russia with ♥

July 15, 2009 by  
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i’ve quit my day job (third time, third job!) but this time i’m staying one day a week, which is enough to pay the bills if i can just make a tiny sum from art things once in a while. could it be the elusive finances/time/art equilibrium? stay tuned … so anyway, i’m finally ready […]

Publishers Weekly article on Geary

July 14, 2009 by  
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They interview Geary and NBM publisher Nantier. Geary will be appearing at our booth in San Diego next week, see the schedule. And he’s up for 2 Eisner Awards.

Dead Quiet on the Western Front

July 14, 2009 by  
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This is not THINGS UNDONE. It’s one of the last sketches I did for myself at the Fremont Zombie walk. I’m using a similar inking style in my next book and wanted to see if I could hold back on over-coloring it. Almost a week away before San Diego Comicon. I haven’t been there in […]

Feminist Review on Miss Don’t Touch Me

July 14, 2009 by  
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While the reviewer had some reservations on character development, “In the end, this novel is a sassy and even controversial murder mystery that will entertain.” The Feminist Review

Punch Out

July 13, 2009 by  
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Fights seemed common in Turkmenistan. I saw a few at weddings, a few on the street, and I broke up a few between boys at the schools I taught at. There was this sense of pride in Turkmenistan. To back down from a disagreement or to admit you were wrong was seen as a sign […]

Geary’ Lindbergh on Girls Entertainment Network covering the Eisners

July 13, 2009 by  
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Covering the most important categories of the Eisner nominations, Girls Entertainment Network has this to say about Rick’s Lindbergh Child in his Treasury of XXth Century Murder which is up for two Awards: “He gives us a step-by-step account of one of the most famous crimes in history: the Linbergh kidnapping. I’d heard of the […]

Boneyard 28 is at press!

July 10, 2009 by  
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A quick post to say Boneyard issue 28 is finally in from Richard Moore and has been rushed to print. It’s a doozie. Gorgeous artwork on this unfortunate swan song of an issue as Richard moves on… But who knows? Let’s keep our fingers crossed that he’ll come back to it. This should ship from […]

Bookgasm on Mijeong

July 9, 2009 by  
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Here’s What Rod Lott of Bookgasm says of Mijeong: “Korean-born Byun Byung-Jun is little known in these parts, except for die-hard manga and graphic novel fans. With luck, MIJEONG, his second collection of short fiction, will change that. It should, because this impressively talented artist deserves a wider audience. The seven stories here are mostly […]

NBM in San Diego, premieres, signings, books!

July 9, 2009 by  
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Well, it’s 2 weeks away! We’ve got a full schedule for you guys going to San Diego. Main points are: Lewis Trondheim, special guest this year, will be signing! The Big Kahn by Neil Kleid and Nicolas Cinquegrani will premiere at the show. HOT OFF THE PRESS! Also Hot off the Press: Shane White’s Things Undone: […]

New Animated Editorial Cartoon

July 8, 2009 by  
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Iran-TV Presents: America Decides 2000