Item description for A Lucky Luke Adventure : In the Shadow of the Derricks (Lucky Luke) by Morris & Rene Goscinny...
Overview When oil is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania, it starts an oil rush, bringing a slick ex-lawyer into town who bullies the prospectors into giving up their derricks, and the only person to stand up to him is the new sheriff, Lucky Luke.
Publishers Description Titusville, August 27, 1859: Colonel Drake discovers a deposit of oil--black gold!Immediately, the Oil Rush is on. The mayor of Titusville calls on Lucky Luke to help maintain order. When Lucky Luke arrives, everyone--from the sheriff to the undertaker--is drilling. As soon as a well is opened, the fight begins. In comes Barry Blunt, a rich prospector who buys up, one by one, all the oil shafts from their owners. But his more-than-suspicious methods draw the wrath of Lucky Luke...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 11" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Aug 15, 2007
Publisher Cinebook Ltd
ISBN 1905460171 ISBN13 9781905460175
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More About Morris & Rene Goscinny
Desmond Morris was born in Wiltshire in 1928. An eminent zoologist, educated at Birmingham and Oxford Universities, he was Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo for eight years, before the worldwide success of "The Naked Ape. The author of over thirty books, he has been one of Britain's best-known television presenters for more than twenty years. He now lives in Oxford.
Morris was born in 1964.
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Reviews - What do customers think about A Lucky Luke Adventure : In the Shadow of the Derricks (Lucky Luke)?
Interesting plot Jan 2, 2008
Yet another classic Lucky Luke - the plot is really interesting and is set during the days of the gold rush which was followed by the Oil Rush in the US. Graphics are great as always!
Good value for money.
Fun comic book for both children and adults Sep 6, 2007
This is another installment in the hugely popular Lucky Luke series. These English-language editions by 9th Cinebook got my 12-year-old hooked into the Lucky Luke series. The books tend to present a historical situation or event (the discovery of oil, the range wars between ranchers and farmers, etc.) in a humorous, yet educational, light. A fun aspect of the Lucky Luke books is Luke's fictional interactions with real-life personalities from the Old West: Billy the Kid, The Dalton Gang, Jesse James, Calamity Jane and others.