Eugène Tarpon

Created by Jean-Patrick Manchette (1942-1995) EUGÈNE TARPON is a real, honest-to-goodness, hard-boiled Parisian private eye, who appeared in two novels by the legendary French noirista, Jean-Patrick Manchette, as well as  a couple of films. Tarpon's right out of the pages of the American detective pulps of the thirties and forties, but painted black. When we … Continue reading Eugène Tarpon

Gerard Griffu

Created by Jean-Patrick Manchette (1942-1995) and Jacques Tardi (1946--) GERARD GRIFFU is the disheveled, battered and betrayed legal adviser/punching bag hero of a real rock 'em, sock 'em hard-boiled detective story initially serialized in 27 installments between October 1977 and April 1978 in BD (issues #1-27), and eventually published as a very stylish  graphic novel in … Continue reading Gerard Griffu