In The Shadow Of The Derricks: A Lucky Luke Adventure by MorrisIn The Shadow Of The Derricks: A Lucky Luke Adventure by Morris

In The Shadow Of The Derricks: A Lucky Luke Adventure


Paperback | May 11, 2007

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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...
The character of Lucky Luke became a myth thanks to Morris (his creator) and Goscinny. These two giants of the 9th art collaborated with passion for more than 20 years until the death of the famous scriptwriter. Goscinny is the author of the well-known Astérix, which he launched with Uderzo. He also co-authored Iznogoud with Tabary. In...
Title:In The Shadow Of The Derricks: A Lucky Luke AdventureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11.41 × 8.58 × 0.15 inPublished:May 11, 2007Publisher:Cinebook, LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1905460171

ISBN - 13:9781905460175

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun comic book for both children and adults This is another installment in the hugely popular Lucky Luke series. These English-language editions by 9th Cinebook I got 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.
Date published: 2009-08-07