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The Twelve Trials of Benny Breakiron (Benny Breakiron Series #3)
     

The Twelve Trials of Benny Breakiron (Benny Breakiron Series #3)

by Peyo, Will Maltaite (Illustrator), Francois Walthery (Illustrator), Yvan Delporte
 

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When Monsieur Dussiflard finds a lead on a long-lost ancient treasure, he and Benny Breakiron are off to the desert on the journey of a lifetime! But they're not alone; some shadowy figures from Dussiflard's past are on the trail, as well, and they might make it there first. Will Benny's super powers win the day — or actually get in the way?

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When Monsieur Dussiflard finds a lead on a long-lost ancient treasure, he and Benny Breakiron are off to the desert on the journey of a lifetime! But they're not alone; some shadowy figures from Dussiflard's past are on the trail, as well, and they might make it there first. Will Benny's super powers win the day — or actually get in the way?

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Benny Breakiron is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming.” —ICV2

“It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entrée to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods.” —COMICS BEAT

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597074926
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
01/21/2014
Series:
Benny Breakiron Series , #3
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,327,874
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

PIERRE CULLIFORD, born in Belgium in 1928, was the cartoonist known as Peyo. Peyo began his career working with some of Belgium's most talented cartoonists, including his lifelong writing partner Yvan Delporte. In 1958, The Smurfs made their first appearance and went on to become the world-famous characters we know and love today.WILL was a French comics creator and artist who created the backgrounds and scenery for BENNY BREAKIRON. He is a founding member of the Marcinelle school, and one of the most respected French comics artists of his generation. Over a long association with the comics magazine Le Journal de Spirou that began in 1947, Will created, illustrated, and wrote several series, including Tif et Tondu and Isabelle. From 1958-1960, he was the artistic director of Tintin. He died in February 2000, having spent over 50 years in comics.

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