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  • March 1953. Alexander is walking through the streets of London with a bomb in his hand. It is destined for Marshal Tito, during his controversial visit to Great Britain. Alexander's story began several months earlier, when his mother was struck by a car and instantly killed. Trying to understand why and how his mother, who was in an institution for senile elderly people, wound up so far from her home, Alexander finds himself caught up in a spiral of terror involving the British secret service, strange Serbian nationalists, and the island of Majorca... all of which culminate, several months later, with Alexander finding himself on the bank of the Thames, holding a bag with a bomb in it...

  • There's a treasure, long hidden, deep in the heart of the Turkish desert. All those who have tried to obtain it have never returned. But Kim Nelson, a young Englishwoman, has inherited the powers invested in her smoldering ancestor, Jade, the favorite of the last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. These powers hold the key to a treasure that no one has ever laid eyes on. Following her escape from Turkey's last ever harem, Kim is finally ready to unlock the secret... but what's waiting for her in the depths of the desert cave isn't exactly what she was expecting...

  • Back to the interrogation room nestled at the heart of that gray, clouded metropolis, and Polza's story continues. We soon find ourselves extracted from that police station, the metaphor for everything that this extraordinary protagonist seeks to escape (law, bureaucracy, morality, social codes, restriction), and returned to the beautiful but savage rural backdrop of Polza Mancini's quest for transcendance. His wanderings eventually bring him to the underground hideout of the so-called "Saint Jacky", a prolific drug dealer who uses his profits to feed his obsession: books. But this avid reader also has his dark side, as Mancini soon discovers.

  • Their reign is coming to an end. They had the power, they dominated the town, the whole world. Order prevailed. Their order. But then a certain pair of siblings came along -- the Raptors. United by blood, decked out in skin-tight leather, slipping through the night, sowing disorder. The head of the town is worried, and not without reason. The immortal race to which he belongs is starting to discover what it means to die...

  • Marco's left town for the countryside. He's left his psychologist because he feels he's doing better. He's quit his job as a reporter because he's had enough of photographing corpses. He gets himself a little cottage in the heart of rural France, where he lives with his cat, Adolf. He throws out all his work, and cuts ties with his employer. That night, he has his first panic attack. It's not long before he meets the lovely Emilie, and also the wise and good-natured old man who lives in the cottage just across the way... but who, it turns out, isn't exactly what he seems...

  • Caroline is a 33-year-old single mom. To help her cope with the difficulties she faces as such in her personal and professional life, she's a regular at the M.A (mothers anonymous) association, a conversation group for women who are a little overwhelmed by their motherhood. Caroline shares her tragi-comic attempts to find love and companionship, while Philippe, a slightly out-of-place new arrival at M.A., reflects on his status as a 'dad 2.0'. A funny, intelligent, and moving graphic novel, a touch of chick lit with a feminist twist that comments on one of the big social subjects of our time: the new family model.

  • This first volume of the Ken Games series gives us a profile of Peter Fermat (aka Rock), a young man who, like each of the three main characters, is leading a double life. His story opens with a boxing match which has a nasty ending for the up-and-coming boxer, despite his victory. It's not long before we discover that Rock is not only striving to make it in the boxing world, but is also something of a mathematical genius, which is how he met his best friend, TJ. For the first time in all their years of friendship, TJ introduces Rock to a girlfriend, the lovely Anne. Anne and Rock soon establish a bond of trust when Rock discovers that Anne too is living a double life, even though Anne's secret is not exactly what she leads Rock to believe. This is just the beginning of the tangled web of lies and deception that gets ever more convoluted as the series goes on...

  • There is celebration throughout the realm of Middleland! The people have everything they could possibly need to be happy: Blanche, their queen, is back, the invader is vanquished and there is peace throughout the land. But this idyllic epoch won't last. Power, that indefinable poison, begins little by little to corrupt Blanche's soul. What's more, her feelings for Maldoror, the Lord of the World Below, will soon give way to an indifference he'd never have thought her capable of... Because love is no match for the ever powerful grip of power...

  • Pico Bogue is a little boy with a sharp tongue, who's interested in absolutely everything, and is constantly questioning his surroundings and the meaning of life. He's as impertinent as he is affectionate, and as contradictory as he is curious. He's been known to drive his parents to the brink of nervous breakdown with is antics, but somehow always manages to redeem himself by virtue of his big heart and charming wit.

  • Kim Nelson, the beautiful English granddaughter of the Sultan of Istanbul's favorite courtesan, gets ever more wrapped up in the mysteries of Africa in her quest to reclaim the black pearl that is the key to her ancestor's long-hidden treasure. Like her grandmother before her, she must go through initiations of fire and flesh to prove her worth, as she gets ever nearer the coveted and powerful jewel. The problem is she's not the only one who's after it...

  • Agrippina, a wonderful prototype of the rebellious teenager, spends her time squabbling with her exasperated parents, determinately ignoring her infuriating brother, discussing the latest couplings with her girlfriends, studiously avoiding 'being normal', and falling madly in love with a different boy every two minutes. Quite simply hilarious.

