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This Is Bryan Talbot’s World, We’re Just Lucky Enough To Live In It

Bryan Talbot has, in recent years become one of Britain’s most prominent comic book creator, with a Costa Award under his arm for Dotter Of Her Father’s Eyes, recognition of academic institutions for Alice In Sunderland, heading up the Lakes …

My Favourite Joke In Grandville: Bete Noire by Bryan Talbot

There are lots of good jokes in the new Grandville volume from Bryan Talbot. And lots of action adventure, swashbuckling, derring do and that unique brand of anthropomorphic steampunky Anglo/French struggle that rips through every page of Grandville at a cracking …

“The Badger.. Is Back!” – Bryan Talbot Intoduces Grandville Vol 3 – Bete Noire

There’s been a bit of fuss in the UK of late about the principle of culing badgers to prevent tuberculosis in cattle. I think we know which side of the argument Detective Inspector LeBrock would be on.. Grandville Vol 3 …

Bryan Talbot Announces Grandville III: Bête Noire

Thanks to all the people who emailed me this one. Bryan Talbot has announced the threequel to his steampunk anthropomorphic series of graphic albums, Grandville. Bête Noire follows the original book and its sequel Mon Amour, detailing the adventures of …

Radio 4′s Book Programming To Shun Comics?

BBC Radio 4 have a number of book review programmes, which takes a relatively highbrow approach to modern literature. Last year Radio 4′s Saturday Review ran a thorough roundtable piece on Bryan Talbot’s Grandville, so publishers got in touch with …

Grandville Threequel To Be Called “Bete Noire”

The first Grandville book, a steam punk romantic anthropormophic thriller, starring a badger halfway between Sherlock Holmes and James Bond, has been followed by Grandville Mon Amour, currently going through a “soft launch” and available in bookshops shortly. But before …

Bryan Talbot Vs Dave Sim – The Next Chapter (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Bryan Talbot adds to the article below; From what I gather, Dave was shown the story about him in The Naked Artist completely out of context and I imagine he’s never actually read the book or he wouldn’t consider it …

Numbercrunching: Grandville Mon Amour by Bryan Talbot

Name: Grandville Mon Amour Creator: Bryan Talbot Price: £16.99 ($11.99) Story pages: 94 Price per thick glossy oversized gorgeously coloured page: 18 pence (27 cents) Is there previous history?: Grandville, published last year is a wonderful anthropormorphic fin-de-siecle steampunk detective …

New Trailer for Grandville Mon Amour

As reported by BC in August, Grandville is returning for a second installment this year called Grandville Mon Amour. The 108 page hardcover created by Bryan Talbot is set for release in December, and here’s the new trailer promoting the …