Shakespeare Gets Mobbed Up In FAMILY TIES

August 22, 2014 by  
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If there’s any doubt to the continuing influence and power of Shakespeare’s work, the Alaskan crime story would do little to sway that argument.  In Eric Hobbs and Noel Tuazon’s Family Ties, King Lear is reimagined against the backdrop of a crime family dealing with the patriarch’s onset dementia. Here’s what the critics are saying: […]

DOG BUTTS AND LOVE. AND STUFF LIKE THAT. AND CATS. AND REVIEWS.

August 20, 2014 by  
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Cartoonist Jim Benton (best known for It’s Happy Bunny) released his first collection of web cartoons, Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. through NBM.  And based on the reactions from some of the critics out there, you’re missing out if you don’t check it out.   “Each page of his Dog […]

Rick Geary’s MADISON SQUARE TRAGEDY Has Critics Smiling

August 18, 2014 by  
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Nominated as a 2014 Great Graphic Novel for Teens from The Young Adult Library Services Association of the ALA “I really enjoy Rick Geary’s non-fiction comics about true crimes. His 2013 effort is the story of how architect Stanford White was shot in the face. Geary illustrates his books with maps, house cutaways, evidence shots, […]

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 […]