Corto Maltese #4 - Suite Caraïbéenne
(March 1990)

Casterman, 1983 Series
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Price
[none]
Pages
96 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Casterman SA
Brand
Casterman
ISBN
2-203-34404-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9782203344044
Printer
Casterman, s.a., Tournai

Issue Notes

Reprend les trois premiers chapitres de "Sous le signe du Capricorne".

Contains the first three stories of the cycle "Sous le signe du Capricorne".

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Corto Maltese / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Hugo Pratt
Inks
Hugo Pratt
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aventure (adventure)
Characters
Corto Maltese

Indexer Notes

Same illustrations as the first and fourth covers, except purple color in the background. [Mêmes illustrations que celles des 1ère et 4ème de couverture sauf couleur violette en fond.]
The front cover reproduces the portrait of Corto Maltese superimposed on a series of panels of the story juxtaposed. These panels, presenting characters from the stories, continue on the back cover. [La 1ère de couverture reprend le même portrait de Corto Maltese et Banshee superposés à une série de cases du récit juxtaposées. Ces cases, présentant des personnages des récits, continuent sur la 4ème de couverture.]
The illustration of Corto Maltese is taken from panel 1, page 1 of the first story or page 21 of the album. [L’illustration de Corto Maltese est extraite de la case 1, page 1 du premier récit soit page 21 de l’album.]

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Corto Maltese / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Hugo Pratt (credited)
Inks
Hugo Pratt (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aventure (adventure)
Characters
Corto Maltese
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Portrait of Corto Maltese taken from panel 1, page 1 of the first story or page 21 of the album. Grey background. [Portrait de Corto Maltese extraite de la case 1, page 1 du premier récit soit page 21 de l’album. Fond gris.]

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Indexer Notes

Cover interior and cover page are blank pages in yellow color. [Deuxième de couverture et page de garde de couleur jaune.]

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Indexer Notes

Cover page and false guard of white color. [Page de garde et fausse garde blanches.]

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

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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Corto Maltese / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Hugo Pratt (painting)
Inks
Hugo Pratt (painting)
Colors
Hugo Pratt (painting)

Genre
aventure (adventure)
Characters
Corto Maltese

Indexer Notes

Full-page watercolor used as cover illustration for "Under the sign of Capricorn'' (Casterman, 1979). [Aquarelle pleine page ayant servi d'illustration de couverture pour "Sous le signe du Capricorne'' (Casterman, 1979).]

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page also indicating the title of the three stories as well as Danielle Cambier’s collaboration in lettering. [Page titre indiquant aussi le titre des trois récits ainsi que la collaboration de Danielle Cambier au lettrage.]

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Corto Maltese / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alberto Ongaro (credited)
Pencils
Hugo Pratt
Inks
Hugo Pratt
Colors
Hugo Pratt
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Corto Maltese was born in Malta of an Andalusian gypsy and an English sailor in the 1970s. [Corto Maltese est né à Malte, d’une gitane andalouse et d’un marin anglais, dans les années 70.]
Genre
aventure (adventure)
Characters
Corto Maltese
Reprints
Keywords
Guyana [Guyane]

Indexer Notes

The preface of Alberto Ongaro is illustrated with watercolours by Pratt (7 p.), ethnological drawings (3 p.) by uncredited artist, photographs, engravings and plans by uncredited artists. [La préface d’Alberto Ongaro est illustrée d’aquarelles par Pratt (7 p.), de dessins ethnologiques (3 p.) par artiste non crédité, de photographies, gravures et plans par artistes non crédités.]
Ongaro’s text is translated into French by Christine Verniere (credited). [Le texte de Ongaro est traduit en français par Christine Verniere (créditée).]

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Guyana [Guyane]

Indexer Notes

Title of story with map of Guyanas (Surinam and French Guyana). [Titre du récit avec carte du Surinam et de la Guyane française.]

