The Grand Duke by Goscinny


The Grand Duke by Goscinny

Grand Duke Leonid of Russia is in Washington to sign a commercial treaty on behalf of the Tsar. But this larger-than-life aristocrat has read too much Fennimore Cooper and wants to visit the West. The US government is forced to agree to his whim-but wisely chooses Lucky Luke to escort him to the cattle capital of the West: Abilene. A good thing, too, because the Russian Grand Duke encounters real American desperadoes on his visit!

About the Author

Born and raised in Belgium, Morris moved to the United States in 1946 for six years. There, he worked for MAD magazine and met Rene Goscinny, with whom he collaborated from 1955 until Goscinny's death in 1977. Goscinny also created the IznogoudA series with illustrator Tabary, published in English by Cinebook, and the hugely successful AsterixA series with illustrator Uderzo.

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48 pages


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Publication date

6th February 2011



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