You may not have heard Jean-Claude Forest’s name, but you know his most famous creation, the free-love sci-fi classic Barbarella. Barbarella [Jean-Claude Forest, Kelly Sue DeConnick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Book 1 (first collected in ), Barbarella’s. Barbarella [Jean-Claude Forest] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Author: Gardalar Kazijinn
Country: Bhutan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 19 October 2014
Pages: 194
PDF File Size: 19.17 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.20 Mb
ISBN: 954-6-96129-385-9
Downloads: 11342
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Milkis

This doesn’t diminish my enjoyment of the movie, of course. A caption later on continues this pattern, shifting from the first quote to the second emphasis mine:. To ask other readers questions about Barbarellaplease sign up.

Barbarella (comics) – Wikipedia

She vanquishes evil in whatever form she finds it, and rewards, in her particular fashion, all the handsome men that she meets during her adventures. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook. So, as you can imagine, I’m a teensy bit focused on Jean-Claude Forest’s work. Oct 15, L.

The comment is too vague to be called an understatement, but it at least hints at the challenges of reading fkrest say nothing of adapting Barbarella. In the film, she was a law enforcer, not just some adventurer, and she had to find Durand Durand because he invented the Positronic Ray.

Newsletter Mailing list sign-up: Maybe you haven’t even seen the movie. Whatever their influence, these precursors were very different from the science torest heroine which Jean-Claude Forest devised in for Georges H. It led me to come up with Barbarella. Apparently versions with a smaller price point are coming in —.


Feb 02, L. I guess back when Barbarella was first published it would have been quite titillating.

Jean-Claude Forest’s Barbarella:

A Space Odyssey which was actually released in the same year is bagbarella. Barbarella was a truly liberating creation, not only for her creator, Jean-Claude Forest but also for French and international comics as a whole.

The comic book, on which the film is based, makes a slightly more sense and is entertaining enough. Inthe New York publisher Fiction House diversified from pulp magazines into comic books, and in spun-off their science fiction title Planet Stories into Planet Comics.

We’ve made contact with the membrane! Rather than deal directly with the more complex roots of this problem, politicians and various interest groups sought causes and scapegoats elsewhere in the mass media, and in particular in the least defensible medium presumed to be solely for children – comics.

Barbarella by Jean-Claude Forest

Oct 29, at From the start, her captions and dialogue are livelier than those of Seaver. Producer Dino De Laurentiis and director Roger Vadim adapted it into a film that was released inguaranteeing Forest’s creation’s immortality. In America, anxious to avoid legislation, the majority of publishers banded together in to finance their own regulator, the Comics Code Authority, which enforced rigorous, infantilizing limits on content.


There have been attempts for years to get a new Barbarella movie or TV show off the ground, and it seems inevitable that such a thing will happen eventually.

But you’ve seen colorful posters forext Jane Fonda looking flawless in a variety of clauude styled costumes that put a sci-fi spin on burlesque. Want to Read saving…. His resourceful, curly-haired Connie Kurridge appeared under various names torest France and in various genres including escapades in outer space. Aug 26, Paul rated it liked it Shelves: Southern was a natural choice to go on to write the Barbarella screenplay.

Where No Comic Had Gone Before: Celebrating Jean-Claude Forest And ‘Barbarella’

Great stories and images very well published. If you first encountered Barbarella through the psychedelically colorful film, as most do, the simplicity of Forest’s art can feel a little jarring. Sure, she loses her clothes a lot, but the gaze applied to her by Forest never feels particularly lascivious. That story of foresf sense, especially if you’ve read the book which I have.

Author: admin