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 […]

Review roundup: Dungeon, Little Nothings and On the Odd Hours

June 13, 2010 by  
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The Seattle Post Intelligencer picked up the Blog Critics review of Dungeon Twilight vol.3.: “with satiric bite, visual inventiveness, and engagingly fallible anthropomorphic heroes, New Centurions delivers the goods, particularly in its second half.” The Comics Journal’s Rob Clough has this to say about our latest entry in the Louvre collection, On the Odd Hours: […]

NY Times Book Review on Little Nothings

June 7, 2010 by  
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The prolific French cartoonist Lewis Trondheim keeps a public diary in comics form — doodles with casual but impressive water­colors — translated into English as “Little Nothings.” (For whatever reason, he draws himself with an ungainly, monobrowed bird’s head.) In the third volume, LITTLE NOTHINGS: Uneasy Happiness (ComicsLit/­NBM, paper, $14.95), he figures out how to […]

The Broadcast writing contest

June 3, 2010 by  
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Writer Eric Hobbs is putting on a writing contest around the theme of the forthcoming The Broadcast graphic novel announced for August and presently being solicited. Here’s his release on this fun challenge: In 1938, Orson Welles used fake news bulletins to convince more than one million Americans the Earth was being invaded by visitors […]

Graphic Novel Reporter puts 4 NBM books in Best of Summer

June 3, 2010 by  
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John Hogan over at GNR must like us, we guess, as he’s put most of our summer output on their Hottest Graphic Novels for the Summer list. That includes Networked: Carabella on the Run, The Broadcast, The Axe-Man of New Orleans and even includes Noe’s latest salacious (and indeed bitingly funny) Pin-Up Artist from NBM’s Eurotica imprint […]

NBM in August: The Broadcast

June 2, 2010 by  
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Our main release this month is an intense psychological thriller with Orson Welles’ famous radio dramatization of The War of the Worlds as background: THE BROADCAST Eric Hobbs • Noel Tuazon On the day of the historic broadcast of The War of the Worlds by Orson Welles which triggered panic in many places it sounded […]