Here’s a necessity for any Grailer’s bookshelf, if they don’t have it already: an omnibus of all 3 volumes of Grant Morrison’s seminal comic book series, The Invisibles, released in the next seven days and available for pre-order now from Amazon US and Amazon UK. Comprising some 59 issues in total, it’s a bargain. For those who aren’t familiar with the series:
The plot follows (more or less) a single cell of The Invisible College, a secret organization battling against physical and psychic oppression using time travel, magic, meditation, and physical violence.
For most of the series, the team includes leader King Mob; Lord Fanny, a Brazilian shaman; Boy, a former member of the NYPD; Ragged Robin, a telepath with a mysterious past; and Jack Frost, a young hooligan from Liverpool who may be the next Buddha. Their enemies are the Archons of Outer Church, interdimensional alien gods who have already enslaved most of the human race without their knowledge.
There’s no shortage of references in the comics to topics that TDG readers will find familiar. Good fun! Though remember, not particularly suitable for children.