Michael William Kaluta comic
1960: Katanga breaks away from the Republic of Congo-Léopoldville to become its own republic, backed by the UMHK, a Belgian mining company. When the UN sends in its peacekeeping forces, the UMHK responds by hiring its own mercenaries. Amidst this chaos, $30 million in diamonds goes missing, only to turn up with a man named Charlie at a refugee camp nicknamed “Camp Cannibal.” Soon enough, everyone’s after the diamonds: hard-bitten French mercenaries, hateful former Nazis, adulterous mining executives, greedy Katangan officials… and Charlie’s sister. It’s everyone for themselves in a mad scramble of double-crosses, a scathing cross-section of human venality.
Africa, 1830. Atar Gull, a strapping young slave, finds himself on a certain Captain Benoît's ship, on his way to the West Indies to be sold. This is no ordinary slave. He is the son of one of the great tribal kings, an athlete, a warrior. He will come at a high price, and not just in terms of money. After a long, unimaginably tough trip, Atar Gull winds up in Jamaica in the service of a plantation owner. It is with this plantation owner that his tragic destiny is entwined. This is a staggering adventure narrated through a superb 88-page volume that will be sure to haunt you long after you've turned the last page.
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It’s 1950, and Tyler Cross has just robbed 17 kilos of pure heroin from the Mafia. He has 20 dollars in his pocket, a Colt in his belt, and he’s on foot, alone, in deepest darkest Texas. He’s heading for Black Rock, a down-and-out southern town under the thumb of a petrol magnate and his sons. We can safely say that the hillbillies of Black Rock won’t be forgetting this gangster’s visit any time soon… A hard and fast 1950s gangster tale by Nury and Brüno.
Two soldiers. A Pledge. The Adventure. Within the WWI trench, a French aristocrat officer, Calixte de Prampéand, and a Corsican soldier, Léon Matilo, make a deal. If they survive, they will turn into pirates and sail over the sea. Three years later, léon pays a visit to Calixte : there is business opening in arms dealing and I want you in. But beware, if you leave to gain your freedom, there is no way back...
"From the creative team behind the best-selling Death of Stalin comes a brand new political dark comedy! Moscow, September 17th, 1904. A crowd, brandishing sticks, stones and rotten vegetables, gathers in front of Moscow's Governor's Palace. They're not happy."
On the night of March the 2nd, 1953, Joseph Stalin, the Nation’s Father, the man who reigned as the absolute master of all Russians, had a stroke. He was announced dead two days later. Two days of fierce infighting for the supreme power, two days that sum up all the insanity, depravity and inhumanity of totalitarianism. Based on real events, Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin have created a dazzling book, with devastating and cruel humor and a gripping portrait of a dictatorship plunged into madness. A fascinating and well-researched graphic novel about the USSR under Stalin.
The same blood flows in the veins of all three, the blood of Dracula. Against their knowledge and their will, they will be forced to take part in a fratricidal feud between Vlad and Radu: a battle that has lasted for centuries and has claimed countless lives.