Grandville is a series of graphic novels from popular British comic creator Bryan Talbot. The eponymous debut book was released on 15 Oct 2009. The second, Grandville: Mon Amour, was released on November 20, 2010, and a third issue, Grandville: Bete Noire, was announced as forthcoming by Talbot's Twitter account. In November 2014, the forth novel Grandville: Noel was released.
Setting and characters
Grandville is a steampunk detective thriller, featuring the character of Detective-Inspector LeBrock of Scotland Yard (a badger). Talbot says he was inspired by 19th century French illustrators J.J. Grandville and Robida; J.J. Grandville was famous for his satirical anthropomorphic illustrations and Robida for his quaint visions of the future.
- Grandville (Jonathan Cape ISBN 1-59582-397-2)
- Grandville (Dark Horse ISBN 0-224-08488-7)
- Grandville, mon amour (Jonathan Cape ISBN 0-224-09000-3)
- Grandville, mon amour (Dark Horse ISBN 1-59582-574-6)
- bryan_talbot 6:10 AM Nov 20th 2010. Bryan's just announced that the third Grandville will be called Grandville: Bete Noire: you heard it here first!. Twitter.