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 […]

“Faster Than a Speeding Bullet” – What The Reviewers Are Saying…

April 1, 2013 by  
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If you haven’t picked up this new edition of Stephen Weiner’s groundbreaking Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel, here’s what the critics are saying… “Though its title gives the impression that the book’s focus will be on superhero GN fare like Knight or Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, Weiner provides a broader […]

“THE INITIATES is One of The Best Books About Wine I’ve Ever Read, Period.”

February 24, 2013 by  
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There’s a reason why we’re especially enthusiastic about our latest release, The Initiates: A Comic Artist And a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs by Etienne Davodeau. Page45.com sums it up rather succinctly; “This is a fantastic work which illuminates just how similar the approach to being successful in any artistic field is, really. Yes, you need […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

February 18, 2013 by  
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Here we are, back again, with some recent reviews of various NBM titles. The Initiates: A Comic Artist And a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs “The excellent writing, characterizations, and tranquil-yet-stimulating vibe make this a treat to savor slowly, like wine. Davodeau’s smoky realism, though black-and-white, manages to suggest the full range of wine-growing climate shifts. […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

January 14, 2013 by  
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Here we are, back again, with some recent reviews of various NBM titles. Faster Than A Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel “A a perfect book for anyone trying to wrap her or his head around the field of comics, a quick and smart overview of the field that spans both decades and […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

December 20, 2012 by  
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It’s not too late to get some of our fantastic books to give away as holiday gifts (or buy one or two for yourself, you deserve it!). Here’s what the critics are saying about some of our recent titles. Abelard “A beautifully crafted piece of storytelling from Hautiére that tugs mercilessly at the heartstrings but doesn’t […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

December 10, 2012 by  
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We’re counting down the shopping days and we’ve had several of our titles show up in gift guides from The Comics Reporter and Forces of Geek, so we’re even more happy to share some great reviews that might also serve as holiday gift ideas. Be sure to check out our site proper where you can […]