written by Theirry Smolderen and Art by Dominique Bertail Ten issue comic series
This comic is from indy publisher Lion Forge who are delivering some great comics. “Ghost Money” is a cross between a no holds barred political thriller and a sic-fi. The story is set in 2020, as a rogue team of military veterans attempt to chase down an illicit fortune that was raised for terrorists in the wake of 9/11. Enter a young billionaire who crosses time zones with ease.
Thierry Smolderen was born in 1954 in Brussels. He spent the 1970s studying film animation at La Cambre in Brussels, as well as dabbling in theatre and music. It wasn’t until the mid-1980s that he launched his career writing comic books. He first turned to science-fiction, taking on the follow up to Dans l’ombre du soleil (Glénat, 1989) with Colin Wilson, and Hybrides (Glénat, 1987-1991) which he co-wrote starting with its second volume with Séraphine. He teaches scriptwriting and history of European comics at the École Européenne Supérieure de L’image (ÉESI).