Family Ties: Why Alaska?

March 3, 2014 by  
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  So this is a question I get a lot: why would anyone set a crime thriller in Alaska? Of all places, right? Well, there are a couple reasons… The first is easy: I used to live there. Just as The Broadcast takes place in my backyard of Indiana, Family Ties takes place in a […]

Process.

February 25, 2014 by  
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Process. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find some quick and easy explanation for how to do anything? Something as easy as ABC or 123 or do re mi. How do you make friends? Follow this easy process. How do you get someone who doesn’t even know you exist to be attracted to you? […]

Uncertainty’s Birthday

February 23, 2014 by  
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Today it is 87 years ago that German physicist Werner Heisenberg wrote a letter to fellow scientist Wolfgang Pauli describing his Uncertainty Principle – the principle in Quantum Theory that you can measure an electron’s position or its speed, but not at the same time: one of these, position or speed, will necessarily remain uncertain. […]

NBM NEWS ROUND-UP! Links You Need To Check Out!

February 15, 2014 by  
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  The Initiates has been nominated for the second annual Cartoonist Studio Prize by The Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies! Zombillenium: Gretchen has been selected for the Young Adult Library Services Association’s 2014 Great Graphic Novels for Teens List. The Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 71: Reviews Betty Blues Comics Worth Reading […]

Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014 by  
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It’s Valentine’s Day! I went through my archive and looked up a few comics I made over the years with a Valentine theme. These two appeared in H/Link, student magazine of the Haagse Hogeschool, in 2012 and 2013: A year later, they were a couple:

NBM in April: after ‘The Broadcast’, it’s ‘Family Ties’

February 12, 2014 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited for April release in comics stores now. From ComicsLit, the team behind the highly acclaimed The Broadcast is back with: 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 divide his empire amongst […]

Jesse Lonergan Discusses ALL STAR

February 12, 2014 by  
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All Star, a serialized version of the latest graphic novel from Jesse Lonergan makes its digital debut today, via Comixology. Lonergan, who previously released Joe & Azat and Flower & Fade through NBM, previously released All Star as a series of mini-comics at conventions.¬† Those same eight chapters will be released through Comixology before the […]

Comixology!

February 9, 2014 by  
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According to my sources at NBM, my new book, All Star, will be in comic book shops on March 12th (Jack Kerouac’s birthday)(sweet) and in regular book stores on April 1st (Jimmy Cliff’s birthday)(the harder they come), but this Wednesday you’ll be able to pick up the first chapter for ninety-nine cents on Comixology! And […]

FAMILY TIES: Action Packed?

February 1, 2014 by  
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Last year, before the publication delay, I wrote a post promising ¬†Family Ties would not be your typical crime story. This is still mostly true… More than anything, Family Ties is a book about the deterioration of a dysfunctional family. But as the finished art rolled in: to be honest, I was a little taken […]

The Randomness of Denise Richards

January 27, 2014 by  
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Hey, man, this is my thought process. So these two guys, Carl and Esden, are about to go to this rager of a party, but before the party there is this little quiet moment of them chatting in the car, not a super serious conversation, just a couple of dudes talking. I thought I could […]