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Fatale: Deluxe Edition, Volume One

Fatale Deluxe Edition Volume One The best selling award winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips finally bring their hit book Fatale to the gorgeous Deluxe format they helped pioneer Josephine is cursed and in a series that da

  • Title: Fatale: Deluxe Edition, Volume One
  • Author: Ed Brubaker Sean Phillips Dave Stewart Jess Nevins
  • ISBN: 9781607069423
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The best selling, award winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips finally bring their hit book Fatale to the gorgeous Deluxe format they helped pioneer.Josephine is cursed, and in a series that darkly blends American crime noir with unnamed Lovecraftian horrors, we follow her from 1950s San Francisco, where crooked cops hide deeper evils, to mid 70s L.A where burnt The best selling, award winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips finally bring their hit book Fatale to the gorgeous Deluxe format they helped pioneer.Josephine is cursed, and in a series that darkly blends American crime noir with unnamed Lovecraftian horrors, we follow her from 1950s San Francisco, where crooked cops hide deeper evils, to mid 70s L.A where burnt out actors and ex cult groupies are caught in a web around a satanic snuff filmd in the middle of it all is Josephine, with a power to die or kill for.This beautiful oversized edition contains all the extras that Brubaker and Phillips fans have come to expect from their deluxe hardbacks, including behind the scenes art and stories, sketches and layouts, back page illustrations, and several of Jess Nevins historical essays, as well.Collecting Fatale 1 10 bonus material

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    1. Fatale is a perfect blend of noir and supernatural horror, a tragedy spanning a half century. Noir and horror not are not my favorites, although I do enjoy them. But this creative team is so talented that they've sold to me what I wouldn't ordinarily read. And Brubaker is now one of my favorite indie comic writers. Our protagonist is Josephine, a dark and mysterious seductress. Men are helpless under her power, yet she seems powerless compared to the dark powers that pursue her. Her troubled pas [...]

    2. Fatale is about the classic Femme Fatale character, (in this case, her name is Josephine), except this time the story is fromher point of view. Plus, shedoesn't want to bewhat she is. Her powers draw men in even when she tries to stop it from happening. By taking a character trope that has long served as an evildoer and turning it on its head to have it become a sympathetic character instead, a whole new world of story-telling possibilities opens up! I hope to read all of them. I loved every asp [...]

    3. 3.5 stars. To start can I just say there is no such thing as a bad comic when Sean Philips is drawing the art! Holy shit that man can draw. I'd love to see him draw Daredevil or the X- men or Superman even. I've only seen him do noir, but I love to see him draw for wider audiences. So I'm having a bit of a gorge on Brubaker recently and I've still not even read his captain America run or Criminal yet! Looking forward to it though. So Fatale.what was I expecting? Well I was expecting horror and t [...]

    4. Not being an expert regarding graphic novels I can only offer my opinion.Ed Brubaker is a pretty good writer. He has combined two genres and shaken, not stirred, to create a plausible story. "Fatale" mashes up noir thrillers with Lovecraftian horror.The story follows Jo, a woman who seems to attract men to her, without sometimes even wanting them to. How or why this happens is only be hinted at. The protagonist/narrators are the men she comes across, who are both good and bad and in between, som [...]

    5. This graphic novel had two things going for it that I like: a Noir aesthetic and a Lovecraftian influence. You get the shadows and the gangsters and the femme fatale, but in this story the shadows are filled with tentacles, the gangsters serve the Old Gods, and the femme fatale is a supernatural being who feels kinda bad about her effect on men. It's very unique and I thought it was very well done. A compelling story with sympathetic characters, and I really liked the art. Occasionally some of t [...]

    6. This was pushed into my reluctant hands. I may have been smiling but I was moaning inside, no, I just want to read Arno Schmidt. His stories are so volatile and erudite and I've worked 12 hours a day all week. I just want to read Arno Schmidt. So -- instead my whiny self said, sure, thanks and I promptly retired inside and read this within two hours. Fatale concerns Jo -- a cursed woman whose presence causes men to fall for her. This unravels in three time lines from the mid-50s, the late 70s an [...]

