Science: Happy Birthday, Ada Lovelace!

December 10, 2013 by  
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Today 198 years ago Ada Lovelace was born – an exceptionally bright woman who became the first ever computer programmer. She led a short but interesting and in the end rather tragic life, which I’d like to commemorate with this comic: This page is actually NOT from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics, but from […]

Hello, NBM Blogland!

December 9, 2013 by  
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It’s been about five years since my last post, but that’s just because I was waiting for some exciting news! And that exciting news is this: my book All Star will be coming out from NBM in March! I’ve been putting it out in mini format a chapter at a time. This is the full […]

‘The Initiates’ Wins Best Wine Book Translation in GOURMAND WINE BOOKS AWARDS 2013

December 5, 2013 by  
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We are extremely honored to learn that The Initiates has won in the Best Wine Book Translation for the United States in the Gourmand Wine Books Awards, which allows us to qualify for the Gourmand Best in the World Competition which will be announced on May 20, 2014 in Beijing, China, during Beijing Cookbook Fair. […]

Announcements of books through July: We have a Jim Benton collection!

December 5, 2013 by  
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We’ve just updated our Coming Up sections in both our regular NBM site as well as our Eurotica (must be over 18) site so you can see what great stuff we’ve got lined up! The star of the show: a humor collection by bestselling author Jim Benton! That’s right, the funny man behind It’s Happy Bunny has […]

‘t Is the Season…

December 1, 2013 by  
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Festivities are in the air – here in Holland we have no less than TWO this month. On the 5th of December, we celebrate Sinterklaas, the white-bearded saint from Spain, who visits our country with his army of Black Petes to shower the children with lavish gifts. Here’s a comic I did in 2006, combining […]

Science: Happy Evolution Day!

November 24, 2013 by  
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It’s Evolution Day – the anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species! Today, 154 years ago, Darwin’s work finally appeared in print, more than twenty years after he returned from his famous journey with The Beagle. To celebrate, here are two pages from my book Science: a Discovery in […]

Scottish news article

November 19, 2013 by  
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There’s a nice wee article about me in a Scottish newspaper today. The features writer there is a comic book fan – good, graphic novels need more promotion! http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/scot-tastes-success-in-heart-of-japanese-comic-industry.22717253 Sean

The End of a Comic

November 11, 2013 by  
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It’s part of a comic artist’s life that assignments come and go. Last year, I was asked by magazine Open Deur to make a comic for their back page. It was a bit of an experiment for them, for the run of one year. And now the year is over and they decided to discontinue […]

NBM in January: ‘Peanut Butter’ set by Cornnell Clarke

November 11, 2013 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got being solicited for in comics stores this month. Put in your advance order for this January shipping collection! The Complete Peanut Butter, set of vols. 1-7 Diary of Molly Fredrickson Cornnell Clarke Catch the buzz on one of the hottest college girls in erotic comics and get the complete journal of […]

Press & Praise for Science

November 4, 2013 by  
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Science: a Discovery in Comics has been out for two months now, and has received a few really good reviews:   Marc Mason in the Comics Waiting Room: “Absolutely terrific.” “Her art is simple and straight-forward, and she always chooses function over form: everything works to service the lessons she is trying to impart. When […]

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