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Great Egyptian yarn!,
This review is from: BLAKE & MORTIMER: THE MYSTERY OF THE GREAT PYRAMID VOL.1: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Pt. 1 (Adventures of Blake & Mortimer) (Paperback)
In the adventurous vein of Tintin, which is not surprising considering that the author & artist EP Jacobs was a long-time friend of Herge and collaborated with him on several of the Tintin volumes; with lots of plotting, double-dealing and twists. All of Jacobs' narratives are longer and don't quite 'flow' like Herge's Tintin adventures - who seemed to capture the essence of every scene with the minimum number of words. Jacobs tends to provide long speech bubbles which sometimes have a hard time fitting into the scene, but do however still create atmosphere and suspense.
All in all a grand Egyptian treasure-hunting adventure with a bit of mysticism thrown in!