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Wri/Art: Andréas (1951- ).
Rork is a white-haired "wizard" from another dimension who solves supernatural mysteries, before embarking on a quest to discover his origins. During his quest, he is assisted by a cast of characters including occult detective Raffington Event, astrologer Capricorn, the psychic Deliah Darkthorne (aka "Low Vallrey") and her daughter Sy-Ra, the immortal Yosta, and others. His enemies are the mysterious Pharass and the demon Dahmaloch.
1. Fragments (Lom., 1984)
2. Passages (Lom., 1984)
3. Le Cimetière des Cathédrales (The Graveyard of Cathedrals) (Lom., 1988)
4. Lumière d'Etoile (Starlight) (Lom., 1988)
5. Capricorne (Capricorn) (Lom., 1990)
6. Descente (Descent) (Lom., 1992)
7. Retour (Return) (Lom., 1993)
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The first two Rork stories were originally serialized in "Tintin" in 1978., before being collected in the graphic novel format. The other volumes were directly released as graphic novels.
The first five Rork stories were translated by & Randy & Jean-Marc Lofficier. They were first serialized in b&w in Dark Horse's "Cheval Noir" comic, then published as graphic novels by NBM.
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Capricorn is an astrologer and crime-fighter whose real identity is unknown. Ably assisted by librarian Astor and stunt flyer Ash Grey, Capricorn fights occult threats in the New York of the 1930s. His arch-enemy is the mysterious Mordor Gott.
1. L'Objet (The Object) (Lom., 1996)
2. Électricité (Electricity) (Lom., 1997)
3. Deliah (Lom., 1998)
4. Le Cube Numérique (The Numerical Cube) (Lom., 1999)
5. Le Secret (The Secret) (Lom., 2000)
6. Attaque (Attack) (Lom., 2001)
7. Le Dragon Bleu (The Blue Dragon) (Lom., 2002)
8. Tunnel (Lom., 2003)
9. Le Passage (Lom., 2004)
10. Les Chinois (Lom., 2005)
11. Patrick (Lom., 2007)
12. [blank cover/title] (Lom., 2008)
Note: Capricorn's encounter with Rork (in Rork Nos. 5 and 7) takes place between Volumes 4 and 5 of the series.
Raffington Event is a portly detective of the occult. He met Rork in Volumes 2 and 7 of the Rork saga.