems a great deal of concern over the explicit nature of this work, each case duly prefaced with all manner of preemption that the reviewer is by no means a prude and has no problems with pornography, but this detail manages all the same ...more
Artnoose McMoose
Two disclaimers:

1. I was on the wait list for this from the library for a solid year.

2. This is porn. Don't read it if you don't want to read porn. I was surprised at how many people gave this three-volume set a low rating because of how much sex there is in it. It's porn.

The premise of this book is that on the eve of the first World War, three women check into a fancy European resort and have a wild time telling each other sexy stories and then having sex with each other (and other people). The
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Rachel
Jan 06, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Oy vey, I need to stop picking up books just because they involve Alice in Wonderland.

Basically an excuse for porn, held together by an extremely flimsy plot. Even in the context of Alice, Dorothy and Wendy's sexual awakenings, it all seemed rather pointless. They sleep with each other, while telling the "real" stories behind the legend, which usually involve more sex and/or rape.

I'm certainly not a prude, nor do I have a problem with sex/rape in a book, so long as it furthers the plot and pro
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Morgan
Dec 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
I am going to say Lost Girls was an oddly wonderful graphic novel. For those who want to call it porn, go right ahead. In my opinion, I think those who call it porn are degrading this book. I think of this more as erotica or a work of art. Yes, there is a ton of sex within the pages of this book and yes, it gets very graphic at times, but I think calling this porn is totally missing the point of the book. If you think this is porn then it sure has a lot going on for a simple sex story. It is act ...more
Marie
So, I'm reviewing pornography on the Internet. Since I'm researching graphic novels, I suppose I was also just paid by my University to read erotica. I'm definitely not complaining.

Lost Girls was written by Alan Moore (of Watchmen and V for Vendetta fame) and illustrated, quite graphically, by his wife Melinda Gebbie. In a way strangely similar to Will Eisner's attempts to elevate comics, Moore uses Lost Girls to elevate pornography. I think Moore succeeded in that elevation, because Lost Girls
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CC
Jan 15, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I wanted to like this. I didn't.
It's porn, deliberately so according to Alan Moore, and drops references galore and excessive to the artful pornographies of years gone by: mostly the Art Nouveau/Symbolist/Decadent movements. But porn has changed since then, for the worse, and where the illict desires previously deserved their own attention, our sexualized world now takes that desire for granted. What would people want to do, after all, besides suck and fuck one another?

(To a more disturbing end
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Erin the Avid Reader ⚜BFF's with the Cheshire Cat⚜
OMG HOW DO I KEEP RUNNING INTO BOOKS LIKE THIS?

I'm a really big Alan Moore fan. Seriously. He's epic. I've read his graphic novels "Watchmen", "The Killing Joke", and "V for Vendetta". They were all pretty good, and the drawing were beautifully done. "Lost Girls" however, is not illustrated by Alan Moore. It's written by him, but illustrated by Melinda Gebbie.
When I first heard about this book, I heard it was about Dorothy Gale from the Wizard of Oz, Alice Fairchild from Alice in Wonderland, an
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Nickie
Jan 12, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who likes their graphic novels graphic
Alice, Dorothy and Wendy meet up in 1913 and do A LOT OF RUDE THINGS, written/drawn by Moore and his missus.

It's very expensive and comes in a presentation box containing all three volumes. But considering how fancy this sounds, it isn't the beautiful object that you would hope it to be. The animation is really changeable - from frame to frame a single character can look completely different. Sometimes the angles are really crappy and faces become warped. Considering the stunning Aubrey Beardsle
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RB
Jul 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I will, at some point, maybe, write more on Alan Moore's "Lost Girls" as there is a lot to discuss. This is a pornographic masterpiece and my second favourite comic of all time ("From Hell" being at the top) and one of the best art-related experiences I've found myself immersed in all year. Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy head to Austria before the first world war and during the time Freud and Jung were taking off and, on nearly every page, lick each other. The three grown up children's-story characte ...more
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Alan Moore is an English writer most famous for his influential work in comics, including the acclaimed graphic novels Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell. He has also written a novel, Voice of the Fire, and performs "workings" (one-off performance art/spoken word pieces) with The Moon and Serpent Grand Egyptian Theatre of Marvels, some of which have been released on CD.

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