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Le Secret de Tristan Bantam [The Secret of Tristan Bantam] (Table of Contents: 13)

Corto Maltese / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Hugo Pratt (credited)
Pencils
Hugo Pratt (credited)
Inks
Hugo Pratt (credited)
Colors
Patrizia Zanotti
Letters
Danielle Cambier

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Corto Maltese was relaxing on the quiet veranda of the Java Inn in Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana. [Corto Maltese se reposait paresseusement sur l’unique véranda de la pension Java à Paramaribo (Guyana hollandaise).]
Genre
aventure (adventure); fantasy (fantasy-supernatural)
Characters
Corto Maltese; Jérémiah Steiner; Madame Java; Tristan Bantam; Toad eyes [Yeux de crapaud]; Kerster
Reprints
Keywords
Mu the lost continent [Mu le continent perdu]; Vaudou

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
island of Cayenne (French Guyana) [île de Cayenne (Guyane française)]

Indexer Notes

Title of story with map of the island of Cayenne (French Guyana). [Titre du récit avec carte de l’île de Cayenne (Guyane française).]

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Rendez-vous à Bahia [Rendez-vous in Bahia] (Table of Contents: 17)

Corto Maltese / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Hugo Pratt
Pencils
Hugo Pratt
Inks
Hugo Pratt
Colors
Patrizia Zanotti
Letters
Danielle Cambier

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ‘Dreaming Boy’, young Tristan Bantam’s yawl, is sailing towards San Salvador de Bahia. [Le ‘Dreaming boy’, le yawl du jeune Tristan Bantam, navigue vers Sâo Salvador de Bahia.]
Genre
aventure (adventure); fantasy (fantasy-supernatural)
Characters
Corto Maltese; Jérémiah Steiner; Tristan Bantam; Frou-Frou; Cayenne; Morgana Bantam; Bahianinha; Milner
Reprints
Keywords
Bahia; divinatory tarot [Tarot divinatoire]; island of Cayenne (French Guyana) [île de Cayenne (Guyane française).]; Mu the lost continent [Mu le continent perdu]

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title of story with map of the coast of Nordeste (Brazil), city of San Salvador (Bahia). [Titre du récit avec carte de la côte du Nordeste (Brésil), ville de San Salvador (Bahia).]

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Samba avec Tir Fixe [Sureshot Samba] (Table of Contents: 21)

Corto Maltese / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Hugo Pratt
Pencils
Hugo Pratt
Inks
Hugo Pratt
Colors
Patrizia Zanotti
Letters
Danielle Cambier

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Je suis curieux de voir cette fameuse plage d’Itapoa… [I'm curious to see this famous beach at Itapoa.]
Genre
aventure (adventure); historique (historical)
Characters
Corto Maltese; Tristan Bantam; Jeremiah Steiner; Morgana Bantam; Bahianinha; Gold Mouth [Bouche dorée]; capitaine de Oliveira; Sureshot [Tir Fixe]; colonel Gonçalves; Corisco de Sâo Jorge
Reprints
Keywords
Brazil; cangaçeiros

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blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

False guard pages of white color. [Pages de fausse garde blanches.] Below, marked legal deposit and printer: "D. 1990/0053/67". [En bas, noté dépôt légal et imprimeur : "D. 1990/0053/67".]

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Indexer Notes

Cover page and back cover interior are blank pages in yellow color. [Page de fausse garde et intérieur de quatrième de couverture de couleur jaune.]

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

Corto Maltese / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Hugo Pratt
Inks
Hugo Pratt
Colors
?

Genre
aventure (adventure)
Characters
Corto Maltese

Indexer Notes

Continuation of the portrait of Corto Maltese on the cover. Illustration taken from panel 1, page 1 of the first story or page 21 of the album. Grey background. [Continuation du portrait de Corto Maltese sur la couverture. Illustration extraite de la case 1, page 1 du premier récit soit page 21 de l’album. Fond gris.]