Keeping Dungeon in stock

January 13, 2012 by  
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We’re working right now on preparing Dungeon Zenith vols. 1 and 2 for going back to press and in doing so I got to realize the 1st one is now heading into its fourth printing, the second into its 3rd. Damn, I’m impressed and quite proud of this success. In March, we’ve got a banded […]

A Peyo art book for March

January 12, 2012 by  
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  Here’s what we’ve got solicited through comics bookstores this month to come out in March: The main news is a beautiful art book import (in English and French) presenting the life work of Peyo, the creator of not only the Smurfs but many other great series: PEYO, The Life and Work of a Marvelous Storyteller Issued […]

Pendleton Ward loves Dungeon, many top tens + lots more love

January 3, 2012 by  
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First an interesting factoid: the creator of the Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time show, Pendleton Ward cites Joann Sfar and Dungeon as a strong influence in this interview on USA Today’s Pop Candy column.  Stargazing Dog is #3 on Panel Patter, #5 on Comics Worth Reading, on the best list of Kuriousity, and #1 on SFSite/Nexus Graphica.  Catherine Dacey […]

Booklist and Smithsonian chime in on Stargazing Dog.

November 30, 2011 by  
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Stargazing Dog gets another appreciative nod this time from the Smithsonian magazine online. And Booklist is about to publish this review of it: “Reading this graphic novel is the emotional equivalent to listening to NPR’s StoryCorps—moving, beautiful, and ultimately heart-wrenching.” Dungeon  Monstres 3 and 4 get good reviews from Unshelved, a favorite comics blog amongst […]

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 […]

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