Some Kind Words About BUBBLES & GONDOLA

June 19, 2012 by  
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“Renaud Dillies does something only a few comic artists are good at: he purposefully uses a series of simplistic images only to surprise us when beautiful scenes show up all of a sudden. Chris Ware is a master at that, but Renaud Dillies brings in a vintage appeal that will fascinate anyone who likes old […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

June 15, 2012 by  
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With such a wide variety of titles, we’re pretty fortunate to get a pretty amazing cross section of reviewers. Here are a few kind words about several of our titles: Stargazing Dog “A moving story for all devoted pet owners and animal lovers.” – Curled Up With a Good Book Kinky & Cosy “The jokes […]

The Happy Prince Makes Lots of Reviewers Happy

June 14, 2012 by  
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Years in the making, P. Craig Russell’s long awaited fifth volume of his Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde series, The Happy Prince,  has been getting the fantastic reviews that it deserves.  This is a book not to be missed, and if you haven’t picked it up yet, waste not a moment more and check it […]

A Pre-review of ‘Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics’

June 5, 2012 by  
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I admit: I regularly google the title of my book to see where it pops up on the web – a few weeks back, I stumbled across this on the blog Comics and… Other Imaginary Tales: I had never heard of Action Philosophers and was intrigued, so I ordered it. It arrived a few days ago […]

ROHAN AT THE LOUVRE is a “Must Read”

May 21, 2012 by  
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If you haven’t checked out Rohan at the Louvre yet, what are you waiting for?  The book is continuing to get some fantastic reviews… What’s the matter?  You don’t like good comics? “Rohan at the Louvre has all the elements of my type of story: fairy tale whimsy, attention to the artistic process, and an ending […]

Everybody is Talking About RICK GEARY

May 4, 2012 by  
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Last week we announced that Rick Geary’s latest volume of The Treasury of XXth Century Murder, Lover’s Lane: The Hall-Mills Mystery will be released this June. Here’s what iFanboy said just about the solicitation: “Each time Rick Geary releases a new comic on a historical murder, you can be sure that I’ll recommend it.” Geary’s […]

Ephemeral Tidbits – New Reviews For NBM Favorites

May 3, 2012 by  
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It’s always nice to see that a book lives on beyond it’s release date.  Hopefully being shared and recommended to like minded readers. Teacher Librarian Magazine‘s Joe Sutliff Sanders recently took a look at Sean Michael Wilson and Chie Kutsuwada’s The Story of Lee commenting: “Drawn with the iconic faces and screen-tones manga aficionados cherish, […]


May 2, 2012 by  
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Sure, Takashi Murakami’s Stargazing Dog was well received when it first came out (making several “Best of 2011″ Lists), but what are other reviewers thinking in regard to this title? “Takashi Murakami’s Stargazing Dog will break your heart. I can’t emphasize that enough…The story sucked me in that hard. I’m a softie for this book, […]

The Critics Speak! Reviews of ROHAN AT THE LOUVRE Hit The Web!

April 30, 2012 by  
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The latest volume in our Louvre series, Rohan at the Louvre by Hirohiko Araki has been out for a bit now and we’ve gotten many fantastic mentions and reviews. “Triggers bodily mayhem of a type sure to warm the hearts of old souls who remember the author’s early ’80s bio-mutation opus Baoh.” –  The Comics […]

Booklist on Colon’s Inner Sanctum

March 6, 2012 by  
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Here’s what Booklist has to say of Colon’s Inner Sanctum, that while the stories aren’t roofraising: “The energy Colón infuses into them makes them constitute something more enjoyable than a pop-cultural trip down memory lane.”