History Characters / Blacksad

22nd Apr '16 5:28:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler: Killed by Jezebel after he killed Dinah.]]
22nd Apr '16 4:36:37 AM Klaudandus
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler: Upon realizing that her plan ended up killing her sister, Dinah, thus leaving her niece, Kylie an orphan, just like she once was.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler: Upon realizing that her plan ended up killing her sister, Dinah, thus leaving her niece, Kylie Kylie, an orphan, just like she once was.]]
22nd Apr '16 4:36:01 AM Klaudandus
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* LysistrataGambit: [[spoiler: There's a reason for this: she's Karup's daughter, which he's unaware of.]]

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* LysistrataGambit: [[spoiler: There's a reason for this: she's [[ParentalIncest Karup's daughter, daughter]], which he's unaware of.]]
22nd Apr '16 1:09:37 AM aye_amber
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** In '' Arctic Nation'' we learn that he was a WW2 soldier and from what he says he wasn't glad about it.

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** In '' Arctic Nation'' we learn that he was a WW2 UsefulNotes/WorldWarII soldier and from what he says he wasn't glad about it.



!!Jezebel Karup [[spoiler:nee Smith]]

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!!Jezebel Karup [[spoiler:nee [[spoiler: nee Smith]]



* BestServedCold: [[spoiler:The reason why she did everything to get at Karup, including using her own niece in a kidnapping plan.]]

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* BestServedCold: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The reason why she did everything to get at Karup, including using her own niece in a kidnapping plan.]]



* ManipulativeBitch: [[spoiler: She orchestrated Karup's fall]].

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* ManipulativeBitch: [[spoiler: She orchestrated Karup's fall]].fall.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: To Kylie, in that [[spoiler: she is the only adult figure in the girl's life who legitimately cares about her well being and contacts Blacksad to find her when Dinah refuses to do anything]].

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* ParentalSubstitute: To Kylie, in that [[spoiler: she is the only adult figure in the girl's life who legitimately cares about her well being and contacts Blacksad to find her when Dinah refuses to do anything]].anything.]]



* TheInformant: [[spoiler: He spills the beans to Senator Gallo on all the activities of the lef-leaning people he was financing.]]
** DirtyCoward: [[spoiler: He quickly gives in to pressure from Gallo in order to try to save his hide]].

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* TheInformant: [[spoiler: He spills the beans to Senator Gallo on all the activities of the lef-leaning left-leaning people he was financing.]]
** DirtyCoward: [[spoiler: He quickly gives in to pressure from Gallo in order to try to save his hide]].hide.]]



!!Luanne [[spoiler:Eva Lange]]

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!!Luanne [[spoiler:Eva [[spoiler: Eva Lange]]



* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: [[spoiler:Actually forced into one by her family in order to avoid a scandal.]]

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* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: [[spoiler:Actually [[spoiler: Actually forced into one by her family in order to avoid a scandal.]]



* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Falls of a train when attacking both John and Chad.]]
* TheHypocrite: [[spoiler:Wanted to execute Chad for killed a fellow circus member, but was quickly to jump at the chance to turn in Luanne for a big reward. Gets called on it by Simon, the circus manager.]]

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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Falls [[spoiler: Falls of a train when attacking both John and Chad.]]
* TheHypocrite: [[spoiler:Wanted [[spoiler: Wanted to execute Chad for killed a fellow circus member, but was quickly to jump at the chance to turn in Luanne for a big reward. Gets called on it by Simon, the circus manager.]]



22nd Apr '16 1:07:09 AM aye_amber
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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friends to the government is if he was promised something better not made public ,[[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends]], and therefore has one last recourse in case he is caught. Comes with being a good detective.

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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friends to the government is if he was promised something better not made public ,[[spoiler: public, [[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends]], friends,]] and therefore has one last recourse in case he is caught. Comes with being a good detective.



* FriendOnTheForce: Given that he's the police commissioner. [[spoiler:Notably, he provides Blacksad with a pretty waterproof alibi after he has shot and killed Statoc.]]

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* FriendOnTheForce: Given that he's the police commissioner. [[spoiler:Notably, [[spoiler: Notably, he provides Blacksad with a pretty waterproof alibi after he has shot and killed Statoc.]]



* BigBad: The one behind [[spoiler:Natalia's murder.]]
* PrettyLittleHeadshots: [[spoiler:How he died.]]
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: He thinks he can get away with [[spoiler:murder]] because he's rich. John proves him otherwise.
* YouWouldntShootMe: [[spoiler:Statoc tries this on Blacksad. Ironically, his smug EvilGloating is what Blacksad himself attribute for making him decide to shoot him.]]

