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Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge, Leo Malet, Jacques Tardi, Translated by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics I absolutely love the work of Jacques Tardi, from his hard-boiled crime tales (see here and here) to fantastical Jules Verne-esque yarns like...

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The Fade Out Volume 1, Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Image Comics It’s 1948, the final phase of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the last few years of the “studio system”, before anti-trust and monopoly...

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Fatale Volume 1, Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Image “It’s happening again, she thought. And she thought, why are men such damned fools?” With the outstanding Criminal creator-owned series Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips proved themselves...

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Blacksad: Amarillo Hardcover, Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Dark Horse Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido’s Blacksad has achieved huge critical and popular acclaim in that powerhouse of quality comics work, the Franco-Belgian market, as...

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The Fade Out Volume 1, Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Image Like all the best Noirs, The Fade Out is set in that strange, twilight realm between night and day, the everyday, normal life and the...

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Dead Letters Volume 1, Christopher Sebela, Chris Visions, Boom! Studios “The first thing I remember is I can’t remember anything at all. Not my name. Not my face. Nothing before waking up here in a...

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Drowntown Robbie Morrison, Jim Murray Jonathan Cape Part pulp noir, part sci-fi, featuring a hard and hulking PI, big guns, beautiful girls, sleek, sexy aquabikes, anthropomorphology,and much more, Drowntown could very easily have gone very...

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Blacksad A Silent Hell review

July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Blacksad: A Silent Hell Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido Dark Horse ‘How do you picture hell, Mr Blacksad? For me, it’s a place without music. . . totally silent.’ It’s been a stellar week for...

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Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke IDW Publishing. Bloody hell, this is good. Darwyn Cooke has taken Richard Stark’s hard boiled criminal novel and perfectly distilled it’s elements into possibly the best crime...

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