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September 7, 2011 / / Reviews 0 Comments

My local comic shop received this last week although everyone seems to be listing today as its release date.  I’ve been waiting all year for Tardi’s Like A Sniper Lining Up His Shot. Jacques Tardi’s second Jean-Patrick Manchette adaptation and much better than West Coast Blues, Like A Sniper Lining Up His Shot gives the reader a unique and highly enjoyable tale. This…

Last updated on May 31st, 2013 at 10:04 amWe don’t focus on upcoming books enough here at Comic Book Daily so for the last Pick Five of the month I’ll be looking at the top July 2011 collections that are supposed to ship.  It’s a solid month with a ton of great product.  Descriptions in italics are from the publisher’s…

Fantagraphics keeps the hits rolling throughout 2011 and The Arctic Marauder is the latest in their Jacques Tardi translations line.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: In our ongoing quest to showcase the wide range of Jacques Tardi’s bibliography, Fantagraphics reaches all the way back to one of his earliest, and most distinctive graphic novels: A satirical, Jules Verne-esque “retro-sci-fi” yarn executed…

January 3, 2011 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Over the holidays Fantagraphics released their Spring 2011 catalog which covers new items until August; yes that’s well into summer but I didn’t name it.  Feel free to browse it at your leisure but I wanted to highlight a few items I’m excited about. The Arctic Marauder by Jacques Tardi $16.99 Hardcover 64 pages, black-and-white, 8 ½” x 11 ½”…

Last updated on December 6th, 2012 at 10:38 amFantagraphics and Kim Thompson are back with another Jacques Tardi translated work: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec Volume 1.  Appearing in the early 1970s and published as single volumes in French around 1976, Adele Blanc-Sec has a cult following that we’re now privy to.  Thompson is a translation whirlwind, working through…