18th Manga Division Jury Selections
Blacksad: A Silent Hell
Juanjo GUARNIDO / Original author: Juan DÍAZ CANALES / Translation: ONISHI Aiko [Spain / Japan]
This is the fourth in the series of Spanishborn Juanjo GUARNIDO’s popular hardboiled bande dessinée comic. Blacksad, a lone black cat detective active in the United States during the Cold War, receives a request to find a genius jazz pianist gone missing. A masterpiece set in New Orleans, the city of jazz, the author himself claims that you can seemingly hear the music at the turn of every page.