'Anarchy for the Masses,' guide to 'The Invisibles,' hits stores this April from the Disinformation Company

Mon, February 17th, 2003 at 12:00am PST

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Official Press Release

"ANARCHY FOR THE MASSES is a stunning achievement. Just fabulous, both a

fitting exegesis and tribute to the series."


Steven Grant, Whisper

"ANARCHY FOR THE MASSES dares to romp with the living, knob-encrusted

monster that is the six-year-long INVISIBLES experiment. If, as intended,

the series is a stained paper section through the body of some vast, soft

intricate entity made of time, then ANARCHY is an historic first probe, a

plucky Voyager bringing back and making sense of the many dripping,

weird-angled splinters and fully authorized facets found deep in the hide

and guts of my captive mega-terrestrial."


Grant Morrison

Grant Morrison's prophetic, epoch-making graphic novel 'The Invisibles'

madeas important a contribution to the counterculture of the 1990s and

2000s as 'Naked Lunch' and 'On the Road' did for the 1950s and 60s. Like

those works, The Invisibles has a dedicated cult following and is now

beginning to be recognized in the mainstream.

Just as 'The Invisibles' is a comprehensive guide to life in the 21st

century, Patrick Neighly and Kereth Cowe-Spigai's ANARCHY FOR THE MASSES

is a comprehensive guide to The Invisibles (similar to The Sandman

Companion by Hy Bender): it includes not only full annotation to every

issue, and critical analyses, but also exclusive, extensive interviews

with:

  • Series creator and writer Grant Morrison

  • Artists Philip Bond, Phil Jiminez, Sean Phillips, Warren Pleece, Frank

    Quitely, Cameron Stewart, Jill Thompson, Chris Weston, and Steve Yeowell:

    virtually all of the artists who molded Morrison's scripts into the

    breathtaking reality of The Invisibles

  • Series editor Stuart Moore

  • Freshly updated in a new Disinformation edition, ANARCHY FOR THE MASSES

    includes extensive amounts of new material, including:

  • A brand new cover by mega-popular comic book artist Frank Quietly ('The

    Invisibles', 'New X-Men', 'Flex Mentallo', 'The Authority').

  • New interior illustrations by series artists Chris Weston ('The

    Invisibles', 'Lucifer', 'The Filth') and Steve Yeowell ('The Invisibles',

    'Sebastian O', 'Zenith').

Designed in traditional graphic novel format, the book will fit perfectly

on a shelf with the collected editions of 'The Invisibles'.

'The Invisibles' is a direct dialogue with, and would appeal to fans of,

'The Illuminatus! Trilogy' by Robert Anton Wilson, 'The Matrix', the

novels of Philip K. Dick, Aleister Crowley, 'Ecstasy Club' by Douglas

Rushkoff, the speculative works of William S. Burroughs and H.P.

Lovecraft, the cult British TV show 'The Prisoner', the Jerry Cornelius

stories of Michael Moorcock, The Beatles, and the world as we know it.

Creator Biographies

Award-winning journalist Patrick Neighly has reported on

telecommunications from four continents. He contributed work to ANARCHY

FOR THE MASSES from Bangkok, Glasgow and Los Angeles.

Kereth Cowe-Spigai resides in Orlando, Florida in a neighborhood shared by

many humans and reptiles. She is currently pursuing a graduate degree and

is the managing editor of the award-winning magazine, the Florida Review.

For the last ten years Grant Morrison has been highly-regarded as one of

the most original and inventive writers in the comics medium. Current

projects include X-MEN for Marvel Comics and several new and original

comics series, including THE FILTH.

Title: "Anarchy For The Masses: The Disinformation Guide To The Invisibles"


Authors: Patrick Neighly & Kereth Cowe-Spigai


ISBN: 0-9713942-2-9


SRLP: US$ 19.95/£14.99


US Pub Date: April 2003


UK Pub Date: February 2003


Price: $19.95/£14.99


A Trade Paperback Original from The Disinformation Company

 
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