Dead Lovers, Revolutionaries, Lofty Thoughts and a Happy Prince

August 31, 2012 by  
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There’s nothing nicer than reading great reviews for the fantastic books that we publish.  With recently released work by Rick Geary, Stan Mack, Margreet de Heer and P. Craig Russell, there’s plenty to read; and if our esteemed critics are right (and of course they are), there’s plenty of good things to say about our […]

Jack Kirby & The Graphic Novel

August 31, 2012 by  
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If Jack Kirby were still alive he would have turned 95 on August 28th. Is there anything in the history of mainstream comics that emerged unshaped by Jack Kirby? He put his stamp on superheroes in the 1940s with his dynamic artwork. He and Joe Simon created the Romance genre in the 1950s, and in […]

Treasury of Murder #1 and Philosophy in Comics on Comixology

August 30, 2012 by  
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Two more up this week at Comixology: Our brand new Philosophy, a Discovery in Comics which is getting raves everywhere now… And Rick Geary’s very first volume of the Treasury of Victorian Murder. All our books up with Comixology have 10 page free previews! And a couple of those have been added this week: for Kinky […]

The revenge of The American People

August 29, 2012 by  
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Have you noticed how politicians today are always telling us what The American People want, care about, believe in? (It’s curious that Republicans and Democrats often hear opposing beliefs from the very same American People, but that’s probably just a glitch in the satellite transmission.) They make it sound like The American People are needy […]

What’s Hollywood got to do with it?

August 24, 2012 by  
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Since 2002, comic book related movies have come out on an average of one every 2 months for 10 years.    Hollywood has always had some interest in adapting comics for the big screen. In the 1970s, the comics’ field & the movie studios borrowed heavily from each other.  Star Wars: A New Hope hit the […]

Presentation of the Philosophy book

August 24, 2012 by  
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There was no festive presentation for ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’ – but the launch of the original ‘Filosofie in Beeld’ in March 2010 made more than up for that. It still reverberates – so here are some impressions:     The book presentation was held at my favorite haunt: comics store Lambiek in Amsterdam […]

DEATH, TAXES and PHILOSOPHY: Reviews For Three New Releases Arrive

August 23, 2012 by  
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Russell’s Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde on Comixology.

August 22, 2012 by  
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Volume 5, the latest one, was just added today to NBM’s catalog on Comixology, get it here, and see the free preview. Volumes 1 and 4 are also available. Comixology’s catalog of NBM graphic novels has been growing quite handsomely, check it out! Recently added too: Stan Mack’s GN on the American Revolution. The hardcover […]

Win a signed copy of ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’

August 21, 2012 by  
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Curious about the book but don’t want to spend 17 bucks on it? Now you have a chance of winning a free SIGNED COPY! All you have to do is enter the GiveAway on Goodreads.com. Which is a nice site to be on anyway when you’re a book lover, so it’s win-win no matter what. […]

Promotion, promotion!

August 19, 2012 by  
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‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’ is out! This calls for a Big Wave of Promotion! And the fun thing is, I can do it from the comfort of my own bed. Which is a very aristocratic thing to do, I recently learned – kings and queens used to conduct all their affairs, including receiving important guests, […]

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