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The Broadcast writing contest

Writer Eric Hobbs is putting on a writing contest around the theme of the forthcoming The Broadcast graphic novel announced for August and presently being solicited. Here’s his release on this fun challenge: In 1938,…



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SYNDICATED COLUMN: Sticks and Stones on the High Seas

Activists Finally Fight Back—And Win They call themselves activists. But leftist activists rarely do anything. They march. They chant. They whine. Then they go home, satisfied that they’ve said their piece without taking a personal…


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NBM in August: The Broadcast

Our main release this month is an intense psychological thriller with Orson Welles’ famous radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds as background: THE BROADCAST Eric Hobbs • Noel Tuazon On the day of…



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Comic Book Bin on NBM

There’s a good overview of my publisher at Comic Book Bin today: NBM also ventures in prose and fiction books. They’ve supported cartoonist Ted Rall, while most of America called him a traitor for his…


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TCJ Reviews “Year of Loving Dangerously”

History has been made! The Comics Journal has just given me my first ever positive review. Here’s a peek: At first blush, I was tempted to think the book lacks thematic unity, a literary value…


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SYNDICATED COLUMN: Obama’s Katrina

<i>The President Can’t Lead. So He Should Quit.</i> British Petroleum isn’t dithering. Yes, it’s been five weeks since the most devastating oil spill in U.S. history. But it’s probably impossible to fix. The company’s execs…


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Afghanistan Update

I’m leaving for Afghanistan the second week of August. I have three goals: 1. Go to Taloqan in Takhar Province, to revisit the place where I spent much of the fall of 2001 during the…


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Axe-Man

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans,” one of the nation most mysterious serial killers, gets the full treatment in my newest graphic novel, due out this summer. Here is a preview in the form of…