    7. Retro Noir with Lovecraftian elements and an Edgar Allen Poe horror aesthetic. The story follows a young man inheriting after the passing of an old family friend. At the funeral he meets a beautiful woman who then shows up unexpectedly later to save him from being shot by a pair of strangers at the family's friends empty estate. Who is she, where did she come from, why are people trying to kill him, why does he feel so in love so quickly, and what secrets lie in the old estate? A tale of terror, [...]

    8. If every book were this good, the universe would crumble into imbalance as every sentient being quit their jobs, dropped out of school, and sold their assets to buy and read books until starvation finished us off. This really is that good—no hyperbole here. And this edition in particular has all the bells and whistles. The goodies in back include two wonderful essays about Poe and Lovecraft respectively, a tantalizing cover gallery, and renderings that make it all look too simple.

    9. Die blanke Enttäuschung! Die Handlung ergibt für mich keinerlei Sinn und wechselt nur zwischen Splatter- und Erotikszenen. Platter, splatter geht es kaum.Zugegeben Josephine, die Madame Fatale, hat ihre körperlichen Reize, während die Männer durchweg unattraktiv dargestellt werden. Aber selbst die göttlich-teuflische Jo erzeugt mit jeder weiteren Seite gähnende Langeweile. Am Ende las ich großzügiger und warf nur noch einen Blick auf die Bilder. Aber gerade hier fehlte es mir an Abwechs [...]

    10. Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips have long been one of my favorite creative teams (maybe even my full-on favorite). Sleeper, Criminal and Incognito are all standout crime comics, blending noir with other genres seamlessly and artfully in ways that make the somewhat familiarity of their stories feel totally new. Fatale is no exception. This time around, the duo have written a compelling, mysterious, creepy noir with a Lovecraftian, Cthulu-mythos-inspired evil cult as the villain, all told through th [...]

    11. This series is pretty wonderful. It takes the most well known cliche of the noir genre and expands on this. The Femme Fatale, the classic character who takes our heroes for a ride, the person that seduces them, makes them love, and then lets them crash and burn for their own gains. Except she's different. She's not the average damsel in distress, or the damsel putting herself in the form of distress to get what she wants. No, instead she has a gift/curse. She has a control over men that she does [...]

    12. Since I've already read and reviewed the first two volumes of Fatale on , I'll keep this short. The first volume is a little slow and it takes a while to pick but from the second volume on in this series is gripping and entertaining. Definitely a five stars level book in my opinion. I love the setting (which changes almost every volume), the art (dark and gritty), the and exploration of the femme fatale as a complex and tragic character. This book is more than just Lovecraftian horror as the cov [...]

    13. The first volume of Fatale tells three stories: A modern-day frame and two histories set in 1956 and 1978. The First past story has connections to the modern-day, but the second is a bit of a revelation as it shows how the Fatale story will walk through different time periods, much like Brubaker and Phillips' own Criminal.The stories are all deep and moody. They do a great job of characterizing possibly-immortal femme fatale Jo, the effect she has on men, and her sorrow over it. They're sometime [...]

    14. A good mix of noir and lovecraftian horror. This story focusing on the femme fatale character and is told from her point of view. I have never read a story like this before. The art is great as expected. Looking forward to reading volume 2.

    15. Fatale is another amazing collaboration between Brubaker and Phillips (of Criminal fame. Also Sleeper and Incognito, all of which are fantastic reads). In this book, Brubaker blends two parts Dashiell Hammett with one part H.P. Lovecraft, mixes well, and hard boils it for maximum noir goodness. Josephine, the femme fatale of the title, is on the run from a cult determined to find her. At some point in her past, she was cursed; she can influence men to do her bidding, without even meaning to, but [...]

