A Little About THE BROADCAST

June 17, 2010 by  
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I guess the best place to begin is with an introduction. My name is Eric Hobbs, and I’ve written a book titled THE BROADCAST set to be published by NBM later this fall. Taking place during a treacherous storm, THE BROADCAST is about a rural Indiana town that loses power halfway through Orson Welles’ infamous […]

NBM Month on Comic Book Bin

June 16, 2010 by  
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The site Comic Book Bin has an NBM month going on with lotsa reviews of our books and this interview of our publisher.

Review roundup: Dungeon, Little Nothings and On the Odd Hours

June 13, 2010 by  
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The Seattle Post Intelligencer picked up the Blog Critics review of Dungeon Twilight vol.3.: “with satiric bite, visual inventiveness, and engagingly fallible anthropomorphic heroes, New Centurions delivers the goods, particularly in its second half.” The Comics Journal’s Rob Clough has this to say about our latest entry in the Louvre collection, On the Odd Hours: […]

Beard, Week Two

June 13, 2010 by  
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Wherein your humble hirsute narrator presents, for all to see and regale, the result of 14 days of non shaving in preparation for his August trip back to Afghanistan.

SYNDICATED COLUMN: First They Came for the Cranky White House Columnist

June 9, 2010 by  
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Helen Thomas Learns That Free Speech is a Myth This is why a lot of people think Jews control the media. Not me. I’ve worked in the media most of my life. So I know that the media is controlled by morons. Still, what happened to Helen Thomas will feed the rants of wild-eyed conspiracy […]

NY Times Book Review on Little Nothings

June 7, 2010 by  
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The prolific French cartoonist Lewis Trondheim keeps a public diary in comics form — doodles with casual but impressive water­colors — translated into English as “Little Nothings.” (For whatever reason, he draws himself with an ungainly, monobrowed bird’s head.) In the third volume, LITTLE NOTHINGS: Uneasy Happiness (ComicsLit/­NBM, paper, $14.95), he figures out how to […]

The Broadcast writing contest

June 3, 2010 by  
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Writer Eric Hobbs is putting on a writing contest around the theme of the forthcoming The Broadcast graphic novel announced for August and presently being solicited. Here’s his release on this fun challenge: In 1938, Orson Welles used fake news bulletins to convince more than one million Americans the Earth was being invaded by visitors […]

Graphic Novel Reporter puts 4 NBM books in Best of Summer

June 3, 2010 by  
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John Hogan over at GNR must like us, we guess, as he’s put most of our summer output on their Hottest Graphic Novels for the Summer list. That includes Networked: Carabella on the Run, The Broadcast, The Axe-Man of New Orleans and even includes Noe’s latest salacious (and indeed bitingly funny) Pin-Up Artist from NBM’s Eurotica imprint […]

SYNDICATED COLUMN: Sticks and Stones on the High Seas

June 3, 2010 by  
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Activists Finally Fight Back—And Win They call themselves activists. But leftist activists rarely do anything. They march. They chant. They whine. Then they go home, satisfied that they’ve said their piece without taking a personal risk. Oppressive governments love such phony “activists.” Not only can they carry on as usual, they point to the toothless […]

NBM in August: The Broadcast

June 2, 2010 by  
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Our main release this month is an intense psychological thriller with Orson Welles’ famous radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds as background: THE BROADCAST Eric Hobbs • Noel Tuazon On the day of the historic broadcast of The War of the Worlds by Orson Welles which triggered panic in many places it sounded […]

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