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is a serious work. But one in no way pompous. The story explores the
power dynamic of sex and gender. Dark undercurrents pervade it. It
requires and assumes emotional intelligence of its reader – and an
understanding of the medium skilfully employed to tell it...Generally these days most
comic books fail to enthuse me. It’s not the medium it’s the
message. More power to John Linton Roberson for ploughing his
deviant furrow." (read more here)
Jamie Delano, writer of Hellblazer, Outlaw Nation, 2020 Visions and more."LULU translates into graphic storytelling terms Wedekind’s meditation on sexual repression and its role in facilitating exploitative seduction with all its disturbing ferocity intact."
Martin Pasko, writer of Action Comics, Batman: the Animated Series, E-Man, Saga of the Swamp Thing, and Wonder Woman.
"Own this beautiful thing."
Steve Pugh, artist of Hotwire, Animal Man, Hellblazer, Crisis.
You might think she's a femme fatale. But then you'd have it backwards.
At last collected in print, the first volume of acclaimed cartoonist John Linton Roberson's adaptation of the notorious sex tragedy by Frank Wedekind (author of Spring Awakening) and adapted by Walerian Borowczyk, Lou Reed, G.W. Pabst and Alban Berg (and banned by the Nazis as "degenerate"). Now in comics for the first time!
Also included, a full collection of production sketches and other drawings, and a brand-new introduction from award-winning comics writer Martin Pasko.
$13.99 US | £9.75 UK | €11.00 EUR
Paperback, 90 pages | ISBN: 978-1481949750
SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.
ALL BOOKS IN PRINT
by John Linton Roberson
based on the plays of Frank Wedekind
Introduction by Martin Pasko
Not in stores! Buy only at Amazon & Createspace!
Also available through
Posters and Prints at deviantArt
Read free preview here (PDF)
New! The Momus Report: “Sex and Blasphemy"- Review by Emmett O'Cuana
New! Deconstructing Comics: “Lulu”- Staging a classic on paper - interview by Tim Young.
Thomas Gladysz, Louise Brooks Society - "Lulu, A Comic"
ROBB ORR - COMICS FORGE-
LULU Book 1 Interview
Theatre and Comics - interview by Tim Young.
DEVELOPMENT OF LULU (PDF)
More info here! (Open Salon)
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