“Delightfully audacious and risque”

January 29, 2011 by  
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“If you like fictional worlds you can really get lost in, you owe it to yourself to check out Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim’s Dungeon.” Says Playback:stl on the occasion of Dungeon Monstres #3 Miss Don’t Touch Me gets a few raves: “The art, much like in the first volume, is wonderful – a bit more […]

Story of Lee: Young Women Should Eat this One Up.

January 24, 2011 by  
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On Elephant Man by Greg Houston, while Robot 6 on CBR thought it “a bit too self-aware and a bit too in love with how “zany” it is,” Chris Mautner also went on to say: “Still, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t laugh several times and the plot is a lot tighter than […]

A great article on Sean Michael Wilson and more…

January 17, 2011 by  
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Find out about Sean Michael Wilson, the author of our Story of Lee and editor of Ax:Alternative Manga, and Scotsman writing manga in Japan, in a great article in the paper The Scotsman. “It’s always awesome to see Dungeon come out. Dungeon Monstres Vol. 3: Heartbreaker is one of the better duo piece graphic novels […]

USA Today on Salvatore: “I LOVE THIS BOOK!”

January 14, 2011 by  
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“Late last night I started a new graphic novel. To my surprise, I couldn’t fall asleep until I found out whether the short talking pig [sic, actually a dog] was able to build his giant love-mobile and the shady goth cat had a change of heart. A near-perfect book. I was delighted by the art, which […]

reactions to Story of Lee, Salvatore and The Broadcast

January 12, 2011 by  
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For Salvatore: “This fun, heartfelt and blithe book is a joy to read and one of the best and most imaginative books NBM has published in recent years.” Comics Waiting Room “it’s a solidly entertaining, quiet story of possible love and family entanglements.” Says Antick Musings of our brand new Story of Lee by Sean […]

“Charming, amusing, unsettling”: Publishers Weekly on Salvatore + Little Nothings

January 4, 2011 by  
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“In this charming, amusing, and sometimes unsettling tale, pigs, dogs, cows, and cats move through France in a state of longing.. Their adventures spill across De Crécy’s lovely, muted watercolors, creating a magical world one longs to visit and making the animals’ emotions seem all too human. From De Crécy’s always surprising mind. He is […]

Library Media Connection on Networked and Dungeon +more

December 29, 2010 by  
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“Recommended. Teens will devour the action, suspense, and drama. The illustrations are amazing and add to the thrill of this graphic novel.” So says Library Media Connection of Networked. They also say of Dungeon, Twilight vol.3: “The artwork is lively, exciting, and full of details.” “The mix of comedy and drama is welcome and feels […]

Miami Herald on Networked

December 28, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale for teens and others about the dark side of social networking and privacy is a bit over the top, but why not? What was once science fiction is now part of everyday life, and veteran comics creators Jones and Badger do a masterful job of keeping things light and frothily entertaining on […]

Newsarama on Miss Don’t Touch Me and a preview of Story of Lee

December 27, 2010 by  
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“Hubert’s good ear for dialogue and fast-moving scenes keep the pace quick, while each page gives readers nearly a dozen panels of information and characterization.  There’s no obvious genre hook here – it’s simply good writing, a story about a girl’s dream to find a better life and the unfortunate slings and stones that hold […]

South China Morning Post.

December 26, 2010 by  
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The Hong Kong based newspaper ‘The South China Morning Post’ will feature an interview with me (or someone who looks a lot like me anyway) s. I discuss The Story of Lee a lot in that. Of course, because the story is SET in HK! That is coming out the first week of 2011 i […]

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