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  • Hardcover
  • 56 pages
  • El infierno, el silencio
  • Juan Díaz Canales
  • Spanish
  • 07 December 2019
  • 8467903015

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  1. Algernon (Darth Anyan) Algernon (Darth Anyan) says:

    In the fourth outing for black cat detective John Blacksad he is actually going out from the New York metropolis that was the backdrop for the first three albums His destination is New Orleans, a fictionalized one, peopled with the antropomorphic creatures that give the series its unique flavour, but still one easily recognizable in its landmarks and in its vibrant and colourful street life The period is also easily established through the car models, the fashions and the hairstyles the 19 In the fourth outing for black cat detective John Blacksad he is actually going out from the New York metropolis that was the backdrop for the first three albums His destination is New Orleans, a fictionalized one, peopled with the antropomorphic creatures that give the series its unique flavour, but still one easily recognizable in its landmarks and in its vibrant and colourful street life The period is also easily established through the car models, the fashions and the hairstyles the 1950 s with its enthusiasm for Jazz and bobbysocks, with its noir novels and movies that amount to a Golden Age for the genre.Blacksad is a return, a revival, a homage paid to the genre and the period Blacksad himself is the tough gumshoe of few words and iron fists that was popularized by Chandler, Hammett Co I already knew what to expect in terms of plot from earlier experiences with the writing of Juan Diaz Canales it is competent and complex enough, without really shining in terms of originality or mystery Blacksad is hired by an elderly and terminally ill music producer to find out a missing person the best jazz pianist in his stable of artists The investigation soon starts to run into dead bodies, friends of the missing pianist Somebody is trying to stop him, by any means, from launching a new protest song and revealing a secret decades old.I don t honestly follow the series for its writing I do it for the amazing artwork of Juanjo Guarnido His characters haveenergy and expressivity in their animal faces than most of the human and superhero comic book regulars His reasearch into the location and the period is faultless He uses watercolours instead of the black white starkness of the original noir movies or of the works of Frank Miller, but the resulting play of light and shadow add to the dramatism and the emotional tonality of his panels Dark Horse Publishing has treated the readers of this fourth album to an extra 50 pages detailing the creative process, the brush technique, the sketches and the experiments with colour swathes that justify the long inception of each album My favorites are a couple of pages capturing the play of light and shadow from the leaves of an overhanging tree on a lunch table set in an old courtyard, several Mardi Grass scenes full of bright colours and the blue toned flashback to a pre war small town Another highlight of the album is the greater role played by Blacksad s sidekick, the weasel Weekly he only washes once a week, get it He provides a welcome comic relief to the overall gloomier detective I have also greatly enjoyed the jazz artists a boxer dog on piano, a donkey on bass, a rooster on guitar and a cool cat on horn.The only complaint I could think about is the use of stereotypes dogs are faithfull, so they are mostly policemen, a voodoo witch is a monkey, a goat is somehow connected to the Devil, a fat local detective is a hippoppotamus, a stripper is a spotted leopard, etc It works in the end through the expressivity of the faces and poses, but it doea feel simplistic at times.An Easter Egg for lovers of the city of New Orleans is hidden in one of the detailed panels of Bourbon Street, where one character in the corner can be easily recognized view spoiler he has a lifesize bronze statue in the French Quarter, even if he is a fictional character Ignatius J Reilly hide spoiler Next in line is album no.5 Amarillo, but after it I must take a break since the next two Blacksad stories are not expected before 2016 They will be available only in France, with no estimate for an English translation, but since I am mostly interested in the artwork and I can read passably well in French, I might not wait for Dark Horse and the English version


  2. Chaunceton Bird Chaunceton Bird says:

    One of the best comics available Easily a five star story, with incredibly detailed art and poetically crafted writing However, where the first book had three hard hitting stories, this one only had one, which was a small disappointment.


