Elric: La Saga
Milan: Mondadori, 2019 (July) hardcover;
title translates as “Elric: The Saga”;
translated by Roberta Rambelli;
original price: €28;
cover artist: Malleus;
illustrated by James Cawthorn, Robert Gould & Piotr Jabłoński.
Elric of Melniboné — proud prince of ruins, kinslayer — call him what you will. He remains, together with maybe Jerry Cornelius, Moorcock’s most enduring, if not always most endearing, character…
Elric: La Saga is an Italian omnibus of the first (i.e. six-title) primary Elric saga — see below — and this combined-title edition is unique, with no English-language equivalent.
p. 7: Elric Di Melniboné (Elric Of Melniboné);
p. 145: Veleggiando Sui Mari Del Fato (The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate);
p. 283: L’Arcano Del Lupo Bianco (The Weird Of The White Wolf);
p. 397: La Torre Evanescente (The Vanishing Tower);
p. 531: La Maledizione Della Spada Nera (The Bane Of The Black Sword);
p. 661: Tempestosa (Stormbringer);
p. 851: ‘La Vita Segreta Di Elric Di Melniboné’ (‘The Secret Life Of Elric Of Melniboné’, non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock, translated (+ notes) by Massimo Scorsone.