The fourth Blacksad album is a murder mystery set in the jazz scene of States by Dark Horse Comics as Blacksad: A Silent Hell. Stuff I Read – Blacksad: A Silent Hell by Juan Díaz Canales Review Ah, back to the world of Blacksad, which is basically our world but with more animal-people. This review is contributed by James Tan. Blacksad: A Silent Hell is another volume in the comic series of John Blacksad, the private detective.

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Dupre”, and how bureaucratic payoffs kept Dupre from prison blackswd he was found out. It’s bringing Blacksad from the last chapter, which was very grounded and dark and violent, to a new place, one with a bit more wonder and awe and, yes, hope, even when the story takes a number of dark, dark turns.

The Sketch Files [9]. Read it Forward Read it first. You can almost smell the aromatic candles, the whisky and the cigarette smoke. He is interrogated by the demagogue Senator Gallo about Otto’s current location.

His wife is about to give birth, and blaclsad label manager, the cleverly named Faust, is in poor health.

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Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. Our heroes face new horrors, as they investigate small-town vanishings, wild monsters in the woods, The first comic album Somewhere Within the Shadows involves the murder of a famous actress whom he had a relationship with. Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. Fueled by revenge, Jezabel ascended white society under a false identity, eventually marrying Karup.

Later, he finds Huk dead in his garage, stabbed in jell eye with a screwdriver. He finds Luanne as she is about to leave and insists Chad go with her, and lie low for a while, while he deals with the police. The style of drawing has evolved throughout the series, with later issues displaying sharper, higher-quality colour and fewer grainy lines.


Later, Blacksad finds Thomas and Hannah as she gives birth to Fletcher’s son. Luanne however has tagged along unbeknownst to them and she and Chad escape on the road, to repay Chad for not ratting her out and with mutual thanks they catch a train to start a new life—but Elmore a koalathe circus leader, finds out they have escaped.

Search for a book to blackxad a reference. Arctic Nation on the other hand leads Blacksad into the world of inter-racial violence and racial segregation.

This is a brave experiment, but initially confusing, with the brighter shades applied to the past not obviously indicating it. Neal promises to represent Chad and get him off with less than a year for the manslaughter of Abe, and help him publish his manuscript—the fabulous payout from Chad’s manuscript will make both of them rich.

Blacksad investigates the murder of the famous actress Natalia Willford, who he used to be involved with — first as a bodyguard, then in a more intimate capacity. The government fakes Otto’s death and allows him to leave the country.

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They force Weekly to publish a statement denying their involvement in the kidnapping. Also appearing is the wealthy, dynamic, yet idle communist Samuel Gotfield, who heads a scientific research foundation; Blacksad takes an instant dislike for Gotfield, who makes a mockery of Otto’s lecture. After brutally infiltrating the office suite jell the top of his skyscraper, Blacksad confronts the completely calm and cold-blooded Statoc — who first offers him a job, and later blacjsad bribe.


Otto, meanwhile, has returned to his old neighborhood — the same neighborhood where Blacksad grew up — only to find it overcome by poverty and his father’s church a ruin. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. There are probably some discrepancies between publications. After the two say goodbye, Blacksad finds Kaylie sadly staring at him, and he stares back sadly as well.

Refresh and try again. Also by Juan Diaz Canales. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat He expounds at length about his techniques and the inordinately complex selections leading to his eventual colour choices after the main tale. Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Blacksad.

Given New Orleans in Mardi Gras season as the setting he delivers page after page of densely populated carnival, or dingy backroom voodoo treatment, or crowded blues clubs. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.

Here we see Blacksad in a new location, living it up in New Orleans with his new assistant, Weekly. Chad cannot do it, however, and the entire bar laugh at him.

Matters are complicated by his sacked predecessor not appreciating being replaced by Blacksad.

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