  3. Richard Richard says:

    1 2Another Blacksad mystery, this time with some great New Orleans flavor The plot is pretty standard but as usual, it s all very well done and the drop dead gorgeous art is the real star here And the Louisiana setting provides a new atmosphere that sets it apart from the first book Snuck this in as a quick Noirvember read 1 2Another Blacksad mystery, this time with some great New Orleans flavor The plot is pretty standard but as usual, it s all very well done and the drop dead gorgeous art is the real star here And the Louisiana setting provides a new atmosphere that sets it apart from the first book Snuck this in as a quick Noirvember read


  4. Christine Christine says:

    Blacksad is a black cat who quite frankly, seems to be the cat version of Idris Elba Honesty, I want Elba to do the voice of Blacksad in a animated feature Please Like the first volume or first tranlsated collection to be extact , this installment does touch on race While I am not entirely sure if the whole plot is historically based, there has been a history of cancer areas in poor and black sections of New Orleans as well as the lead poisioning that occured after Katrina Using animals to Blacksad is a black cat who quite frankly, seems to be the cat version of Idris Elba Honesty, I want Elba to do the voice of Blacksad in a animated feature Please Like the first volume or first tranlsated collection to be extact , this installment does touch on race While I am not entirely sure if the whole plot is historically based, there has been a history of cancer areas in poor and black sections of New Orleans as well as the lead poisioning that occured after Katrina Using animals to examine the issues as well as conveay a plot about a missing jazz musican is wonderfully done and harkens back to Maus Blacksad is part gumshoe as well.This edition contains two short stories at the end, and the one about war is particularly powerful


  5. Skip Skip says:

    P.I John Blacksad and his sidekick, Weekly, are on the job, this time in New Orleans, not New York The jazz scene there provides a colorful Mardi Gras background for a case of a guilty conscience, where Blacksad is trying to find a heroin addicted musician before he overdoses There is skullduggery and Blacksad takes his usual beatdown, but this fourth book lacked some of the social commentary from the prior three, and I missed that, except a brief flash at the end of one short story at the en P.I John Blacksad and his sidekick, Weekly, are on the job, this time in New Orleans, not New York The jazz scene there provides a colorful Mardi Gras background for a case of a guilty conscience, where Blacksad is trying to find a heroin addicted musician before he overdoses There is skullduggery and Blacksad takes his usual beatdown, but this fourth book lacked some of the social commentary from the prior three, and I missed that, except a brief flash at the end of one short story at the end There is also a long addendum written by the illustrator, talking extensively about the graphic arts, with a major focus on materials, technique, and how lighting and color are used


  6. Chris Chris says:

    The three stories collected in the first Blacksad hardcover left such a lasting impression that, despite the talented creators involved, I was left wondering how writer Juan D az Canales and artist Juanjo Guarnido were going to follow it up With ease, as it turns out A Silent Hell is a stellar entry in a series that s easily earned a permanent place on my shelf.There may only be the one story this time, but it stands tall alongside each of its predecessors A Silent Hell delves straight into t The three stories collected in the first Blacksad hardcover left such a lasting impression that, despite the talented creators involved, I was left wondering how writer Juan D az Canales and artist Juanjo Guarnido were going to follow it up With ease, as it turns out A Silent Hell is a stellar entry in a series that s easily earned a permanent place on my shelf.There may only be the one story this time, but it stands tall alongside each of its predecessors A Silent Hell delves straight into the colourful music scene of 1950 s New Orleans, which masks a much darker side that Blacksad and his partner of sorts Weekly get caught up in The mystery develops withwonderful characters from Canales, who are all sumptuously rendered by Guarnido Their facial expressions and body language help drive the story along as much as the dialogue However, there are also a couple of new narrative tricks used The events of the story take place over one night, interspersed with flashbacks that occur during the daytime Without the usual captions to pinpoint these changes it can occasionally be difficult to follow, but it makes it all thesatisfying when all points converge in a typically sombre conclusion.Although the art of Blacksad is clearly outstanding in its own right, A Silent Hell includes a translated version of The Watercolour Story, in which Guarnido details the process for creating his wonderful art It offers some great insight into the hard work involved, although readers who are artists themselves will likely get the most out of this The story itself is perhapscolourful than ever, each page filled with incredible detail and colouring One splash page in particular has a brilliant build up and creates one of the series most eye catching moments to date Another two pages are added to that list when Guarnido eschews the usual borders and spreads some striking imagery out the very edge of the page This is truly some of the best artwork out there today.A pair of short stories round out the volume and show that the creators can deliver an effective tale, even within just a couple of pages While A Silent Hell may becolourful and at timeshumourous than it s predecessors, the darker tones of the story are still here, delivered with the high quality you can expect from the series Even before including the great extras, A Silent Hell is another must read


