History of the Earth in 5 1/2 minutes

April 13, 2014 by  
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Last year I made an animated timeline of the Middle Ages, from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics. Now I’ve gone a bit further and animated the entire History of the Earth! Click on the picture and it will take you to the YouTube video:   I’m pretty proud of this. I used Sparkol […]

June: Jim BENTON and his Reddit cartoons

April 11, 2014 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got planned for June comics stores release. The biggest news we’ve had in a while: New York Times bestseller Jim Benton in a collection of feisty cartoons! Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. Cartoons by Jim Benton Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It’s Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb […]

MoCCA!

April 3, 2014 by  
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I’m heading to New York this weekend to be signing some books at MoCCA. Stop on by the NBM table, say hello, and ask me to draw something for you!

Rick Geary Nominated For Reuben Award

April 3, 2014 by  
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With over a dozen titles available in his Treasury of Murder series, it’s the latest, Madison Square Tragedy: The Murder of Stanford White that’s earned cartoonist Rick Geary a well deserved 2013 nomination for Best Graphic Novel for the 68th Annual NCS Reuben Awards. The Reuben Award is the highest honor that the profession bestows and […]

This Weekend, NBM Heads To MoCCA Arts Festival; ALL STAR by Jesse Lonergan and 2nd. Edition of SILK ROAD TO RUIN by Ted Rall To Premiere

April 3, 2014 by  
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    NBM Publishing is once again heading to the MoCCA Arts Festival and we are happy to have both Jesse Lonergan, who will be appearing to promote the debut of his new book, the coming of age story All Star and Ted Rall who will be signing copies of the new edition of his […]

Science and Philosophy hit Korea

March 21, 2014 by  
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Foreign book publications always remain a bit imaginary and abstract to me – until the moment the book actually arrives and I can hold it physically in my hands. Today, a package from Korea arrived with not one but TWO of my titles: Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics and Science: a Discovery in Comics! They […]

Family Ties: A Godfather Influence

March 17, 2014 by  
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  Obviously any drama that’s focused on a the members of a crime family is going to be influenced by The Godfather. The Godfather is one of richest stories to ever be told so it only makes sense that I drew on my love for those movies when writing Family Ties. One of the most […]

A Mixtape to Set the Mood

March 11, 2014 by  
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I listen to music while I’m drawing, and I’d like to think that the music that I listen to has some sort of effect on the lines that I put on the page. With All Star being set in the 90s, it seemed natural to have a 90s playlist for the occasion. What I found […]

NBM in May: BILAL tops the list

March 10, 2014 by  
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Here’s what being solicited for in comics stores this month. In our Louvre collection, which now hits the half dozen mark, two bits of news. One is superstar fantasy artist Enki Bilal is the next featured author and the other is we bring back  Glacial Period in full size as a handsome hardcover. Now that […]

Women’s Day

March 8, 2014 by  
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It’s International Women’s Day and I’m working on my Super-feminine comic character Minnie, translating her early stories for an upcoming digital release later this year at Northwest Press.