<p style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">This humorous series on the American Civil War centres around two cavalrymen in the Unionist Army: Cornelius Chesterfield, a zealous and devoted sergeant and Corporal Blutch, a reluctant soldier, highly critical of authority and who always tries to eschew yet another senseless battle. This highly comical duo does what it can to escape the often obtuse military mindset, absurd orders and the madness of war. </span><br/><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; "></span><br/><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">In this volume, the Sergeant obeys the Captain for the first time and ends up in the Marines…</span></p>
<p style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">In this volume, Blutch and Chesterfield go up in an observation balloon in order to spy on the Confederate troops. But the plot thickens when our heroes crash land on their superiors. The generals send them behind enemy lines to try and free Stark who has been captured on a previous sortie. A tricky mission, not only for our heroes, but also for the other side.</span><br/><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">“The American Civil War has never been so amusing. Raoul Cauvin and Willy Lambil have a knack for turning the miseries of war into a slapstick routine.” Penny Kenny (Comicsbulletin.com)</span></p>
After an even bloodier battle than usual, the Union army is out of men. But so are the Rebels, and General Alexander decides to retreat and come back with reinforcements quickly before the enemy can do the same. To move faster, he leaves his wounded—including Stark and Chesterfield—behind in the nearby town of Rumberley, in the care of its inhabitants and Corporal Blutch. But Rumberley’s a Rebel village…
Cedric is an eight-year-old boy who is desperately in love with Chen but too shy to let her know. Between school, rowdy friends, nosy parents and an insufferable cousin, little Cedric has a lot to deal with. Thankfully, his grandpa is always there to help, no matter how much mischief Cedric makes...
<p style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">There’s home, and Dad’s work, and the parents fighting sometimes. There’s school, annoying friends, and the beautiful, unattainable Chen. There’s life and its milestones: your first communion, your first dance, your first pet… It’s difficult sometimes, for a child. Fortunately, Cedric can always count on his Granddad’s wisdom—and occasional partnership in crime—to help him see the brighter side of things and discover what’s truly important.</span></p>
Cedric is a little 8-year-old boy, a grumbler with a big heart, who shares his life with his parents, his grandpa, his school, his mates, and Chen, the love of his life, to whom he doesn’t dare declare his feelings. It’s not easy being a little boy! But Cedric works hard to preserve the peace. Luckily, Grandpa is always there for the hard knocks and the blue moods…
<p style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">Blutch and Chesterfield get away from the 22nd Cavalry and go spend some R&R at… Fort Bow, their old posting on the frontier. That’s where Chesterfield’s flame Amelia lives—the daughter of Colonel Appleton. But when the cavalrymen arrive, they find the young lady dancing with a dashing young lieutenant. When a young Native American boy gets mixed up in it by mistake, it doesn’t take long for the situation to spiral out of control.</span></p>
<p style="text-align:left"><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">“The Bluecoats” is a humorous comic-book series starring Sergeant Chesterfield and Corporal Blutch, soldiers in the Union army during the Civil War. Our two heroes are captured by the Confederates and taken to Robertsonville prison camp, from which Blutch and the Sergeant try to escape five times. The camp commandant despairs, and Chesterfield and Blutch make a final attempt… </span><br/><span style="font-family:arial; font-size:12px; color:#0B333C; ">Robertsonville Prison was inspired by the Andersonville prison camp situated in Georgia, which operated from mid-1863 to mid-1864.</span></p>
Two companies are competing to build the intercontinental railway. When one sends saboteurs to intercept the powder needed to pierce tunnels through the mountains, the other calls upon Lucky Luke to protect a last chance convoy. The problem is, it’s not powder that gets loaded onto the train this time – it’s nitroglycerin! And as if that wasn’t enough, the saboteurs are still around ... and the Daltons are convinced the train is full of gold!
La seule BD scénarisée ET dessinée par Raoul Cauvin (Les Tuniques bleues, Cédric, Pierre Tombal, L'Agent 212, Spirou et Fantasio, Les Psy, etc.). Non content de régner sur la BD tout public, Raoul Cauvin a failli dégoûter définitivement le reste de la profession en lançant Zotico, une série dont les héros ne sont autres que Raoul, lui-même et son araignée au plafond, Louise. Une BD historique envoyée... par fax au journal "Spirou" et enfin éditée pour la postérité !
Cela s’est passé une nuit, au bord d’une route de campagne. Elle ne se souvient de rien. Mais, neuf mois plus tard, elle donnait naissance à un enfant... bizarre. La couleur de sa peau est... incertaine. Il a seulement trois doigts à chaque main. E.T. Serait-il de retour? Ben... Justement... L’hypothèse n’est pas si farfelue que ça! Et, quand la jeune mère, sept années plus tard, pour lui permettre de vivre normalement, dévoile son secret dans une émission TV en “prime time”, et explique tout ce qu’elle a dû faire pour le cacher aux regards des curieux, elle obtient l’effet opposé. La machine médiatique se met en branle. La chasse au scoop commence. Avec, comme gibier, le bâtard des étoiles.