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Cassio, a prominent lawyer who once saved the Emperor's
life, wakes in the night to noises. Four assassins have entered his
villa and overpowered his formidable slave, the warrior Alva. He seems
to know them, and knows why they have come...
The man who shoots faster than his shadow is facing a new challenge !
In 1874, President Grant authorises the construction of a bridge over
the Mississippi. Until then, passage was only possible on ferries. But the ferry company is owned by
two brothers, and they are doing everything in their power to prevent the
bridge from being built...
Do you know Metal Hurlant? You will find in this selection short
stories that appeared in the legendary magazine of the same name, createdby Moebius,
Druillet and Dionnet, the founding fathers of "Les Humanoides Associés".
Rome, 145 CE: Cassio, a prominent lawyer who once saved the Emperor's life, wakes in the night to noises. Four assassins have entered his villa and overpowered his formidable slave, the warrior Alva. He seems to know them, and knows why they have come... Ephesus, present day: archeologist Ornella Grazzi finds a ruin with a fresco of Cassio's face. The papyrus scrolls inside tell the beginning of a story she has long suspected and been searching for clues to all her life: how Cassio survived his own assassination and came back from the dead for vengeance...
Assia Donkova is a young Muscovite, idealistic and very attractive. As manager of an art gallery, she visits Paris museums and exhibitions in search of new Western talents. In front of a Monet work one day, she meets painter Julian Morgan. Very quickly the young woman falls under his spell, and they meet again. But is Julian only an aspiring painter? Why does he spy on Assia’s slightest moves? And what are the mysterious appointments Assia keeps? Russian mafia and powerful financial organizations are at the centre of a diabolical machination... one that could eventually present grave danger to the new global balance...This two-volume book includes "The Bogdanov Clan."
Adolescence is a terrible time for most people. For Louca, it's especially bad! Generally mediocre, a poor student, awkward with girls... he's a walking disaster. But Louca has decided: starting tomorrow, he's going to change! Still, that's easier said than done... especially when your own mind keeps changing! Luckily, Louca will get a helping hand from a certain fellow named Nathan. Good-looking, amazing at football, funny, smart... this Nathan certainly seems like the perfect guy, and the best coach Louca could possibly hope for. With one little exception: Nathan is a ghost... How did Nathan die? Why can only Louca see him? Will Nathan manage to turn Louca into the kind of guy people want to be with? Will Louca manage both to pass his exams, and to win over Julie, the girl of his dreams?
Short Stories that appeared in the legendary magazine of the same name, and that inspired the TV series, "Metal Hurlant Chronicles."
PUBLICATION IN 6 VOLUMES - COMPLETED SERIES
"Métal Hurlant" magazine was created in Paris in 1974 by Moebius, Druillet and Dionnet, the founding fathers ofLes Humanoides Associés. This movement soon revolutionized the medium and inspired countless writers, artists and filmmakers the world over. Versions in various languages flourished everywhere, including in the States with "Heavy Metal." The French version was eventually shut down in 1987. But in 2002, Humanoids relaunched a limited publication of a 13-issue anthology, with one main goal: establishing a creative bridge between the US and Europe.
Includes stories written and illustrated by comic book stars Geoff Johns, Kurt Busiek, Guy Davis, and Jerome Opena, among many others.
With the body count rising, the London press is having a field day with "Spring-Heeled Jack," the terrifying killer of the East End. But Scrubby knows this wave of terror is not an isolated phenomenon... The upper crust of this huge industrial city has given in to its basest desires and has awoken an ancient evil. It won't be long until Scrubby is forced to confront the person responsible for his father's death. He'll need all the help he can get to defeat this man with the soul as black as coal.
Larry B. Max is an unusual specialist from a little-known branch of the I.R.S. (Internal Revenue Service), the all-powerful tax-collecting agency of the United States. Reading into tax-evasion and money-laundering rings the way a virtuoso pianist would read a sheet of Mozart, Max has every technological method at his disposal to find links between high finance and high crime. In the first album, he must look into a particularly delicate file belonging to a rich Jewish-American, known for his involvement in recovering items that were confiscated by the Nazis. Dissecting this billionaire's accounts, Max embarks on a dangerous journey to find the mysterious origins of the man's immense fortune...This two-volume book includes "The Hagen Strategy."
Having found the first of Cassio's four assassins, archeologist Ornella Grazzi attempts to solve the mystery of the second. And as she pieces together tantalizing fragments of historical evidence, she learns of Cassio's forbidden love for Oasis, virgin priestess of Apis. But why has Cassio traveled to Antioch? Why is he bent on discovering the secrets of its citizens? In the present day, a break-in at the university lab leaves a technician dead and Ornella's findings missing. Could this be the work of the enigmatic Lucas Tanhauser, the older gentleman who has insinuated himself into Ornella's life?
While ex-KGB assassins make their way to the United States, Floyd Whitman is in hiding, waiting for a secret operation to kick off. In the meantime, he takes a trip down memory lane, as he mulls over his life as a secret agent tracking the Russian mafia. But that's not all. He's also thinking about an old flame, Lovna.
This is a ruthless thriller about the corrupt American empire that also gives an exciting glimpse of the mysteries of the Cold War. Black OP has become the cult spy series of the Franco-Belgian Comic scene.