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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' ''Film/{{Batman|1989}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.


If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', ''ComicBook/BatmanTheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.


A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, was released in 2015, ''Under The Midnight Sun''. The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.

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A new New Corto Maltese adventure, adventures, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, was were released in 2015, 2015 and '17 - ''Under The Midnight Sun''. Sun'' and ''Equatoria'', a celebration of the series' fiftieth anniversary. The series can be purchased in the States Anglosphere via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.

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* RasputinianDeath: Corto comments that his friend Ras is indestructible when somebody says he'd dead. Note that the latter insists he and the TropeNamer are entirely different people.


''Corto Maltese'' is a graphic novel series by Hugo Pratt, and one of the most famous examples of the [[FrenchBelgianComicBooks French-Belgian comics school]] at its best (even though the author was actually Italian). The best-known adventure, ''Una Ballata Del Mare Salato'' (''The Ballad of the Salt Sea'') made ''Le Monde'''s "100 Books of the Century" list.

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''Corto Maltese'' is a graphic novel series created by Hugo Pratt, Pratt in 1967, and one of the most famous examples of the [[FrenchBelgianComicBooks French-Belgian comics school]] at its best (even though the author was actually Italian). The best-known adventure, ''Una Ballata Del Mare Salato'' (''The Ballad of the Salt Sea'') made ''Le Monde'''s "100 Books of the Century" list.


* TheIrishQuestion: "Concerto in O Minor for Harp and Nitroglycerin" is about the Irish uprising against British rule.

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* ArtEvolution: As the book progress, Pratt's art becomes increasingly less detailed and more stilized and cartoonish.


If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series. A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, was released in 2015, ''Under The Midnight Sun''.

The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.

A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, was released in 2015, ''Under The Midnight Sun''.

Sun''. The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.


The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', [[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.

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The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', [[http://www.''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.

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The series can be purchased in the States via {{Creator/IDW Publishing}}: ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-under-the-sign-of-capricorn/ Under The Sign of Capricorn]]'', [[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-beyond-the-windy-isles/ Beyond The Windy Isles]]'', and ''[[http://www.idwpublishing.com/product/corto-maltese-celtic-tales/ Celtic Tales]]''.


If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series. A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, has also been announced.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series. A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, has also been announced.
was released in 2015, ''Under The Midnight Sun''.


If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.
series. A new Corto Maltese adventure, by Comicbook/{{Blacksad}} author Juan Diaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero, has also been announced.


An AnimatedAdaptation was released in 2002, ''Corto Maltese et la Cour Secrète des Arcanes''.

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An AnimatedAdaptation was released in 2002, ''Corto Maltese et la Cour Secrète des Arcanes''.
Arcanes'', and Canal+ adapted six of the shorter stories into the 30-minute episode format too.


If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film.

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If you've never read the comics but the name sounds familiar, it's because Creator/FrankMiller used the character's name as that of a fictional country in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns'', which was in itself given a ShoutOut in the '89 ''Film/{{Batman}}'' film.
film as well as the ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' series.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Many, including some YoungFutureFamousPeople, like a young revolutionary named [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin "Joe" Dzhugashvili.]]

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