Orphans.: 1 The beginning
(Graphic Novel)

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[St. Louis, Missouri] : The Lion Forge, LLC, 2018.
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Graphic Novel
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348 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
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Brooklyn Park Library - Adult Graphic Novels
FICTION (O)
Glen Burnie Library - Adult Graphic Novels
FICTION (O)
Odenton Library - Adult Graphic Novels
FICTION (O)
Description
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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781942367178, 1942367171

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Chiefly illustrations.
General Note
"First published in Italy in 2013 by Sergio Bonelli Editore"--Title page verso.
Description
"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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Recchioni, R., Mammucari, E., Cecchini, E., & Gobbato, V. (2018). Orphans. [St. Louis, Missouri]: The Lion Forge, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Roberto, Recchioni et al.. 2018. Orphans. [St. Louis, Missouri]: The Lion Forge, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Roberto, Recchioni et al., Orphans. [St. Louis, Missouri]: The Lion Forge, LLC, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Recchioni, Roberto,, Emiliano Mammucari, Elena Cecchini, and Valeria Gobbato. Orphans. [St. Louis, Missouri]: The Lion Forge, LLC, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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