Halcyon #1
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Halcyon #1

Writer: Ron Rege Jr. Artist: Ron Rege Jr. Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: February 2, 2022 Critic Reviews: 1
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Halcyon is a graceful and psychedelic vision of a graphic novel that spans time, terrestrial planes, SF, and new age mysticism to detail the spiritual journeys of its two nonbinary protagonists. The sleeping figure on the cover hints at the dream logic that drives this visual feast of a graphic novel. It can't all be explained, and it isn't meant to be explained. Ron Regé, Jr. is one of the singular cartoonists of his generation, an unusual but skilled stylist and storyteller with an acutely passionate moral and idealistic core that stands out amongst his peers. Halcyon is a spiritual cousin to Regé's 2012 graphic novel The Cartoon Utopia more

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Madeleine Chan Feb 1, 2022

    Fans of Reg's 'The Cartoon Utopia' will eat this book up and new readers are sure to be enchanted by his unique perspectives and art. It gave me an (albeit positive) "what the f*ck" moment, but Halcyon's untethered narrative and dreamy, contemplative art make for an experience I won't soon forget. Read Full Review

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