The Adventures of Jack Diamond
the black devil
Original edition 1960
Young Europe collection n. 3. Lombard Edition.
First album of the series which has 3
Published in the Tintin newspaper. Value according to the BDM 60 Euros.
Very good condition except: - Very slight cracks on the 1st and 4th covers (see photos).
- Slices and top pages badly cut (see photos)
- Blue stamp at the bottom right of the title page: "Librairie Mariale. Notre-dame-du-cap. P.Q. Canada" (see photos)
- Lower corners of the 1st and 4th cover slightly bent (see photos)
Very clean interior.
A lonely cowboy accompanied by his wolf dog travels the American West bringing justice there. Justice, defender of the weak, JACK DIAMOND fights against evildoers of all kinds. To do this, he relies on his dexterity with the pistol. His wolf dog helps him more often than not.
The JACK DIAMOND series is characterized by the beauty of the graphics, the realism, the precision of the design and the concern to document the American West.
Belgian author and illustrator, FRED FUNCKEN (1921-2013) worked with his wife LILIANE.
He collaborated with the newspaper SPIROU in the 1950s before moving on to JOURNAL TINTIN.
FRED FUNCKEN was also inspired by history to create numerous series of adventures including LE CHEVALIER BLANC, CAPITAN, HARALD LE VIKING, as well as 10 stories in THE BEAUTIFUL STORIES OF ONCLE PAUL
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