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Martin Mystery


    General info about comics:
  • Original title: Martin Mystery
  • Original language: Italian
  • Original Italian publisher: Sergio Bonelli Editore
  • Genre: Science-Fiction, Horror
  • Covers published in US edition are not original.

cover: Martin Mystery 1
  • Martin Mystery 1

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original title: Gli Uomini in Nero, April 1982 -- (No 1)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), March 17, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 96 pp, B&W

      Martin Mystery, the Detective of the Impossible has made a discovery off the coast of the Azores. A sunken port may point to the lost civilization of Atlantis. Unfortunately for Martin, strange men dressed all in black don't want his discovery made public and they're willing to kill in order to keep it a secret. You can be sure that this is one mystery that Martin won't turn away from.

cover: Martin Mystery 2
  • Martin Mystery 2

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original title: La spada di Re Artý, June 1983 -- (No 15)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), Apr 14, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 96 pp, B&W

      Hitler's suicide not only marked the beginning of the end of World War II, it also held significance for a certain underground fraternity whose interests weren't just global, but otherworldly. A certain artifact, held sacred and protected by this fraternity for hundreds of years, disappeared along with the life of the FŁehrer, and Martin Mystery must retrieve it before it falls into the wrong hands again!

cover: Martin Mystery 3
  • Martin Mystery 3

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original title: Il mistero di Stonehenge, July 1983 -- (No 16)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), May 19, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 96 pp, B&W

      Martin's pursuit of Excalibur leads him on a wild goose chase across Europe. But he is not alone; loyal Java and the lovely Miss Hilda Schmesser accompany Martin as he attempts to fulfill his promise to Miss Schmesser's father and prevent the potent talisman from landing in the wrong hands.

cover: Martin Mystery 4
  • Martin Mystery 4

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original titles: Fantasmi a Manhattan and Space invaders, July and August 1987 -- (No 64-65)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), June 16, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 144 pp, B&W

      Residents of Manhattan are disappearing and Martin Mystery is on the case. "Electronic" ghosts from a magic TV set are taking over Manhattan, causing machines and automobiles to work on their own, causing chaos. It's up to Martin to enter a strange dimension where people live "in pages," as in a book, to try and solve the mystery.

cover: Martin Mystery 5
  • Martin Mystery 5

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini
    Original cover, cover artist: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original title: La vendetta di R‚, May and June 1982 -- (No 2-3)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), July 14, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 128 pp, B&W

      After making an amazing discovery in Belize, Professor Howard has disappeared. The only clue left to point the way is a note he wrote to his daughter where he claimed that because of his discovery he would be punished by Ra. Not knowing what to do, Professor Howard's daughter turns to Martin Mystery for help. Now it's up to Martin to find the missing professor and solve the mystery of Ra!

cover: Martin Mystery 6
  • Martin Mystery 6

    Story: Alfredo Castelli
    Art: Giancarlo Alessandrini

    Original title: Dieci anni dopo, April 1992 -- (No 121)
    Publisher: Dark Horse (USA), Aug 18, 1999
    Format: Paperback, 133x222 mm, 96 pp, B&W

      Martin Mystery's house is undergoing renovation and Martin is getting in the way. In order to get Martin out of the way, his companions Java and Diana fake a document which hints at a mystery regarding the famous Spanish church, the Sagrada Familia. Little do they know, there is more mystery surrounding the Sagrada Familia than they know and what Martin discovers there may alter the course of history!


    Books not published in English:
    • Over 280 books published in 1982-2006.


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