(October 2016)

Dark Horse, 2016 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
49.99 USD
Pages
368
On-sale Date
2016-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
1-5067-0216-3; 978-1-5067-0216-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781506702162 54999
Editing
Philip Simon
Color
Color
Paper Stock
8.7" x 11.2"
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

"Color work by Jean "Moebius" Giraud in collaboration with Florence Breton, Domdom, Claudine Giraud, Claire Champeval, Frayzic, Bernard Hugueville."
Awards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Endpapers- a blown up panel from page 217 (page nine from "Stel").

Moebius Library: The World of Edena (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page with a small illustration from page seventy-two (page six of "The Gardens of Edena").

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Atan

Indexer Notes

The full-page illustration from page seventy-one (page five of "The Gardens of Edena").

Moebius Library: The World of Edena (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and publisher page with artist credits; indicia and publication credits page with a few small illustrations from pages thirty-six and sixty (pages fourteen and thirty-eight from "Upon a Star").

Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

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Letters
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Introduction (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius (credited as Jean “Moebius” Giraud)
Pencils
Moebius (credited as Jean “Moebius” Giraud)
Inks
Moebius (credited as Jean “Moebius” Giraud)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never give the keys to my stories.

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by most of the bottom panel from page 308 (page twenty from "Sra").

About the World of Edena (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.36 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius Production; Laure Dupont (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The World of Edena (also known as Moebius's Edena Cycle) was born after a 1983 promotional short story was ordered for internal use by the Citroën car company.

About This Edition (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.64 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All line art and color files for this collection were provided by Moebius Production, and every story page has been relettered by Adam Pruett.

Indexer Notes

Brief text accompanied by most of the bottom panel from page eighty-six (page twenty from "The Gardens of Edena").

Beginning the Edena Cycle (Table of Contents: 9)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius (credited as Jean “Moebius” Giraud)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Several years ago, I was contacted by one of the people in charge of advertising at Citroën, the French car maker.
Reprints

Chapter 1: Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 10)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Characters
Stel

Indexer Notes

A blow up panel from page nineteen (page five from this chapter's story).

Repairs (Table of Contents: 12)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes part of the last panel on page nineteen (page five from this chapter's story)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius; Moebius Production
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the beginning of the Edena Cycle, there is a short but major story entitled "Repairs" ...

Repairs (Table of Contents: 14)

The World of Edena / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Philip Simon (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius; Claudine Conin
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A Waymaster has broken down on the planet Styrinx.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Atan; Waymaster; Stel (child)
Synopsis
A Waymaster has broken down and Stel, a mekanik, goes into the core to repair it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This was titled "The Repairmen" in Moebius 1: Upon a Star (Marvel, 1987).

Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 15)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes part of a panel from page thirty-six (page fourteen from this chapter's story).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius; ? (translation)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By forcing myself to draw "Upon a Star" in a style as pure and simple as possible, I could no longer find refuge in an excess of details.

….Upon a Star… (A Citroen Cruise) (Table of Contents: 17)

The World of Edena / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Philip Simon (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius; Domdom; Frayzic; Bernard Hugueville
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fuzzy calling Partyman! Fuzzy calling Partyman!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atan; Stel; Alien Greeter; Trollopen
Synopsis
Stel and Aten arrive at an asteroid base and discover all the people are missing.
Reprints

Chapter 2: The Gardens of Edena (Table of Contents: 18)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Indexer Notes

A portion of the top panel from page eighty-nine (page twenty-three from this chapter's story) blown up to full-page size.

The Gardens of Edena (Table of Contents: 20)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a portion of the top panel from page eighty-nine (page twenty-three from this chapter's story)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius; ? (translation)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In "The Gardens of Edena," I tried to show the dangers of the conditioning created by an artificial food supply...

The Gardens of Edena (Table of Contents: 22)

The World of Edena / comic story / 51 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Philip Simon (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Investigating the strange disappearance of the entire crew of the Astero space station, Stel and Atan crash-land on a seemingly deserted planet, which they name Pool Ball because of its perfectly spherical shape.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Atan; Lion; Fairy; Master Burg
Synopsis
Stel and Atan are hungry and are transported to a garden with natural food.
Reprints

Chapter 3: The Goddess (Table of Contents: 23)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

A blown up panel from page 185 (page sixty-three of this chapter's story).

The Goddess (Table of Contents: 25)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a single small illustration from page 140 (page eighteen of this chapter's story).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius; ? (translation)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To me, the long-nosed inhabitants of the Nest symbolize people cut off from their environment. both physically and spiritually.

The Goddess (Table of Contents: 27)

The World of Edena / comic story / 80 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Philip Simon (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius; Florence Breton
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trapped on the desert planet Pool Ball with countless collected specimens from all intelligent life forms in the galaxy, Stel and Atan manage to escape in a mysterious, sentient pyramid, whos destination is revealed to be Edena...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Atan [Atana Belfontaine]; Stel; Mr. Coordinator; The Paternum; Roacher; Blind Child [Lazlo]; The Father; Brother Operator
Synopsis
Atana encounters a group of humans whose wear masks to protect themselves from illness.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Characters
Stel

Indexer Notes

The full page illustration from page fifty-two (page thirty from "Upon a Star").