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* BigBad: The one behind [[spoiler:Natalia's [[spoiler: Natalia's murder.]]
* PrettyLittleHeadshots: [[spoiler:How [[spoiler: How he died.]]
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: He thinks he can get away with [[spoiler:murder]] [[spoiler: murder]] because he's rich. John proves him otherwise.
* YouWouldntShootMe: [[spoiler:Statoc [[spoiler: Statoc tries this on Blacksad. Ironically, his smug EvilGloating is what Blacksad himself attribute for making him decide to shoot him.]]



* BestServedCold: [[spoiler:The reason why she went along with the plan to frame Karup. Things went wrong though and didn't get to live to see the results]].
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: Being one of the abandoned daughters of Karup]].
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:We do find out who her father is later on.]]

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* BestServedCold: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The reason why she went along with the plan to frame Karup. Things went wrong though and didn't get to live to see the results]].
results.]]
* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: Being one of the abandoned daughters of Karup]].
Karup.]]
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:We [[spoiler: We do find out who her father is later on.]]



* PolarOppositeTwins: [[spoiler:She is hot-tempered and impulsive compared to Jezebel. Further punctuated by the opposing color schemes, including their birthmarks.]]

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* PolarOppositeTwins: [[spoiler:She [[spoiler: She is hot-tempered and impulsive compared to Jezebel. Further punctuated by the opposing color schemes, including their birthmarks.]]



* TheStoic: Tries to be one, fails. [[spoiler:She eventually finds herself unable to keep her emotions bottled-up and considers backing out of ThePlan, which leads to Huk killing her.]]

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* TheStoic: Tries to be one, fails. [[spoiler:She [[spoiler: She eventually finds herself unable to keep her emotions bottled-up and considers backing out of ThePlan, which leads to Huk killing her.]]



* ChildrenAreInnocent: The only one innocent in this whole fiasco, and what's worse [[spoiler:it leaves her orphan]].

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* ChildrenAreInnocent: The only one innocent in this whole fiasco, and what's worse [[spoiler:it [[spoiler: it leaves her orphan]].orphan.]]



* PedoHunt: [[spoiler:Frames Karup for Kylie's disappearance and by planting rumors about Karup being a pedophile]].
* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler: Killed by Jezebel after he killed Dinah]].

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* PedoHunt: [[spoiler:Frames [[spoiler: Frames Karup for Kylie's disappearance and by planting rumors about Karup being a pedophile]].
pedophile.]]
* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler: Killed by Jezebel after he killed Dinah]].Dinah.]]



* EtTuBrute: [[spoiler:Betrayed by Huk, his right hand man, in more ways than one.]]

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* EtTuBrute: [[spoiler:Betrayed [[spoiler: Betrayed by Huk, his right hand man, in more ways than one.]]



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: With his wife. [[spoiler:Both of them.]]

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: With his wife. [[spoiler:Both [[spoiler: Both of them.]]



* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Although he was unaware of it and her daughter made sure that it would be a platonic marriage.]]

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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Although [[spoiler: Although he was unaware of it and her daughter made sure that it would be a platonic marriage.]]



* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler:Used to be a genuinely nice guy in his youth, until he started to buy into the whole racial purity thing.]]

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* UsedToBeASweetKid: [[spoiler:Used [[spoiler: Used to be a genuinely nice guy in his youth, until he started to buy into the whole racial purity thing.]]



* ByronicHero: [[spoiler:FromACertainPointOfView, and a failed one at that.]]

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* ByronicHero: [[spoiler:FromACertainPointOfView, [[spoiler: FromACertainPointOfView, and a failed one at that.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: The abandoned daughter of Karup]].
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:Her dad is not mentioned at the start of the story, then we find out who her father is.]]

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: [[spoiler: The abandoned daughter of Karup]].
Karup.]]
* DisappearedDad: [[spoiler:Her [[spoiler: Her dad is not mentioned at the start of the story, then we find out who her father is.]]



* HeelRealization: She gets this during her MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment. [[spoiler: Specifically, upon realizing that her vengeance cost Dinah's life, and made Kylie an orphan, which was the whole reason she wanted revenge on Karup]].

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* HeelRealization: She gets this during her MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment. [[spoiler: Specifically, upon realizing that her vengeance cost Dinah's life, and made Kylie an orphan, which was the whole reason she wanted revenge on Karup]].Karup.]]



* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Played with. She went to great lengths to get back at her own father, including seducing and marrying him. Although it's hinted they never had sex.]]
* PolarOppositeTwins: [[spoiler:She is more cold and calculating than Dinah. Further punctuated by the opposing color schemes, including their birthmarks.]]

