FAMILY TIES Review Round Up

June 16, 2014 by  
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Eric Hobbs and Noel Tuazon’s Shakespearean organized crime graphic novel, Family Ties, is their first work together since The Broadcast.  Here’s what the critics have to say. “Family Ties is a single volume graphic novel packed with tension and wrought with emotion, as well as more than a little violence. With all the hallmarks of […]

Family Ties: the word is out!

June 4, 2014 by  
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So it’s been about since the release of Family Ties and the response has been great. Thanks to everyone who’s picked up a copy, especially those who stopped by and saw Noel and I at TCAF last month. Not many people have a book signed by both of us. For those who couldn’t make it […]

ALL STAR Knocks It Out Of The Park

May 26, 2014 by  
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The reviews for Jesse Lonergan’s All Star are in! “It’s an authentic tale of life in a small community, particularly in the wordless sequences of ball practice or late-night party. It’s a pleasure to get lost in the art.” – Comics Worth Reading “Lonergan’s story hits all the right notes of smalltown life and athletic […]

Rick Geary’s ‘MADISON SQUARE TRAGEDY’ Brings The Murder To You

December 13, 2013 by  
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Rick Geary’s latest Treasury of XXth Century Murder volume, Madison Square Tragedy: The Murder of Stanford White is available now. Rick recently spoke to Comic Book Resources about what went into re-creating the Stanford White Murder, his distinctive style and the specific moment which sparked his interest in the genre. Read the interview HERE and […]

Press & Praise for Science

November 4, 2013 by  
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Science: a Discovery in Comics has been out for two months now, and has received a few really good reviews:   Marc Mason in the Comics Waiting Room: “Absolutely terrific.” “Her art is simple and straight-forward, and she always chooses function over form: everything works to service the lessons she is trying to impart. When […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

July 31, 2013 by  
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Omaha The Cat Dancer Volume 8 “Quality erotic comics.” – Publisher’s Weekly “Dave Sim might win the title for longest and most determined self-published comic, but Omaha the Cat Dancer is much more fun and human as an artist’s significant, consuming accomplishment.” – Comics Worth Reading Zombillenium “A hoot from start to finish, with funny […]

PERSIA BLUES – “Engaging, Rewarding and Just Plain Refreshingly Different”

July 29, 2013 by  
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If you haven’t read Persia Blues writer Dara Naraghi’s piece on Bleeding Cool from this past week you should by all means. Persia Blues is according to Naraghi, “best described as a fusion of historical fantasy and modern social commentary, featuring a strong-willed young Iranian female protagonist.” Sounds pretty interesting, doesn’t it? Here’s what folks […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

May 28, 2013 by  
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Faster Than A Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel This book should be in the library of every comic book fan. It provides an excellent history, hitting the high (and view-changing) points. This book will help you speak knowledgably on the subject. Even if you’re not an avid comics fan and /or only […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

April 9, 2013 by  
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After a great time at MoCCA, here we are, back again, with some recent reviews of various NBM titles. Abelard Has been nominated for “Great Graphic Novel for Teens’ by YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association).  Results will be announced in January 2104 by the ALA. “At times, both whimsical and melancholy, Abelard transcends the […]

THE INITIATES Combines Wine and Comics As A Recipe For Success

April 3, 2013 by  
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  The original French edition was Gourmand Magazine‘s Best Wine Book of the Year (2011).  Now, NBM is proud to release The Initiates in English for the first time.  Here’s what the reviewers are saying: “This intensely thought-provoking graphic novel makes us pause to consider our relationships with other people and asks us to think […]