One evening in Tokyo, air traffic controllers detect an unkwn flying object and send two aircraft to intercept and identify it. However, the fighters last message before they crash into each other is ryu dragon! The whole business has deeply upset Professor Sato Akira, and he calls upon his friend Mortimer, who can always be counted upon for good advice. But before he s even received the invitation, Mortimer is already targeted by men hell bent on getting rid of him Captain Francis Blake, dashing head of England s MI5. Professor Philip Mortimer, world-rewned nuclear physicist. 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... The 22nd adventure of Her Majesty s finest protectors!
Created byEdgar Pierre Jacobs after WWII, Professor Philip Mortimer, nuclear physicist, and Captain Francis Blake, dashing head of MI5, are legendary heroes of the 9th art. The author, a close friend of Herge, took part in the visual realisation of Tintin in the Congo,Tintin in America, The Blue Lotus, King Ottokar's Sceptre, The Seven Crystal Balls, and Prisoners of the Sun.