History ComicBook / Blacksad

3rd Feb '17 7:14:54 PM striger213
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** The members of Sebastian's old band in ''A Silent Hell'' - a dog, a mule, a rooster, and a cat - are a clear nod to the German folktale of the ''Musicians of Bremen'', who were animals of the exact same species.

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** The members of Sebastian's old band in ''A Silent Hell'' - a dog, a mule, a rooster, and a cat - are a clear nod to the German folktale of the ''Musicians "Musicians of Bremen'', Bremen", who were animals of the exact same species.
3rd Feb '17 7:13:18 PM striger213
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** The members of Sebastian's old band in ''A Silent Hell'' - a dog, a mule, a rooster, and a cat - are a clear nod to the German folktale of the ''Musicians of Bremen'', who were animals of the exact same species.
17th Dec '16 5:07:51 PM trixus
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* BadassBiker: a gang of them in the fifth book. Amusingly, all of them are ''sheep''. They're a friendly bunch though, allowing Blacksad to ride with them when his car is stolen.

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* BadassBiker: a gang of them in the fifth book. Amusingly, all of them are ''sheep''. They're a friendly bunch though, allowing Blacksad to ride with them when his car is stolen. The artist commented he was surprised to hear bikers enjoying the portrayal despite the TakeThat to the gregarious aspect of a biker gang.



* BearsAreBadNews: Karup, a polar bear, is the leader of a white supremacist gang, and effortlessly beats up his right-hand man.

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* BearsAreBadNews: Karup, a polar bear, is the leader of a white supremacist gang, and effortlessly beats up his right-hand man. One of Statoc's henchman is a brown bear who beats the crap out of Blacksad with his Rhino friend.


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* BoomerangBigot: Oldsmill is a white tiger but his black stripes shouldn't give him any special treatment, however he is rich enough no one in the Arctics want to shun his support.
16th Dec '16 10:36:14 AM Klaudandus
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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though. Averted with his other daughter Dinah, who he sleeps with ''and'' impregnates, resulting in her daughter Kylie]].

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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though. Averted with his other daughter Dinah, who he sleeps with ''and'' impregnates, resulting in her daughter Kylie]].]].
16th Dec '16 10:18:37 AM quackytrope
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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though. Averted with his other daughter Dinah, who he sleeps with ''and'' impregnates. Kylie is the result]].

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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though. Averted with his other daughter Dinah, who he sleeps with ''and'' impregnates. Kylie is the result]].impregnates, resulting in her daughter Kylie]].
16th Dec '16 10:15:59 AM quackytrope
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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though.]]

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* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Jezebel's BatmanGambit relies on her marrying Karup, her own father. She does refuse to sleep with him, though.]] Averted with his other daughter Dinah, who he sleeps with ''and'' impregnates. Kylie is the result]].
28th Aug '16 5:47:37 PM trixus
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** [[WordOfGod The authors]] state that the species of each individual character was carefully chosen to represent who the character really is, and that the connection between the animal chosen and the personality of the character isn't always as obvious as the "cops=dogs" example.

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** [[WordOfGod The authors]] state that the species of each individual character was carefully chosen to represent who the character really is, and that the connection between the animal chosen and the personality of the character isn't always as obvious as the "cops=dogs" example. For instance he made bikers a bunch of sheeps because of the gregarious aspects of the animals and character who are either ugly or disfigured are less anthropomorphic to underline it.



* BreatherEpisode: ''Amarillo''. However, it's solely one for the hurting Blacksad as there is still plenty of murder and mayhem to go around for everyone else.

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* BreatherEpisode: ''Amarillo''. However, it's solely one for the hurting Blacksad as there is still plenty of murder and mayhem to go around for everyone else. By the end Blacksad doesn't have that much of a good time either.



* BrokenBird: Luanne in ''Amarillo''

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* BrokenBird: Luanne in ''Amarillo''''Amarillo'' [[spoiler: She was forced to have an abortion at a young age to avoid a family scandal.]]



* CryIntoChest: Dinah.

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* CryIntoChest: Dinah.Dinah does this with Blacksad.



** The mongoose henchman from the first book makes the mistake of pursuing his target in a reptilian bar, while the bartender did say he will take care of the problem the fact that ''every patrons including those outside'' closed in on the henchman implies he entered the wrong bar.



* TheFifties

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* TheFiftiesTheFifties: Later books made it clear with the second red scare, beatniks and reconstruction of Germany.



* MatureAnimalStory

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* MatureAnimalStoryMatureAnimalStory: A méchoui is referred as a hate crime.



* WorldOfFunnyAnimals

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* WorldOfFunnyAnimalsWorldOfFunnyAnimals: Not that much of a funny world.
8th Jul '16 6:27:09 AM trixus
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* CombatPragmatist: Blacksad fights dirty when odds are bad.



* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Commissioner Smirnov gives Blacksad free reign to avenge Natalia's death after he tried to investigate her murder through the official channels but was [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections quickly shut down when it got too high up]]. After Blacksad kills the wealthy businessman responsible for the murder in a VigilanteExecution, Smirnov even covers for him by lying right in front of the two employees who saw Blacksad carry out the act. He is not especially proud of it though.



* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Commissioner Smirnov gives Blacksad free reign to avenge Natalia's death after he tried to investigate her murder through the official channels but was [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections quickly shut down when it got too high up]]. After Blacksad kills the wealthy businessman responsible for the murder in a VigilanteExecution, Smirnov even covers for him by lying right in front of the two employees who saw Blacksad carry out the act.


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* CurbStompBattle: Most fights are short and rather brutal. Either the biggest animal wipe the floor with smaller one or the smaller one is armed and sucker punch the big animal.
6th Jul '16 3:26:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* CopsNeedTheVigilante: Commissioner Smirnov gives Blacksad free reign to avenge Natalia's death after he tried to investigate her murder through the official channels but was [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections quickly shut down when it got too high up]]. After Blacksad kills the wealthy businessman responsible for the murder in a VigilanteExecution, Smirnov even covers for him by lying right in front of the two employees who saw Blacksad carry out the act.
4th Jul '16 11:17:11 PM JJIncognitus
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* DeadlyDodging: Provides the page image.
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