Feminist Review on Miss Don’t Touch Me

July 14, 2009 by  
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While the reviewer had some reservations on character development, “In the end, this novel is a sassy and even controversial murder mystery that will entertain.” The Feminist Review

Geary’ Lindbergh on Girls Entertainment Network covering the Eisners

July 13, 2009 by  
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Covering the most important categories of the Eisner nominations, Girls Entertainment Network has this to say about Rick’s Lindbergh Child in his Treasury of XXth Century Murder which is up for two Awards: “He gives us a step-by-step account of one of the most famous crimes in history: the Linbergh kidnapping. I’d heard of the […]

Bookgasm on Mijeong

July 9, 2009 by  
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Here’s What Rod Lott of Bookgasm says of Mijeong: “Korean-born Byun Byung-Jun is little known in these parts, except for die-hard manga and graphic novel fans. With luck, MIJEONG, his second collection of short fiction, will change that. It should, because this impressively talented artist deserves a wider audience. The seven stories here are mostly […]

Geary’s ‘Famous Players’ reviews

July 6, 2009 by  
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Johanna Draper Carlson at Comics Worth Reading says of Geary’s newest Treasury of XXth Century Murder, “Famous Players“: “Geary’s detailed pen-and-ink line provides a wonderful sense of nostalgia and time gone by. As is typical of the cases he chooses to profile, there are plenty of mistakes to feel superior about. “Today, the neighbors know […]

Comic Book Resources does a week of NBM reviews

July 2, 2009 by  
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On CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog, Brian Cronin is in the process of reviewing a number of our books and started with a hailstorm of protests, reviewing First Time the erotic comics anthology our imprint Eurotica (go to the author gallery and choose Sybilline, you must be over 18) published earlier this year. You see, Brian actually […]

Booklist on Geary’s Famous Players and Byun’s Mijeong

June 23, 2009 by  
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Booklist’s Ray Olson reviews a pair of our books: On Rick Geary‘s Famous Players which has just shipped: “Batting a thousand, so to speak, Geary gives us another ideal first look on a legendary homicide.” And on Mijeong: “all beautifully executed, true-feeling stuff.”

Teacher Librarian on Bluesman and Geary’s Lindbergh

June 22, 2009 by  
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Teacher Librarian magazine reviewed a couple historically based graphic novels of ours saying for Bluesman: “A moody masterpiece of fiction that is all the more compelling because every word of it could be true. [Uses] a broad visual palette that matches its dramatic variety of emotions.” And on Rick Geary’s “The Lindbergh Child“: “The master of […]

First Time’s Sybilline interviewed on Sequential Tart

June 22, 2009 by  
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The French woman writer who composed the delicious stories found in First Time is interviewed by the site Sequential Tart. A fun and funny inside look at the process that reunites a number of artists including Dave McKean.

Review round-up: Dungeon, Geary & Mijeong

June 19, 2009 by  
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Three reviews of note have appeared recently: “This is an outstanding Dungeons and Dragons parody that serves as a stand-alone story. Readers will be entertained, even those unaccustomed to comic fantasy fiction. These anthropomorphic characters are well drawn, and the snappy dialogue is craftily paired with Boulet’s stunning imagery.“ School Library Journal on Dungeon Zenith […]

Reviews of Mijeong and Arlene’s Heart

June 15, 2009 by  
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Marc Mason at Comics Waiting Room has just reviewed two of our recent books: “MIJEONG is a stunning Korean manhwa. The ending packs a powerful one-two punch and sticks with you far beyond when you put the book down. Each tale in the book has at least some merit to it, as even the weaker […]