14 Francs 1991 - Blake and Mortimer

14 Francs 1991 - Blake and Mortimer
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : Blake and Mortimer is a Belgian comics series created by the Belgian writer and comics artist Edgar P. Jacobs. It was one of the first series to appear in the Belgian comics magazine Tintin in 1946, and was subsequently published in book form by Les Editions du Lombard.

The main protagonists of the adventures are Philip Mortimer, a leading British scientist, and his friend Captain Francis Blake of MI5. The main antagonist is their sworn enemy, Colonel Olrik, who has appeared in all but one of the books. Their confrontations take them into the realms of detective investigation and science-fiction, dealing with such themes as time travel, Atlantis and espionage.

The books by Jacobs himself are generally set in the very period of their writing, but those authored by others after his death are explicitly set in the 1950s only.
Face value 14 Francs
Catalog code (Michel) BE 2480
Catalog code (Scott) BE 1418
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier BE 2428 Stanley Gibbons BE 3090 AFA number BE 2487 Belgium BE 2428 Unificato BE 2428
Stamp colour multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 1.000.000
Issue date 12/10/1991
Designer Edgar P. Jacobs
Print technique photogravure
Perforation 11 1/2
Height 44.00 mm
Width 51.00 mm
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