Real Life Revolutionaries

May 21, 2012 by  
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In Taxes, The Tea Party, and Those Revolting Rebels, I tell the basic history of the Revolutionary era—which, by the way, corrects distortions coming from certain politicians who promote history through the filter of their own ideologies. But I was also after something else; to go back in time with my reporter’s pad and “humanize” […]

ROHAN AT THE LOUVRE is a “Must Read”

May 21, 2012 by  
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If you haven’t checked out Rohan at the Louvre yet, what are you waiting for?  The book is continuing to get some fantastic reviews… What’s the matter?  You don’t like good comics? “Rohan at the Louvre has all the elements of my type of story: fairy tale whimsy, attention to the artistic process, and an ending […]

Philosophical Qualifications

May 18, 2012 by  
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I don’t have a degree in Philosophy, and frankly, I don’t think you need one to be a “lover of wisdom” – which is the exact translation of the word “philosopher”. I do have a degree in Theology from the University of Amsterdam. It was something of a genetic necessity: both my parents were ministers […]

ROHAN AT THE LOUVRE Has The Web Buzzing

May 16, 2012 by  
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Our latest volume of the Louvre series, Rohan at the Louvre by Hirohiko Araki has garnered quite a bit of attention.  Here are some of the latest reviews: “A highly effective horror story, of the sort that will be familiar and welcome to fans of 21st century J-horror. Araki has a strong sense of design […]

How did my Philosophy Comic come about?

May 14, 2012 by  
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It all started way back in 2007… I had the good fortune to be making occasional comics for newspaper NRC.Next, with a special assignment: I visited theater shows and made reviews in comic form. I loved the format, and wanted to extend it to other areas. In April 2007 a philosopher from the North of […]

The Immigrants

May 14, 2012 by  
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Immigration is a loaded word today. It’s also a topic that plays a central role in “Taxes…” Obviously the early colonists were immigrants. They were seduced, bribed, or suckered into coming to the new world. Some were dragged here in chains, but most staggered ashore with a dream that somewhere in this new land they […]

Little Nothings webcomic 5/14

May 14, 2012 by  
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This JULY, NBM Covers Philosophy and History With Two Exciting Releases

May 14, 2012 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got being solicited this month and appearing in comic shops this July; two very exciting non fiction releases from two authors making their NBM debuts!   Taxes, The Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels A Comics History of the American Revolution By Stan Mack Here’s the fun way to learn all about […]

Who Am I and What Am I Thinking?

May 9, 2012 by  
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Do you remember the first thought you ever had? Well, that depends on what you consider a thought. I imagine that, as a baby, even in the womb, I must have felt all kinds of sensations that registered somewhere in my tiny brain as observations, like “I’m cold”, “I’m hungry”, “I’m tired”. Are those thoughts? […]

The Kick-off

May 9, 2012 by  
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Real life is comic, sad, ironic, extravagant; it moves fast and takes you by surprise. It’s ready made for my real life funnies comic strips. When I was roughing out “Taxes, the Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels,” I struggled with how to kick off the story. History lies flat on the page. It doesn’t […]