Grandville Noël (Grandville, #4)

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  • Hardcover
  • 104 pages
  • Grandville Noël (Grandville, #4)
  • Bryan Talbot
  • English
  • 18 January 2017
  • 0224098063

About the Author: Bryan Talbot

Talbot began his comics work in the underground comix scene of the late 1960s In 1969 his first work appeared as illustrations in Mallorn, the British Tolkien Society magazine, followed in 1972 by a weekly strip in his college newspaper.He continued in the scene after leaving college, producing Brainstorm Comix, the first three of which formed The Chester P Hackenbush Trilogy a character rework Talbot began his comics work in the underground comix scene of the late 1960s In 1969 his first work appeared as illustrations in Mallorn, the British Tolkien Society magazine, followed in 1972 by a weekly strip in his college newspaper.He continued in the scene after leaving college, producing Brainstorm Comix, the first three of which formed The Chester P Hackenbush Trilogy a character reworked by Alan Moore as Chester Williams for Swamp Thing.He started The Adventures of Luther Arkwright in 1978 It was originally published in Near Myths and continued on over the years in other publications It was eventually collected together into one volume by Dark Horse Along with When the Wind Blows it is one of the first British graphic novels.In the early to mid eighties he provide art for some of 2000 AD s flagship serials, producing 3 series of Nemesis the Warlock, as well as strips for Judge Dredd and Sl ine.The Tale of One Bad Rat deals with recovery from childhood sexual abuse.Talbot moved to the American market in the 1990s, principally for DC, on titles like Hellblazer, Sandman and Batman He also produced the art for The Nazz by Tom Veitch and worked with Tom s brother Rick Veitch on Teknophage, one of a number of mini series he drew for Tekno Comix.Talbot has illustrated cards for the Magic The Gathering collectible card game.He has also illustrated Bill Willingham s Fables, as well as returning to the Luther Arkwright universe with Heart of Empire He has also worked on The Dead Boy Detectives.In 2006, he announced the graphic novel Metronome, an existential, textless erotically charged visual poem,written under the pseudonym V ronique Tanaka He admitted that he was the author in 2009.In 2007 he released Alice in Sunderland, which documents the connections between Lewis Carroll, Alice Liddell, and the Sunderland and Wearside area He also wrote and drew the layouts for Cherubs , which he describes as an irreverent fast paced supernatural comedy adventure His upcoming work includes a sequel to 2009 s Grandville, which Talbot says is a detective steampunk thriller and Paul Gravett calls it an inspired reimagining of some of the first French anthropomorphic caricatures It is planned as the first in a series of four or five graphic novels.Source Wikipedia


Grandville Noël (Grandville, #4) With his trusty adjunct, Detective Sergeant Ratzi, away for Christmas, there s no holiday for Detective Inspector LeBrock of Scotland Yard as he embarks on an investigation into the disappearance of his housekeeper s niece, Bunty Spall.The trail leads to a growing religious cult, where a charismatic unicorn messiah and his con men cronies, already responsible for mass murder in the United States, are about to lead a crusade for the ethnic cleansing of the French Empire s doughfaces the derogatory nickname for humans used by the majority, animal headed population Teaming up with Chance Lucas, a gun slinging operative of the Pinkerton Detective Agency, and reigniting his steamy love affair with the voluptuous Parisian badger prostitute Billie, LeBrock clashes with both cult fanatics and doughface terrorists, uncovering in the process a centuries old religious conspiracy that threatens to plunge the world into bloody civil war.With Paris in the grip of the mysterious crime lord, Tiberius Koenig, and an increasingly violent backlash by human extremists, can LeBrock stop the seemingly inevitable slide into fascism What is the secret of the legendary True Gospels Can he rescue Bunty Spall from the clutches of the strangely hypnotic unicorn named Apollo But does Bunty want to be saved And will LeBrock be back in time for Christmas dinner No badger does it better Best Read Grandville Noël (Grandville, #4) by Bryan Talbot For Kindle ePUB or eBook – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Grandville Noël (Grandville, #4)

  1. Tom Mathews says:

    With Grandville No l, Bryan Talbot s Grandville has officially become my all time favorite graphic novel series I m not usually that big on anthropomorphic characters but the magnificent artwork, dynamic alternate history steampunk setting, action packed plot, and timely themes totally sucked me in If you like subversive plots like V for Vendetta, you should appreciate Grandville Grandville No l is the fourth book following Grandville, Grandville Mon Amour, and Grandville B te Noire in what With Grandville No l, Bryan Talbot s Grandville has officially become my all time favorite graphic novel series I m not usually that big on anthropomorphic characters but the magnificent artwork, dynamic alternate history steampunk setting, action packed plot, and timely themes totally sucked me in If you like subversive plots like V for Vendetta, you should appreciate Grandville Grandville No l is the fourth book following Grandville, Grandville Mon Amour, and Grandville B te Noire in what will soon be a five volume series of graphic novels It can best be described as that you would dream after mixing The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, ...

