Author(s): Pierre Veys
In the skies of France during the Great War, a red-painted fighter is chasing a British SPAD. The relentless German pilot eventually wounds his opponent mortally, and lands near the downed Briton to watch him die, confessing his delight in war and victory. Ten years earlier, a young Manfred Von Richthofen is attending a military academy in Berlin when, during an incident with classmates, he comes to realise he has an unnatural gift -
Pierre Veys began his career as a comedy writer for TV and radio, before transitioning to comics. He wrote many humorous series, including a parody of "Blake & Mortimer", and several episodes of "Billy & Buddy" with Laurent Verron, successor to the original author Roba. Carlos Puerta is a Spanish artist specialising in historical series. With inspirations ranging from US comic legends such as Will Eisner to 19th century Spanish artists, he carefully researches each new story like a trained historian.