Mr. Easter gets attention

April 12, 2010 by  
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From ComicMix: “Her black and white artwork is unique and comical. This is a terrific first effort and I look forward to more from Ms. Allen.” Realms of Fantasy will soon have this review by Andrew Wheeler: “[Tesana]’s soon being chased by a large and varied cast of ne’er-do-wells, stage magicians, animal rights activists, nasty […]

MoCCA party saturday night

April 9, 2010 by  
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Re-posting this from Brian Heater’s Cross Hatch: “The always-amazing Paul Pope was kind enough to create the poster for the official MoCCA after party (designed by the folks at Dark Igloo). The party is this Saturday, after the festival. There will be live comics readings from the likes of R. Sikoryak and Michael Kupperman; DJ […]

Little Nothings and On Odd Hours get reviewed

April 5, 2010 by  
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Trondheim’s Little Nothings keeps sweeping ‘em up! ICv2: “A solidly entertaining look at the life of an artist.  Fans of his other work may find this an interesting piece of slice of life graphic novels.” From Comics Worth Reading: “Reading each new volume of this series is like a vacation, traveling the world from the […]

2 reviews for Mr. Easter

April 5, 2010 by  
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…and people seem to be sharing our enthusiasm for Brooke Allen’s energetic new graphic novel: “Allen’s artwork is an extension of Tesana: bold, fantastical and beautiful in its purity. The book is fast-paced as Tesana and Mr. Easter are almost continuously in motion, and while the action panels are uncomplicated while still expressive, moving the […]

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 […]