By Bryan Talbot
At Toad corridor, lair of multibillionaire Baron Aristotle Krapaud, a cabal of industrialists and fats cats plot the violent overthrow of the French kingdom via the intervention of horribly beweaponed automaton squaddies. in the meantime, the brutal homicide of a well-known Parisian artist, mysteriously stabbed to demise in his locked and protected studio, is topic to the investigations of the tenacious Detective Inspector LeBrock of Scotland backyard, putting him and his devoted adjunct, Detective Sergeant Roderick Ratzi, in pursuit of the mysterious masked murderer stalking the cut-throat advertisement international of the Grandville paintings scene.
Bête Noire signs the welcome go back to anthropomorphic steampunk detective fiction of grasp storyteller and photograph novel pioneer Bryan Talbot with the 3rd stand-alone quantity of the Eisner and Hugo Award nominated Grandville sequence. because the physique count number mounts and occasions spiral exponentially uncontrolled, aided by means of his awesome deductive skills and innate ferocity, LeBrock battles opposed to outrageous odds during this humorous, excessive octane mystery, an event shot via with either excessive paintings and comedian e-book references, an excellent illegitimate offspring of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming - with animals!
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Grandville Bete Noire by Bryan Talbot