The Invisibles, Vol. 1: Say You Want a Revolution
Written by Grant Morrison; Art by Steve Yeowell, Jill Thompson and others Throughout history, a secret society called the Invisibles, who count among their number Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, work against the forces of order that seek to repress humanity's growth. In this first collection, the... show more
Written by Grant Morrison; Art by Steve Yeowell, Jill Thompson and others Throughout history, a secret society called the Invisibles, who count among their number Lord Byron and Percy Shelley, work against the forces of order that seek to repress humanity's growth. In this first collection, the Invisibles latest recruit, a teenage lout from the streets of London, must survive a bizarre, mind-altering training course before being projected into the past to help enlist the Marquis de Sade.
Publish date: June 1st 1996
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Series: The Invisibles (#1)
The Invisibles are those who resist the stagnation of by outside-this-world conspirators whose goal is the ultimate suppression of individuality - mostly I thought of the Auditors of Reality from Discworld with the added bonus of sexual fetishism. Say You Want a Revolution collects the first eight i...
There, Ferny can stfu now, since this way I will REMEMBER.
Grant Morrison has said that he wrote The Invisibles as part of a magic ritual, and also that aliens told him part of the plot. Really. The Invisibles ends up being pretty much exactly what you'd expect, given that background. Let me also add that there's a great deal of ultra-paranoid conspiracy th...
I'd never read this but Perpetch recommended in on Rolling Stone so OK. I guess I liked it? It gets pretty dark and grody and hopeless in places, not 100% my thing. And it's that kind of odd book where it seems like there might be a really impressive amount of world-building going on, but you see so...
When I read the first issue of the Invisibles I hated it. A punk kid throws a molotov cocktail into a library. Way to stick it to the man! If I had stuck with the series until issue 3 I would have been hooked. Of course I probably still would have dropped the book when it got to the Marquis de S...