2006.03.17 - ALL ABOUT LUCKY LUKE

2006.03.17 - ALL ABOUT LUCKY LUKE

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5 perc Angol online magazin 2006. március 17.

Szia!

Ma, maradva a keddi témánknál, ismét a cowboyokról fugunk beszélni, nem is akárkir?l, magáról Lucky Luke-ról, a vadnyugat legnagyszer?bb cowboyáról :)

Jó szórakozást!

Üdv,
Nóri


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ALL ABOUT LUCKY LUKE

Luke is the world's greatest cowboy. He can outshoot his own shadow (see picture on left), he can lasso a whirlwind, he can outride (he once raced the Mississippi and won), outdraw and outshoot anyone. Jolly Jumper is also pretty unique, being able to play Luke at chess, arm-wrestle him and run while asleep.

Lucky Luke is a Belgian comic book series. Set in the American Old West, it stars the titular character, Lucky Luke, the cowboy known to shoot faster than his shadow.

After Tintin and Asterix, Lucky Luke is the most popular and best-selling comic-book series in continental Europe, but strangely enough only a handful of his adventures have been published in the English-speaking world.

Both a tribute to the mythic Old West and an affectionate parody, the hardcover comics were drawn by the Belgian artist Morris (1923-2001). The scripts of some (though not all) of the earlier books were written by Frenchman René Goscinny (1926-1977), best known for Asterix. After Goscinny's death many tried to fill the gap. After Morris' death, French artist Achdé continued drawing new Lucky Luke stories.

Luke, drawing a gun faster than his shadow, fights crime and injustice, most often in the form of the bumbling Dalton brothers, Joe, William, Jack and Averell (each one being taller and dumber than the previous one). He rides Jolly Jumper, "the smartest horse in the world". He is often seen with Rantanplan, "the stupidest dog in the universe", the name being an allusion to Rin Tin Tin. A cigarette was constantly at his lips in the early albums, but (since it was essentially a parody of abundant cigarette usage in Western movies to begin with), in 1983 Morris replaced the cigarette with a piece of straw, which earned him recognition from the World Health Organization.

In the albums, Luke meets many factual Western figures like Calamity Jane, Billy the Kid, Judge Roy Bean and Jesse James's gang, and takes part in such historical endeavors such as guarding of Wells Fargo stagecoaches, the Pony Express, the building of the first transcontinental telegraph, and the Rush into the Unassigned Lands of Oklahoma.

At the end of each story, except the earliest, Lucky Luke rides off alone into the sunset, singing (in English) "I'm a poor lonesome cowboy, and a long way from home...".

GLOSSARY FOR THIS UNIT

a handful of sth
abundant
affectionate
allusion to
arm-wrestle
bumbling
cigarette usage
comic book
endeavors
factual
illusion
injustice
parody
recognition
series
shadow
strangely enough
the World Health Organization
titular character
to fill the gap
to outshoot
tribute to ...
whirlwind

egy maroknyi
túlzott méreteket ölt?
szeretetreméltó, szeretetteljes
célzás, hivatkozás, utalás valamire
szkander
ügyetlenked?
cigarette használat
képregény
er?feszítés, törekvés
tényleges
illúzió
igazságtalanság
paródia
felismerés
sorozat
árnyék
meglehet?sen fura módon
az Egészségügyi Világszervezet
címadó karakter
kitölteni az ?rt
kil?
tisztelgés ... el?tt
forgószél

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