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Streets of Paris, Streets of Murder Box Set: The Complete Noir Stories of Manchette and Tardi (The Complete Noir Stories of Manchette & Tardi) (Hardcover)

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By Tardi, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Kim Thompson (Translated by), Jenna Allen (Translated by)
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The complete collection of the globally acclaimed crime novelist and pioneering cartoonist graphic novel collaborations, slipcased and in an oversized format.

Presents all four hardboiled graphic crime novels by Jean-Patrick Manchette and Tardi: Griffu, West Coast Blues, Like a Sniper Lining Up His Shot, and Run Like Crazy, Run Like Hell, as well as a bonus 21-page, unfinished tale and a single-page introduction to another incomplete story.

About the Author

Tardi is a pioneering, internationally award-winning European cartoonist. His Adele Blanc-Sec series was adapted into a feature by Luc Besson, and the animated film April and the Extraordinary World was inspired by his cartooning. He lives in Paris with his wife, the singer Dominique Grange, and their cats.

The Marseilles-born Jean-Patrick Manchette (1942-1995) authored ten short, tough-minded, highly acclaimed crime novels, as well as a multitude of other books, screen- and teleplays, magazine columns, and translations of American crime and science fiction novels. A lifelong comics fan, he also wrote the hardboiled graphic novel Griffu for Jacques Tardi in 1978, and in the late 1980s, was selected to translate the French edition of Watchmen.

Kim Thompson (1956-2013) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was the co-publisher of Fantagraphics Books and a champion of alternative and global comics. He lived in Seattle, WA, with his wife, Lynn, and their dog.

Jenna Allen is a freelance translator based in Colorado.

Praise For…

The stories in Streets of Paris are absorbing, enigmatic, counterintuitive, and sometimes offbeat. The images don’t just echo the narrative, they propel it forward, convey mood, and expanded my notion of the types of stories that noir can tell.

— Kirkus

Immerse yourself in Manchette's cruel, violent world, and thank Tardi for bringing his brilliance to comics in his clear, unfussy style.
— Grovel

Tardi's noir depictions of 1950s Paris capture the city's landscape, eliciting the appropriate sense of foreboding.
— Publishers Weekly

What stays with you is Tardi's ability to conjure up Paris on the page. It's a vision of Parisian stone, rain, desire and death.
— Herald Scotland
Product Details
ISBN: 9781683963547
ISBN-10: 1683963547
Publisher: Fantagraphics
Publication Date: November 10th, 2020
Pages: 364
Language: English
Series: The Complete Noir Stories of Manchette & Tardi