“On Odd Hours” in Art News

March 3, 2010 by  
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Art News has a beautiful 2 page piece on this series written by Sasha Watson (“Vidalia in Paris”) just as the next Louvre co-edition, On the Odd Hours, ships from our warehouse: “A young man with a Mohawk stands at the top of the Louvre’s grand staircase and strikes a gong, awakening the rebellious spirit […]

NBM in May: the last Boneyard!

March 2, 2010 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited for at comics shops now from NBM. Boneyard comes to its conclusion, well, at least for a while: BONEYARD, Vol. 7 Richard Moore The final volume, at least for a long while as Moore takes an indefinite break. Michael Paris and Abbey are up against powerful rival armies in the land […]

Much Ado about Little Nothings.

February 25, 2010 by  
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“A giant in French comics, Trondheim  has always been a marvelous observer of the extraordinary little moments in everyday existence. All rendered in the simple but expressive and versatile style that has always been one of his greatest strengths. Verdict: Recommended for those who appreciate low-key but charming autobiographical comics.”  Library Journal “Trondheim’s third collection […]

Booklist on Graylight: for connoisseurs

February 24, 2010 by  
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“For connoisseurs of serious literature and film as well as graphic novels.” says Booklist of Naomi Nowak’s new Graylight.

Comics Reporter on Little Nothings: straight to the top of the pile

February 24, 2010 by  
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Lewis Trondheim’s newest entry in his comics blog collection of Little Nothings (vol.3: Uneasy Happiness) gets these words from Tom Spurgeon of The Comics Reporter: “It’s one of the few series that vaults to the head of the reading pile whenever it shows up in the mailbox. For whatever reason, Trondheim’s diary comics play to […]

Year of Loving Dangerously still gets reactions.

February 23, 2010 by  
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“The Year of Loving Dangerously is just the second book I’ve read of Ted Rall’s, the first being his account of his travels along the Silk Road in Silk Road to Ruin. I quite enjoyed the latter, how he combined his memories of the trip with accurate descriptions of the people and political climes of […]

Little Nothings in stores

February 12, 2010 by  
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Lewis Trondheim’s latest collection of pithy every day musings and observations from his comics blog, Little Nothings vol.3: Uneasy Happiness is in stores now! We’ve been posting these comics blog entries right here twice a week, as advertised, come snow or sleet. All of these are from volume 3. Pretty soon, we hope to start posting all-new […]

Malefic reviewed by SF site

February 10, 2010 by  
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“The works, complete and often accompanied with some of the initial drawings that led to the finished piece, are hauntingly beautiful. The poetry and power of the images depicted are timeless in their quality and the dark subject matter resonates in this age of Twilight. If you enjoy a fantasy art, this is one of […]

Miami Herald on Rall’s ‘Year.’

February 9, 2010 by  
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“The story is true, apparently, and unfolded in the 1980s after a freak medical condition resulted in Rall’s school expulsion for failure to take his final exams. Rall scripted but wisely left the illustrations to Callejo, who did a great job.” So says Richard Pachter today at the Miami Herald about Ted Rall’s The Year of […]

Ted Rall to appear at B&N Upper West Side

February 8, 2010 by  
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  Come and meet Ted Rall, author of our new The Year of Loving Dangerously at Barnes & Noble on 82nd and Broadway in nyc Tuesday the 16th at 7PM. Rall is also the author of the best-selling To Afghanistan & Back and Silk Road to Ruin, all available from NBM. He’ll be signing and chatting […]