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a French science fiction and fantasy comic series featuring Valérian and his partner Laureline.

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What are the human cultures depicted in the Valerian opening montage?

Relating to this video: and this question: Why this year in Valerian?, @Valorum provided this answer which explains the context and thinking In particular, In short, ...
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Who arrives at what will become Alpha, in what order?

Near the beginning of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (while the opening credits are running), the gradual creation of Alpha is shown when at first, different Terran cultures join the ...
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What is Bubble's real name?

After watching Bubble's incredible shape-shifting performance, Valerian asks (her?) what her real name is. She seems to hesitate, and then finally says "Bubble". Was that her real name, or a ...
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Why this year in Valerian?

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets starts with this awesome montage showing humanity's progress through a series of peaceful handshakes as vessels and space ...
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What was Bubble's fate?

In her previous scenes we see that Bubble is practically impervious to any physical damage as she can alter her body so she won't get hit or damaged. So what happened to Bubble in her last scene?
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Is Bob the Pirate an original character?

In the movie adaptation of Valerian and Laureline, Bob the Pirate is a very lively and eye catching character. Is he a Besson creation, or can he be found in the original comics material?
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Which Valérian and Laureline stories is Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets based on?

There are some 29 short stories and albums in the Valérian and Laureline series. Which does the film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets take elements from?
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What happened to the K-Tron in the command center?

Towards the end of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets we see Commander Arün Filitt's K-Tron robots split into two groups. One group is with the soldiers deep down in the space station, while ...
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How did Valérian meet Laureline?

The comic book entitled Bad Dreams features the meeting of the series' protagonists, Valérian and Laureline, which is unavailable in an English translation at this time. Time Jam: Valérian and ...