  2. Michael says:

    Bryan Talbot war mir als herausragender Comic K nstler bereits ein Begriff mit seinem Gro werk Alice in Sunderland Die Grandville Reihe galt es erst noch zu entdecken, und passend zur Weihnachtszeit habe ich nun mit Band 4 begonnen, GRANDVILLE NOEL Wer die ersten B nde kennt, ist mit dem Setting vertraut, f r alle anderen hier eine kurze Zusammenfassung GRANDVILLE spielt in einer alternativen Wirklichkeit, in der Napoleon den Krieg gewonnen und England unterworfen hat Auch die Wissenschaft ha Bryan Talbot war mir als herausragender Comic K nstler bereits ein Begriff mit seinem Gro werk Alice in Sunderland Die Grandville Reihe galt es erst noch zu entdecken, und passend zur Weihnachtszeit habe ich nun mit Band 4 begonnen, GRANDVILLE NOEL Wer die ersten B nde kennt, ist mit dem Setting vertraut, f r alle anderen hier eine kurze Zusammenfassung GRANDVILLE spielt in einer alternativen Wirklichkeit, in der Napoleon den Krieg gewonnen und England unterworfen hat Auch die Wissenschaft hat andere Wege beschritten, so dass sich gem igte Steampunk Ankl nge finden Der entscheidende Unterschied ist aber dieser der Mensch ist nur eine unter vielen Tierarten, unterdr ckt und von der Ausrottung bedroht Warum das so ist Wer wei , vielleicht wegen der Mythen vom Werwolf, also dem braven Wolf, der sich bei Vollmond in einen gef hrlichen Menschen verwandelt Zur Handlung Detective Inspector Lebrock vom Scotland ...

  3. Andrew says:

    I will be the first to admit I know next to nothing about graphic novels but I do know that the Granville series by Bryan Talbot are something very special from the artistry, colouring and storyline they are a breathtaking series of stories which appear to show no signs of disappointing me the story is on going so its rather tricky to pass comment with out spoiling there previous volumes in the series although they are not critical they do lay some foundations and call upon previously introd I will be the first to admit I know next to nothing about graphic novels but I do know that the Granville series by Bryan Talbot are something very special from the artistry, colouring and storyline they are a breathtaking series of stories which appear to show no signs of disappointing me the story is on going so its rather tricky to p...

  4. Wilde Sky says:

    In an alternate world, where animals rule and humans are second class citizens, a detective investigates a religious cult.I found this book hugely entertaining The alternate world had a real logic to it The graphics were good as were the character development and the storyline.

  5. Raj says:

    The fourth instalment of DI Archie LeBrock s adventures takes place around Christmas, and has his pal DS Ratzi off to see the in laws, while his landlady asks him to find her missing niece Shorn of his usual sidekick, LeBrock takes the case that, as all roads do, leads him to Grandville, and a charismatic cult leader, as well as an agent of the Pinkerton detective agency.This book delves a bit into the mythology of the Grandville series, including the persecution of humans and their growing cal The fourth instalment of DI Archie LeBrock s adventures takes place around Christmas, and has his p...

  6. Ksenia (vaenn) says:

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  7. Nigel says:

    Another gorgeous bloody trip to Talbot s world of talking animals, this time the bold Inspector tangles with a deadly cult fronted by a unicorn with strange powers of persuasion, whipping up hatred against humans, even as certain truths of ...

  8. Jota Houses says:

    Una historia victoriana, furry y extra a que encaja en una saga mayor que desconozco Se deja leer.

  9. Simon Chadwick says:

    The burly and brusque Detective Inspector LeBrock is back, upholding the law on behalf of his fellow citizens on both sides of the Channel In Grandville No l, the investigative badger is attempting to track down the niece of his housekeeper, a mystery that leads him to a religious cult that is taking full advantage of its converts Already responsible for a slaughter of its followers in the United States, the cult has now established itself in Paris and aims to achieve muchthan just swip The burly and brusque Detective Inspector LeBrock is back, upholding the law on behalf of his fellow citizens on both sides of the Channel In Grandville No l, the investigative badger is attempting to track down the niece of his housekeeper, a mystery that leads him to a religious cult that is taking full advantage of its converts Already responsible for a slaughter of its followers in the United States, the cult has now established itself in Paris and aims to achieve muchthan just swiping the valuables of a few dozen acolytes They re now also preaching intolerance and hatred of the doughfaces humans , stirring up racial hatred to achieve their wider political goals.LeBrock travels to Paris without his trusty sidekick Ratzi, but help is still at hand in the form of Chance Lucas, a sharp shooting Pinkerton Detective Agency employee who bears an uncanny resemblance to a rather famous comic creation...

  10. Ed Erwin says:

    I saved this one for a while to read at Christmastime I didn t enjoy it as much as the others in the series, but it still has great art and characters This episode takes place at Christmas, which initially didn t make me blink But if there is a Christmas in this world, then there must be a Christ, and since this is a world where most creatures are not human that raises uncomfortable questions.Oy I wish it hadn t gone there I can accept just about any premise for a work of speculative fictio I saved this one for a while to read at Christmastime I didn t enjoy it as much as the others in the series, but it still has great art and characters This episode takes place at Christmas, which initially didn t make me blink But if there is a Christmas in this world, then there must be a Christ, and since this is a world where most creatures are not human that raises uncomfortable questions.Oy I wish it hadn t gone there I can accept just about any premise for a work of speculative fiction, no matter how bizarre, but this volume pokes around a bit too much at the shaky parts of the foundations of this world I can make myself accept the idea that this alternate world has two legged non humans and that it has ...