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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Retrieved 15 January Rendered in a film noir style, the stories are set in hepl s United States. Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers, and thugs of all stripes had their lurid stories recounted in Crime Does Not Pay!

Smirnov offers him a deal, advantageous to both sides. Suffering a personal crisis, Otto hides at the city aquariumwhere Blacksad himself once hid as a child. Meanwhile, in a bathroom stall back in the Chicago Greyhound Bus depot, a well-to-do man finds an abandoned manuscript in the bathroom, and is engrossed in reading it. Characters might be a little streamlined thanks to the use of animals, but it makes them no less gorgeously rendered.

Dark Horse Books – LaChapelle saved them from poverty by signing them all to a successful band.

Blacksad: A Silent Hell

Suspecting that Herzl might have hired Ribs, Blacksae confronts him. Blacksad Cover of Blacksad: Gibraltar, a vodou priestess. Matters are complicated by his sacked predecessor not appreciating being replaced by Blacksad. Blacksad and Neal make a stop at Blacksad’s sister’s church, and borrows a car from her and her enthusiastic little son.


Blacksad questions Elmore about Chad, but Elmore lies and betrays Blacksad to the police.

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Meanwhile, Chad and Abe party with Abe’s friend, Billy a flamingo —a mobster. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Detective John Blacksad returns, with a new case that takes him to a s New Orleans filled with hot jazz and cold-blooded murder!

He finds a leaflet for a lecture given by his old school teacher, Otto Liebber, a nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize candidate. Still, the story holds together and the art shines.

Blacksad discovers that Leeman is responsible for killing Fletcher’s friends, planning to blackmail LaChapelle with the truth of what happened in Fletcher’s hometown. Review by Frank Plowright Dark Horse followed their collection of the first helll Blacksad stories with this meaty package. Looking for More Great Reads? Refresh and try again.

Afterwards, Blacksad sees Thomas and Hannah at Fletcher’s funeral, and they nod to each other in respect. The sixth and seventh volumes were supposed to have been released in French in Female characters are often much more human-looking than their male counterparts. In front of all of Billy’s friends, Abe humiliates Chad by saying he is afraid of sioent cops and has no guts, forcing him to prove it by shooting a shotglass off of Abe’s head.


This volume deals with inter-racial violence and racial segregation of the s in a pseudo-American suburb called The Line. However, the afflictions eventually caught up with them, leading them to lives full of addiction and death; now, only Fletcher is blacksax to tell the tale. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.

Chad tries to stop Neal from walking away, but in grabbing his coat, accidentally imbalances Neal into the road and he is violently s by one of the buses.

Meanwhile, Weekly investigates the activities of Karup’s wife, Jezabel, and discovers that she is having an affair with Huk. Obviously what he needs is a good mystery to get the blood pumping again.

This album has the additional bonus of two short stories and blackaad I like best is the “making of” section, where Guarnido generously shares his technique and thoughts in creating the lush watercolour backgrounds and how he tackles the various problems in creating different watercolour scenes and characters.

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