News on Salvatore, Little Nothings and more.

August 30, 2011 by  
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Library Media Connection Recommends Salvatore vol.1. Warren Peace, the comics blog review site, has this to say about Geary’s Sacco & Vanzetti: “Rick Geary’s “Treasury of Victorian/XXth Century Murder” books never fail to be fascinating and educational. There’s something about Geary’s grim, quiet presentation that brings the events to life without being sensationalistic, yet also […]

Review round-up on a bunch o’ books

August 22, 2011 by  
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Marc Mason at Comics Waiting Room on 2 of our recent books: first on Sacco & Vanzetti: “As with all the books he’s done in this series, he does his research, lays out the facts and evidence, and allows you to decide for yourself. That’s not only a hallmark of strong storytelling, but of confidence […]

Capt. Comics on Geary’s Sacco: “One of his best!”

August 17, 2011 by  
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The New York Journal of Books on Geary’s Sacco & Vanzetti: “Mr. Geary is the sort of historian we all wanted to have in school or college: a teacher who makes history interesting and compelling. Thankfully now, we have him in graphic novel form. He is the supreme practitioner of the craft and genre today, […]

Kirkus on Sacco: ‘another great contribution to the country’s wealth of graphic lit.”

August 11, 2011 by  
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Well, we were going to highlight some other books this time but NO! Geary’s  Sacco & Vanzetti hogs everyone’s attention! This time with a great review from the influential Kirkus Reviews, putting it in with “The 13 Can’t Miss Graphic Novels of 2011″. Calling him ‘legendary,’ they quote him about the book and state: “Chalk one more up for the history […]

Dungeon Monstres 4: “Incredibly unpredictable”

July 18, 2011 by  
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Dungeon Monstres 4 get s a couple reviews: “The DUNGEON books never let the reader down- they show you grand ideas, they make you laugh, they hold your interest, they put the work of amazing artists in front of you- to ask more of comics would be greedy. If there’s a sure bet in the […]

Booklist on Dungeon and Library Journal on The Broadcast +more

June 20, 2011 by  
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“Sfar & Trondheim never have a problem pushing boundaries for a better laugh and here there are laughs aplenty. A wonderful addition to the series.” Booklist on Dungeon Monstres 4. Also on this book: “Lovers of Sfar and Trondheim’s ongoing send-up of hero fantasy shouldn’t be disappointed by this rollicking entry – which would also […]

An overview of the Louvre GNs and a TCJ review of Dungeon

June 12, 2011 by  
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“This is probably my favorite of the Monstres stories, because it works on a number of levels. A new reader could come in and understand most of the story beats with little difficulty. The Monstres series is essential reading for any fan of the world that Trondheim & Sfar create. As always, this is genre work […]

GNR: Sacco & Vanzetti amongst hottest GN’s of the summer

May 31, 2011 by  
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Rick Geary’s soon to come THE LIVES OF SACCO & VANZETTI got another boost making The Graphic Novel Reporter’s list of Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2011. Dungeon Monstres 4 gets its first review: “This is the first book I’ve read in the long-running Dungeon series created by French masterminds Sfar and Trondheim. Despite being […]

THE STORY OF LEE versus CAPITALISM!

I was pleased by a very positive review of THE STORY OF LEE in the Midwest Book Review recently. I’m keen on having my stuff in more libraries, since I rather like libraries – they have books there! The reviewer hoped for sequels, and that is of course our plan – 3 volumes in total. […]

Sky Over Louvre in LA Times

May 27, 2011 by  
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Last Sunday, the LA Times published its list of recommended summer reading and included our Sky Over the Louvre.