Ballad of the Salt Sea

artist: Hugo Pratt
series: Corto Maltese
volume: 1
publisher: Random House
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language: English
coloring: full color
pages: 256:

Treasure hunter, sailor, and adventurer, Corto Maltese remains one of the most popular characters from graphic literature in Europe and maintains a devoted cult following among American readers and creators. Originally published in 1967, Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea begins with Corto Maltese adrift at sea in the Pacific during World War I. He is picked up by a Russian pirate/privateer named Rasputin, and from there the adventure ensues.

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