Happy New Year!

December 30, 2010 by  
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…from all of us at NBM, we wish you a great 2011. Stay tuned to NBM for some exciting new directions in that year… Terry

Library Media Connection on Networked and Dungeon +more

December 29, 2010 by  
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“Recommended. Teens will devour the action, suspense, and drama. The illustrations are amazing and add to the thrill of this graphic novel.” So says Library Media Connection of Networked. They also say of Dungeon, Twilight vol.3: “The artwork is lively, exciting, and full of details.” “The mix of comedy and drama is welcome and feels […]

Miami Herald on Networked

December 28, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale for teens and others about the dark side of social networking and privacy is a bit over the top, but why not? What was once science fiction is now part of everyday life, and veteran comics creators Jones and Badger do a masterful job of keeping things light and frothily entertaining on […]

Newsarama on Miss Don’t Touch Me and a preview of Story of Lee

December 27, 2010 by  
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“Hubert’s good ear for dialogue and fast-moving scenes keep the pace quick, while each page gives readers nearly a dozen panels of information and characterization.  There’s no obvious genre hook here – it’s simply good writing, a story about a girl’s dream to find a better life and the unfortunate slings and stones that hold […]

South China Morning Post.

December 26, 2010 by  
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The Hong Kong based newspaper ‘The South China Morning Post’ will feature an interview with me (or someone who looks a lot like me anyway) s. I discuss The Story of Lee a lot in that. Of course, because the story is SET in HK! That is coming out the first week of 2011 i […]

Season’s greetings from Chie and a thing about The Stoty of Lee

December 25, 2010 by  
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Hi everyone. Let me introduce myself a bit first. I’m Chie and I’m the illustrator of The Story of Lee, forthcoming book about a meeting of a girl and a boy in lost in translation culture mixture. I just wanted to say hi to you all and wishing a great holiday season and a new […]

Salvatore, Dungeon reviews & more

December 22, 2010 by  
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On Salvatore: “It’s fairly rare to find a book that effectively balances comedy and tragedy, but De Crecy’s peculiar gift is to find pathos through absurdity, which to my fairly well-seasoned eye comes off as unique. Comes with a high recommendation for the curious and the adventurous.” FA- the comiczine “This is clearly not a […]

Our Holiday card to you…

December 17, 2010 by  
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Booklist on De Crecy’s Salvatore and Miss Don’t Touch Me, School Lib. Jnl. on The Broadcast

December 16, 2010 by  
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“Hubert and Kerascoet tell this episode with artfulness and empathy that allow readers to appreciate Blanche’s dignity as well as her energy and creativity.” Booklist on the new Miss Don’t Touch Me vol.2. And then… “Eccentric” they say about De Crecy’s brand new Salvatore series, otherwise  dismissing the whole book as “the weird preoccupations of a French […]

We’re on Comixology!

December 15, 2010 by  
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Starting with Bluesman last week and today adding Boneyard, vol.1, NBM graphic novels are being made available bit by bit on the leading mobile provider of comics Comixology. Bluesman is available at $9.99 vs. $24.95 for the clothbound edition, Boneyard vol.1 is at a promo price of $5.99 vs. the print pb. price of $12.95. […]