  • This is the third volume of one of the most remarkable works of the contemporary comic books scene. In "Precious Things," Marco has to face up to Emilie's maternal longing and the aftermath of the death of his father. Through various little things, such as old photos and insignificant events, Larcenet pursues his inquisition of the human soul with incredible wisdom and insight.

  • Drago and Camilla seek vengeance for the assassination of their father, Don Molina, by exterminating those of their species who choose to enslave the human race rather than feed on them. But mankind has become an endangered species, following the great hunts of the southern continents. Should they be saved from extinction? Yes. Humans are ignorant, greedy and selfish, not to mention that stench they give off, but they have an interesting history... And so it is that a new law comes into play; a law protecting the increasingly small human race.

  • The idealistic young Prince Ivan, Oblivia's sweetheart, has just been crowned Tsar of Russia, and it seems like the vast state might finally be on its way to a better future. But following a vicious battle with Slomo and his men, it becomes clear that there's a tangled web of bad guys who see the young tsar as nothing more than a pawn in their game. Gypsy, as wild and as brazen as ever, bumps into an old friend and an old flame, but all he's really interested in is getting his beloved truck back! What he doesn't know, is that Oblivia's in danger... But as ever, he's got his little sister's back, despite their familial disagreements, and steps in just at the right time...

  • 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.

  • It's all kicking off in this action-packed series from Marini and Smolderen: Car chases on the intercontinental highway; struggling for survival during the global cooling; the coronation of a young Russian tsar; the resurrection of a Mongol army tracing the footsteps of Genghis Khan; a multinational superpower controlling all terrestrial transport... and right in the middle of all that, there's the man who goes by the name of 'Gypsy', a loveable tough-guy truck driver.

  • Africa is becoming increasingly volatile, with the black population rallying in the wake of the goddess Anaktu, embodied by Jade. But Jade has started to resist Anaktu's hold on her mind and body, finally remembering her past and the ones that she once loved. It's too late now to save them, but she will have her revenge. In the same place, but another time, Kim Nelson pursues her quest for the treasure that is rightfully hers, seeking the rare wisdom of prophets and submitting to ever more haunting visions of a past that is not her own.

  • In this second and final installment of the Rain Wolf diptych, Blanche McDell is being held prisoner by the Cody family who are demanding vengeance. They say they'll free the young woman in exchange for Rain Wolf, the Indian who dared to defend himself against a white man, resulting in the white man's death. The McDells have one week to negotiate Blanche's return before all hell breaks loose. As for Rain Wolf, he's on the trail of the legendary White Bison...

  • Telenko, a New York taxi driver, spends his days ferrying around the dregs of society in one of the city's roughest neighborhoods. He has an obsessive fear of dying like a guy he saw in a film, who'd hear his heart stop every 15 beats. Because Telenko himself has a tired heart. He has a minor case of tachycardia and the odd extra systole, not helped by his stressful job and the constant abuse from his wheelchair-bound wife, Martha: "You don't divorce a wife in a wheelchair, Telenko!" She'll get what's coming to her, no doubt. Just like that slut who just got in his taxi who's fooling around with some other guy right under her decrepit old husband's nose. So he decides to kill Martha. But you gotta have some guts to kill your wife in cold blood. Especially when she's got a nasty surprise in store...

  • The shipyard shuts down, Marco becomes a father, his mother learns how to live alone, a man dies in the countryside, and a journalist flies off the handle. Through the little things, marked moments and commonplace sadness, Manu Larcenet concludes his portrait of an ordinary man, and the imperfections that we're all familiar with. Thus ends one of the greatest successes of contemporary European comics.

  • The Africa cycle comes to a close with this ninth volume of the Djinn series. Kim Nelson finally finds the black pearl of Anaktu and Jade fulfills her destiny by uniting with the legendary Gorilla King in order to create a force strong enough to lead the tribes for years to come. Travel, magic, romance and poison all combine in this gripping and sensual adventure.

  • In this final installment of the series that reinvented comic book spy stories, Operation Clean Up has begun. The Vice President and the CIA have launched a secret war against members of the Russian mafia based in the United States. Nothing can stop them now. Except for the one man who really knows what's at stake with this operation, and the murky alliances of the past. It's game over for the survivors of the Cold War, and the final mission for Floyd Whitman. Time to finally reveal the truth. And maybe save the woman he once loved?

  • Jean and Germaine are the most affable couple the little village of Colle sur Loup has ever seen. A duke married to a commoner, they have no children, no jobs, and are disastrous cooks! They like to indulge in life's small pleasures; their books, their garden, and their after-lunch naps. They live for each other, and for their love. Their simple happiness intrigues, fascinates, infuriates and is the envy of all those around them.

    Daniel Pennac knew Jean and Germaine well. He spent his time at their house reading, watching, learning, and, of course, trying Germaine's catastrophic efforts in the kitchen! He's now taken it upon himself to tell the story of those happy days, and of a love that has always captivated him.

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