History ComicBook / Grandville

20th Jul '16 3:34:47 PM Neakal
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* SpeciesSurname: Very common, though some are subtler than others. French Prime Minister Lapine has the bonus of having a name that relates to rabbits (which he is) and the French nationalist politician Jean-Marie Le Pen (which Lapine also is). "Brock" itself is an archaic English word for a badger.

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* SpeciesSurname: Very common, though some are subtler than others. others;
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French Prime Minister Lapine has the bonus of having a name that relates to rabbits (which he is) and the French nationalist politician Jean-Marie Le Pen (which Lapine also is). is).
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"Brock" itself is an archaic English word for a badger.badger.
** The name of the mob boss Tiberius Koenig is a truly masterful application of this trope. Tiberius comes from Roman Emperor Tiberius who was noted to be a tyrannical ruler by historians. Koenig means "king". And of course, he is a [[spoiler: Tyrannosaurus Rex (literally, "Tyrant King")]].
20th Jul '16 3:23:21 PM Neakal
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* {{Foreshadowing}}:
** In the third book, Rocher mentions that a cult has recently moved in to Paris and a bunch of places got robbed. It essentially sets the stage for the fourth book.
** Similarly, the ending of the fourth book seemingly reveals a character that had already been mentioned in the past as a future villain.



* SocialistRealism: The mural commisioned by the French Revolutionary Council in "Bête Noire" is this.

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* SocialistRealism: The mural commisioned commissioned by the French Revolutionary Council in "Bête Noire" is this.
6th Jun '16 7:47:12 AM Neakal
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** Bunty's bedroom in the fourth book has a poster of a [[Music/JustinBieber handsome beaver with "Justin" written underneath]]. Bieber means beaver in German.
11th May '16 4:28:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Detective-Inspector [=LeBrock=].
** BadassInANiceSuit: [=LeBrock=] is always sharply dressed, even when he goes off to kill a lot of people.
** BadassLongcoat
*** Ratzi also belongs to that.

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* {{Badass}}: Detective-Inspector [=LeBrock=].
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BadassInANiceSuit: [=LeBrock=] is always sharply dressed, even when he goes off to kill a lot of people.
** BadassLongcoat
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* BadassLongcoat: Ratzi also belongs to that.
11th May '16 3:03:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:AncientConspiracy: The ''Knights of Lyon'', the cult responsible for the murder. It is even connected to TheKnightsTemplar.]]

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* [[spoiler:AncientConspiracy: AncientConspiracy: The ''Knights of Lyon'', the cult responsible for the murder. It is even connected to TheKnightsTemplar.]]UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar.
19th Apr '16 12:23:36 PM DaibhidC
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* SpeciesSurname: Very common, though some are subtler than others. French Prime Minister Lapine has the bonus of having a name that relates to rabbits (which he is) and the French nationalist politician Jean-Marie Le Pen (which Lapine also is).

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* SpeciesSurname: Very common, though some are subtler than others. French Prime Minister Lapine has the bonus of having a name that relates to rabbits (which he is) and the French nationalist politician Jean-Marie Le Pen (which Lapine also is). "Brock" itself is an archaic English word for a badger.
19th Nov '15 3:32:14 PM StFan
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** {{Becassine}} shows up at the hotel too.

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** {{Becassine}} ComicStrip/{{Becassine}} shows up at the hotel too.
20th Sep '15 5:22:21 PM nombretomado
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''Grandville'' is set in a fictional SteamPunk Europe, where UsefulNotes/{{France}} won the NapoleonicWars. The setting is full of [[FunnyAnimal anthropomorphic animals]]... although there have been appearances of [[LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy humans]]. The series stars [[PrivateDetective Detective-Inspector]] Archie [=LeBrock=] of UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard, a huge, muscular badger, solving mysterious cases along with his sidekick Detective Roderick Ratzi, a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin rat]].

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''Grandville'' is set in a fictional SteamPunk Europe, where UsefulNotes/{{France}} won the NapoleonicWars.UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars. The setting is full of [[FunnyAnimal anthropomorphic animals]]... although there have been appearances of [[LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy humans]]. The series stars [[PrivateDetective Detective-Inspector]] Archie [=LeBrock=] of UsefulNotes/ScotlandYard, a huge, muscular badger, solving mysterious cases along with his sidekick Detective Roderick Ratzi, a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin rat]].
12th Sep '15 5:11:57 PM StFan
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** The second volume also includes an aardvark ranting about women being evil temptresses and men being superior. [[CerebusTheAardvark Sounds familiar...]]

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** The second volume also includes an aardvark ranting about women being evil temptresses and men being superior. [[CerebusTheAardvark [[ComicBook/CerebusTheAardvark Sounds familiar...]]
18th Jun '15 6:58:36 AM Huskyteer
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** {{Becassine}} shows up at the hotel too.
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