In this presentation, Robert Corvus – one of the “guest authors” of the series – tells us about the Perry Rhodan phenomenon.
From 1961 up to today, more than 3000 episodes of Perry Rhodan have been published, each containing the equivalent of about 100 pocket book pages. This makes the series the longest continuous story of the world. And this is the main series only – there have been several spin-offs over the decades, the most successful climbing up to 850 episodes. There is a movie, there are comic books, hard covers, audio books, merachandise … Today, Perry Rhodan is published not only in the German speaking markets, but also in Brazil, Japan, and other countries. All in all, more than 2,000,000,000 copies of Perry Rhodan have been sold worldwide.
And what is this story about?
Everything you can dream of in science fiction: aliens, robots, higher beings, artificial intelligences, the wonders not only of the universe, but of the multiverse, time travel … In short: Perry Rhodan is about the way humankind walks to find its place amongst the stars. Let Robert Corvus tell you all about it!