Jerome K. Jerome Bloche Volime 1: The Shadow Killer Hardcover

Jerome K. Jerome Bloche Volime 1: The Shadow Killer Hardcover First installment in a series about an endearingly clumsy young private eye who scoots around Paris on his motorbike more Will Ferrell than Humphrey Bogart Translated into English for the first time! Wearing an old trenchcoat and his indispensable felt hat the 20-year-old Jérôme tries to look the part of a seasoned sleuth By day he translates detective novels and fantasizes about being one By night he’s enrolled in Professor Maison’s correspondence course for would-be private eyes His girlfriend Babette is a flight attendant who brings him recordings for his collection of police sirens from around the world It&39;s a happy—if not particularly promising—existence until his first “case" In the past two months fifteen people in Paris have been killed by poisoned darts All the witnesses saw was a feathered shadow and a blowgun The job of capturing the flamboyant assassin is entrusted to Jérôme by Professor Maison Things get off to a rocky start however when the professor appears to be victim number sixteen! About the Author Alain Dodier was born in Dunkirk France in 1955 and has no memory of a time without comics He drew for comics fanzines in the early 1970s and sold his first professional work in 1977 His friendship with Pierre Makyo led to two series the humorous Gully and in 1982 the more realistic Jérôme K Jérôme Bloche Alain has drawn more than two dozen Jerome stories and after the first few stories began writing them too His work on Jérôme K Jérôme Bloche has earned him two awards at the Angoulême International Comics Festival one for Best Series and one for Best Youth Series
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