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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Played [[spoiler: Played with. She went to great lengths to get back at her own father, including seducing and marrying him. Although it's hinted they never had sex.]]
* PolarOppositeTwins: [[spoiler:She [[spoiler: She is more cold and calculating than Dinah. Further punctuated by the opposing color schemes, including their birthmarks.]]



* HerrDoktor: [[spoiler:Yeah, he's German, yeah, he was a Nazi, yeah, he even worked with and met Hitler. But he's atoning for that.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Escapes punishment even after trying to give state secrets to the Russians, flees to Germany and helps in the reconstruction of his country while serving as a school teacher]].
* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: [[spoiler:With the variant that he's actually alive.]]
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Selling secrets to the Russians]].
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[spoiler:At least according to Herzl.]]
* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse. [[spoiler:His Nazi past, sorta.]]
* UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace: [[spoiler:Herzl hints that Liebber was recruited by the US and worked at Los Alamos thanks to Operation Paperclip.]]

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* HerrDoktor: [[spoiler:Yeah, [[spoiler: Yeah, he's German, yeah, he was a Nazi, yeah, he even worked with and met Hitler. But he's atoning for that.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Escapes [[spoiler: Escapes punishment even after trying to give state secrets to the Russians, flees to Germany and helps in the reconstruction of his country while serving as a school teacher]].
* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: [[spoiler:With the variant that he's actually alive.
teacher.]]
* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: [[spoiler: With the variant that he's actually alive.]]
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Selling secrets to the Russians]].
Russians.]]
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[spoiler:At [[spoiler: At least according to Herzl.]]
* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse. [[spoiler:His [[spoiler: His Nazi past, sorta.]]
* UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace: [[spoiler:Herzl [[spoiler: Herzl hints that Liebber was recruited by the US and worked at Los Alamos thanks to Operation Paperclip.]]



* DrivenToMadness: Oh boy, [[spoiler he ends up digging in his backyard to make a bomb shelter and hear sirens of imminent attack.]] Blacksad is saddened by that view.

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* DrivenToMadness: Oh boy, [[spoiler [[spoiler: he ends up digging in his backyard to make a bomb shelter and hear sirens of imminent attack.]] Blacksad is saddened by that view.



* FreakOut: Suffers one during and after [[spoiler:spilling the beans on his benefactees]].

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* FreakOut: Suffers one during and after [[spoiler:spilling [[spoiler: spilling the beans on his benefactees]].benefactees.]]
18th Mar '16 9:12:00 PM trixus
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** In ''Somewhere Within The Shadows'' he says he had learned one or two tricks in the slums. Then proceeds to parry his assailant's knife and headbutt's him.

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** In ''Somewhere Within The Shadows'' he says said he had learned one or two tricks in the slums. Then proceeds to parry his assailant's knife and headbutt's him.



* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friends to the government is if he was promised something better not made public [[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends.]]Comes with being a good detective.

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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friends to the government is if he was promised something better not made public [[spoiler: ,[[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends.]]Comes friends]], and therefore has one last recourse in case he is caught. Comes with being a good detective.
18th Mar '16 9:10:35 PM trixus
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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friend to the government is if he was promised something better not made public [[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends.]]

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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friend friends to the government is if he was promised something better not made public [[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends.]]]]Comes with being a good detective.
18th Mar '16 9:03:59 PM trixus
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* GuileHero: His best attribute is not his fist or his aim with a gun, it's his quick thinking. He explains it in red soul that the only reason a rich and powerful man like Gotfield would sell his friend to the government is if he was promised something better not made public [[spoiler: in this case a place in a bomb shelter reserved only to the senator Gallo's friends.]]
14th Mar '16 7:51:41 AM trixus
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* BavarianFireDrill: He has a bunch of fake badges that he flashes when convenient. He admits this is a cheap trick and seems to have abandonned it when his custom worker one didn't work.
14th Mar '16 7:45:24 AM trixus
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** In ''Somewhere Within The Shadows'' he says he had learned one or two tricks in the slums. Then proceeds to parry his assailant's knife and headbutt's him.
** In '' Arctic Nation'' we learn that he was a WW2 soldier and from what he says he wasn't glad about it.


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* SilkHidingSteel: Blacksad's narration refer to her as a person that looks frail but with firm and dignified spirit. The illustration makes a good job to show it too.


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* DrivenToMadness: Oh boy, [[spoiler he ends up digging in his backyard to make a bomb shelter and hear sirens of imminent attack.]] Blacksad is saddened by that view.
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