Chapter 4: Stel (Table of Contents: 29)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Characters
Stel

Indexer Notes

A blown up panel from page 211 (page three from this chapter's story).

Stel (Table of Contents: 31)

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Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a somewhat blown up image from page 249 (page forty-one of this chapter's story)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius; ? (translation)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I purposefully left several points obscure in my story.

Stel (Table of Contents: 33)

The World of Edena / comic story / 74 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Philip Simon (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Agonizing over his separation from Atana, Stel continues his search for the sea, crossing the vast wilderness that covers the mysterious planet Edena...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; Master Burg; Edelf; The Leader; The Paternum; Ordinary Outnester; The Gardener; Trollopen; Nicole; Emile
Synopsis
Master Burg tells Stel what happened to Atana and warns him that the Paternum is after Stel.
Reprints
Keywords
city; desert; garden; lava; party; volcano

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Keywords
campfire; fairies

Indexer Notes

Most of the top right panel from page 217 (page nine from the previous story) blown up to full-page size.

Chapter 5: Sra (Table of Contents: 35)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chapter title page with a cropped blown up image from the cover to the original Casterman edition. The lower half of image is blown up considerably, focusing on the human figures. The top half of the cover image is not included.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

A blown up image from page 297 (page nine from this chapter's story).

Sra (Table of Contents: 37)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a portion of a panel from page 298 (page ten from this chapter's story).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Moebius Production
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In 1985, when Moebius was creating his "Upon a Star" chapter, he asserted...

Sra (Table of Contents: 39)

The World of Edena / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script
Moebius; Diana Schutz (translation); Brandon Kander (translation)
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius; Claire Champeval
Letters
Adam Pruett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brief prologue.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stel; The Papessa; Master Burg; Snuffler; Trevor; Little Fairy Elemental; Atana; The Paternum; Salbe; Mastermind; Dr. Burglow; Captain Pattern; Sergeant Lorni
Synopsis
Stel is in a dream trap created by the Paternum.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Published in English for the first time.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

The full-page image from page fifty-seven (page thirty-five from "Upon a Star").

Biography (Table of Contents: 41)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Moebius; Isabelle Giraud (photo)
Inks
Moebius; Isabelle Giraud (photo)
Colors
Moebius; Isabelle Giraud (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jean Giraud was born in 1938 in Nogent-sur-Marne, France.
Characters
Jean Giraud [as Moebius] (photo)

Indexer Notes

A full-page artist bio accompanied by part of a panel from page thirty-six (page fourteen from "Upon a Star"); a full-page photo.

Select Biography of Moebius Works Translated Into English (Table of Contents: 42)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Indexer Notes

The full-page image from page sixty-seven (the splash page from "The Gardens of Edena").

Special Thanks (Table of Contents: 44)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Thank you’s” accompanied by a double-page blown up image from page thirty-seven (page fifteen from "Upon a Star").

[Moebius Library: The Art of Edena / Inside Moebius Parts 1 to 3] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
Moebius

Indexer Notes

The full-page image from page ninety (page twenty-four from "The Gardens of Edena").

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

endpapers- same as the front

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Moebius Library: The World of Edena
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Moebius Library: The World of Edena
  6. 5. Contents
  7. 6. Introduction
  8. 7. About the World of Edena
  9. 8. About This Edition
  10. 9. Beginning the Edena Cycle
  11. 10. Chapter 1: Upon a Star
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Repairs
  14. 13. ["At the beginning of the Edena Cycle, there is a short but major story entitled "Repairs" ..."]
  15. 14. Repairs
    The World of Edena
  16. 15. Upon a Star
  17. 16. ["By forcing myself to draw "Upon a Star" in a style as pure and simple as possible, I could no longer find refuge in an excess of details."]
  18. 17. ….Upon a Star… (A Citroen Cruise)
    The World of Edena
  19. 18. Chapter 2: The Gardens of Edena
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. The Gardens of Edena
  22. 21. ["In "The Gardens of Edena," I tried to show the dangers of the conditioning created by an artificial food supply..."]
  23. 22. The Gardens of Edena
    The World of Edena
  24. 23. Chapter 3: The Goddess
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. The Goddess
  27. 26. ["To me, the long-nosed inhabitants of the Nest symbolize people cut off from their environment. both physically and spiritually."]
  28. 27. The Goddess
    The World of Edena
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. Chapter 4: Stel
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. Stel
  33. 32. ["I purposefully left several points obscure in my story."]
  34. 33. Stel
    The World of Edena
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. Chapter 5: Sra
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Sra
  39. 38. ["In 1985, when Moebius was creating his "Upon a Star" chapter, he asserted..."]
  40. 39. Sra
    The World of Edena
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. Biography
  43. 42. Select Biography of Moebius Works Translated Into English
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. Special Thanks
  46. 45. [Moebius Library: The Art of Edena / Inside Moebius Parts 1 to 3]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. ["The World of Edena- Moebius’s complete, legendary story arc is now collected in English for the first time."]
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