John Hodgman on Dungeon + more press

November 23, 2011 by  
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“The companionship of Daddy and his dog stands for something that is attainable in our lives — even in an era when so many other dreams are being dashed. No wonder this book resonated so much in its native land.” Seattle Post Intelligencer on Stargazing Dog “Geary works his magic once again. This would be […]

“Indispensable” says The Onion on Geary + join CBR thread on Dungeon

September 21, 2011 by  
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“Indispensable” Says The Onion AV Club on Geary’s Sacco & Vanzetti. And Jason Sacks of Comics Bulletin adds: “If you know nothing about the trials of Sacco and Vanzetti, this book is a great introduction their story. If you know something about their trials, you should find this book a fascinating exploration of the case. And […]

Wired on Dungeon: Sfar’s ‘Gainsbourg’ movie prompts attention

September 13, 2011 by  
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You may have heard Joann Sfar’s biopic on badboy French singer Serge Gainsbourg has been released on this side of the Atlantic. The ultimately cool and provocative poet/singer famous from the sixties through the eighties was also known for some of his famous affairs, such as with Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin. Scott Thill has written an article for […]

SPX: Fabulous.

September 12, 2011 by  
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Just back from SPX in the Washington DC area and it was energizing! Saturday was amazing, starting right off the bat in high gear. For a few hours, we sold steadily books upon books, selling out of many Dungeon titles quickly as well as Sky Over the Louvre and Geary’s new Sacco & Vanzetti. By […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘warm and fuzzy’

April 8, 2011 by  
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“Made me feel warm and fuzzy. As novel as this situation might be for readers, it’s oddly familiar territory for the creators. Writer Sean Michael Wilson is a Scot living in Japan, and artist Chie Kutsuwada is a Japanese living in London. Their familiarity with the turf wars gives this unpretentious East-meets-West, boy-meets girl story […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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