  7. Václav Václav says:

    The second book, containing fourth Blacksad s story, two short stories and like over thirty pages of Canales describes how the art, fantastic and hard one watercolour colouring is science on is own is born And that is fantastic I m admiring his work on Blacksad and now I know why is so realistic and mesmerising Canales thinks a lot about light As a photographer, I know the light is always in first place and it determines everything And how Canales thinks about light in the scene is ver The second book, containing fourth Blacksad s story, two short stories and like over thirty pages of Canales describes how the art, fantastic and hard one watercolour colouring is science on is own is born And that is fantastic I m admiring his work on Blacksad and now I know why is so realistic and mesmerising Canales thinks a lot about light As a photographer, I know the light is always in first place and it determines everything And how Canales thinks about light in the scene is very similar to how the photographer thinks But then it gets hard for him because there is a big difference the photographer takes a photo and it s done Artist must recreate the colours, highlights and shades And especially with watercolours, there isaspect than this place will be darker a this brighter But Canales masters it And even if the story is good but not that dense and intense as with the previous book, the art is fascinating Bit different too, but still fascinating With the first book, they were both heroes But here, the Canales is the one S Art is a piece of art, must have for all Blacksad fans W the story is not that intense, rather laid back And the book is a bit thin O watercolours in Canales hand are something to look for.T the story is getting weaker andlaid back, and that won t help anything


  8. Blindzider Blindzider says:

    Not quite as good as the first volume and doesn t feel weighty enough, as if it neededfleshing furring out I think for me was there wasn t enough about Blacksad He feltlike a secondary character, and was just narrating The art is still beautiful, although slightly different from the previous chapters This hardcover also includes multiple pages where Guarnido gives detailed explanation on his art process, down to the type of paper, how he chooses color palettes, etc.


  9. Morgan Morgan says:

    I liked how this comic book was in New Orleans and had some voodoo as well Overall the story was good I got confused with Blacksad getting rescued by another cat They allude to the fact they may know each other Did I miss something This volume also had two short stories that I thought were nice, but kind of unneeded I still love love love the art in this book though.


