June: Jim BENTON and his Reddit cartoons

April 11, 2014 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got planned for June comics stores release. The biggest news we’ve had in a while: New York Times bestseller Jim Benton in a collection of feisty cartoons! Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. Cartoons by Jim Benton Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It’s Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb […]

Science and Philosophy hit Korea

March 21, 2014 by  
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Foreign book publications always remain a bit imaginary and abstract to me – until the moment the book actually arrives and I can hold it physically in my hands. Today, a package from Korea arrived with not one but TWO of my titles: Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics and Science: a Discovery in Comics! They […]

Family Ties: A Godfather Influence

March 17, 2014 by  
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  Obviously any drama that’s focused on a the members of a crime family is going to be influenced by The Godfather. The Godfather is one of richest stories to ever be told so it only makes sense that I drew on my love for those movies when writing Family Ties. One of the most […]

NBM in May: BILAL tops the list

March 10, 2014 by  
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Here’s what being solicited for in comics stores this month. In our Louvre collection, which now hits the half dozen mark, two bits of news. One is superstar fantasy artist Enki Bilal is the next featured author and the other is we bring back  Glacial Period in full size as a handsome hardcover. Now that […]

Family Ties: Why Alaska?

March 3, 2014 by  
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  So this is a question I get a lot: why would anyone set a crime thriller in Alaska? Of all places, right? Well, there are a couple reasons… The first is easy: I used to live there. Just as The Broadcast takes place in my backyard of Indiana, Family Ties takes place in a […]

NBM in April: after ‘The Broadcast’, it’s ‘Family Ties’

February 12, 2014 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited for April release in comics stores now. From ComicsLit, the team behind the highly acclaimed The Broadcast is back with: Family Ties An Alaskan Crime Drama Eric Hobbs, Noel Tuazon Hoping to secure a future for his children, an aging Alaskan crime boss looks to retire and divide his empire amongst […]

Jesse Lonergan Discusses ALL STAR

February 12, 2014 by  
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All Star, a serialized version of the latest graphic novel from Jesse Lonergan makes its digital debut today, via Comixology. Lonergan, who previously released Joe & Azat and Flower & Fade through NBM, previously released All Star as a series of mini-comics at conventions.  Those same eight chapters will be released through Comixology before the […]

FAMILY TIES: Action Packed?

February 1, 2014 by  
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Last year, before the publication delay, I wrote a post promising  Family Ties would not be your typical crime story. This is still mostly true… More than anything, Family Ties is a book about the deterioration of a dysfunctional family. But as the finished art rolled in: to be honest, I was a little taken […]

NBM in March: Lonergan is back with ALL STAR

January 15, 2014 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got planned for March that’s presently being solicited for in comics stores. Jesse LONERGAN of Flower & Fade and Joe & Azat is back with: All Star Jesse Lonergan It’s the end of the school year in 1998. Mark McGwire is racing Sammy Sosa to break the home run record, Bill Clinton […]

A Family Ties Update (AKA Finally!!!!)

January 13, 2014 by  
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  Well, we’re almost there. It’s been a bit since I updated the blog  with news that Family Ties was delayed, but I’m excited to say that we are almost there. Noel has finished with the artwork and our letterer, Jaymes Reed, is making his pass over things now. I’ll be stopping in occasionally to […]

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