The Empire of a Thousand Planets (Valerian & Laureline #2)

Author(s): Pierre Christin

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Valerian and Laureline are exploring Syrte, capital planet of a system of 1000 worlds. Their mission is to discover whether the Syrtians could present a danger to Earth. What they find is a decaying empire led by decadent aristocrats, a population ripe for revolution and a mysterious caste of masked wise men who discreetly pull the strings from hidden fortresses. Swept up by the winds of history, the agents of Earth will have to choose a side...

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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's 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.

General Fields

  • : 9781849180870
  • : Cinebook Ltd
  • : Cinebook Ltd
  • : July 2011
  • : 287mm X 217mm
  • : January 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pierre Christin
  • : Paperback
  • : Jean-Claude Mezieres
  • : 741.5
  • : 48
  • : FX
  • : comic strips