NBM premieres at SPX

August 31, 2011 by  
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Next week on the 10th and 11th is the annual Small Press Expo in Bethesda, in the Washington DC area and as every year, we’ll be there with some exciting new stuff! The biggest news is we’ll be premiering right off press our first manga, the moving and inspiring Japanese best-seller Stargazing Dog. It’s sold […]

NBM in April: A much lighter Dungeon Monstres

February 10, 2011 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got being solicited for in comics stores this month, to ship in April: The Dungeon series takes a much lighter turn after its increasingly dark stories: DUNGEON Monstres Vol. 4: Night of the Ladykiller Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, J-E. Vermot-Desroches, Yoann Vulture sorcerer Horus, a ladykiller? Who knew? Yet, as the first […]

reviews: Booklist on Geary, Mr. Easter, The Broadcast, Miss Don’t Touch Me

September 29, 2010 by  
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Another rave for Geary’s latest The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans, this time from the influential Booklist: “Geary’s archly antiquated drawing style is ideally suited for bringing bygone eras to vivid, convincing life. Geary’s exacting, historically accurate approach makes this—as well as his other nonfiction works—a natural for true-crime fans as well as comics lovers.” About […]

A gush over A Home for Mr. Easter + more

September 15, 2010 by  
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Calling it “Thoroughly enjoyable entertainment”, School Library Journal in their latest issue goes on: “The artwork is energetic with a rock-solid understanding of cartooning and kineticism … with an unusual protagonist and showcasing a quirky new voice in comics.” …Rock-solid understanding… and Brooke is all of maybe 22, fresh out of college? Oh, yeah. And […]

SPX: wow! love the energy.

September 13, 2010 by  
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Just back from the SPX show this last weekend, held in Bethesda. Saturday was amazing. A crowded big hotel conference room full of people eager to get the latest exciting indie comics. The energy and enthusiasm was palpable as we blew through all the Dungeon books we brought within 2 hours, sold out of our […]

NBM at SPX: The Broadcast premieres.

September 1, 2010 by  
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The weekend following Labor Day is when the next SPX show happens in Bethesda, MD, in the Washington DC area. As every year, we’ll have our tables and a few of our artists appearing including a premiere! Here’s who you can meet, at tables H7 and 8, Sept. 11 and 12: ERIC HOBBS premiering The […]

2 for Mr Easter: Midwest Book Review and VOYA

August 13, 2010 by  
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“Allen‘s quirky book with its unconventional heroine may not be for everyone, but any teen who has rooted for the underdog, likes fantasy, and doesn’t need a heroine who is shapely and beautiful, will enjoy it a lot.” Kat Kan in VOYA, both of which are influential amongst libraries. “Vivid and action-packed, keeps the story […]

Mr. Easter and On Odd Hours reviewed

August 10, 2010 by  
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In a round-up that appeared on Sunday, The Miami Herald praised two of our books (out of a total of 6 only): “A Home for Mr. Easter” and “On the Odd Hours“. For Mr. Easter, by Brooke A. Allen, an exciting new talent, reviewer Richard Pachter said: “Astonishingly, Allen is still a student at Savannah […]

Signing Mr. Easters!

June 24, 2010 by  
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July fourth if you’re in the DC area and wanna hang whilst I personalize your copy of A Home for Mr. Easter with loving care then swing by Big Planet Comics in Vienna, VA!!! Oh and P.S. there will be Pins and other goodies up for grabs too: HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!! THREE CHEERS […]

Amazon on Mr. Easter

June 22, 2010 by  
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Amazon’s Omnivoracious review site has this to say about Brooke Allen‘s A Home for Mr. Easter: “lively and sharply observed. a very nice effort that rewards the reader with more than a few chuckles.”

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