Books Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido Hardcover, 176 pages, Dark Horse Originals, List Price: $29.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBlacksadAuthorJuan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents three stories in which John Blacksad, private investigator, attempts to find the murderer of an old lover, investigate child abductors, and discover nuclear secrets in the 1950s Red Scare. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Blacksad Summer Reader Poll 2017: Comics And Graphic Novels Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels July 12, 2017 We asked readers to name their favorite comics and graphic novels, and we got thousands of answers. Now, with the help of our expert panel, we've curated a list to keep you flipping pages all summer. Three Books... Badger, Bunny And Black-Cat Blues: 3 Tales Of Animal Noir June 9, 2013 Writer Jody Arlington picks three hot summer graphic-novel reads. The twist? They all star anthropomorphic animals: Doughty badger detective LeBrock, hard-boiled cat detective John Blacksad and resistance rabbit Hardin dodge assassins, steal secrets and track down the missing just like their human counterparts.