[Free eBook] Valérian et Laureline T01: The City of Shifting Waters [French Science Fiction Comics]

The City of Shifting Waters (La Cité des eaux mouvantes) by the French creative team of author Pierre Christin & artist Jean-Claude Mézières is the vintage 1st album in their long-running Valérian et Laureline bande dessinée series of science fiction time travel adventure comics, free for a limited time in both languages courtesy of publisher Dargaud’s Cinebook imprint.

This was originally published way back in 1970 and is the start of one of the major classic Franco-Belgian comic book series, which is being made free to promote an upcoming film adaptation. The series stars spatio-temporal agents from a 28th century Terran Empire who protect the past. This adventure sends them back in time to New York City in 1986 (as envisioned in 1970), in order to thwart a rogue time traveler who seems to have already changed the future.

Offered in selected countries worldwide (mostly North America & Europe) in both the original French and an English-language translation, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Dreamland: Tome 1: Feu! by Reno Lemaire [French BD Fantasy Manga]

Dreamland: Tome 1: Feu! by French BD and manga creator Reno Lemaire is the 1st volume in his French-language Dreamland of series of manga-styled bandes déssinées, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Hachette’ Pika imprint.

This is an original French-language fantasy series of manga-styled comics, and the story stars a high school boy who discovers that his dreams are part of a separate world in which he is a fire controller and goes on nightly adventures. Offered free in selected regions worldwide including Canada and Europe, available at multiple retailers.

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