Moebius: Fusion (1995)
24 x 29.7cm, 128 pages
Moebius: Fusion collects work made by Moebius between 1985 to 1995 for print, Film/TV and more.
Fusion is divided into five sections:
The Diffusion section showcases poster illustrations of comic book superheroes including Marvel’s Elektra, The Thing, Iron Man, Daredevil, Wolverine, Spider-Man, The Silver Surfer, The Punisher and also DC’s Batman and Sandman’s Death. Also inside are production designs made for movies such as Little Nemo in Slumberland (1989) and Willow (1988).
Perfusion contains illustrations and poster work for French publication and another for a comics festival. Of particular note in Perfusion is a short 15 page comic entitled Oracle told in mostly 2-panel structure about the story of Zon who is on a path of self-discovery and who meets the eponymous Oracle.
Confusion features illustrations for various French publications, some watercolour pieces that Moebius had completed whilst in Los Angeles and a handful of immersive double-page spreads. Inside are also a series of portraits by Moebius of friends and loved ones including of longterm creative collaborator Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Effusion includes a Moebius homage to Katsuhiro Otomo’s manga masterpiece Akira, production designs for the movie The Abyss (1989) and various poster and t-shirt designs.
Transfusion consists of a series of abstract pieces with accompanying poetry by Moebius.
Jean Giraud concludes Fusion with a dedication to his mother, Pauline Vinchon.