ISBN 9781506712451 – DARK HORSE BOOKS – RANDOM HOUSE US Paperback 216 pp – August 2019
Alejandro Jodorowski is one of the most famous present-day comic writers. Jodorowsky was born in Iquique, Chile as the son of Russian immigrants. He began his career with several creative jobs, such as mime, actor, film director, a writer of theatre plays and a novellist. An important medium in his output is comics. He made his comics debut in 1966 and went on to write with many of the most celebrated European artisits including Milo Manara and Mowbius (Jean Giraud). He went on to direct anumber of motion-pictures and is in the news again with the release of the film Jodorowsky’s Dune, the story of his ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel. The author lives in Paris, France.
Alejandro Jodorowsky and Milo Manara’s four-part sweeping saga of sex, blood, and religion is now collected in a trade paperback edition for the first time ever, a perfect companion volume to Dark Horse’s award-winning Manara Library series!
When Pope Innocent VIII dies, the corrupt, licentious Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia schemes, murders, and seduces his way into becoming the new Pope, immediately securing positions for his family and thereby ensuring a Borgia dynasty. With breathtakingly beautiful painted artwork by Manara, this account of Italy’s first Mafia family is among comics’–and history’s–sexiest, most violent, and most engaging epics!