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Running away with the unhappy heir to the galaxy’s biggest fortune, even if it’s because he wants it, is bound to cause some problems. On the lam with the Caliphette of Iksaladam, Valerian and Laureline are relentlessly pursued by the Quatuor Mortis, who are still after the enormous reward offered for the child’s safe return. Stranded among the Asteroids of Shimballil, they must evade the hunters, recover their ship, dodge profiteers and traitors … and decide what to do with the little brat!
Two agents of 24th century Earth patrol space and time to safeguard both the planet’s future and its past. The 17th volume of Valerian and Laureline, one of the most influential science-fiction comic series of the past 40 years!
"Amazing ideas, magnificent science-fiction moments, incredible artwork, genius characterization, emotional nuances...everything is simply sublime....This is a beautiful, poignant tale..." -Richard Bruton, Forbidden Planet International Blog
"...this series combines the wonders of the universe with the subtleties of human existence in an absolutely spectacular way." -JT Lindroos, Bookgasm
I'm having fun rereading some of these, and discovering ones I missed the first time around. I was importing these from France back in the 1970s and 1980s, before they were translated to English--then we handled the translations published in this country. But this adventure I think is the last one I remember, meaning the next five albums are all new to us, and perhaps to you also.
The stories are novel-length, allowing far more plots and subplots, more characters, more twists and turns, than you get with most typical comic books. These were done not as comics but as free-standing albums, in this case, 52 pages of adventure. Makes for a really enjoyable break. -Bud
- Additional Information
Item Code ORPST Publisher Cinebook Publish Date 2017 ISBN 9781849183314 Binding Soft Cover Dimensions 8x11 # Pages 52pg Color Full Color