Blacksad comics

About Blacksad comics

Blacksad comicsJohn Blacksad is a private investigator whose got cases piling up in front of his nose; murders, kidnappings, and nuclear conspiracies.

Determined to uncover the cause of uproar, John gets caught in a tangled tale of racial tensions where the color of one’s fur can easily dictate his or her fate. As the digging goes deeper and deeper, John will need all the help he can get including those his sidekick and friend, Weekly and Smirnov.

Set in America in the late 1950s, Blacksad comics follows our anthropomorphic hero in an imaginary NY city where policemen are Bloodhounds and Foxes, a racist Polar Bear, rats and rhino thugs, and a power gang led by a black horse.

Created by Spanish talents, Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Garnido, Blacksad is an award winning crime comic album series published in 2000 by Dargaud. The series was released in several countries and published in various languages.

Recommended Issues: Somewhere Within the Shadows, Red Soul


Blacksad comics resources and useful links

Creator site

Juan Diaz Canales
Official site and blog of Blacksad comic writer Juan Diaz Canales. Visit his site for more of his works, news, updates, and more.
http://reyes-y-poetas.blogspot.com/

Juanjo Guarnido
Lambiek profile on Blacksad comic illustrator Juanjo Guarnido. Visit the page to find out more on one of Spain's gifted comic artist.
http://lambiek.net/artists/g/guarnido_juanjo.htm

Publisher site

Dargaud
Franco-Belgian publisher of noir comic series, Blacksad. Check out Dargaud's official page for updates, helpful links, and other comic titles.
http://www.dargaud.com/

Fan site

Blacksadmania
Comic fan site for Blacksad comics. Check out their page for helpful Blacksad facts and info, comic images and illustrations, related sites and more.
http://www.blacksadmania.com/





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