USA TODAY’s Pop Candy on Geary’s Axe-Man

September 20, 2010 by  
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“Speaking of great art, you can’t go wrong with Geary — his work displays a humor, style and class that make it instantly recognizable. This latest book adds an element of horror, though: It tells the compelling, bizarre story of a series of brutal murders in New Orleans that seem connected (but are they?). While […]

September 19, 2010 by  
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The Gerry half of Markgerry today… I was sitting at a bar and grill on Michigan Avenue, eating a blue-cheese loaded iceberg wedge and drinking a basil-infused gimlet, taking notes in my little Moleskine notebook while the guide to the Chicago Art Institute that I’d been using as a bookmark lay on the table next […]

A gush over A Home for Mr. Easter + more

September 15, 2010 by  
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Calling it “Thoroughly enjoyable entertainment”, School Library Journal in their latest issue goes on: “The artwork is energetic with a rock-solid understanding of cartooning and kineticism … with an unusual protagonist and showcasing a quirky new voice in comics.” …Rock-solid understanding… and Brooke is all of maybe 22, fresh out of college? Oh, yeah. And […]

Rick Geary interviewed

September 14, 2010 by  
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A nice informative interview of Rick Geary over at Ain’t It Cool Comics as well as a review of his latest Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans: “As I read, the voice narrating this book reminds me of the beginning of MAGNOLIA or the narration throughout THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD. […]

SPX: wow! love the energy.

September 13, 2010 by  
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Just back from the SPX show this last weekend, held in Bethesda. Saturday was amazing. A crowded big hotel conference room full of people eager to get the latest exciting indie comics. The energy and enthusiasm was palpable as we blew through all the Dungeon books we brought within 2 hours, sold out of our […]

SPX tomorrow: meet NBM

September 10, 2010 by  
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Meet specifically our authors  Eric HOBBS premiering The Broadcast, Brooke A. ALLEN and Greg HOUSTON, all signing their books, as well as publisher Terry NANTIER. See more at our previous post on this. Looking forward to meeting you at SPX in Bethesda!

Mr. Hornswoggler, Gent. has been active

September 9, 2010 by  
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Andrew Wheeler, that is, at his Antick Musings blog where he’s reviewed: The Axe-Man of New Orleans, Rick Geary’s latest Treasury of Murder tome Boneyard vol.7 by Richard Moore and also has nice words to say about our sister co. Papercutz‘ The Smurfs.

The Fabler Interviews BROADCAST Artist Noel Tuazon

September 8, 2010 by  
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Noel just did a great little interview over on The Fabler in promotion of our new book together, THE BROADCAST. Not only does he offer some great insight into his process, but he also does an extremely good job selling this book. On an additional note, the books are in! I just got my copies, […]

NBM in November: De Crecy is back!

September 7, 2010 by  
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Solicited for now in comics stores, after his greatly successful Glacial Period in the Louvre collection, we publish Nicolas De Crecy’s very off the wall Salvatore series: SALVATORE Vol. 1: Transports of Love Nicolas De Crecy The best-selling and acclaimed author of ‘Glacial Period’ in the Louvre collection returns with a new series starring a […]

Booklist on Networked & more

September 7, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale outstrips simple purposefulness to provide a rip-roaring good story. Without resorting to didacticism or slowing the action, each character provides a point of view that requires careful reader evaluation to weigh the thoughtful mix of fact and opinion. This package offers much for casual readers as well as book groups and curriculum designers.” […]