The Initiates is shipping now

January 29, 2013 by  
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One of our best books this season, The Initiates, about a comic artist swapping jobs with a wine artisan, is on its way to stores now! Advance buzz from reviewers on this is high, once people get to read this we’re sure this will become a can’t miss for this year! Out of nowhere it […]

The Queen turns 75 – Long Live the King!

January 28, 2013 by  
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Tonight, Dutch Queen Beatrix, after a reign of 33 years, has announced she will abdicate the throne in favor of her son Willem-Alexander. Coming Thursday, she’ll turn 75 – what a grand way to celebrate her birthday! After seeing her speech on TV, in which she stressed that she really enjoyed being Queen but thinks […]

THE STORY OF LEE on British Television

Channel 4 TV in the UK has a new drama series called UTOPIA that started this month – and it features graphic novels heavily in the story. Including our book THE STORY OF LEE, which is shown in one of the episodes. Nice! http://www.channel4.com/programmes/utopia/episode-guide/series-1 We’re getting on with making volume 2 of the book. I’m […]

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

January 21, 2013 by  
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What I did last weekend? I drew beautiful half-naked ladies in a warm atmosphere of burlesque show and artistic conviviality! Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is a life model drawing event bringing together great shows from the burlesque scene and graphic artists, amateurs and professionals alike. It was started by Molly Crabapple in New York, and […]

Congratulations Dara and Brent on your Kickstarter success: still time to get cool stuff!

December 20, 2012 by  
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The Persia Blues project on Kickstarter has already surpassed its goal and there’s still a few hours to go. Congratulations to Dara Naraghi and Brent Bowman on reaching their goal and as for you, you can still chip in and get some really cool stuff such as signed copies, Persian recipes, or signed original sketches and […]

Story of O by Crepax on Comixology

November 28, 2012 by  
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Comixology today has posted their next title in our Eurotica imprint, Guido Crepax’ famous adaptation of Pauline Reage’s THE STORY OF O, a classic of submission and bondage. Check it out! Our print book has been out of stock, we will go back to press at some point. So right now, this is how you […]

NBM on Cyber Monday: 20% OFF

November 26, 2012 by  
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Heck, let’s give this a try: we’re joining the stampede out there giving you 20% off all orders of at least $20 worth of books and magazines. Just make sure to enter code 112 into the coupon field to see your savings! Also, if using MC, Visa or Amex, make sure to enter the security […]

Watch World Premiere Recording of Libby Larsen’s “The Peculiar Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes”

October 31, 2012 by  
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As we announced last week, the Florestan Recital Project announced  the release of its world premiere recording of  Libby Larsen’s The Peculiar Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes, based on Rick Geary’s book, The Beast of Chicago. We also got a chance to chat with Aaron Engebreth, the Artistic Co-Director of the Florestan Recital Project about how […]

Another Book Presentation

October 9, 2012 by  
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Last Saturday my newest book was launched, the Dutch ‘Wetenschappen in Beeld’, a 192-page comic book about science. It is the third book in the series of which ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’ is the first (the second is about religion).   The presentation took place in comic store and gallery Lambiek in Amsterdam, and […]

Stan Mack Goes APE!

October 3, 2012 by  
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Stan Mack, author of TAXES, THE TEA PARTY, AND THOSE REVOLTING REBELS: A History in Comics of the American Revolution, heads to the 2012 Alternative Press Expo (APE) on October 13 and 14 in San Francisco. APE presents the very best in alternative, small press, and self-published comics, with an Exhibit Hall packed with cutting-edge […]