Last musketeer

tekenaar:  Jason 
reeks: Last musketeer 
uitgever: Fantagraphics 
uitgiftedatum: 1-1-2007 
taal: Engelstalig 
inkleuring: full color 
pages: 48

After his existential thriller (Why Are You Doing This?), his Parisian famous-writers crime caper (The Left Bank Gang), and his time-travel story (I Killed Adolf Hitler), Jason's fourth full-color album may feature his loopiest premise yet. Set in the present time, The Last Musketeer stars the by-now centuries old musketeer Athos, who has been reduced to a suavely dressed but useless near-panhandler trading on his now almost extinct fame. All this changes when one day the Martians attack Earth. Suddenly there is a need for swashes to be buckled, and Athos leaps back into the fray with a vengeance. The Last Musketeer is a vintage sci-fi adventure with a unique twist from an internationally acclaimed cartoonist.

2009 Eisner Award Winner: Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Official Selection, 2008 Festival International de la Bande Desinée de Angoulême (French edition)

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