XIII Mystery *1: The Mongoose

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1st English Edition

By Xavier DORISON
Illustrated by Ralph Meyer

257 x 184 mm. 64pp ~Suitable for: 15+ years.
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Explore the lives of some of XIII's most memorable characters

He was XIII's most dogged enemy from the start, but who really was the Mongoose, that mysterious assassin-for-hire who nearly killed the amnesiac hero so many times? During an encounter between him and Kim Rowland - an event that took place just before the start of the XIII series - the merciless hitman tells the story of his childhood and how he became a contract killer: 'Anyone would have in my circumstances', he claims. But would they? You be the judge.

A legendary adventure series now in its second cycle!

'A single volume per character. A different writer for each volume, teamed up with an artist he's never worked with before. Each keeping to their own personal style to create a story that will shine an unexpected light on an episode of the main series. In other words, a reinterpretation for all those who thought they had everything figured out. The game continues' - Jean Van Hamme

Key Points:
  • More than 10 million copies sold of the first 19 books in the series
  • A compulsive read for teenagers and adults alike, already translated into several languages
  • A TV miniseries based on the XIII books and starring Stephen Dorff and Val Kilmer premiered on France's Canal+ in 2008 and aired on NBC in the US in 2009 and 2010
  • Cinebook was the first to publish the original series in it's entirety in English, and is now continuing with the second season and the spin-off series XIII Mystery
  • XIII has been made into a video game by Ubisoft.

Xavier Dorison is one of the rising stars of the French comics scene. Author of several successful series such as 'Prophet', 'Le Troisième Testament' and 'Sanctuary', he also co-wrote the scripts of the French movies 'Les Brigades du Tigre'. He is known to Cinebook readers for SPOOKS and the impressive Long John Silver. Ralph Meyer has been passionate about comics since very early in his life, and was influenced as much by the European scene as by the American one. He created the critically acclaimed 'Berceuse Assassine' with Tome, and 'Ian' with Fabien Vehlmann.

(9781849182102)

SKU 9781849182102
Barcode # 9781849182102
Brand Cinebook
Artist / Author Xavier DORISON

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