Madwoman of the Sacred Heart by Alexandro Jodorowsky

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Alan Mangel has it all. As a popular Philosophy Professor at the world famous La Sorbonne university, he is wealthy, married, and academically acclaimed. On his sixtieth birthday, Alan will lose everything. Alan s wife leaves him for another man. Professor Mangel s students lose all respect for him. And Elisabeth, a beautiful young student whom continues to believe in his teachings, claims she received a vision from God that he is to impregnate her with the second-coming of John the Baptist. As Alan Mangel gives himself up to the wild forces bullying him through life, he engages on a spiritual journey that challenges his reality . Everything once true is proven to be false. Everything once false is proven to be true. MADWOMAN OF THE SACRED HEART is one of the most compelling and personal works by legendary comics international superstars, Moebius and Alexandro Jodorowsky.
 

About Alexandro Jodorowsky

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Alejandro Jodorowsky is a playwright, filmmaker, composer, mime, psychotherapist, and author of many books on spirituality and tarot, and over thirty comic books and graphic novels. He has directed several films, including The Rainbow Thief and the cult classics El Topo and The Holy Mountain. He lives in France.
 
Published March 19, 2014 by Humanoids Inc. 144 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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Underground filmmaker (El Topo) and French comics legend Jean Moebius Giraud (The Man from the Ciguri) have concocted a bizarre sexual religio-philosophic farce that nearly defies description. Ala

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Following that statement, Mangel embarks on a spiritually and sexually-charged journey through farcical adventures with Elizabeth, a fellow believer named Muhammad, and the spectacularly-endowed and seemingly insane daughter of a Columbian drug lord, whom Elizabeth and Muhammad believe to be the ...

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Prodded by his horny superego (Mangel's younger self, in skin-tight black T-shirt) and his pregnant otherworldly lover, Mangel finds himself in the grip of a wildly comic divine prophecy--the outrageously carnal recreation of the Madonna myth with an Arab drug addict as Joseph and the voluptuous ...

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