Comic
Dutch

Het zonnezwaard

Jean Van Hamme (author of screenplay), Grzegorz Rosinski (illustrator)
In series:
Thorgal; 18
Target audience:
12-14 years and up
Thorgal besluit alleen te reizen om zijn familie te behoeden voor het ongeluk dat hem achtervolgt. ‘Het zonnezwaard’ confronteert hem met Orgoff, de huurling die koning is geworden en ieder die het waagt hem voor de voeten te lopen met een bliksemschicht velt. Op zijn weg komt hij ook de duivelse Kriss van Valnor tegen, die vreemd genoeg inmiddels de rechtvaardige zaak is toegedaan.
Extra subject
fantasy
Title
Het zonnezwaard
Author of screenplay
Jean Van Hamme
Illustrator
Grzegorz Rosinski
Language
Dutch
Original language
French
Original title
L'épée soleil
Publisher
Brussel: Le Lombard, 2006
48 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-6421-913-3 (paperback) 9789064219139 (paperback)

About Jean Van Hamme

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Jean, knight Van Hamme (born 16 January 1939) is a Belgian novelist and comic book writer. He has written scripts for a number of Belgian/French comic series, including Histoire sans héros, Thorgal, XIII and Largo Winch.

Biography

Early years

After studying business administration at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, he worked as a journalist and in the marketing department of Philips. In the meantime, he started writing, and one of his first scripts was adapted by Paul Cuvelier in 1968. This erotic comic named Epoxy was published by the controversial publisher Éric Losfeld, who prior to that also had published similarly themed comics like Jean-Claude Forest's Barbarella and Robert Gigi's Scarlett Dream. In 1976, Van Hamme became a full-time writer, and in the next few years he published seven novels and some m…Read more on Wikipedia

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