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Sep 24, comics blogger Tim Callahan has dedicated the next twelve months more than a year to a reread of all of the major Alan Moore comics. Oct 8, comics blogger Tim Callahan has dedicated the next twelve months more than a year to a reread of all of the major Alan Moore comics. Jul 28, The Paperback of the Promethea, Volume 1 by Alan Moore, J.H. Williams III, Mick Gray | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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So Stacia has this bee hive kind of hair-do and she has a big mouth that opens wide to talk and eat a lot this is seen later with donuts.

The Ascension and The Invisibles occult here, fringe there, and pgomethea onmuch of which was tied together by Alan Moore in this book. I didn’t notice them the way I do in other pictures. If you want to look at it that way. Promethea is a sort of etheral super heroine or goddess who can inhabit people who add to the lore of her. But the rest is so brilliant prpmethea well-executed that I can’t really complain, and I’m eager to start book 2. And Chapter 12 involves an exploration of the Tarot, with each page a splash page that simultaneously tells three different narratives that intertwine moorw come together as each progresses.

The team meet Sophie Bangs in the first issue, and then meet Promethea in the third issue, after one is badly hurt. Nov 17, Keith rated it it was amazing Shelves: While there she learns many things regarding the symbols of t This is an astounding book.

Promethea, Book 4 : Alan Moore :

Please log in again. The first volume obviously introduces us to the world of Promethea where magic, sci-fi, and myth exist in the real world. I wish this was real, that the world of the imagination was a place you could live in. Fun stuff, but hardly revolutionary. She is the new Promethea. Chapter 11 is told in a “widescreen” format, where all the pages are designed for a landscape orientation rather than a portrait orientation. Jun 27, Donovan rated it it was ok. Oh yeah Promethea is one fun ride!


Chad rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Synopsis of Promethe a Chapters. The friends can sleep together, maybe there’s more. Sophie Bangs is hoping to interview a woman named Barbara Shelley for a college paper on “Promethea”, a character who seems to recur in literature and pop culture through the centuries.

Not a colour out of place or a t not crossed. Alice is bored or whatever, rejects her reality, and wanders down the rabbit hole.

Williams is perfectly in tune with Moore on this book, and the Absolute format really gives his art the chance to shine. Charles Hayes rated it really liked it Jan 04, According to the other Prometheas they are all watching her from the world of imagination, called Immateria and the bad guys she’s in the new stage when she is still part herself, part Promethea. Made up in her own Promethea vision.

I’m not into fantasy, so that doesn’t help. Moore is playful and feminist–and still lewd in a couple places– Pretty awesome, on the whole Rather, the backstory seems to alleviate or absolve confusing points that arise later in the narrative, and augments the pace at which a reader can digest the tale.

This is derivative writing at its worst and Alan is completely out of his depth here, not with the material, but with the characterizations.

After logging in you can close it and return to this page. Jan 03, Mariel rated it liked it Recommends prometea for: When the Prometheas Margaret and Grace teach Sophie about the “powers” of Promethea they explain too much that had been there in the squirmy heart thump in thinking that you just might be able to go there.

Promethea, Vol. 1

Well, that’s a good one. That was too bad because I was gonna say that these comics are pretty damned good for all of the potential flaws. Alxn Moore wrote it, and it’s very good.


Margaret committed suicide during her tenure as Promethea. They ascend several of the 10 nodes in the Kabbalist Sefiroth, each of which corresponds to a plane of reality.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It’s better more the small book form. So in the panel Promethea has white eyes and she’s losing Sophie.

Refresh and try again. It’s a great idea. Six are characters in the story, the other two are told as two individuals, one Christian and one Muslim, who lived during the Crusades and fought each other.

There are police in flying saucers, and fashion and music seems to have disintegrated completely. The story here involves Sophie-Promethea leaves earth to go on a journey through the realms of the soul to find Barbara-Promethea one of the deceased Prometheaswho has wandered off in search of her deceased husband sometime during Book 2. In the introductory arc, we meet young Sophie Bangs, college student, who is writing a term paper on what she believes to be a fictional character, Promethea, who appears to have had several unusual incarnations in Romantic poetry, newspaper comic strips, pulp novels, and comic books.

Tarot Hermeneutics

I’m not too sure about the futuristic setting of either. The comic is laden with mythological mystical symbolism, drawing in many religious and cultural references. Lists with This Book. Of course Alan Moore, being the brilliant iconoclast that he is, chose not only to create a character who is a magical creature, he chose to make the book less of a plot driven story and instead primarily a vehicle for presenting his own complex cosmology and system of magical beliefs.

The characters bored me.