In stores now: the handsomely bound Treasury of Victorian Murder Compendium

January 31, 2013 by  
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Since yesterday, your comics store and all stores selling books, have our first ever quarterbound Treasury Compendium by Geary. Here’s the info on that: A TREASURY OF VICTORIAN MURDER COMPENDIUM Including Jack The Ripper, The Beast of Chicago and The Fatal Bullet Rick Geary In this first omnibus volume from Geary’s increasingly storied Treasuries of […]

The Initiates is shipping now

January 29, 2013 by  
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One of our best books this season, The Initiates, about a comic artist swapping jobs with a wine artisan, is on its way to stores now! Advance buzz from reviewers on this is high, once people get to read this we’re sure this will become a can’t miss for this year! Out of nowhere it […]

We were ahead of the trend: HarperCollins become neighbors

January 29, 2013 by  
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It’s official, HarperCollins, one of America’s ‘big six’ publishers, is moving to 195 Broadway just a couple doors up from us. Ha, people used to look at us funny for being in the ‘financial district’, look what company we got now! Fact is this area has been diversifying for some time and most financial companies […]

The Queen turns 75 – Long Live the King!

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tonight, Dutch Queen Beatrix, after a reign of 33 years, has announced she will abdicate the throne in favor of her son Willem-Alexander. Coming Thursday, she’ll turn 75 – what a grand way to celebrate her birthday! After seeing her speech on TV, in which she stressed that she really enjoyed being Queen but thinks […]

Abysmal incompetence: Verizon has lost our phone numbers

January 23, 2013 by  
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Post Sandy, it appears we may never get back most of our phone numbers of 22 years! The problem goes farther back from Sandy to when we moved to our great new digs at 160 Broadway last April. They installed and moved (albeit late) our lines properly but never got the billing right. Then Sandy […]

THE STORY OF LEE on British Television

Channel 4 TV in the UK has a new drama series called UTOPIA that started this month – and it features graphic novels heavily in the story. Including our book THE STORY OF LEE, which is shown in one of the episodes. Nice! http://www.channel4.com/programmes/utopia/episode-guide/series-1 We’re getting on with making volume 2 of the book. I’m […]

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

January 21, 2013 by  
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What I did last weekend? I drew beautiful half-naked ladies in a warm atmosphere of burlesque show and artistic conviviality! Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is a life model drawing event bringing together great shows from the burlesque scene and graphic artists, amateurs and professionals alike. It was started by Molly Crabapple in New York, and […]

NBM in March: The next Hobbs/Tuazon (Broadcast)

January 18, 2013 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited by us for this month in comics stores: after the success of The Broadcast, writer Eric Hobbs and artist Noel Tuazon team up again for: FAMILY TIES An Alaskan Crime Drama Eric Hobbs, Noel Tuazon Hoping to secure a future for his children, an aging Alaskan crime boss looks to retire and […]

Translating Digits of Pi

January 15, 2013 by  
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In September, my next book ‘Science: a Discovery in Comics’ will be published by NBM. Right now, I’m in the middle of translating this 192-pager from Dutch into English (using my own new font, yay!). As always, translating poses interesting challenges – not only does the translation have to be accurate, it also has to […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

January 14, 2013 by  
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Here we are, back again, with some recent reviews of various NBM titles. Faster Than A Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel “A a perfect book for anyone trying to wrap her or his head around the field of comics, a quick and smart overview of the field that spans both decades and […]

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