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English - Comic, 1920s, Jazz Age
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Goldenbird · 5M ago

La Peregrini

Look who’s back to torment poor Falco. The path of the righteous is beset with all kinds of snares and temptations. What could Volkov possibly offer except creative destruction? I’m a bit e...
Goldenbird · 5M ago

Autoblindo

Getting back to drawing comics after a long, sad break. The armoured car is inspired by the Ansaldo Lancia 1ZM, but I wasn’t so happy with the design after all. This one looks completely di...
Goldenbird · 8M ago

Lullaby

I found my steel nibs, but not the good ones… That didn’t stop me from trying this old manga trick for filling out backgrounds. There’s half a page missing where Falco climbs down the wall ...
Goldenbird · 8M ago

Rosary

Oh Mayann, why don’t you appreciate this beautiful gesture? It would make more sense for Falco to refer to any of the great Italian film divas of the era*, but I figured that they are less ...
Goldenbird · 8M ago

Spiritual Weapon

Usually, I let Falco quote the Doyau-Rheims Bible, but here I just preferred the King James version of those interesting lines in Psalm 91 (here abridged). The Doyau-Rheims version has othe...
Goldenbird · 8M ago

Secret Passage

Mayann already mentioned once that she had found a secret passage to the palace, but Falco didn’t take the bait. He’s really not making this adventuring stuff easy for anyone. Least of all,...
Goldenbird · 9M ago

Turaco

I just wanted to fill the empty corners with some cute birds. Falco peregrinus is in trouble (again), but Tauraco persa flies freely. So, to settle things once and for all: Mayann is not th...
Goldenbird · 9M ago

Style Homage

It was interesting to look up models for Mayann from the various artists’ work. Hugo Pratt and Rumiko Takahashi have many appealing female characters. Jacques Tardi has, of course, the famou...
Goldenbird · 9M ago

Windup

Mayday, mayday. Writer over board. This was so difficult. It makes no sense out of context and I’m afraid it doesn’t make sense in context either. But I just read Corto Maltese in Siberia a...
Goldenbird · 10M ago

Seven Centuries

… or that’s what it feels like since my last update. This page turned out to be ridiculously detailed, as I feared! Mayann’s impatience is partly directed at the author and fully justified,...