Talk at Glasgow

I came back from Glasgow, where I attended Glasgow Film Festival and talked about manga in general and my work, of course including the Story of Lee,  with Paul Gravett and Sean (via Skype!), last night. At the talk, I showed this image to the audience and explained my working process. When I create stories […]

“An appealing cross-cultural love story.”

February 23, 2011 by  
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    “Story of Lee handles its appealing cross-cultural love story with a deft sweetness.” Says Bill Sherman of Blogcritics, also on Seattle Post Intelligencer Salvatore gets a “Highly recommended!” from Sequential Tart with a grade of 8/10. And yet another review for The Broadcast from Rob Clough over at The Comics Journal. Interestingly, he […]

Back from Tokyo

Back from a week in Tokyo, and a successful week it was (with one surprising exception, that i wont gossip about!). The manga great that i met there was none other than YOSHIRO TATSUMI, the originator of the mature manga GEKIGA style, way back in the mid 50’s. Myself, Asakawa-san and a couple of other […]

NBM in April: A much lighter Dungeon Monstres

February 10, 2011 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got being solicited for in comics stores this month, to ship in April: The Dungeon series takes a much lighter turn after its increasingly dark stories: DUNGEON Monstres Vol. 4: Night of the Ladykiller Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, J-E. Vermot-Desroches, Yoann Vulture sorcerer Horus, a ladykiller? Who knew? Yet, as the first […]

Award Season is upon us.

February 4, 2011 by  
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…And we’d like to remind you, if you’re an artist or professional who can vote for the Harvey Awards who now have their ballot for nominations up or the Eisners when their noms come up, as to the great stuff we’ve brought out last year: The Axe-Man of New Orleans, Rick Geary Boneyard vol.7, Richard […]

“Outrageous plot twists and offbeat characters”: Library Journal on Miss Don’t Touch Me; press roundup

February 4, 2011 by  
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“The plot fairly gallops in this naughty adult soap opera; snappy dialog keeps up the pace. Richly detailed full-color art offers both humor and pathos, creating engaging characters and a strong sense of place. [Those] who like outrageous plot twists and offbeat characters should enjoy this romp.” The Library Journal on Miss Don’t Touch Me […]