Bringing Up Father in stores now

July 8, 2009 by  
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George McManus’ BRINGING UP FATHER Foreword by Bill Blackbeard and Introduction by R.C. Harvey In 1904, a young George McManus was hired by Pulitzer’s New York World as a cartoonist. While he was there he created such strips as The Newlyweds which many comics historians consider the first family comic strip. In 1912, William Randolph […]

Bring Out Your Dead!

July 7, 2009 by  
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I have a new interview up at Newsarama for THINGS UNDONE. Oh and this image is one of the other sketches I developed further from last Friday’s Fremont Zombie Walk. These were some of the better photos. =s=

Money

July 6, 2009 by  
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A little bit more about Turkmenistan and the background for my new book Joe and Azat. One of the things that it took a little while to get used to in Turkmenistan was the money. The Turkmen manat was valued at about 25,000 to the dollar. The largest bill was for 10,000 manat. I made […]

Geary’s ‘Famous Players’ reviews

July 6, 2009 by  
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Johanna Draper Carlson at Comics Worth Reading says of Geary’s newest Treasury of XXth Century Murder, “Famous Players“: “Geary’s detailed pen-and-ink line provides a wonderful sense of nostalgia and time gone by. As is typical of the cases he chooses to profile, there are plenty of mistakes to feel superior about. “Today, the neighbors know […]

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July 6, 2009 by  
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Michael Jackson, RIP

July 6, 2009 by  
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Fremonsters

July 4, 2009 by  
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Last night was the Fremont Zombie Walk here in Seattle. They were attempting to break the world record for the most zombies gathered in one area and according to early later reports I think they achieved this. So like a busker I cobbled together this idea at the last minute thinking that this might be […]

September: Joe & Azat and Eurotica brings back out The Story of O

July 2, 2009 by  
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In September, as solicited for presently in comics shops, NBM presents Jesse (Flower & Fade) Lonergan’s next GN: JOE & AZAT Jesse LONERGAN Joe is an American in the strange land of Turkmenistan who finds a good friend in Azat, a Turkmen dreamer whose optimism knows no bounds. With tales of doomed desert cab rides, […]

Comic Book Resources does a week of NBM reviews

July 2, 2009 by  
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On CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog, Brian Cronin is in the process of reviewing a number of our books and started with a hailstorm of protests, reviewing First Time the erotic comics anthology our imprint Eurotica (go to the author gallery and choose Sybilline, you must be over 18) published earlier this year. You see, Brian actually […]

The Shape of Things Undone

July 1, 2009 by  
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It helped to establish the character shapes in THINGS UNDONE so that their personalities could be clearer to read in their body language. In some cases it worked out clearly in others like the two toward the end they’re very similar. It more or less worked to my advantage as the last three characters in […]