Sky Over the Louvre: weather forecast varies.

April 29, 2011 by  
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Booklist’s Ray Olson found Sky Over the Louvre to be brought off ‘with singular panache on the part of artist Yslaire… This is bravura serious caricature.” but found scripter Carriere’s story to fall somewhat short of its potential. Comics Waiting Room meanwhile is effusive: “An artistic tour-de-force, yet it also tells the most relatable story we’ve […]

Eisners: go and vote!

April 28, 2011 by  
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If you’re a pro, from publisher to artist to retailer, go on over and vote for the best of 2010 and make sure, of course to vote for : *Rick Geary in Best Reality-Based Work for his Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans *Salvatore by De Crecy in Best U.S. Edition of International Material *Eric Liberge as […]

The Story of Lee 2nd print run

I was very glad to get the news from Terry at NBM last week – The Story of Lee has sold out of its first print run, and rather quickly too! Great stuff – thanks for all who have bought it so far. Let’s sell out the 2nd print run too! I have still not […]

Kinky & Cosy

April 27, 2011 by  
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Homage to Bill Blackbeard

April 26, 2011 by  
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A quick  post to give homage to Bill Blackbeard with whom we worked for so many years on early comic strip complete collections. I am very sorry to see him pass away, his encyclopedic knowledge of comics strips and his amazing collection which I went to visit back in the eighties in San Francisco was […]

Trondheim’s Little Nothings back on the blog!

April 26, 2011 by  
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Starting tomorrow we’ll have Lewis Trondheim‘s Little Nothings back on our blog, posting a new strip every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This is leading up to the next volume collection of his popular pithy one page webcomic observations: “My Shadow in the Distance.” And the 1st bunch of strips deal with his trip to the […]

Win A Signed Copy of The Broadcast

April 25, 2011 by  
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So I have a few copies of The Broadcast laying around and thought I would give them away to a few luck readers over at Good Reads. For those that aren’t aware, Good Reads is a social community like Facebook — but for readers. Members are able to talk with friends, participate in book clubs, […]

Story of Lee has sold out + some reviews

April 21, 2011 by  
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THE STORY OF LEE HAS SOLD OUT its first print run! Sorry that we’re temporarily out of stock while he rush back to press… Meantime, a cute review by Erin Jameson at Playback:STL of A Story of Lee, entitled “A Love Less Traveled.” Bill Sherman at Blogcritics sees an interesting parallel in Sky Over the Louvre with our […]

Kinky & Cosy

April 20, 2011 by  
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NBM in June: Geary on Sacco & Vanzetti

April 18, 2011 by  
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Coming in June and now being solicited for in comics shops, a big one from Rick Geary: A Treasury of Murder: THE LIVES OF SACCO & VANZETTI Rick Geary Rick Geary tackles the most controversial case of the 20th century. Anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti were accused of robbery and murder but so many supposedly damning […]