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Under the name of Les Terres Creuses Luc and François Schuiten explored a three-volume fantasy world of the Hollow Earths. In turns dreamlike, poetic or frightening - and often more radical otherness than the Obscure Cities. Glowing imagination and often grandiose, a reference to the comic science fiction.

In these five stories many amazing worlds to discover, with the thread of the mysterious odyssey Fanelli, these fabulous winged creatures only things in the universe, to occur from one world to another. The short stories of Luc and François Schuiten gathered in Carapaces were originally published at the turn of the 70s and 80s in Heavy Metal magazine.

Authors : François Schuiten , Luc Schuiten


  • First French edition 1980, published by Les Humanoïdes Associés
  • Second French edition 1994, published by Les Humanoïdes Associés
  • New French edition 1997, published by Les Humanoïdes Associés
  • Dutch edition 1998, published by Arboris
  • Dutch/French editions 2010, published by Casterman. Revised version including the The pioneer - Filinor von Katseff story.


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Luc Schuiten, François Schuiten
ISBN 2203026219
EUR 19,00
Luc Schuiten, Francois Schuiten
ISBN 1401203647