December: a New Royo and Noami Nowak

October 6, 2009 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited in comics shops now from NBM, to come out in December: The main attraction: Royo’s best-selling Malefic collection (50,000 sold) back in a revised, augmented beautiful clothbound edition: MALEFIC LUIS ROYO One of the best-selling collections of fantasy art by Royo is back in print sprinkled with all-new work. Royo scintillates again […]

If You HATE ZOMBIES…

October 5, 2009 by  
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You might like THINGS UNDONE. Ultimately it’s why I created the story about 20-something Rick Watts, a video game artist whose burnt himself out. He’s literally worked himself to death. What happens when we lose our passion for life while we have most everything we could want in front of us? “Zombie un-life as an […]

SPX and a Turkmen Bazaar

September 29, 2009 by  
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If you wanted to buy anything in Turkmenistan you had to go to the bazaar on Sunday. It was always jam jam jammed packed and you’d have to push your way through the crowd. Which is kind of like SPX, only instead of carpets, car parts and livestock people are looking through piles of comics. […]

SPX starts serious buzz for Rall’s Year of Loving Dangerously

September 29, 2009 by  
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Reaction at last weekend’s SPX for Ted’s new book, The Year of Loving Dangerously, was most encouraging indeed. He sold out of his books, including early copies sent via FedEx from the printer abroad (the book will hit stores by end of October). And the press picked up on it as a show highlight: Washington Post Publishers […]

Comics that sell themselves…what’s a retailer to want?

September 25, 2009 by  
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THINGS UNDONE should be in your store waiting for you. Read what others are saying… Comic Evolution, local retailer in Washington state, put it on their must have list and “…sold 8 copies just this morning.” Comics Bulletin says: “… it’s a very thoughtful and creative book with a tremendously satisfying finish.” Read the full […]

Things Undone in Your Store…and in your head TODAY!

September 23, 2009 by  
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And also available at SPX this weekend at the NBM booth. Wish I could be there but I’d never get anything done if I traveled to all these cons. =s=

North Country Addresses Rural Issues Again

September 22, 2009 by  
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I was recently asked if a panel from my graphic novel NORTH COUNTRY could accompany an article dealing with a rise in rural suicides. Since it’s an issue that I can get behind I was quite happy with the chance to help. BTW THINGS UNDONE rocked the WINDY CITY COMICON this past weekend. The one […]

SPX

September 21, 2009 by  
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Well, it’s finally here. I should be getting copies of my book this week and hauling them down to D.C. this weekend. I’m excited. It feels a little like Christmas. Someday this week I’m going to come home from work and there is going to be a big box of my books waiting for me. […]

Next week in stores: Things Undone & the new Dungeon

September 17, 2009 by  
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Comics stores should receive next week Shane White’s new Things Undone as well as the latest volume in the growingly popular Dungeon series. Shane White’s latest is quite a departure from the previous North Country he did with us. The art style is cartoonier, the premise humorful but real where the main character feels like […]

Big Kahn is becoming Enormous Khan

September 16, 2009 by  
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The publicity on The Big Kahn just keeps rolling along and gathering steam! The latest is a great interview by author Sasha Watson on Publishers Weekly’s Comics Week newsletter. And… looks like a major paper will be running something very soon… stay tuned.