Item Details

Under the Sign of Capricorn: A Corto Maltese Graphic Novel

Hugo Pratt ; translated by Dean Mullaney and Simone Castaldi
Format
Book
Published
San Diego, CA : EuroComics, an imprint of IDW Publishing, [2014]
Language
Translated from the original Italian. Original Italian title unavailable
Uniform Title
Sous le Signe du Capricorne English
Variant Title
Corto Maltese : under the sign of Capricorn
Related Title
Corto Maltese (Comic strip)
Series
The Corto Maltese Series
The Library of American Comics
Library of American Comics
ISBN
9781631400650, 1631400657
Summary
This book, the first of twelve volumes, launches the definitive English-language edition of Hugo Pratt's masterpiece, presented in the original oversized B&W format and with new translations made from Pratt's original Italian scripts... The adventures of this modern Ulysses are set during the first thirty years of the 20th Century in such exotic locales as Pratt's native Venice, the steppes of Manchuria, the Caribbean islands, the Danakil deserts, the Amazon forests, and the waves of the Pacific.
Contents
  • Chapter one: The secret of Tristan Bantam
  • Chapter two: Rendez-vous in Bahia
  • Chapter three: Sureshot Samba
  • Chapter four: The Brazilian eagle
  • Chapter five: So much for gentlemen of fortune
  • Chapter six: The seagull's fault.
Description
138 pages : chiefly illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm.
Notes
  • "3"--Back cover.
  • Maps inside front and back flaps.
  • Published in French as: Sous le signe du capricorne.
  • "English edition graphic novels"--Publisher's logo.
  • Translated from the French.
Series Statement
The Corto Maltese series ; 3
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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