The System

The System Actions Speak Louder Than Words In This Wordless, Fully Painted Graphic Novel If Every Action Has An Equal And Oppostie Reaction, Get Ready To Run For Cover A Corrupt Cop Is Shaking Down Drug Dealers, A Serial Killer Is Slaughtering Strippers, A Political Scandal Is About To Explode, The Planet Is Burning And Nobody S Tal After years of trying to read The System I finally managed to read it all the way through Read is the wrong word as the book as no text, merely pictures.They say a picture is worth a thousand words, illustrated perfectly in this story It tells the story of greed, corruption, murder and adultery in a world that is falling apart at the seams The book opens with the William Blake quote I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans The same can be said about the process of writing, s After years of trying to read The System I finally managed to read it all the way through Read is the wrong word as the book as no text, merely pictures.They say a picture is worth a thousand
A graphic novel, no words, showing a dark side to NYC The standard evil corporation goons with dark glasses doing shady deals, fat white cops taking money from skinny black drug dealers, family loving strippers getting butchered by religious nuts, all the real s
Wasn t a huge fan of this one, but I can admire the ambition of Kuper s objective in creating an entirely wordless graphic novel that manages to convey narrative through both the literally seen actions of characters and also through the environment media of the city New York I don t think we are even given a clear name but it s apparent due to the subways, the Time Square like region A lot of different things happen in this people get murdered, drugs get pushed, a man attempts to make a bom Wasn t a huge fan of this one, but I can admire the ambition of Kuper s objective in creating an entirely wordless graphic novel that manages to convey narrative through both the literally seen actions of characters and also through the environment media of the city New York I don t thin
Intense, vivid and disturbing. This is the second comic I ve read this year without words this year Very well done and apparently a classic I wish I had read it sooner. Quando pensamos num sujeito ic nico que leva a linguagem dos quadrinhos aos seus limites art sticos, geralmente pensamos em Daniel Clowes e suas obras malucas, introspectivas e simb licas Mas outros artistas fizeram similares.Al m do pr prio Will Eisner, um deles Peter Krupe, nesse fant stico O Sistema Sem di logos, vemos a rotina de Nova York seguindo personagens como executivos de empresa, moradores de rua, grafiteiros, trabalhadores A hist ria simples, mas aos poucos vemos uma crescent Quando pensamos num sujeito ic nico que leva a linguagem dos quadrinhos aos seus limites art sticos, geralmente pensamos em Daniel Clowes e suas obras malucas, introspectivas e simb licas Mas outros artistas fizeram similares.Al m do pr prio Will Eisner, um deles Peter Krupe, nesse fant stico O Sistema Sem di logos, vemos a rotina de Nova York seguindo personagens como executivos
A picture can speak thousands of words and tell so many stories Peter Kuper proves that in this The System, a book I ve heard many good things about, and finally had a chance to get a copy and experience for myself, is a wordless graphic novel telling the stories of the darker veins that run along the body of New York City The pastel art work is beautiful, breathtaking, and works wonderfully with the style in which we almost find things swimming like dreamscapes in certain scenes The grit an A picture can speak thousands of words and tell so many stories Peter Kuper proves that in this The System, a book I ve heard many good things about,
A wordless graphic novel by Peter Kuper first released in 1997, now re released in 2014 With brightly colored stencil and spray painted drawings that sort of bleed across panels, this is an impressively told story, though the story itself is pretty grim, with what seem to me some pretty stereotypical images of the New York
Even after having his art on the cover of Time, Newsweek and The New Yorker, Peter Kuper keeps it real with his wordless portrait of New York City Told in a series of intertwining narratives, this full color stencil style comic readslike a film, reminiscent of the intersecting storylines in Crash and the innovative sequencing of Slacker, while paying fitting tribute to the forefather of the wordless novella, Frans Masereel in conveying the sensation of an urban environ without the use of Even after having his art on the cover of Time, Newsweek and The New Yorker, Peter Kuper keeps it real with his wordless portrait of New York City Told in a series of intertwining narratives, this full color stencil style comic readslike a film, reminisc
My decline into the world ofpictures less words hit a low with the System It s a depth I m glad to plumb Darkly rich story set in New York City.

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  • Paperback
  • 105 pages
  • The System
  • Peter Kuper
  • English
  • 09 July 2018
  • 1563893223