Sean – Best books!

November 10, 2010 by  
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Hi all, Sean, of NBM book ‘The Story of Lee’ here, with a bit of good news came this week: My ‘AX:alternative manga’ collection was picked as one of the ‘Best books of 2010′ by the big industry magazine Publisher Weekly: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/book-news/awards-and-prizes/article/45070-best-books-of-2010.html?page=3 Out of the 1000’s of comics published this year they pick only TEN […]

News & views: Elephant Man in Booklist and The Broadcast nominated.

November 5, 2010 by  
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The Broadcast is nominated for Best Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult  Library Services Association (YALSA). While this GN is not targeted at teens per se, it is good for all ages from teen up. We look forward to making the final cut. Greg Houston‘s Elephant Man gets reviewed by Booklist: “Superhero parodies don’t […]

Hello from Frankfurt

October 5, 2010 by  
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Just arrived in Frankfurt, Germany for the annual huge international book shindig. Publishers from around the world converge in a number of halls the size of many football fields each to present to each other their new books for selling foreign rights. Been here every year since the 80’s, well, except for 2001, out of […]

Sean, back from the US and A.

I was just in the USA again, at a convention held in Minneapolis College of Art and Design – a good little academic style con, with cosplay fun thrown in. I made a talk about ‘Ax and Gekiga: maturer style manga’, to a full house and a good reception – thank you all. and thanks […]

See you at NY Comic-con!

September 29, 2010 by  
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NBM and Papercutz will be sharing a corner booth #2304 at the upcoming New York Comic-Con October 8-10 at the Javitts Convention Center. Upwards of 70,000 visitors are expected and we’ll have a busy booth of authors signing from both companies! Besides having our latest books to show and sell, here’s our schedule of appearances […]

Trondheim at the Beguiling!

September 23, 2010 by  
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Quick bit of news here: this Saturday, Lewis Trondheim will be in Toronto appearing at the Beguiling comics bookstore. See The Beguiling’s blog for more info. He don’t come often to North America so don’t miss this chance to get Dungeon, Little Nothings and his other goodies signed! You might even see him set fire […]

SPX: wow! love the energy.

September 13, 2010 by  
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Just back from the SPX show this last weekend, held in Bethesda. Saturday was amazing. A crowded big hotel conference room full of people eager to get the latest exciting indie comics. The energy and enthusiasm was palpable as we blew through all the Dungeon books we brought within 2 hours, sold out of our […]

SPX tomorrow: meet NBM

September 10, 2010 by  
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Meet specifically our authors  Eric HOBBS premiering The Broadcast, Brooke A. ALLEN and Greg HOUSTON, all signing their books, as well as publisher Terry NANTIER. See more at our previous post on this. Looking forward to meeting you at SPX in Bethesda!

NBM at SPX: The Broadcast premieres.

September 1, 2010 by  
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The weekend following Labor Day is when the next SPX show happens in Bethesda, MD, in the Washington DC area. As every year, we’ll have our tables and a few of our artists appearing including a premiere! Here’s who you can meet, at tables H7 and 8, Sept. 11 and 12: ERIC HOBBS premiering The […]

Ted Rall is in Afghanistan, risking his neck.

August 26, 2010 by  
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…and he’s tweeting and blogging about it. It’s quite fascinating as he goes back to where he went at the start of the Afghan War back in 2001. He reported on that in one of our bestselling books To Afghanistan & Back. This hybrid of comics and articles that he wrote for the Village Voice was also […]