Lucky Luke Pony Express by Jean Lethurgie, Xavier Fauche
  

Lucky Luke Pony Express

Written by Jean Lethurgie, Xavier Fauche
Illustrated by Morris

Synopsis

Lucky Luke Pony Express by Jean Lethurgie, Xavier Fauche

Luke gets to help set-up the legendary Pony Express! In 1860, getting from Missouri to California on the West Coast took a long, long time - not to mention a certain degree of courage. Annoyed at the delay in communication, the federal government offers a grant to whoever can solve the problem and set-up a fast, reliable mail system linking East and West. In response, entrepreneur W.H. Russell founds the Pony Express company: fearless men riding day and night, changing horses at way stations. But not everyone likes that idea...The 46th adventure of Lucky Luke, and the Old West at its funniest!

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. Jean Leturgie began as a journalist specialised in comics before he began writing scripts. He co-created the character of Percevan with Philippe Luguy, then began an enduring cooperation with Xavier Fauche that produced eight Lucky Luke titles, followed by the spin-off series Rantanplan (Rin Tin Can) and Kid Lucky. Fauche, a well-known figure in French radio, also wrote for the French version of Jim Henson's show Fraggle Rock and co-created the cartoon Les Tifous.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Jean Lethurgie, Xavier Fauche
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Publisher

Cinebook Ltd

Publication date

18th April 2014

ISBN

9781849181945


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