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Cinebook Ltd
07 July 2017
This third book of the collected edition contains volumes 6 to 8: Ambassador of the Shadows - the story that directly inspired Luc Besson's film - On the False Earths and Heroes of the Equinox. Over the course of these titles, among the finest in the series, Laureline takes her rightful place as the brains of the outfit, while Valerian fully embraces his role as anti-hero: always brave, but often a bit out of his depth. You will also find the end of the interview with Luc Besson and the authors, and an in-depth portrait of Jean-Claude Mezieres, the artist.
By:   Pierre Christin
By (artist):   Jean-Claude Mezieres
Imprint:   Cinebook Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   v.3
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 220mm, 
ISBN:   9781849183574
ISBN 10:   1849183570
Series:   Valerian and Laureline
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   07 July 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jean-Claude Mezieres and Pierre Christin created Valerian in 1967 after working in the USA together, one as a cowboy, the other a teacher. While Valerian is Mezieres' only comic series, he has worked as an illustrator in many other areas, including designs and sets for The Fifth Element, and he was awarded the Grand Prix du festival d'Angouleme in 1984. Christin also works in collaboration with other artists such as Tardi and Bilal and writes novels and film scripts.

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