  10. Sam Quixote Sam Quixote says:

    Mid 20th century N Orleans and Detective John Blacksad is in the Big Easy, hired by the suggestively named Faust, the owner of a popular music label to track down Sebastian Little Hand Fletcher, a wayward jazz pianist and the star of the label whose heroin addiction may have gotten the best of him But as Blacksad investigates the characters murky lives in this outwardly jovial town, he finds the place riddled with corruption and murder, a bloody trail leading from the poorhouses to the highe Mid 20th century N Orleans and Detective John Blacksad is in the Big Easy, hired by the suggestively named Faust, the owner of a popular music label to track down Sebastian Little Hand Fletcher, a wayward jazz pianist and the star of the label whose heroin addiction may have gotten the best of him But as Blacksad investigates the characters murky lives in this outwardly jovial town, he finds the place riddled with corruption and murder, a bloody trail leading from the poorhouses to the highest levels of power But there s a killer on the streets and the air is filled with mardi gras and voodoo and time is running out For those new to this series and really, you can just start right here rather than pick up the previous book this is the world of Raymond Chandler and James Cain that is, noir But with animals Every character is an animal headed humanoid doing the things humans would normally do And the book does hit all the noir buttons the gritty detective, the dames, the drugs, the smoky bars and boozy nights, the fights and deaths and guns If you love noir, comics, and animals this is your book But my problem with this book, like the first book, is the lack of originality in the characters and story Blacksad is your average gumshoe he s tough, he s street smart, he s tortured and angry and he s unoriginal Same goes for every character in the book The evil rich guy, his entitled smug son, the working class depicted as honest, salt of the earth heroes, and so on And the story of finding the pianist is barely touched on because it s over really soon and the subplot of the masked killer is easily solved by page 3 it s as obvious to figure out as an 80s Columbo TV movie where the bad guy is always the most famous person in the cast Then the real story begins which takes the form of a staple of the noir genre the abuse of power and the corruption it brings The private eye against those in power, the little guy versus the big guy Etc view spoiler The finale of the book is a poorly chosen plot point mainly because it relies heavily upon an artistic form comics cannot replicate music The story culminates in a scene where Little Hand plays a song about the woes of the victims of Faust, the rich record producer who made his fortune off the back of a lethal medicine that claimed to help the sick but ended up damaging and deforming many, a lot of them just kids Here s the problem comics don t communicate music very well You can read the lyrics but the lyrics in this song are utterly unmusical It reads like a clumsy and overly verbose speech that has no rhyme or musical structure to it, and there s no way the reader can imagine any accompanying music for this song It s the worst use of musical lyrics in comics since Alan Moore s atrocious LXG 1969 And it s anti climactic, coming off asthan a bit contrived It may have seemed poetical in the planning of this story but reads very clumsily in the execution hide spoiler The art is faultless and every page every panel is a master class in illustration From the simplest of scenes like Blacksad interviewing a drug dealer in a run down bar to full page street scenes, Juanjo Guarnido brings it every time For a noir story, the New Orleans in Mardi Gras setting gives Guarnido the chance to inject glorious amounts of colour to the normally muted stories of Blacksad and he takes full advantage of the newly opened up colour palette for this story, producing page after page of first class art The full page street scene of the carnival in full swing is a page I would love to buy as a picture to hang on my wall It s so detailed and full of mini stories in the enormous cast of unknown characters living in that page, you ll find yourself happily pausing the story to examine the scene in the detail it deserves A Silent Hell is a slimmer volume containing one story while Dark Horse s previous Blacksad book had three Dark Horse have beefed up the page count by including a 50 page making of commentary by Guarnido who walks the reader through the steps he took in creating this story While the book is well produced with high quality paper and the artwork is gorgeous, I felt the book was overpriced for what is essentially a 54 page story plus two 2 page short stories The additional 50 pages of behind the scenes material is really only going to appeal to the devoted fan rather than the casual reader who probably won t be as interested in finding out how Guarnido decided to draw a particular scene It s inclusion seems to be Dark Horse s justification for charging so much for the book While this is a beautifully illustrated, well produced book, look beneath the surface texture and the story and characterisation is lacking nuance, originality and true intrigue It is an average detective story that is fairly interesting but lacking the integral qualities that would make it a great comic book In the end it is a pretty but insubstantial and forgettable read


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El infierno, el silencio[Epub] ❧ El infierno, el silencio By Juan Díaz Canales – Thomashillier.co.uk POR FIN, LA NUEVA AVENTURA DEL DETECTIVE GATUNO M S FAMOSO DEL C MIC JOHN BLACKSAD Despu s de cinco largos a os de espera, ya est aqu el cuarto tomo de las aventuras de John Blacksad , el detective pr POR FIN, LA NUEVA AVENTURA DEL DETECTIVE GATUNO M S FAMOSO DEL C MIC JOHN BLACKSAD Despu s de cinco largos a os de espera, ya est aqu el cuarto tomo de las aventuras de John Blacksad , el detective privado creado por Juan D El infierno, PDF/EPUB ² az Canales y Juanjo Guarnido , nuestros dos artistas m s internacionales En esta ocasi n la acci n se traslada a Nueva Orleans, donde Blacksad tendr que encontrar al m sico Sebastian Little hand Fletcher en menos de un d a, pero lo que no sabe es que la ciudad m s musical de los EE UU esconde m s misterios que un pianista perdido.


About the Author: Juan Díaz Canales

Juan D az Canales is a Spanish comics artist and an animated film director, known as the co creator of Blacksad.