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Ombre d'un Homme (L')

L'Ombre D'un Homme L'Ombre d'un Homme [The Shadow of a Man] is the eleventh volume of the Chronicles of the Obscure Cities. Published on March 10th, 1999, but the work in progress was available for months as webisodes on the Obscure Cities internet site. Four thousand of the albums came with a CD-ROM.

Check also the Esquisses port-folio.

Story

Albert Chamisso is only a few weeks married to Sarah when he gets nightmares. Dr. Polydore Vincent helps him to get rid of the nightmares, but his shadow is in color afterwards. He is struggling with this. He loses his wife and his job. He lives for some time in the outskirts of Blossfeldtstad until he gets in contact with Minna. Together they start a light show that becomes very popular.

Some interior pages of L'Ombre d'un Homme:

Webisodes extra art

The pages of L'Ombre d'un Homme were pre-published on the internet. Some additional artwork was also presented.

Editions / translations

YearTitleLanguagePublisherPagesHC/SCISBNRemarks
1999De Schaduw van een manDutchCasterman87HC903038588X
2000Der SchattenmannGermanFeest Comics87SC3893434623
2000La Sombra de un hombreSpanishNorma Editorial87HC8484310752
2002A Sombra de Um HomemPortugueseMeribérica88n/an/a
2009L'Ombre d'un HommeFrenchCasterman102SC9782203020948Some pages are added and some others are removed. The final pages are completely rewritten. (new: page 24, 84-87 & 93-96. Removed: pages 49, 79, 84, 86 and 87)
2010한 남자의 그림자Korean세미콜론89HC9788983715746
2013闇の国々JapaneseShoPro Booksn/aHC4796871462Part of bundle 3

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François Schuiten, Benoît Peeters
ISBN 2203020946
EUR 15,80