“This fast-paced, engrossing read should appeal to teens and up while pushing them to grasp ominous possibilities associated with social networking, cellphones and such. Carabella is such an engaging action herione that she holds interest and empathy. With loose, enthusiastic color art.” So says Library Journal about Networked.
I was just in the USA again, at a convention held in Minneapolis College of Art and Design – a good little academic style con, with cosplay fun thrown in. I made a talk about ‘Ax and Gekiga: maturer style manga’, to a full house and a good reception – thank you all. and thanks [...]
Another rave for Geary’s latest The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans, this time from the influential Booklist: “Geary’s archly antiquated drawing style is ideally suited for bringing bygone eras to vivid, convincing life. Geary’s exacting, historically accurate approach makes this—as well as his other nonfiction works—a natural for true-crime fans as well as comics lovers.” About [...]
NBM and Papercutz will be sharing a corner booth #2304 at the upcoming New York Comic-Con October 8-10 at the Javitts Convention Center. Upwards of 70,000 visitors are expected and we’ll have a busy booth of authors signing from both companies! Besides having our latest books to show and sell, here’s our schedule of appearances [...]
“After 9 years, Richard Moore is bringing the Boneyard series to a conclusion, but you can still get in on the fun with volume 7. And don’t worry if you haven’t read the previous 6: it’s easy to catch on to the characters and the story in this volume is complete in itself. It’s hilariously [...]
Quick bit of news here: this Saturday, Lewis Trondheim will be in Toronto appearing at the Beguiling comics bookstore. See The Beguiling’s blog for more info. He don’t come often to North America so don’t miss this chance to get Dungeon, Little Nothings and his other goodies signed! You might even see him set fire [...]
This Saturday I’ll be a guest at the JET CITY COMIC SHOW hosted by the same crew who do the EMERALD CITY COMICON. As a promo for the show LTD TEE is selling a t-shirt and a art-print promo pack of the above image FOR ONE WEEK ONLY! After Saturday…no more t-shirts…only art prints. I’ll [...]
Wired put a piece on their website today in honor of H.G. Wells birthday and we were mentioned. It’s a nice little article, not only showcasing some of Wells’ most beloved work but the books, movies and television series that his work has influenced. While this isn’t a feature on our book by any means, [...]
I’d like to welcome to this blog Sean Michael Wilson, whose new book The Story of Lee will be shipping from us to comics stores in December. He’s also noted for AX, Alternative Manga from Top Shelf which has been getting a lot of press and he’s got an adaptation of a famous Japanese classic [...]
Hi all, Its Sean Michael Wilson, first time on NBM’s blog. My book is out in October’s Previews Catalogue THE STORY OF LEE Written by my own wee brain, and illustrated by Japanese artist, Chie Kutsuwada. I am not sure if she has a wee brain or not, and it might be rude to ask!