Nameless by Grant Morrison

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Read Nameless Online Free - Nameless tells the story of a down-at-heel occult hustler known only as "Nameless" who is recruited by a consortium of billionaire futurists as part of a desperate mission to save the world. A massive asteroid named Xibalba — the "Place of Fear" in Mayan mythology — is on collision course with the planet Earth.

If that wasn't trouble enough, the asteroid has an enormous magical symbol carved into its side and is revealed to be a fragment of our solar system's lost fifth planet, Marduk, destroyed sixty-five million years ago at the end of an epic cosmic war between the inhabitants of Marduk and immensely powerful, life-hating, extra-dimensional "gods."

One of those beings is still alive, imprisoned on Xibalba, dreaming of its ultimate revenge on all that exists. When Nameless and his teammates inadvertently unleash this malignant soul-destroying intelligence, the stage is set for a nightmarish, nihilistic journey to the outer reaches of human terror.



Title : Nameless
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ISBN : 1632155273
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 192 pages


Reviews


Eisnein rated it ★★★☆☆

May 01, 2017

'Nameless', Mimics, and Shit Only Vaguely Related to the Book Itself Alright! Grant Morrison's finally decided to write something strange and unconventional! He's teamed up again with artist Chris Burnham for the cosmic horror tale ‘Nameless’, traversing the same parsecs that ‘Event Horizon’ did,...


Mad Tom rated it ★★★★☆

February 17, 2017

"Jesus. It's like the goddamn "Exorcist" meets "Apollo 13!" " This is wacky sci-fi horror loaded with obscure but entertaining references to mythology, ancient religion, physics, psychology, and the occult. Nameless is a weird story of the weird, written by and for the weird. How could it be imp...


Sam rated it ★★★☆☆

December 29, 2015

An asteroid 14 miles long and 6 miles wide is hurtling towards Earth at 50,000 miles an hour - it’s called Xibalba after the Mayan underworld, the “place of fear”, and the extinction-level impact will be in 33 days. An eccentric billionaire called Paul Darius launches a crew into space to save th...


Sud666 rated it ★★★☆☆

August 30, 2017

Nameless is the kind of thing Grant Morrison excels at. It's a "big picture" kind of story with a lot of weirdness going on-vintage GM! A consortium of billionaires funds a secret mission to stop a massive asteroid named Xibalba from hitting the Earth. But all is not as it seems. There is somethin...


Benoit rated it ★★★★★

October 03, 2016

Move OVER Event Horizon! Move OVER Dead Space! THERE'S A NEW SHERIFF IN THE VOID. Mother of God, was that TERRIFYING or what?!? In the afterword the book, Grant Morrison explains he wanted to create a mythos independent of Lovecraft's based on Mayan and Polynesian mythology and guess what? MISSIO...


Crystal Starr Light rated it ★★★☆☆

June 07, 2017

Bullet Review: I'm not 100% sure of 1) what I read or 2) what is going on, but hey, I enjoyed it. But geez louise, is there gore galore! Lots of pages I had to barely glance at or I would lose my lunch!


Jerry rated it ★★★★☆

June 29, 2017

In our solar system, between Mars and Jupitar, there is an asteroid belt, which some people see as an anomaly in place of a should-have-been 5th planet. This hypothetical planet is named as Phaeton by scientists, and the pseudosciences behind it are collectively referred to as 'disruption theory'...


David Cordero rated it ★★★☆☆

September 26, 2017

H. P. Lovecraft meets Arthur C. Clarke? Or more like Crowley meets Sagan? If you are a fan of Grant Morrison then you know what to expect. Still, this is one fucking hell of a mind trip. Business as usual for Morrison. Gorgeously drawn by Chris Burnham.


K.T. rated it ★★★☆☆

May 12, 2017

I'm usually the guy who explain obscure bits of occult trivia and bizarre story structure to my friends, and I'm not sure what the hell I just read. And I read The Filth. Great concepts. Amazing and chilling thoughts on God. Brilliant art. I still don't know what parts were real, what weren't, and...


Artemy rated it ★★★★☆

December 24, 2015

So, ughh... 3.5 stars, maybe? Anyway, this is yet another Grant Morrison book that doesn't make a bit of sense plot-wise. It starts off rather simple, with an Indiana Jones-type guy who is being sent to space to help save the world from an apocalypse. What happens next, though, is impossible to re...





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