• Marsupilami: The Beast - Part 1 Nouv.

    Belgium, 1955. A mysterious animal is caught in the jungles of South America and transported to Europe on a cargo ship, where it ends up starving and half-dead on the outskirts of Brussels. François, a young boy with a fondness for taking in strays, finds it and brings it home to his mother and his menagerie-his best and only friends. As the son of a departed German soldier, François is the favorite target of every bully in school. Nobody can identify the strange creature with the voracious appetite and the stupendously long tail, and François figures his new pet is perfect for show-and-tell... But with a wild beast and a small classroom, things quickly get out of hand. Will this spell the end for François's new animal friend? The real story of the legendary Marsupilami!

  • Ric Hochet, the famous Parisian newshound, is not himself. He's wearing a mysterious bandage, he isn't driving his usual car, and a strange smell is emanating from his apartment... When he's invited to his old friend Police Commissioner Bourdon's wedding in the South of France, his infallible memory starts failing and his legendary luck begins to desert him. Then an attempt is made on Bourdon's life. What's eating Ric and why would anyone want to murder Bourdon? Clearly, things are not all what they seem-least of all Ric himself.

  • During the 1851 Great Exhibition in London, two women's lives become irrevocably intertwined when they both fall victim to a nefarious underground fraternity of ex-soldiers from England's upper crust who have sworn their lives to defending the British Empire-as well as their own decadent lifestyles. In this first volume, young rebel Jennifer Winterfield and the mysterious Kitamakura from Japan forge an unlikely alliance along with Jennifer's doctor uncle and a street urchin named Pickles. Together they lay the groundwork for a criminal organization that will go on to sow terror in the hearts of the colonialists and industrialists who tried to put them down.

  • In the second volume of this four-part story arc, we learn more details about how the secret society "Shi" was formed by two women sworn to vengeance against the men and institutions that oppress and violate them. In a present-day storyline, we learn more about the the investigation into the terrorist attack against the family of the CEO of the arms company S.V.P.P.B and about Lakshmi Shankar, the MI5 inspector who shows up promising to stop the network of "avenging mothers" before they strike again.

  • An average Joe falls in love with a hooker from Ecuador and, when she goes missing, pressures a local mobster into telling him where she is by kidnapping his only daughter... What could possibly go wrong? A story about second chances, with a buddy road trip and musings on art and beauty thrown in for good measure.

  • As ever, Rick is in a pickle. Instead of getting his hands on some new information, he bumps into his old foe Nyctalope - literally. And, of course, he's alone and unarmed. Unimpressed, his boss sends him out to investigate a mysterious murder in Paris's Luxembourg Gardens - which turns out to be a series of mysterious murders. The trail leads to a left-wing magazine called "Mad" - whose reporters are mad enough to target Rick himself. Meanwhile, there's Nyctalope to deal with (again)... Is the nearest Rick will get to a front-page story seeing his own picture splashed across it?

  • Intrepid Parisian reporter Ric Hochet finds himself on home turf when a sudden increase in crime in the capital is linked with a surprise publishing phenomenon: a "how-to" guide to murder... An editorial miscalculation, or malicious hoax? Ric and Nadine's investigation takes them to a small town in Belgium where they discover that the Marabout publishing company is not exactly the big, happy family its founder and manager Gerard André believes it to be. But who is really behind the mysterious guide? And are they guilty of murder?

  • It's 1969 and the Faldérault family is headed south on their annual summer vacation. Despite unexpected delays and detours, picking up new friends along the road, one way or another they'll make it to their destination: a picturesque calanque in southern France!

  • After a difficult year marked by a loss in the family and some unexpected financial setbacks, the Faldéraults could use a break. But with Julie cramming for exams and Louis hell-bent on seeing Pink Floyd in concert, a family Christmas trip seems impossible. With the help of some friends, new and old alike, will Pierre and Madeleine manage to pull off one final, classic Faldérault vacation before 1979 comes to a close?

  • It's the summer of 1962 and the Faldérault family, grandparents included, is setting out on the maiden voyage of their brand-spanking-new Renault hatchback-Miss Esterel! Though they won't make it as far as their beloved Mediterranean-only making it as far into France as Saint-Etienne-the fry-loving and pop hit-singing Faldéraults will still make plenty of special memories along the way.

  • It's 1980 and the Faldérault family is ready for a new kind of summer vacation. After years of roughing it, luxury and comfort are on the horizon in a brand-new custom-made vacation home. Things don't go as planned, of course, and Pierre, Madeleine, and the kids find themselves on yet another unexpected adventure!

  • In this final volume, Kita and Jay plot their ultimate revenge against the "Glorious Eries," the secret cabal of Royalists that's seeking to take back the newly independent American colonies with the covert help of Queen Victoria herself. Meanwhile, the ruthless police commissioner Kurb is on their trail and finds unexpected and unwitting help from the street urchin Pickles. Jay's family continues to come apart but her estranged mother makes one last attempt to reach out to her. Everything is set in motion now: can anyone change the course of events, or is it too late?

  • Best of - Tamara " Tamara est une digne représentante de l'âge ingrat. Les coups de foudre pas réciproques, elle connaît. Les kilos en trop et les complexes aussi. Elle n'a ni amie, ni copain de son âge. Et ses interlocuteurs privilégiés sont sa balance et le miroir de la salle de bains. Découvrez les aventures tendrement acidulées d'une ado mal dans sa peau et de sa demi-soeur délurée, une série à gags qui a pour ambition d'apporter un petit plus : l'émotion. Car si la vie est cruelle, l'humour de ""Tamara"" reste, lui, toujours résolument optimiste !

