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29th Oct '15 2:26:26 PM MasterNecromancer
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28th Aug '15 2:05:49 PM Vios
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* Alex Bledsoe's ''EddieLaCrosse'' books are basically hard-boiled detective novels in a sword and sorcery setting.
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* Alex Bledsoe's ''EddieLaCrosse'' ''Literature/EddieLaCrosse'' books are basically hard-boiled detective novels in a sword and sorcery setting.
6th Jun '15 10:50:26 AM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} that blends the setting, characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) and plot structure of a FilmNoir mystery story with the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''Literature/TheHollowChocolateBunniesOfTheApocalypse''.
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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} that blends the setting, characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) HardboiledDetective who sometimes doubles as an OccultDetective) and plot structure of a FilmNoir mystery story with the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''Literature/TheHollowChocolateBunniesOfTheApocalypse''.

6th Jun '15 10:48:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* The ''[[Anime/TheAnimatrix Animatrix]]'' short "A Detective Story".
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* The ''[[Anime/TheAnimatrix Animatrix]]'' ''Anime/TheAnimatrix'' short "A Detective Story".

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* The ''[[Anime/TheAnimatrix Animatrix]]'' short "A Detective Story".''Film/LordOfIllusions'' is an adaptation that Creator/CliveBarker did based off his Harry D'Amour stories. Here, Harry is an OccultDetective who has been involved in exorcisms and has to stop an EvilSorcerer from returning from the grave.
4th Jun '15 6:23:22 PM Gregzilla
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** The DownloadableContent ''BioShockInfinite/BurialAtSea'' [[spoiler:a [[StealthSequel Stealth Prequel]] to the original VideoGame/{{BioShock 1}}]] is even more this, especially in the first chapter, which heavily emphasizes the HardboiledDetective aspect.
20th May '15 7:36:36 PM Gregzilla
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}'' is geared towards that kind of play, amongst others. Even including a prestige class for it.
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Eberron}}'' is geared towards that kind of play, amongst others. Even including a prestige class for it.it, [[http://eberron.wikia.com/wiki/Master_Inquisitive Master Inquisitive]].
7th May '15 8:25:53 AM moloch
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* ''[[Series/Daredevil2015 Daredevil]]'' starts off leaning towards more mundane noir (bar the presence of Matt's super-powered radar-like "vision") and gradually introduces the more fantastic MarvelCinematicUniverse elements like [[spoiler: the Japanese gangsters actually being ninjas, and a Chinese drug baron who's ''possibly'' from an extradimensional city of mystical kung-fu masters.]]
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* ''[[Series/Daredevil2015 ''[[Series/{{Daredevil2015}} Daredevil]]'' starts off leaning towards more mundane noir (bar the presence of Matt's super-powered radar-like "vision") and gradually introduces the more fantastic MarvelCinematicUniverse elements like [[spoiler: the Japanese gangsters actually being ninjas, and a Chinese drug baron who's ''possibly'' from an extradimensional city of mystical kung-fu masters.]]
7th May '15 8:25:31 AM moloch
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* ''[[Series/Daredevil2015 Daredevil]] starts off leaning towards more mundane noir (bar the presence of Matt's super-powered radar-like "vision") and gradually introduces the more fantastic MarvelCinematicUniverse elements like [[spoiler: the Japanese gangsters actually being ninjas, and a Chinese drug baron who's ''possibly'' from an extradimensional city of mystical kung-fu masters.]]
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* ''[[Series/Daredevil2015 Daredevil]] Daredevil]]'' starts off leaning towards more mundane noir (bar the presence of Matt's super-powered radar-like "vision") and gradually introduces the more fantastic MarvelCinematicUniverse elements like [[spoiler: the Japanese gangsters actually being ninjas, and a Chinese drug baron who's ''possibly'' from an extradimensional city of mystical kung-fu masters.]]
7th May '15 8:25:00 AM moloch
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* ''[[Series/Daredevil2015 Daredevil]] starts off leaning towards more mundane noir (bar the presence of Matt's super-powered radar-like "vision") and gradually introduces the more fantastic MarvelCinematicUniverse elements like [[spoiler: the Japanese gangsters actually being ninjas, and a Chinese drug baron who's ''possibly'' from an extradimensional city of mystical kung-fu masters.]]
23rd Apr '15 4:43:20 PM ThePocket
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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} that blends the setting, characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) and plot structure of a FilmNoir mystery story with the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse''.
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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} that blends the setting, characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) and plot structure of a FilmNoir mystery story with the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse''. ''Literature/TheHollowChocolateBunniesOfTheApocalypse''.

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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick * Creator/RobertRankin's ''Literature/TheHollowChocolateBunniesOfTheApocalypse'' takes place in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} that blends the setting, ClockPunk world where nursery-rhyme characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) are real and plot structure [[LivingToys toys are alive]], but only in Toy City. The protagonist ends up getting recruited by a jaded, hard-drinking private detective who just happens to be a teddy bear to solve a series of a FilmNoir mystery story with murders, including the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse''. bear's late partner, Wee Willie Winkie.

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[[caption-width-right:250:Being a private Dick in this town was hungry work... and he was all out of bananas.]]A sister trope of "neo noir" or {{cyberpunk}}, fantastic noir is a relatively small {{subgenre}} * If patently impossible sci-fi counts as fantasy, then ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'' qualifies with its {{Steampunk}} flying city that blends the setting, characters (it usually stars a HardboiledDetective) and plot structure of a FilmNoir mystery story with the more colorful elements of {{fantasy}} and ScienceFiction. The genre seemed to arrive all at once in TheEighties and remains strong today, with the publication of such books as ''Literature/AnonymousRex'', ''WhoCensoredRogerRabbit'', ''[[Literature/GarrettPI Sweet Silver Blues]]'', ''[[Literature/AFableOfTonight Stalking The Unicorn]]'', and ''The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse''. jaded private-detective protagonist didn't even know existed.
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