2 Day Flash Sale 20% off!

March 23, 2011 by  
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We have a flash we-need-the-cash sale where everything on our site is 20% off! BUT only for the next 2 days. Use coupon code M11 in the ‘Enter Coupon’ field on the 1st page of the cart. This includes books just in like the gorgeous Sky Over the Louvre, or get a subscription to Sizzle now that it’s […]

Japan benefit book

In the light of the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan there are at least two charity benefit books in the making, one from a UK publisher and another that an American man in Japan is organizing. All the money will go, of course, to help relief work for the people in the worst […]

MoCCA show on Will Eisner

March 11, 2011 by  
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A belated blog post on going to the opening of the exhibit MoCCA has up on Will Eisner’s work. Amazing how the museum can put up so much in a relatively small space. There’s a wealth of gorgeous originals from full color paintings to comics pages in B&W by him that are awesome. Also very […]

Broadcast gets AICN @$$ie

March 4, 2011 by  
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In the ‘don’t ask’ dept.: the site Aint It Cool News has given Eric Hobbs’  and Noel Tuazon’s The Broadcast an @$$ie Award for Best Graphic Novel complementing its “well-developed characters and a fascinating, even if long, read.” Alright, just kidding about the ‘don’t ask.’ Always good to get an award, especially from such a […]

A Scotsman talks…

Just to extend on what I noted already regarding our recent lecture talk in Glasgow, me, Chie and Paul Gravett, involving pages from THE STORY OF LEE: I enjoyed that talk – it was odd to have my VOICE only appear back in my home country, while my BODY remained in Japan! But why not… […]

Dinosaurs Across America go interactive!

March 1, 2011 by  
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I am proud to announce that our Dinosaurs Across America by Phil Yeh may have become the FIRST fully interactive graphic novel! This book has been a successful fun tool for kids to learn about US Geography for years as a comic book Phil sold at his numerous appearances around schools and libraries across the country advocating for […]

Talk at Glasgow

I came back from Glasgow, where I attended Glasgow Film Festival and talked about manga in general and my work, of course including the Story of Lee,  with Paul Gravett and Sean (via Skype!), last night. At the talk, I showed this image to the audience and explained my working process. When I create stories […]

Back from Tokyo

Back from a week in Tokyo, and a successful week it was (with one surprising exception, that i wont gossip about!). The manga great that i met there was none other than YOSHIRO TATSUMI, the originator of the mature manga GEKIGA style, way back in the mid 50’s. Myself, Asakawa-san and a couple of other […]

Award Season is upon us.

February 4, 2011 by  
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…And we’d like to remind you, if you’re an artist or professional who can vote for the Harvey Awards who now have their ballot for nominations up or the Eisners when their noms come up, as to the great stuff we’ve brought out last year: The Axe-Man of New Orleans, Rick Geary Boneyard vol.7, Richard […]

Our books through June.

January 14, 2011 by  
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A quick note to say that we’ve now got our planned books through June up on the site in Coming Up, laid out month by month for you to take a sneak preview of! We’ve just added April through June of what we’ve got planned which includes an irresistible new nefarious strip Kinky & Cosy […]