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Archaia Entertainment udgiver Sergio Toppi albums i december

Tidligere i år mistede vi den vel nok bedste italienske serietegner nogensinde, den uforlignelige Sergio Toppi, og vi måtte begræde, hvor lidt, der er udkommet på engelsk af ham. Nu vil et for mig nyt forlag, Archaia Entertainment, råde bod på denne mangel med to dejlige overraskelser i december måned. To hele albums af mesteren Sergio Toppi.

Her er, hvad Archaia Entertainment skrev, da Toppi døde:

fra http://www.archaia.com/in-memoriam-sergio-toppi-1932-2012/

In Memoriam: Sergio Toppi 1932-2012

All of us here at Archaia were saddened to learn of the passing of Sergio Toppi. An incomparable illustrator of European comics, Toppi was a master storyteller who inspired many of us with his impeccable linework, his inventive compositions and design sense, and perhaps above all with his fascination with diverse peoples and cultures.

Our hearts and prayers go out to his many friends, family members, and students; to them and to our colleagues at Mosquito Editions in France, who now hold his publishing legacy as a treasure for future generations of comic artists and readers to discover, we extend our deepest condolences.

Man kan kun håbe, at Archaia Entertainment vil fortsætte deres samarbejde med Mosquito Editions i Frankrig, så vi kan blive beriget med flere eksempler på Toppi’s sublime tegnekunst.

Her er så de to albums:

The Collector [Hardcover]

Sergio Toppi (Illustrator)


Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 16 and up
  • Hardcover:252 pages
  • Publisher:Archaia Entertainment (December 11, 2012)
  • Language:English
  • ISBN-10:1936393840
  • ISBN-13: 978-1936393848

amazon.com review:

Book Description

Publication Date: December 11, 2012 | Series: The Collector
Far from the auction halls of the elite, The Collector seeks out rare and mysterious artifacts across the world. He is as at home in the salons of Paris as he is in the jungles of Borneo. Set against the backdrop of late 19th-century colonialism, The Collector is a swashbuckling adventure that will delight.

About the Author

Sergio Toppi began his career in illustration working in advertising and working for renowned Italian publisher Utet. His work has been displayed in the “Masters of the European Comic Book” exhibit at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris and in the Museum of Comic Art in Angoulême.

Sharaz-de: Tales from the Arabian Nights [Hardcover]

Sergio Toppi (Author, Artist)


Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 16 and up
  • Hardcover:224 pages
  • Publisher:Archaia Entertainment, LLC (December 25, 2012)
  • Language:English
  • ISBN-10:1936393484
  • ISBN-13: 978-1936393480

amazon.com review:

Book Description

Publication Date: December 25, 2012
A set of tales inspired by the Arabian Nights by European comics master Sergio Toppi, exploring a barbaric society where the supernatural is the only remedy to injustice, as Sharaz-de, captive to a cruel and despotic king, must each night spin tales to entertain her master and save her head from the executioner. Featuring tales filled with evil spirits, treasures, risk, and danger, but ever at their center the passions of gods and men.

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