by Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier
cover by Mike Hoffman
The year was 1964. We lived in a house with a rather large garden in the suburbs of Bordeaux. At the end of the garden was an abandoned micro-factory which had once been gutted by fire and ought to have been demolished, because, with hindsight, I now realize it was a deathtrap....
5x8 tpb, 304 pages
The short stories included in this collection are like bottles thrown into the vast ocean, each containing a fragment of a universe inside... Alf... The Ghostbusters... Hellraiser... Judex... The Nyctalope... Arsène Lupin... The Black Coats... From Paris in 1925 to Diaspar at the End of Time, from New York to Alphaville, the walls between the worlds of fiction crumble and fantasies become reality... These legends from Otherwhere and Elsewhen have finally come to rest on the virtual beach of that utopia that stretches from Mexico to Canada and welcomes all dreams and dreamers... PACIFICA.
My Life as a Shadowman (2) (from TOTS 10)
Arsène Lupin: Brighter than the Sun (from The Island of the Thirty Coffins)
Arsène Lupin: 642 (from 813)
The Avenger: The Affair of the Necklace Revisited (from TOTS 8)
The Brotherhood of the Sword: The End of the Brotherhood of the Sword (from The Mistake of Mme Atomos)
Countess Cagliostro:The Death of Countess Cagliostro (from Arsene Lupin vs. Countess Cagliostro)
Doctor Omega: The Three Doctors (from Dr Omega and the Shadowmen)
Doctor Omega: Doctor Omega and the Producers (from Dr Omega and the Shadowmen)
Fantômas: The Sincerest Form of Flattery (from TOTS 7)
Jerry Cornelius: J.C. in Alphaville (from TOTS 6)
Judex: The Earth Abideth Forever (from The Shadow of Judex)
Lecoq: Christmas at Schönbrunn (from TOTS 10)
The Nyctalope: The Ides of Mars (from Night of the Nyctalope)
The Phantom Angel: The Spear of Destiny (from TOTS 6)
Robert Wolff: The Wolff that One Hears...
Alf: Alf's Halloween Adventure
The Bionic Six: The Hive
The Real Ghostbusters: The Headless Motorcyclist
Hellraiser: Blood of a Poet
Martin Mystere: The Treasure of the Black Coats
Introduction to "The Avenging Saint"