Teze has been appointed head of a food agency by his father, who trusts him to stand up to big business interests. He notices a sudden resurgence in the number of tests being done to determine the presence of mad cow disease and now has to deal with the interests of the intensive farming lobby. Teze stands firm and introduces an even more stringent form of testing. This time, the results seems to point to a new, more virulent strain of mad cow disease. Could man's gluttony be at the heart of the problem?
Alcante won a Spirou magazine script-writing competition in 1995. Since 2002, his short comics have been published regularly in Spirou. Pandora's BoxA" is his first series. He is inspired by fairy tales and legends from all over the world, and his influences range from Jean Van Hamme to Alan Moore. Dupre worked as a commercial artist and illustrator for several Flemish magazines before striking out on his own with the ComaA" series in 2002. This brought him to the attention of Alcante and the Dupuis publishing company, and he was asked to illustrate the third instalment of the Pandora's BoxA" series.