Francavilla’s Orson Welles

July 6, 2010 by  
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It’s been three long years since I commissioned Francesco Francavilla to illustrate a cover for THE BROADCAST. Three years!! That’s a long time, especially in comics. They’ve two Harry Potter movies in that time, I think. I’m sure Francesco reached a point where he assumed it wasn’t going to come out. Part of me thinks […]

Boneyard reviewed

July 6, 2010 by  
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“Simply put, Boneyard is a masterful piece of comic book storytelling that has to be seen to be appreciated! ” The Comics Bulletin On the new Boneyard volume 7 in stores now!

NBM in September: A New Dungeon

July 2, 2010 by  
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Coming this September from NBM and being solicited at your comics store now: DUNGEON: Monstres Vol. 3: Heartbreaker Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer In the first title story, the supremely talented (especially with women) and outrageous Carlos Nine gives us the complete low-down on the sexy and dangerous killer Alexandra that the […]

One Million Words

July 1, 2010 by  
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There’s an old saying that every writer has a million bad words in them, and that the only way you can become a decent writer is to get through those first million words as fast as you possibly can. Now, I can’t say for sure if I’ve written a million words. I think the chances […]

Broadcast Orders Are Due Soon!

June 22, 2010 by  
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So Wednesday is new comic day. If you’re like me you’ll be making the trip early in the afternoon to check out what’s made it into your pull folder and what new books hit the shelf that you might be interested. Well, don’t make the trip without this… This week comic retailers will be making […]

Booklist on Dungeon Twilight 3

June 22, 2010 by  
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“One of the funniest volumes of the series yet! Has all the hooks that make Dungeon such a fun series: high adventure, lots of action, and a broad  and rambling sense of humor. ” Booklist

Amazon on Mr. Easter

June 22, 2010 by  
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Amazon’s Omnivoracious review site has this to say about Brooke Allen‘s A Home for Mr. Easter: “lively and sharply observed. a very nice effort that rewards the reader with more than a few chuckles.”

Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre Present…

June 20, 2010 by  
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I’m asked  where I get my story ideas from all the time. All writers are, I suppose. The truth is, I see stories everywhere. But I’ll never forget the first time I heard the Orson Welles’ WAR OF THE WORLDS radio broadcast. It sparked my imagination almost immediately. Of course, it did for more than […]

Newsarama on Dungeon

June 18, 2010 by  
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“Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim, two of the world’s wittiest and creative cartoonists, continue to script.  They stuff each tale chock full of insane twists and wild ideas, including the various ways people survive on a floating, rotating island.  Meanwhile, their dialogue crackles with an uncanny balance of humor and compassion, providing the readers with […]

A Little About THE BROADCAST

June 17, 2010 by  
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I guess the best place to begin is with an introduction. My name is Eric Hobbs, and I’ve written a book titled THE BROADCAST set to be published by NBM later this fall. Taking place during a treacherous storm, THE BROADCAST is about a rural Indiana town that loses power halfway through Orson Welles’ infamous […]