“A medicine man shouldn’t be a saint. He should experience and feel all the ups and downs, the despair and the joy, the magic and the reality, the courage and fear of his people…You have to be God and the devil, both of them. Being a good medicine man means experiencing life in all its phases. It means not being afraid of cutting up and playing the fool now and then. That’s sacred too.”
— Alejandro Jodorowsky from Psychomagic
I had my mind utterly melted by the twisted genius of Alejandro Jodorowsky after watching his cinematic masterpieces, El Topo and The Holy Mountain. These experiences permanently stained my soul at the tender age of 18.
It’s always been my dream to personally speak with the mad wizard mind behind the amazing experimental comics like The Incal, Megalex, Metabarons, Technopriests, and more recently Royal Blood, especially as an indie comics creator myself who is always on the lookout for new creator owned titles in the medium.… Read the rest