Samaris

Samaris Against the urging of his friends and his lover Franz a young officer in the Xhystos government is sent on a mission to the remote and elusive city of Samaris to investigate the disappearance of several of his colleagues After weeks of travel Franz reaches Samaris to find a practically deserted city of enveloping and deceptive architecture He is immediately bewitched by a mysterious young woman drawing the suspicion of the other residents Can Franz escape the impending doom of this sprawling metropolis? The first in the Obscure Cities series The Great Walls of Samaris was originally published in Europe in 1983 and in the US in 1987 by NBM The story has been slightly altered to include characters who appear later in the canon and reveal Peeter’s Kafkaesque storytelling prowess Schuiten’s art in this edition has been reworked to be much truer to the originally intended color palette and includes 32 additional pages of early Obscure Cities stories comprising the Mysteries of Pâhry never before published in English About the Author Benoît Peeters was born in Paris on August 28 1956 After publishing two novels early in his career he experimented with diverse genres essay biography illustrated story photo novel film television radio theater and of course comics An Hergé specialist he has written three books to date on the subject The World of Hergé Hergé Son of Tintin and Read Tintin He is also the author of several books on comics storyboards and biographical studies on Hitchcock Nadar Jacques Derrida and Paul Valéry François Schuiten was born in Brussels on April 26 1956 into a family of architects Early in his career he created two graphic novels with Claude Renard Cymbiola and Rail Then with his brother Luc he created three graphic novels in the Hollow Grounds series Since 1980 he has worked with Benoît Peeters on The Obscure Cities series His graphic novels have been translated into a dozen languages and have received numerous international awards He has also created many illustrations posters and postage stamps across Europe In 2002 he received the prestigious lifetime achievement award from the Angouleme festival He published his first solo effort The Beauty in 2012 and designed a train museum Train World which opened in Brussels in 2015 His 2014 exhibition and accompanying book Revoir Paris has met with international praise
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