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Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Brazilian Eagle!" Story and art by Hugo Pratt. Meet Corto Maltese. Adventurer for money or for freedom. Sailor in the Caribbean seas of the early part of this century, unpuzzling riddles to a fortune, overthrowing voodoo tyranny, or working for the bewitching eyes of an exotic woman. Catch a salty gust of seawind. Join him. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Banana Conga!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy, and some of the earliest graphic novels produced by NBM. Corto Maltese discovers a deck of cards that contains a treasure map; he loses his memory and journeys up the Amazon to find a lost city; he eats magic mushrooms and has a vision of the future; he gets caught in a revolution in a banana republic. So Much for Gentlemen of Fortune; The Seagull's Fault; Mushroom Heads; Banana Conga. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Voodoo for the President!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt, plus an introduction by Frank Miller. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. Corto Maltese escapes from a banana republic with help from a witch doctor; he encounters a WWI deserter from the English army; he battles slavers while searching for a boy in the rainforest; he discovers a spy ring while seeking the Gold of Eldorado. Voodoo for the President; Sweet Dream Lagoon; A Tale of Two Grandfathers; The Angel in the Window to the Orient. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 4-1ST
    Published by NBM.

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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. A Midwinter's Morning Dream!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. Another collection of five adventures of the European soldier of fortune Corto Maltese during World War I. Under the Flag of Money; Concerto in E Minor for Harp and Nitroglycerin; A Midwinter's Morning Dream; Burlesque Between Zuydcoote and Bray-Dunes; Red Baron & Red Burgundy. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 112 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 5-1ST
    Published by NBM.

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Corto Maltese in Africa!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. Corto Maltese and his pals set out to rescue a Saudi prince from the Turks; he gets caught up in an intertribal war and the search for a kidnapped woman; he helps the Leopard Men recover their stolen gold from a wrecked German ship. In the Name of Allah the Merciful; The Coup de Grace; More Romeos, More Juliets; The Leopard-Men of the Rufiji. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 96 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 6-1ST

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "The Early Years!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. The early adventures of Corto Maltese in the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-05, in which he meets several of his longtime friends and enemies, and a few famous faces, such as a young Jack London. In the Name of Allah the Merciful; The Coup de Grace; More Romeos, More Juliets; The Leopard-Men of the Rufiji. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 7-1ST
    Published by NBM.

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    Volume 7 - 1st printing. Corto Maltese in Siberia!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. Corto Maltese travels from Hong Kong into China, Mongolia, and Siberia while following an armored train transporting a fortune in gold, encountering fistfights, gunfights, arguments, secrets, love and betrayal. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #8-1ST
    Corto Maltese GN (1986-1988 NBM) 8-1ST

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    Volume 8 - 1st printing. "Fable of Venice!" Story, art and cover by Hugo Pratt. A rare English translation of this classic and influential comic strip from Italy. While searching for a precious artifact called Solomon's Clavicle in Venice, Corto Maltese encounters Freemasons, fascists, poets, occultists, seedy figures from the underworld, and the gorgeous scenery of the canal city. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 78 pages, B&W.