Review Round-Up: BEAUTY, TWILIGHT: THE END OF DUNGEON & More!

February 6, 2015 by  
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DUNGEON: Twilight Vol. 4: High Septentrion & The End of Dungeon     “As usual, Dungeon is freaking awesome. It’s a story that you can jump into in the middle of and get a gander at what’s happening. You do not need to know any of the inside jokes. The characters are fun. Its non-stop […]

Review Round-Up: Arthur De Pins’ ZOMBILLENIUM V. 2: HUMAN RESOURCES

February 4, 2015 by  
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It’s a return to Zombillenium, the monster amusement park run by monsters. In this volume, Human Resources, things get particularly ugly when the park’s security is breached from two sides: activists and a very strange visitor, mom to two peculiar sons the head of the park seems to remember from somewhere… “Fun and comical and […]

Review Round-Up: Pascal Rabaté’s STREET VIEW

February 2, 2015 by  
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  A visually incomparable treat and a brilliant homage to Hitchcock’s Rear Window, Street View is an unusual accordion book which opens in two directions, one direction providing a look at a street scene as it evolves during the day and the other, a parallel view of the same street at night. “Street View is […]

Review Round-Up: RICK GEARY’S A TREASURY OF VICTORIAN MURDER COMPENDIUM II

January 31, 2015 by  
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Collecting five (The Borden Tragedy, The Mystery of Mary Rogers, The Saga of the Bloody Benders, The Case of Madeleine Smith, The Murder of Abraham Lincoln) previously published volumes of Geary’s work, this compendium is a must have.   “The high quality that writer/artist Geary has maintained for his “Treasury of Victorian Murder” true crime […]

Zombillenium Vol. 1 Makes the Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List for Young Adults

November 20, 2014 by  
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Arthur de Pins’ Zombillenium, Volume 1: Gretchen has made the 2015 Maverick Graphic Novels List, by the Texas Library Association. Zombillenium is in the Grades 9-12 (high school) category among other great graphic novels like Batman, by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo (DC Comics), Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer (First Second) , and […]

Review Round-Up: ALL STAR, DOG BUTTS AND LOVE, ZOMBILLENIUM, “genuinely original and very entertaining”

November 14, 2014 by  
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Here’s what critics have been saying about our releases: All Star by Jesse Lonergan Nominated for the 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers “I really enjoy the clean and simple lines of All Star’s art. Lonergan doesn’t spend time showing off how great he is by taking attention away from the story. […]

Review Round-Up: FAMILY TIES – AN ALASKAN CRIME DRAMA, a “lovingly-crafted update”

November 13, 2014 by  
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Hoping to secure a future for his children, an aging Alaskan crime boss looks to retire and divide his empire amongst his three heirs. But when his idealistic son refuses the inheritance, the old man disowns him. This turns out to be a fatal mistake when he sees his cold-blooded daughters use their new-found power […]

Review Round-Up: THE LOUVRE COLLECTIONS, “beautiful work” and “gorgeous”

November 12, 2014 by  
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NBM’s ComicsLit imprint has been publishing the remarkable series of graphic novels commissioned by the Louvre calling upon different prominent artists to make up a story around the fabled museum.  Here are some recent reviews: Glacial Period by Nicolas De Crecy   “The author seems to be asking: what is art? Is there some art […]

Review Round-up: Hubert & Kerascoet’s BEAUTY, “A spectacle of comics achievement”

November 10, 2014 by  
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  From Hubert & Kerascoet, the team behind Miss Don’t Touch Me, comes Beauty, an engrossing tale for grown-ups on the nature of beauty, both fascinating and corrupting. When Coddie unintentionally delivers a fairy from a spell that held her prisoner, she does not realize how poisoned the wish is she gets in return. From […]

NBM for January: Another Chance to Order Our Most Recent Books!

October 30, 2014 by  
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There are plenty of NBM titles in January’s Diamond Previews catalog!                     Take the time to order NBM’s newest hit Beauty, by Hubert & Kerascoet. Library Journal called it “one of 2014’s comic highlights.” See a preview here! 8 ½ x11, 144pp. full color hc, $27.99 9781561638949 […]