A New Geary in June

April 2, 2010 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got slated for June, solicited in comics stores now: A NEW TREASURY OF XXTH CENTURY MURDER! A Treasury of XXth Century Murder The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans Rick Geary Nights of terror! A city awash in blood! New Orleans right after the First World War. The party returns to the Big Easy but […]

On the Odd Hours reviewed

March 23, 2010 by  
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First of all, Booklist says of this new book out now in our Louvre collection: “Virtuosically rendered by Liberge, who merges elegant clear-line figuration, expressionistic pastel coloration, and in the odd-hours sequences, superimposition effects, Bastien’s story powerfully expresses the irrepressible life of great art.” Comics Worth Reading adds, after a few reservations: “Yet I was left impressed […]

curious wonders

March 22, 2010 by  
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“A slim but packed volume of curious wonders, this is the sort of book one presses on friends, even if it’s quite impossible to say exactly why.” says Publishers Weekly of Trondheim’s latest collection of Little Nothings. Also Blogcritics on On the Odd Hours: “Embedded within this graphic novel is a critical consideration of the […]

Houston interview part 2

March 17, 2010 by  
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Bill Baker has posted the second part of his great interview with the outrageously talented Greg Houston of Vatican Hustle, where he, in fact, talks about his next one which we have now scheduled for publication in July: Elephant Man. He’s peppered the interview with full color paintings by Houston which will give you a […]

Boneyard in $1.99 comic books on iPhone from Panelfly

March 17, 2010 by  
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Our long-running and popular series BONEYARD by Richard Moore, a wonderfully dark-humored sendup of all things Horror is now featured at Panelfly, our partner in getting our comics on the iPhone (and soon iPad). They’re presently bringing out 2 comic book issues a week, just as they had appeared in comic book  first (except now […]

Comics Journal actually waxing lyrical about Graylight

March 12, 2010 by  
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“Graylight is an excellent example of how flamboyance can enhance, rather than impair, a convoluted, magical story. Nowak may not explain everything in the story, but her generous visuals invite the reader to suppose what Graylight is in their own fashion, whether it be a romantic phantasmagoria or a subtle, spell-ridden myth.” And Ian Burns […]

Darling of the blogs

March 12, 2010 by  
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Little Nothings continues to get raves from prominent reviewers: “While Trondheim’s own nonchalance is likely as deceptive as his seemingly simplistic artwork, there’s something to be gained in even the most cursory reading of the worked contained herein. It’s funny, it’s charming as hell, and it’s almost painfully relatable. And best of all, it’s not […]

Little Nothings and Things Undone

March 9, 2010 by  
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“The pleasures of Uneasy Happiness are small ones: seeing a fine cartoonist articulate a feeling you’ve had yourself, watching him stumble through the confusing bits of life as we all do, occasionally vicariously living the life of a famous cartoonist through him. It’s likely to be far too quiet and contemplative for most habitual readers […]

Big Nothings

March 5, 2010 by  
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Trondheim’s Little Nothings keeps rolling on on the web: Rob Clough at The Comics Journal: “I always found myself drawn to his autobiographical material the most.  He’s self-deprecating without being mawkish, introspective without navel-gazing and consistently funny. At this point, I hope Little Nothings runs forever.  It’s already my favorite diary comic of all time […]

week in reviews

March 3, 2010 by  
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Greg Houston’s outrageous Vatican Hustle is primed on Baker’s Dozen where the 1st part of a fun interview is presented. Bill Baker says of the GN: “Over the years, I’ve been lucky to have had that exciting first contact scenario repeat itself several times. Even better, I’ve often then been given the honor of introducing […]