    16. The Femme Fatale has got to be the biggest cliché in storytelling. Always a knockout, the Femme Fatale's only function seems to be to manipulate men for her own means, whether that's money or power, or both. Maybe their existence is due to fiction being a mostly male-driven art form (which no one is happy about, I agree). The Femme Fatale can be many things, except selfaware of her own role in a story.Fatale changes all that.Told from the lead character Jo's perspective, Fatale has many layers, [...]

    17. As usual, Brubaker and Phillips make a phenomenal noir storytelling team, in this case, a noir horror. The art and visual storytelling were solid, with traditional rectangular panels and layouts, and fantastic muted coloring.I liked the idea of turning the femme fatale idea on its head by telling a femme fatale story from a female perspective, and I found it interesting that similar themes that oftentimes come up in stories with male vampire emerged: angst over craving something that causes disa [...]

    18. Police/detective thriller with supernatural elementsThis is a comic collection about private detectives and journalists and the seedy underworld. Floating through all this is Josephine, the femme fatale from the title, a literally irresistible gorgeous never-aging woman who can make men do what she wants. This arises from some supernatural power.There are also other supernatural forces at work out to get her and she uses men around her to stay ahead of the game.Characters are well-developed and [...]

    19. I am a big fan of Brubaker/Phillips collaboration and I think they can deliver pulp/noir comics like a few people still can; so I picked up Fatale and completely fell in love with the whole atmosphere. Some people may say that it might be kind of repeating, and while reading this they get flashes of other comics Brubaker and Phillips have created together but I think that this has as deep a story as "Criminal". In the first volume, we see Josephine's first two stories and bits of her origin, tea [...]

    20. I thought this was pretty good- I appreciate the concept of the femme fatale being the main character. An interesting and sympathetic take. It feels like there is is still alot we don't know about Jo, her origins, and what the mysterious bad guy's deal is, but I guess that's the point- to keep us reading. I'm not much of a series reader, so I think I have enough of an idea to stop here. Recommended to those who like crime or horror comics.

    21. What a well balanced blend of crime thriller and gothic horror. I didn't quite know what to expect, but I'd heard the recommendations and finally caved and dove in. Brubaker throws in enough mythology to make the world seem entirely unique and at the same time remarkably real. The first two books of his generation-spanning noir tale are a thrill to read and will definitely be read again. Come for the monsters, stay for the beautiful ladies.

    22. I'll try pretty much anything that Brubaker writes at this point. I have enjoyed all his stuff, so it's a fairly easy decision. Fatale didn't blow me away, but there was still a lot to like. Part crime noir and part Lovecraftian horror it's very unique. I look forward to seeing where it goes in the second volume.

    23. Jo has been cursed - who, how, why, when, we don't know, but here we follow her experiences with crooked cops and cults who all seem to be linked to demon gods and her ability to manipulate the minds of men. Set alternately now, in the 50s and in the 70s, this is an awesome blend of horror and noir, gorgeous art and super creepy happenings. Finished book 2 and immediately placed 3-5 on hold.

    24. Enjoyable, genre-pliable story. Still, this was talked up too much as hard-boiled, and it's not outside of using the trope of the Femme Fatale. Interesting story; I liked the second volume more than the first. I wasn't always crazy about the art. At times it felt to sketchy to convey action effectively. The question is finally if I'll keep going, right? Most definitely.

    25. I have very mixed feelings about this series so far. It has an intriguing concept, but plot-wise, it struggles to win me over. It is all a bit sterile and emotionless, with supernatural elements feeling too out-of-place. Beautiful art and the whole design work, though. We'll see where this is going next.

    26. I have yet to come across a bad Brubaker. This one was difficult to get into, but so worth it. The femme fatale, told from her POV? Dooming men throughout the centuries? There is a deep, penetrating loneliness here, underneath the delicious cosmic horror trappings.

    27. Chandler meets Lovecraft. Generally a fan of Brubaker, and the writing here (and Sean Phillips' art) is top stuff as usual. Not sure how invested I am in the overall narrative though, which is ironic considering it's about an irresistible woman.

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