More on the outrageous Elephant Man!

August 27, 2010 by  
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The latest on Greg Houston’s recent GN Elephant Man comes from Sequential Tart: “As a broad parody of Superman, I thought this first issue was spot on. I thought the humor in Elephant Man was great, the writing is definitely the comic’s strongest asset. The over-the-top dialogue was outstanding, particularly the rants of Handsome Dirk. […]

Ted Rall is in Afghanistan, risking his neck.

August 26, 2010 by  
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…and he’s tweeting and blogging about it. It’s quite fascinating as he goes back to where he went at the start of the Afghan War back in 2001. He reported on that in one of our bestselling books To Afghanistan & Back. This hybrid of comics and articles that he wrote for the Village Voice was also […]

Alternative Views on ‘Networked’

August 25, 2010 by  
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From ComicMix, picked up by the big site IMDb: “Privacy Activism is a non-profit company designed to make people aware and give them knowledge and tools to determine how much they want to share or to protect. To educate the younger masses, they created Carabella, a hip, blue-skinned college-aged woman and have used her in […]

LINK: Joe Shuster Awards on The Broadcast

August 25, 2010 by  
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Robert Haines had some very nice things to say about THE BROADCAST over at the Joe Shuster Awards website yesterday. While not a review, he did say that, “Noel has created moody, evocative pages which capture the spirit of the story.” I couldn’t agree more. I keep telling people his art in THE BROADCAST is […]

Horror Author Bob Freeman Reviews The Broadcast

August 24, 2010 by  
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My friend and fellow Indiana-based writer Bob Freeman had some very nice things to say in his review of THE BROADCAST this morning, saying “This is what you hope for when you dip into the indie market. Smart. Riveting. Complex. Compelling, First and foremost, The Broadcast is a solid literary work…..this should be an instant […]

Our first Twitter contest: A Home for Mr. Easter!

August 23, 2010 by  
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Starting today and running through September 30th we’re going to be running our first promotional campaign on Twitter, to celebrate cartoonist Brooke A. Allen‘s A HOME FOR MR. EASTER. To participate, please tweet about this book @NBMPUB, and be sure to use the Hash Tag #READMREASTER And if for some reason you haven’t read A […]

Elephant Man: “Come for the art, stay for the derangement”

August 23, 2010 by  
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What they’re saying of Elephant Man , Greg Houston’s latest: “Come for the art, stay for the derangement, and release most notions of “plotting.” SF Site “Cheerfully grotesque. Has its sweetly offensive moments.” Bill Sherman, Blogcritics and picked up by the Seattle Post Intelligencer. And this one just in! “I can see it now: “I am […]

The story is-

August 20, 2010 by  
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It’s in the plot really Mark of mark & Gerry

THE BROADCAST: Anatomy of a Scene, Part 5

August 17, 2010 by  
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So we’ve gone through all the motions. Script, layouts, artwork, a new script. After all that, this is what the final result looks like: For me this moment is always somewhat bittersweet. There’s nothing better than seeing your story come together. At the same time, this is when I have to lock it in and […]

Wall Street Journal , hurmmmm

August 16, 2010 by  
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So I’d rather read an adventure story which is what Networked is, but it has some “issues” in it. If you’d like to see what the issues are check out the Wall Street Journal. Me I’m having issues with all the talk of issues… The Mark half