Super Sunday

February 1, 2009 by  
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I really don’t have much to say today. I’m in the middle of the last big chapter of my book about Turkmenistan and it’s going well. The super bowl is tonight and I have some cooking to do. So… here’s another page from the first chapter set in Turkmenistan. Adios.

Another beautiful Manhwa from NBM in April

January 27, 2009 by  
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Coming this April, comics stores now taking orders (as well as us online!): NEW from ComicsLit: MIJEONG BYUN Byung-Jun In Chinese, ‘Mijeong’ means ‘pure beauty.’ In the cold city, young people’s lives cross and spark for brief moments in this remarkably drawn graphic novel; Wounded characters, squashed by the daily hard realities of urban living […]

Starred review for Why I Killed Peter from PW + other reviews

January 27, 2009 by  
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Publisher’s Weekly has this week given a starred review for Why I Killed Peter, calling it “hauntingly evocative. Ka is unable to ignore his past any longer and decides to tell his story, teaming with artist Alfred to create a graphic memoir. Alfred’s blending of ink drawings and digital photographs in the final gut-wrenching scenes […]

Moresukine just keeps on comin’

January 26, 2009 by  
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“Each mini-episode manages to be informative, entertaining, and a bit puzzling, too, by design. Throughout, Schwieger shows both funky humor and affectionate awe toward this alien culture immersing him.” so says Library Journal about Moresukine.

Newsarama on Miss Don’t Touch Me

January 26, 2009 by  
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“Miss Don’t Touch Me (NBM Publishing) is really nothing more than a murder mystery and period piece, but it sure is a good one—so good, in fact, that you may find yourself needing to be reminded how un-ambitious an unpretentious it actually is. ” See the full review on Newsarama.

sunday comes with good news

January 25, 2009 by  
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Living and working in Stockholm and having Terry and NBM all the way over in NYC is hardly ever a problem with today’s communications. One of the downsides that do come with it is the fact that I’ve had two graphic novels published (Unholy Kinship, House of Clay) and never a party or any kind […]

Taxis

January 25, 2009 by  
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Here’s another page from one of the opening chapters of my book loosely based on my experiences in  Turkmenistan (the presently untitled book loosely based on my experiences in Turkmenistan as I mentioned in my last post). The story focuses on the friendship between an American named Joe and a Turkmen named Azat and builds […]

Paul Gravett weighs in on our stuff…

January 22, 2009 by  
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The great critic and author of books on comics has a couple brilliant reviews: this for Why I Killed Peter and this for Ordinary Victories. He even goes as far as saying Bottomless Bellybutton pales next to Ordinary Victories! Nyah. Terry

“When all seemed lost, he does get the girl, the cake, or the dog.”

January 22, 2009 by  
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We’re talking about Happy Holigan here and this is from a great review in the California Literary Review: “Seen in the context of this long tradition, Opper ultimately created a great gag, a caricatured layabout with an appalling taste in orange polka dot undershirts. Viewed in retrospect, post-Depression, however, he acquires a special poignancy. Here […]

David B interviewed on Newsarama

January 21, 2009 by  
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David B, whose Nocturnal Conspiracies has just come out from us, provides a litte background on it at Newsarama.