USA TODAY’s Pop Candy on Geary’s Axe-Man

September 20, 2010 by  
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“Speaking of great art, you can’t go wrong with Geary — his work displays a humor, style and class that make it instantly recognizable. This latest book adds an element of horror, though: It tells the compelling, bizarre story of a series of brutal murders in New Orleans that seem connected (but are they?). While […]

A gush over A Home for Mr. Easter + more

September 15, 2010 by  
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Calling it “Thoroughly enjoyable entertainment”, School Library Journal in their latest issue goes on: “The artwork is energetic with a rock-solid understanding of cartooning and kineticism … with an unusual protagonist and showcasing a quirky new voice in comics.” …Rock-solid understanding… and Brooke is all of maybe 22, fresh out of college? Oh, yeah. And […]

Rick Geary interviewed

September 14, 2010 by  
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A nice informative interview of Rick Geary over at Ain’t It Cool Comics as well as a review of his latest Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans: “As I read, the voice narrating this book reminds me of the beginning of MAGNOLIA or the narration throughout THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD. […]

Mr. Hornswoggler, Gent. has been active

September 9, 2010 by  
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Andrew Wheeler, that is, at his Antick Musings blog where he’s reviewed: The Axe-Man of New Orleans, Rick Geary’s latest Treasury of Murder tome Boneyard vol.7 by Richard Moore and also has nice words to say about our sister co. Papercutz‘ The Smurfs.

Booklist on Networked & more

September 7, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale outstrips simple purposefulness to provide a rip-roaring good story. Without resorting to didacticism or slowing the action, each character provides a point of view that requires careful reader evaluation to weigh the thoughtful mix of fact and opinion. This package offers much for casual readers as well as book groups and curriculum designers.” […]

Boneyard, Axe-Man of New Orleans, A Home for Mr. Easter news.

September 1, 2010 by  
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“Written with charm and wit, as well as action and passion, Boneyard vol.7 will not disappoint fans of the series yet is also a sufficiently accessible and self-contained story as to be a serviceable jumping-on point for new readers. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” The Midwest Book Review & Richard Moore is interviewed by Newsarama about this volume and […]

More on the outrageous Elephant Man!

August 27, 2010 by  
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The latest on Greg Houston’s recent GN Elephant Man comes from Sequential Tart: “As a broad parody of Superman, I thought this first issue was spot on. I thought the humor in Elephant Man was great, the writing is definitely the comic’s strongest asset. The over-the-top dialogue was outstanding, particularly the rants of Handsome Dirk. […]

Alternative Views on ‘Networked’

August 25, 2010 by  
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From ComicMix, picked up by the big site IMDb: “Privacy Activism is a non-profit company designed to make people aware and give them knowledge and tools to determine how much they want to share or to protect. To educate the younger masses, they created Carabella, a hip, blue-skinned college-aged woman and have used her in […]

Horror Author Bob Freeman Reviews The Broadcast

August 24, 2010 by  
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My friend and fellow Indiana-based writer Bob Freeman had some very nice things to say in his review of THE BROADCAST this morning, saying “This is what you hope for when you dip into the indie market. Smart. Riveting. Complex. Compelling, First and foremost, The Broadcast is a solid literary work…..this should be an instant […]

Elephant Man: “Come for the art, stay for the derangement”

August 23, 2010 by  
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What they’re saying of Elephant Man , Greg Houston’s latest: “Come for the art, stay for the derangement, and release most notions of “plotting.” SF Site “Cheerfully grotesque. Has its sweetly offensive moments.” Bill Sherman, Blogcritics and picked up by the Seattle Post Intelligencer. And this one just in! “I can see it now: “I am […]