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The Incal Vol. 5: The Fifth Essence - The Dreaming Galaxy

(The Incal / L'Incal #5)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  226 ratings  ·  7 reviews
The Sci-Fi masterpiece by Moebius and Jodorowsky about the tribulations of the shabby detective John Difool as he searches for the precious and coveted Incal. John Difool, a low-class detective in a degenerate dystopian world, finds his life turned upside down when he discovers an ancient, mystical artifact called The Incal. Difool's adventures will bring him into conflict ...more
Kindle Edition, 48 pages
Published March 19th 2014 by Humanoids (first published January 1st 1988)
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Cathy
May 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
To dream is to live.

John Difool has had it. After that whole impregnating thing in the last volume he wants a vacation and go somewhere nice with Animah. But first he has to infiltrate the Death Star War Star...

Red Alert! Subspace! Space Battle! I like the battle action in this a lot. Star Wars and Dune, right? Very much so. And some Eastern mysticism.



This one has really nice artwork! More homogenous than the previou
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Michael Jay
Sep 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Such an imaginative universe, from this mind.
William Thomas
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Genius

Probably one of the most visionary graphic novel series ever created, an absolute must read.Jodorowsky and Moebius are known visionaries and this work has influenced countless other works including films, books and music
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Rezension: siehe Band 6
Asier Murciego
Mar 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic, scifi, revisited, ebook
Me encanta la evolución del trazo de Moebius en el 5o tomo...
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Hasta ahora, mi episodio favorito. Por un lado por la entretenida perorata oniricopsíquica de Jodorowsky y por otro por las delicias visuales de Mœbius.
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Also credited as Alexandro Jodorowsky

Better known for his surreal films El Topo and The Holy Mountain filmed in the early 1970s, Alejandro Jodorowsky is also an accomplished writer of graphic novels and a psychotherapist. He developed Psychomagic, a combination of psychotherapy and shamanic magic. His fans have included John Lennon and Marilyn Manson.

Other books in the series

The Incal / L'Incal (6 books)
  • L'Incal noir (The Incal, #1)
  • L'Incal Lumière (The Incal, #2)
  • L'Incal: Ce qui est en bas (The Incal, #3)
  • L'Incal: Ce qui est en haut (The Incal, #4)
  • L'Incal, Tome 6 : La Cinquième Essence, deuxième partie : La Planète Difool (The Incal, #6)