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What Parsifal Saw

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What Parsifal Saw collects work produced by artist Ron Regé, Jr. following the release of 2012’s acclaimed opus, The Cartoon Utopia (which is being re-released in paperback this season). Regé’s interest in esoteric ideas and spirituality has permeated into all aspects of his work, as highlighted by “Cosmogenesis,” his adaptation of selections from the writings of 19th century occultist Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. “Cosmogenesis” concerns the magical, alchemical, ancient, and mysterious ideas that strongly influenced The Cartoon Utopia as well. Regé’s work continues to a cosmic consciousness, psychedelia, outsider rawness, and pure cartoonish joy.

Pages:
80
Colors:
full color
Format:
Softcover
Dimensions:
7" x 9"
ISBN-13:
978-1-60699-992-9
Year:
2017

Press Highlights:

"What Parsifal Saw is a psychedelic journey through transcendental thought populated by very cute cartoon characters. The artwork is intensely detailed, edgy, and feminist, and feels like it’s right out of the hippest 1960s dorm room. The narrative is moral and uplifting." — Publishers Weekly

"The prevailing sense of positivity in the work is bound to capture your imagination and make you consider your own views on the nature of existence, even while appreciating the skillful balance of Regé’s pages" — Comicon

"Ron Regé, Jr. has been striving conscientiously to forge a visual language to channel spiritual forces through comics, continuously evolving his approach, and in the process creating a singular and highly rewarding body of work. Recommended!" — Copacetic Comics

"What Parsifal Saw happily defies categorization. ... It's a fanciful experience that is more contemplation than story." — Women Write About Comics 

"Regé’s lines and lettering undulate off the page, making the reading of his pieces a truly consciousness-altering experience on all levels." — Phantasmaphile

"Short, ecstatic bursts of Ron Regé’s cosmic symmetries and striated linework fill out the pages of his new collection." — The Globe and Mail

Listen to a review of What Parsifal Saw on the Comics Alternative podcast

What Parsifal Saw collects work produced by artist Ron Regé, Jr. following the release of 2012’s acclaimed opus, The Cartoon Utopia (which is being re-released in paperback this season). Regé’s interest in esoteric ideas and spirituality has permeated into all aspects of his work, as highlighted by “Cosmogenesis,” his adaptation of selections from the writings of 19th century occultist Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. “Cosmogenesis” concerns the magical, alchemical, ancient, and mysterious ideas that strongly influenced The Cartoon Utopia as well. Regé’s work continues to a cosmic consciousness, psychedelia, outsider rawness, and pure cartoonish joy.

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