    Retrouvez dans cet album un best of des gags les plus drôles de Tamara!

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  • Hello, my name is Zita. But here, at the La Gaufre hospital, everyone calls me "Baldy" I have a type of leukemia that seems to be especially fond of my body. Because of all the treatments I have undergone, I now only have a few tufts of hair left on my head. So I prefer to shave my head bald. Hence my nickname.

  • We're right in the middle of World War I, deep in the trenches. The soldiers are confronted by unimaginable suffering and violent death on a daily basis. Considered as nothing more than cannon fodder by their superiors, they try desperately to survive. Partly as an act of defiance in the face of hardship, partly as the ultimate irony, the soldiers nickname their regiment after the famous Parisian cabaret club 'Folies Bergère'. They laugh and joke, they write, they draw, they fight, they die in appalling circumstances, they kill themselves, they lose their minds. And then one of their number is sentenced to death by firing squad... and miraculously survives...

  • It is the winter of 1937, and Aimé Louzeau lives with his mother and their servant. One day, he goes to the Quai des Orfèvres, the police prefecture of Paris, to speak with the vice squad. He currently works in the Criminal Investigation department, but crimes of passion and back alley stabbings really aren't his thing, so he requests a transfer from Chief Inspector Séverin. The atmosphere immediately darkens, as Louzeau is thrown straight into the interrogation of a pimp called Guapito and his prostitute.

  • It's June 1942. Five years have gone by, and Paris has changed. The Winter Velodrome, Inspector Séverin's favorite place, is soon to be put to different use. Aimé Louzeau, although still the fresh-faced young man he always was, has been profoundly affected by his encounter with Eeva, the panther woman. She seems to have stirred up all sorts of contradictions in him: policeman or Indian chief? The frivolities of the 30s have well and truly disappeared, to be replaced by drama, resignation and blind melancholy.

  • Mrs. Hubeau looks after her 40-year-old handicapped son, Michel. Despite many happy moments, her daily life is far from easy, but she faces it with unparalleled courage and generosity. This is a beautiful homage to all the admirable people fighting in the shadows.

  • No one thought he'd ever dare to return. In this African country where the dictatorship has banned all forms of cultural expression, the storyteller named Once-Upon-A-Time has already had a brush with death. For refusing to stop performing his puppet shows, he lost both his hands, severed at the wrist with the slash of a machete. Now he's back, ready to begin performing again, and ready to take on the powers that be...

  • Virtuoso Belgian violinist Eugène Ysaÿe is invited out to the Congo by the governor to give a concert. How could he refuse such an invitation? Eugène waves goodbye to the infamous gray Belgian skies and hops on a plane taking him to the dazzling colors of Africa. He is invited to stay a few weeks at his nephew's house, by the stunning Lake Maï Ndombé. And that's where he meets Turntable. Through their mutual appreciation of music, the servant and the celebrity gradually form an unlikely friendship, breaking the boundaries of convention.

  • During the 1851 Great Exhibition in London, two women's lives become irrevocably intertwined when they both fall victim to a nefarious underground fraternity of ex-soldiers from England's upper crust who have sworn their lives to defending the British Empire-as well as their own decadent lifestyles. In this first volume, young rebel Jennifer Winterfield and the mysterious Kitamakura from Japan forge an unlikely alliance along with Jennifer's doctor uncle and a street urchin named Pickles. Together they lay the groundwork for a criminal organization that will go on to sow terror in the hearts of the colonialists and industrialists who tried to put them down.

  • Yu Kiang works for a Chinese lumberjack corporation in the Congo. Despite his company's ban on its employees from frequenting the local girls, Yu has fallen for a Congolese woman, Antoinette... and, in a very different way, for Antoinette's little daughter, Marie-Léontine. One night, in the arms of his lover, Yu discovers Antoinette's wound: a terrible scar, an assault on her femininity. How many others are there like her, exiled from their own body, victims of a monstrous ongoing tradition? How many? 150 million. But the only thing that matters to Yu and Antoinette is that little Marie-Léontine never falls victim to the tradition that her mother had to suffer.

  • From his Barcelona studio in 1939, an aging Catalan painter shares with his model the mystery of his best friend Vidal Balaguer, "the forgotten genius" of Catalan Modernism, who vanished on the eve of 1900. His story his linked to the disappearance a few months earlier of his muse and lover, Mar, the subject of his most famous painting, "Young Lady in a Mantón." But there are other disappearances, too, of people, a corpse, some oranges, and a stubbornly silent canary named Stradivarius. A police detective is convinced that Balaguer murdered his model but by the end of the story we may come to believe that, as the painter himself reflects, "the murder weapon is not always what you might think!"

  • Anglais A Hell of an Innocent

    Zidrou

    When unassuming candy store owner Ike Hopper dies of a heart attack, he leaves behind a bombshell that rocks his small Australian town. His confession of guilt to a 27-year old murder-the savage stabbing of local girl Lee Duncan-brings his brother Greg, accused of the crime, out of the bush where he's been hiding. But Greg, returning to his hometown of Dubbo to tie up loose ends, finds not all ghosts go quietly to the grave. For instance, he seems to see his ex-wife Lee taunting him wherever he wanders... A hard-hitting, guilt-ridden, sun-drenched slice of outback noir.

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