Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams #1
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Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams #1

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Inspired by the one and only superhero, extraterrestrial, and rock and roll deity in history, Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns, & Moonage Daydreams is the original graphic memoir of the great Ziggy Stardust! In life, David Bowie was one of the most magnetic icons of modern pop culture, seducing generations of fans with both his music and his counterculture persona. In death, the cult of Bowie has only intensified. As a musician, Bowie's legacy is remarkable, but his place in the popular imagination is due to so much more than his music. As a visual performer, he defied classification with his psychedelic aesthetics, his larger-than-life image, more

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    Newsarama - Scott Cederlund Nov 6, 2019

    Allred and Horton cap off the story of Bowie/Stardust with pages that show the many lives that Bowie lived after allowing the alien to inhabit him. These lives are simply captured through iconic images of David Bowie, images without words or context yet these pages are so much more exciting because Allred and Horton’s adoration of the men gets out of the way of the story they’re trying to tell. A montage from the period immediately before Bowie’s death in 2016 defines the man's views of life and death so much more evocatively than so much of the book does. A story lives in these pages where too much of the rest of the book is a catalog of events and gigs. Read Full Review

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