A new Louvre book in December

October 19, 2012 by  
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Here’s what NBM has in store for December, you can place your order at your favorite comics bookstore now: In the Louvre Collection: AN ENCHANTMENT Christian Durieux Those two, they never should have met. In the night, in a long corridor pinned with ancient dreams, they make of this encounter a party. Those two, they […]

New Quotes About Taxes, Philosophy and a Happy Prince

October 18, 2012 by  
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Extra!  Extra!  The Reviews Are In! Latest Review Quotes for Stan Mack’s Taxes, the Tea Party and Those Revolting Rebels, Margreet de Heer’s Philosophy – A Discovery in Comics and P. Craig Russell’s The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde Vol.5: The Happy Prince

24 Hour Comics Day

October 17, 2012 by  
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This Saturday is 24 Hour Comics Day! Comic artists all over the world will attempt to create a 24-page comic in as many hours. It’s a great event in which I have taken part a few times – the last time in 2008 in comics store Lambiek, where I drew this:     This year, […]

Elfquest & The Graphic Novel

October 17, 2012 by  
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The first graphic novel to explode out of the comic book marketplace & into bookstores was Elfquest by Wendy & Richard Pini. In many ways it was the model for some of the break out graphic novels we’ve seen over the last several years. Elfquest was self published under the Pini’s own WaRP Graphics company […]

Rick Geary’s TREASURY OF MURDER Series Continues To Chronicle Dark Deeds

October 16, 2012 by  
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From Flow to Low

October 14, 2012 by  
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Working on a creative project, like a comic book, can be a bumpy ride. With a bit of luck, you get in the “flow”. But what happens when the project  is finished and the flow just ends…?          

Another Book Presentation

October 9, 2012 by  
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Last Saturday my newest book was launched, the Dutch ‘Wetenschappen in Beeld’, a 192-page comic book about science. It is the third book in the series of which ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’ is the first (the second is about religion).   The presentation took place in comic store and gallery Lambiek in Amsterdam, and […]

States’ Wrongs

October 5, 2012 by  
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You like state control of health care, Gov Romney? Wanna debate the issue with the Father of the U.S. Constitution? “The mutability of the laws of the States is found to be a serious evil. The injustice of them has been so frequent and so flagrant as to alarm the most steadfast friends of Republicanism. […]

Of Cats Past, Part Four

October 3, 2012 by  
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The nicest cat I ever lived with (apart maybe from Siamese Boris) was Bloem, a feisty, sociable, intelligent small black female who had all but literally clawed her way out of the garbage cans of Amsterdam as a kitten to set up home with me, in 1999. In 2004 I drew her into a comic […]

Stan Mack Goes APE!

October 3, 2012 by  
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Stan Mack, author of TAXES, THE TEA PARTY, AND THOSE REVOLTING REBELS: A History in Comics of the American Revolution, heads to the 2012 Alternative Press Expo (APE) on October 13 and 14 in San Francisco. APE presents the very best in alternative, small press, and self-published comics, with an Exhibit Hall packed with cutting-edge […]