Raves for The Broadcast and Axe-Man

November 2, 2010 by  
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Eric Hobbs’ and Noel Tuazon’s The Broadcast picks up more reviews and interviews: The Gutter Geek at The Comics Journal had this rave: “Mature, original, and deeply thoughtful. Takes advantage of the unique affordances of the comics medium to tell a complex tale interweaving several sets of characters and individual dramas with minimal dialogue and […]

Interviews on The Broadcast, including AICN.

October 29, 2010 by  
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Eric Hobbs, writer of the acclaimed new release The Broadcast, is interviewed by Joanna Draper Carlson on Comics Worth Reading. And this just in: an interview up on Aint It Cool News! Eric is such a popular guy.

Ain’t It Cool News and more on The Broadcast

October 28, 2010 by  
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“The tension grows to a peak when a storm knocks out the power right in the middle of the radio broadcast. Paranoia and bedlam follow, but as Sartre said, “hell is other people,” not Martians. The characters are well developed. You get a feeling of their pasts, without the use of too many flashbacks. There […]

LINK: Win a Signed Copy of THE BROADCAST

October 26, 2010 by  
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So it’s been almost a month — have you picked up a copy of THE BROADCAST? If not, now is the time. Reviews have been incredible  and the book is starting to disappear from shelves as word-of-mouth spreads. Meanwhile, Johanna at Comics Worth Reading is giving away a signed copy of the book this week […]

more reviews of the week:

October 22, 2010 by  
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As usual, the writing is well-tooled and funny, with just the right touch of absurdity. The guest artists have a deft hand, though they don’t stray far from the usual Dungeon style. A good continuation of a worthwhile series.”  Booklist on the latest Dungeon, Monstres vol.3 And here’s Newsarama on The Broadcast: A taut thriller […]

My Interview With Graphic Novel Reporter

October 20, 2010 by  
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So I just finished up an interview with John Hogan over at GraphicNovelReporter.com. I’m a pretty big fan of the GNR site so it’s nice to have an interview up on the main page. John’s intro is great, calling THE BROADCAST a “vividly entertaining and harrowing book” and he asked some really great questions. Perhaps […]

Two views on The Broadcast

October 18, 2010 by  
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“Hobbs’ brilliant, character-driven script weaves a tight psychological thriller that at once feels both intimate and epic. Although, on the surface, Tuazon’s raw, cartoony style may seem like a mismatch for Hobbs’ tight, sophisticated script, the contrast in artistic sensibilities only underscores the intense emotions lurking beneath the plot’s surface. Tuazon’s use of ink washes […]

Another scene from THE STORY OF LEE

Here, guys and gals, is more from THE STORY OF LEE. This shows a scene in which Lee engages with some intimate, if silly, girls talk – while a spurned admirer stands outside alone, signing at young girls beauty just out of reach. Poor wee lad. ‘The Story of Lee’ is out in Diamond’s October […]

More opinions on Geary’s Axe-Man, The Broadcast, Networked

October 12, 2010 by  
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Tony Isabella loooves Geary’s latest The Axe-Man of New Orleans: “He takes his readers back to that time, draws us into the fearful moments of the spree, and leaves us more than a little unsettled afterwards. THE FULL FIVE TONYS!” in the Comics Buyers Guide. And here’s Sequential Tart piping in on it: “To die […]

Coming in December: The Story of Lee

October 4, 2010 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited for in comics stores this month to come from NBM in December: A cross-cultural manga is our feature, as written by Sean Michael Wilson who’s been busy making a name for himself with AX, Alternative Manga from Top Shelf as well as adaptations for Graphic Classics and Kodansha:   THE STORY […]