Blacksad: Amarillo winner of the Eisner and Harvey awards this year
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 5:55pm by gulickb
In this year's comic awards season, Blacksad: Amarillo has taken home two major awards this year!
So, what's all the fuss about?
Blacksad is a anthropomorphic noir detective comic about a cat named John Blacksad. This book was wildly popular in France when it was first published, and it's popularity has led to translation into more than 20 different languages. Amarillo is the 5th installment in the series. The book starts with a fight over poetry and literary merit and just gets better from there.
The artwork is beautiful and captivating; it's easy to get caught up in the imagery as you read. If you love mysteries, graphic novels, and amazing artwork, Blacksad is a must-read.