In his final graphic novel, the late Hicklenton (Nemesis the Warlock; Judge Dredd ) leaves us with a haunting and powerful legacy. In a work that. Title: Months. Author: John Hicklenton. Type: Fiction. Page Count/Review Word Count: Rating: 8/ John Hicklenton was one of Britain’s leading comic book artists, who took his own life in March with the assistance of Dignitas in Zurich.

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John took his own life with the help of an assisted dying group, following a heroic struggle with multiple sclerosis. Apr 29, Joshua rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 19, Miss Ryoko rated it liked it Shelves: Maybe I would have been more satisfied with no words, or maybe even an extremely pared down mobths of the words, leaving much more of the story to my imagination.

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It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or policy and even references the Bible frequently as part of the overall metaphor.

The art is brutal beyond belief and you can pretty much expect to moths upset each time you turn the page, but the images are also extremely visually arresting.

I understand why some wouldn’t be interested in a book like this, but it got me. Using gorgeous artwork, this serves as an excellent metaphor of global warming. It’s really more of a spiritual vindiction of global warming than science or pol “Fear me, all who obey the coin.


The paintings are lurid and bleak and violent; the text is lyrical and bleak and violent; but it doesn’t add up to much.

John Hicklenton – Months | Review

Another reviewer said that it looked and read like an album insert for a bad s metal band, and that’s a pretty accurate statement. This was interesting and very different from what I expected just grabbing it off the shelf. The artist is working though some serious emotions which is ojhn when you know your death is imminent and it is a fascinating ride. Anger and frustration manifest themselves hcklenton the page through some of the most metal paintings you’ve ever seen and are easily some of Johnny Hicklenton’s best stuff.

Visually striking, but I think it could have been more impactful if I had a better sense of what was going on and connected to the story better. While it is short, with minimal text the art is breathtaking. Jul 05, Keith rated it liked it Shelves: John Hicklenton, the author of this piece hicklenon work, went on to take his own life at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich.

Dec 28, Bria rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. Looked and read like the inlay booklet for a bad ‘s black metal band. What I can tell you is it was beautifully written and illustrated with gore, violence, and a high quality creep factor. I found the story to be a bit confusing and the art definitely waas not as exciting as I expected.

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Being far from what I’m used to hearing about global climate change self-righteous or hysterical non-fictionMonths was both a breath of fresh air and yet also fairly unsettling; I was unprepared for the grimness of the storyline, the intensely macabre mood of the book.


This is all of Mother Earth’s apoplectic, vengeful anger at the abuse and betrayal by her own children poured out on This was a fascinating one. You’re either on board with this or you’re not, and if not, I don’t think it reflects poorly on you. It aches itself into me. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis inhicklentoj took his own life in March hicklentpn Disturbing, beautiful, hopeful, and an honest expression of a feeling I think many people feel, I think it’s well worth the read.

It’s always sad to see great artists go and Johnny Hicklenton was one of the great ones. He had a style that was instantly recognisable and completely unforgettable and I loved picking up a copy of AD and finding a strip he’d drawn, especially if it was Dredd.

Apr 15, Jasmine Roque added it. Aug 25, Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: The fact this story was created by a man on his death bed only adds to the power of this story.

Mar 03, Mandy rated it it was amazing Shelves: As my violent nature inc You’re either on board with this or you’re not, and if not, I don’t think it reflects poorly on you.