Orphans: 1 The beginning

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2018.
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A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from adistant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese armycolonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survivedthe disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet inhopes of preventing a repeat attack. Divided into teams, the children get toknow each other, and begin to understand that surviving the training will itselfbe a brutal test. Lives are sacrificed and difficult lessons are learned, all inthe interest of turning children into hardened killing machines. One suchimpressionable child is Jonas . . . Meanwhile, in a parallel storyline set inthe future, a ground invasion force reaches the alien planet from which theenergy beam supposedly originated. Before setting foot on the planet, everysoldier receives a vaccine to combat the deadly radiation on the planet, acourse that must be repeated every day. The battles are tough, and the humanforces suffer massive casualties, until a team of five soldiers appear and makeshort work of the aliens. These five heroes are Jonas and hiscompanions--the "Orphans." A massively popular series by Italian authorsRoberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari, this series has spawned five spin-offseries (or "seasons").
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seriesOrphans
series_with_volumeOrphans|1
subject_facetApocalyptic comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Imaginary wars and battles -- Comic books, strips, etc
Life on other planets -- Comic books, strips, etc
Orphans -- Comic books, strips, etc
Science fiction comics
title_displayOrphans. : 1 The beginning
title_fullOrphans. 1 [graphic novel], The beginning / Roberto Recchioni and Emiliano Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato
title_shortOrphans
title_sub1 The beginning
topic_facetImaginary wars and battles
Life on other planets
Orphans