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The Resource Orphans, Volume 1, The beginning, Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato

Orphans, Volume 1, The beginning, Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato

Label
Orphans, Volume 1, The beginning
Title
Orphans
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
The beginning
Statement of responsibility
Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato
Title variation
  • Beginning
  • Orphans 1
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from a distant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese army colonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survived the disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet in hopes of preventing a repeat attack. Divided into teams, the children get to know each other, and begin to understand that surviving the training will itself be a brutal test. Lives are sacrificed and difficult lessons are learned, all in the interest of turning children into hardened killing machines. One such impressionable child is Jonas... Meanwhile, in a parallel storyline set in the future, a ground invasion force reaches the alien planet from which the energy beam supposedly originated. Before setting foot on the planet, every soldier receives a vaccine to combat the deadly radiation on the planet, a course that must be repeated every day. The battles are tough, and the human forces suffer massive casualties, until a team of five soldiers appear and make short work of the aliens. These five heroes are Jonas and his companions... the "Orphans" "--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
FMG
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Recchioni, Roberto
Dewey number
741.5/945
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6767.O74
LC item number
R4313 2018 v. 1
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mammucari, Emiliano
  • Cecchini, Elena
  • Gobbato, Valeria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Life on other planets
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Label
Orphans, Volume 1, The beginning, Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Chiefly illustrations
  • "First published in Italy in 2013 by Sergio Bonelli Editore"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9781942367178
Lccn
2018931325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 3338536
  • (OCoLC)1042161328
  • (OCoLC)on1042161328
  • 3338209
  • 3338536
  • 3488590
Label
Orphans, Volume 1, The beginning, Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato
Publication
Note
  • Chiefly illustrations
  • "First published in Italy in 2013 by Sergio Bonelli Editore"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
348 pages
Isbn
9781942367178
Lccn
2018931325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 3338536
  • (OCoLC)1042161328
  • (OCoLC)on1042161328
  • 3338209
  • 3338536
  • 3488590

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