La Corde du pendu
|Lucky Luke |
La Corde du pendu--The Rope of the Hanged'
Cover of the French edition
|Date of publication||1981|
|Preceded by||Le Bandit manchot (1981)|
|Followed by||Sarah Bernhardt, (1981)|
The name recalls La Corde du Pendu (1870), the last and incomplete novel featuring Rocambole.
This volume contains a number of short stories, including the titular story:
- La Corde du pendu: In a small town, a rope seller named Ropey regularly instigates the local mob into hanging every culprit for even the smallest of offenses - a method Lucky Luke decides to put to an end.