Meet us and our artists at MoCCA this weekend

April 8, 2010 by  
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The MoCCA Festival is coming right up, here in NYC this weekend of April 10 and we’ll be busy with quite a few of our authors appearing! Come and meet: Brooke A. Allen premiering our brand new ‘A Home for Mr. Easter.’ Greg Houston (Vatican Hustle) Neil Kleid and Nicolas Cinquegrani (The Big Khan, Brownsville) Ted […]

Ted Rall on the Revolution in Kyrgyzstan

April 8, 2010 by  
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As you probably know, I have traveled extensively through Central Asia. Among my favorite nations there is the Kyrgyz Republic. Despite formidable challenges—as one of the Central Asian republics without reserves of natural gas or oil, it is one of the poorest, with an average income of about $30 a month—its people are kind and […]

Kyrgyztan: see Silk Road to Ruin

April 8, 2010 by  
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As Kyrgyztan goes up in riots and the government may be toppled, you might find SILK ROAD TO RUIN (scroll down) a fascinating way to find out more about this country and the others around it which also have been ruled by petty dictators. The book is a series of travelog articles, comics chapters and fun […]

Ted Rall in NYC This Weekend

April 7, 2010 by  
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I’ll be signing copies of “The Year of Loving Dangerously” and other titles at the MoCCA Art Festival this weekend. Look for me between 11 am and 1 pm at the NBM Publishing table. Where: Saturday and Sunday April 10 & 11, 2010 11 AM – 6 PM (but I’m only signing 11 AM – […]

SYNDICATED COLUMN: This Time It’s Impersonal

April 7, 2010 by  
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One year ago, I was fired. Not laid off—fired. In a layoff, you go home until the factory calls you back to work. I got fired. Everyone knew there would be a bloodbath. Management tried to keep it secret. But we knew. Human resources experts say mass firings should take place on a Friday. Worker […]

Little Nothings and On Odd Hours get reviewed

April 5, 2010 by  
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Trondheim’s Little Nothings keeps sweeping ‘em up! ICv2: “A solidly entertaining look at the life of an artist.  Fans of his other work may find this an interesting piece of slice of life graphic novels.” From Comics Worth Reading: “Reading each new volume of this series is like a vacation, traveling the world from the […]

2 reviews for Mr. Easter

April 5, 2010 by  
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…and people seem to be sharing our enthusiasm for Brooke Allen’s energetic new graphic novel: “Allen’s artwork is an extension of Tesana: bold, fantastical and beautiful in its purity. The book is fast-paced as Tesana and Mr. Easter are almost continuously in motion, and while the action panels are uncomplicated while still expressive, moving the […]

Rall’s 2nd Afghanistan trip funded, see the Newsarama piece

April 5, 2010 by  
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Newsarama ran a great piece about Ted Rall’s getting funding at Kickstarter (see previous blog entries), this will give you all the fascinating background. Now, of course, Ted has reached his lofty goal of $25,000. It was down to the wire. See the book we published of his first trip right during the start of […]

Mission Accomplished

April 3, 2010 by  
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With a few hours more than a day to go, more than 200 supporters came through with the $25,000 I was trying to raise through Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tedrall/comix-journalism-send-ted-rall-back-to-afghanista-0 At this writing, there is $25,845 in funding provided by 210 people. (Kickstarter allows supporters to make pledges over the funding amount; any funds over my initial $25,000 […]

A New Geary in June

April 2, 2010 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got slated for June, solicited in comics stores now: A NEW TREASURY OF XXTH CENTURY MURDER! A Treasury of XXth Century Murder The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans Rick Geary Nights of terror! A city awash in blood! New Orleans right after the First World War. The party returns to the Big Easy but […]