"Africa 2024, western Nigeria. UN peacekeeping forces have been brought in following interethnic clashes. The 28-year-old Lieutenant Morane is part of an international unit of French troops patrolling a residential area of Yoruba when a distraught child asks for their help. His father has just been taken from his home and mutilated by a group of insurgents. The man is a well-known politician, Dr Kanem Ousman. Bob's orders leave no room for maneuver: he is not to intervene. But Bob can't just stand by and do nothing. So he decides to disobey orders. He manages to free the mutilated Ousman and bundle him into their armored vehicle. The rescue was a success, but fell out with their remit, with the result that that both men are court-martialed by their respective armies.But Bob's trial is thrown out when Kanem Ousman is made president of the independent state of West Nigeria... and the first thing he asks France for is a pardon for Lieutenant Morane. Cleared of all wrongdoing but kicked out of the army, Bob is contacted by Ousman during a visit to France. Having read the young engineer's impressive CV, the grateful President Ousman offers him a job as his personal advisor. His hope is that Bob will be able to help him put a stop to foreign multinationals draining his nation's natural resources. The country may be poor but it is rich in raw materials (tantalum, coltan, copper, zinc) needed to make new technologies..."
V2 Bob Morane 2020
The all-new Bob Morane continues, following the heroic soldier into enemy territory. With his friend wounded, he's forced to seek aid in the village of Zamosho, the base of the terrorist organization Wal Jihad. His humanitarian operations to bring education to all of Nigeria are at serious risk—but from whom? On the other side of the globe, Sergeant Ballantine is finally a free agent again—but for how long? And when Bob Morane meets Tania Orloff, niece of the mysterious Mr. Ming, the tangled web of influences and objectives will develop even more knots...
V1 Bob Morane 2020
Bob Morane is back! This thrilling reboot from Lombard reintroduces the heroic soldier and all his classic associates in a new, present-day world. The whip-smart, physically skilled, and drop-dead gorgeous Morane has volunteered for a peacekeeping mission to Nigeria, where his conscience runs him afoul of his commanding officers and puts some very important people in his debt. Eventually, he finds himself organizing the largest humanitarian operation that has ever been undertaken in Africa. But there are many forces at play, some more shadowy than others—and some are extremely nefarious . . .