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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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Blacksad and Neal make a stop at Blacksad’s sister’s church, and borrows a car from her and her enthusiastic blacksxd son.

Blacksad approaches, and is about to be handcuffed As Blacksad returns home, a goanna hitman and a rat goon attempt to kill him and each other.

Originally published in French and Spanish, the series has been translated into many languages… More about Juan Diaz Canales. Blacksad rejects both offers as a matter of principle and shoots Statoc in the head.

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Still, the story holds together and the art shines. The book concludes by highlighting Kaylie’s innocence and her ultimate abandonment, but her fate is not made clear.

Women are still forced into some pretty narrow roles and there’s a certain glory of violence that is presented as masculine. Blacksad runs to the ensuing commotion and sees Chad, distraught, holding the bleeding and broken body of Neal in his arms. Afterwards, Blacksad sees Thomas and Hannah at Fletcher’s funeral, and they nod to each other in respect. Blacksad is investigating a missing musician and gets more than he bargains for.


Blacksad Cover of Blacksad: I’m all about the anthropomorphized animal stories, so this volume is like slipping on a comfy sweater.

The government fakes Otto’s death and allows him to leave the country. ParkaBlogs Newsletter Stay informed on our latest news! He lands a side-job when a rich Texan asks him to drive his prized car to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he is flying. In the wake of the Second World War, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm—occult investigator and guardian of the hell Hellboy—founded helk Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to investigate and defuse the remains of the Axis’s sophisticated occult-warfare projects and potential Soviet This volume deals with inter-racial violence and racial segregation of the s in a pseudo-American suburb called The Line.

The sixth and seventh volumes were supposed to have blacksd released in French in It is an silwnt as the circus members apprehend the fleeing Chad and after the show finishes, decide the best way to deal with the tragedy is to abandon Chad and Polyphemus’ body in the wilderness.

Blacksad decides to meet Oldsmill, but discovers that Oldsmill’s son is mentally handicapped and thus unlikely to have had an affair with Dinah.

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After the two say goodbye, Blacksad finds Kaylie sadly staring at him, and he stares back sadly as well. Blacksad questions Elmore about Chad, but Elmore lies and betrays Blacksad to the police.

The end of the album is bittersweet. Suspecting that Herzl might have hired Ribs, Blacksad confronts him.

And the plot is pulled together pretty well, with some classic mystery tropes that play out pretty well. Want to Read Siletn Reading Read.


When Blacksad goes to the shipyards, he finds out that the painting is bound for an art exhibition in East Berlin. Archived from the original on 9 May There is a hippopotamus as the rival detective and the missing Jazz musician is a dog with a drug addiction.

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Though both authors are Spanish, their main target audience for Blacksad is the French slent [1] and thus they publish all Blacksad volumes in French first; the Spanish edition usually follows about one month later. It’s dark and the twisted web laying over everyone is gripping and tragic and delves deeply into the past, layering sins atop sins as Blacksad first stumbles and then drives relentlessly toward the truth.

Also by Juan Diaz Canales. Detective John Blacksad returns, with a new case that takes him to a s New Orleans filled with hot jazz and cold-blooded murder! Blacksad investigates the sjlent of the famous actress Natalia Willford, who he used to be involved with — first as a bodyguard, then in a more intimate capacity. He is interrogated by the demagogue Senator Gallo about Otto’s current location. Falling in love with Alma, Blacksad promises to take her to Niagara Falls, which to her is an important act of commitment.

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