But, in Great Britain, Professor Mortimer, inventor of a mysterious weapon named the Swordfish, and his friend and protector Captain Blake. The captain and the professor have finally made it to the secret base with the Swordfish blueprints, and construction has begun on the extraordinary machines. The first book is, to give it its full title, The Adventures Of Blake And Mortimer: The Secret Of The Swordfish Part 1- The Incredible Chase.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. The fate of civilisation is at stake. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Under instructions from Nasir, who has managed to infiltrate his prison, Mortimer pretends to relent, and agrees to reconstitute the Swordfish plans for the Yellow.
Forewarned of the attack by a traitor in the Yellow army, Captain Francis Blake, a British officer, and Professor Phillip Mortimer, the scientist developing the Swordfish, escape with the superweapon’s plans, their destination being a secret base in the Middle East where they will be able to finish their work. So Blake must both retrieve the plans and get Mortimer out before he is forced to reveal any secrets.
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The Secret of the Swordfish, Part 1 v. This is followed by a blitzkrieg attack by the armies of the Yellow Empire, and it seems most nations fall. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In England, they are working on a secret weapon, the Swordfish. Other books in this series.
Learn how your comment data is processed. Olrik manages to escape from the base, and the British are faced with an imminent Yellow invasion.
As tensions rise the forces of the Empire unleash an unprovoked and all-out attack of the rest on the world with each country capitulating as their capitals are destroyed. The storyline deals heavily in period stereotypes, but it’s a fun read.
However, Olrik then deploys new chemical weapons against the base, which allow the Yellow to gain a foothold and slowly begin to work their way inwards. The rest of the episode follows sworfish attempts to escape the pursuing Yellow forces, led by the cunning and conniving Colonel Olrik, Basam Damdu’s chief of security.
Visit our Help Pages. In the meantime Blake attempts to swlrdfish the hidden Swordfish plans before mounting an attempt to rescue Mortimer from captivity. Blake and Mortimer by Edgar P. The most distinguished duo of gentleman-adventurers, battling the forces of evil and their arch nemesis, Olrik, around the globe, below the earth, even across time itself This volume is the middle of three, and needs to be read in that sequence. Olrik, an Eastern European who is the head of security for the Yellow Empire.
The first problem is resolved when Mortimer mirtimer able to pass mortmer message to Nasir telling him where the plans are hidden. As Empire missiles and bombers range over Europe, Captain Francis Blake is sent to Scafell to destroy the plant and its secrets as well as to get Professor Mortimer to a place of safety.
It is one of the original books, written by Edgar P. The Affair of the Necklace v.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The Secret of the Swordfish was first published in Tintin magazine from the very first issue in September Secret of the Swordfish Pt. Looking for beautiful books?
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This sparks an immediate insurrection in which the outraged townsmen quickly massacre the Yellow troops; in the ensuing chaos, Blake and Mortimer emerge from hiding and take off again, still with Nasir helping them. While the plot details and art styles are different, both stories involve world altering events that are very much part of that immediate post-WWII period — Voyage to Venus begins because blame a lack of food on Earth at a time when Britain was blame on food rationing, while Swordfish has the then new idea of bkake Cold War turning hot and becoming the dreaded WWIII.
Finally, after putting out other Blake and Mortimer stories out of order, Cinebooks is doing the first Blake and Mortimer story in the usual 3-part format.
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Retrieved from ” https: Pena by Anariel Design. But then, a war breaks out, when the Yellow Empire sends missiles against the world blxke Cover of the third album, depicting the Swordfish. The weapons, piloted by Blake and Mortimer, are unleashed and destroy the Yellow task force in minutes, though one of them is lost in combat. The first one picks up right where “Ruthless Pursuit” left off. But the forces of the Yellow Empire are hot on their trail, and soon Mortimer is captured.