In the middle of a gang war, wanted for murder, truly alone and outside the law, Detective Inspector LeBrock is on the run from both the police and gangster assassins, the victim of a diabolical scheme to annihilate himself and everyone he holds dear, engineered by mastermind crime lord Tiberius Koenig, one of the most despicable villains in the history of detective fiction. A fiendishly ingenious story of love, tenacity, treachery and tragedy, this fifth, final and longest stand-alone volume of the Eisner and Hugo Award-nominated Grandville series by master storyteller and graphic novel pioneer Bryan Talbot is a veritable rollercoaster of a detective thriller, featuring Grandville's trademark high-octane excitement, humour and deduction on a Holmesian scale as we finally meet LeBrock's mentor, Stamford Hawksmoor, and discover LeBrock's untold backstory.
Fan-favourite characters Detective Sergeant Roderick Ratzi and LeBrock's vivacious fiancee, Parisian prostitute Billie are joined by a new badger in town!
Enter Tasso, an Italian badger who's bigger, meaner and uglier than LeBrock - but is he a force for good or evil?
A battle royale ensues as LeBrock fights against truly outrageous odds.
How can he possibly survive?Prepare to be royally badgered!
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- Pages:176 pages
- Publisher:Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date:16/11/2017