Album
Passages

Album Information
TitlePassages
Year1981
StoryLa longue nuit
StoryLe maître des rêves
StoryLe cimetière des géants
StoryLe prisonnier du désespoir
Comments
from the article "The fantastic worlds of Rork (1984)":
Passages
Both religion and magic believe in the existence of multiple worlds. One of these worlds is ours, the human world. Other worlds are peopled by spirits, gods and demons. Those worlds are unimaginable by man (and thus terrible).
Religion also has the concept of transgression or passage. But, ordinary man only enters one passage, at death. He leaves the realm of the living and enters the world of the dead. Rork obtains the power to pass from our world to parallel worlds in Le cimetière des géants. Hence Rork's no ordinary human. In La tache we read about Rork: "an apparently young man, whose birth wasn't witnessed by even the eldest inhabitants of Alien's point". In Le maître des rêves he concludes: "... that was the last time I saw my parents. That was three centuries ago." And in Le prisonnier du désespoir he reflects "I can't age".
Yet transgressing can be dangerous even to the highly gifted Rork. The battle between Rork and Pharass, the guardian of the Passage is central in the second bundle of Rork's adventures. We shall not go into this, since this album will only appear in half a year.
from the article "The C of Andreas. Cromwell Stone, Cythraul and Cyrrus (1984)":
The reader of Passages will not only be impressed by the drawing art of Andreas but also the the quality of his stories: what surprised me above all was how Andreas made the characters of his first album reappear, and how he managed the tie all loose ends together in the final episode. In Passages many events of Fragments are reflected, but in a more meaningful way. Those of you who want to know how Rork continues need to purchase Super Tintin/Kuifje 18: Cosmos (1982) now. This will now enlighten you much, however, because after this first part of a new cycle Rork was not allowed to come back.
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Editions

Rork (1983, Jonas)

Raffington in the rain. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Little Rork in the snow. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

The captain. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Bernard Wright in corner. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Silhouette Pharass. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Adam Neels with bow and arrow. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Raffington Event under a lantern. Thanks to Tom Verschueren.

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
TitleRork
Year1983
Language French
CoverSoftCover
Drawings inblack-and-white

Passages (1984, Le Lombard)

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year1984
Language French
ISBN2803609894
CollectionVerhalen en Legenden (FR)
CoverHardCover

Doorgangen (1984, Le Lombard)

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year1984
Language Dutch
TitleDoorgangen
ISBN90.6421.483.2
D1984.0086.1771
CollectionVerhalen en Legenden
CoverHardCover

Passagen (1989, Alpha Comics / Kunst der Comics)

Sent in by Erik van Tilborg.

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year1989
Language German
TitlePassagen
ISBN3-89311-090-9

Passages (1990, Nantier Beall Minoustchine (NBM) Publishing)

Scan by Serge Simon.

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year1990
Language English
TitlePassages
ISBN1.56163.028.4
CoverSoftCover

Passages (1992, Le Lombard)

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year1992
Language French
CollectionVerhalen en Legenden (FR)
CoverHardCover

Przejścia (2001, Twój Komiks)

Scan by Paul Zamarlo.

Album Edition Information
AlbumPassages
Year2001
Language Polish
TitlePrzejścia
ISBN83.7320.701.5