Geary makes top ten list, Things Undone rave from Booklist

December 2, 2009 by  
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Shane White’s Things Undone has an excellent review to its credit in the influential Booklist: “This indie graphic novel has high appeal, especially for Rick’s peers. His gradual zombification is slyly funny without becoming grotesque.” Booklist And SF Site has put Geary’s latest Famous Players in its top ten list. The paperback of this is just […]

A bevy of reviews

November 30, 2009 by  
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First off, for The Big Khan, a rave from Tony Isabella of Comics Buyers Guide: “Riveting. The emotions that drive this graphic novel make it a genuine page-turner with a satisfying conclusion. With admiration for Kleid’s riveting story and Cinquegrani’s deft realization of the characters and locations with which he has brought that story to life, The Big Kahn […]

Praise for Geary’s Famous Players and an interview

October 22, 2009 by  
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School Library Journal pipes in on Geary‘s latest entry to his increasingly popular Treasury of Murder: “Geary shows how the real people living the Hollywood dream might not have always been what they wanted others to believe. Clothing, hairstyles, and architecture give readers a “you are there” sense, as does the action, which is seen by […]

December: a New Royo and Noami Nowak

October 6, 2009 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited in comics shops now from NBM, to come out in December: The main attraction: Royo’s best-selling Malefic collection (50,000 sold) back in a revised, augmented beautiful clothbound edition: MALEFIC LUIS ROYO One of the best-selling collections of fantasy art by Royo is back in print sprinkled with all-new work. Royo scintillates again […]

Geary’s Famous Players on IMDb

August 21, 2009 by  
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The hugely popular site about all things movies IMDb picked up a recent review on ComicMix about Geary’s latest Treasury of Murder: Famous Players: “No one does murder like Rick Geary. He is one of the quiet treasures of comics, and Famous Players is another great book – a wry, thoughtful, meticulously researched investigation into an intriguing […]

Geary’s Famous Players gets press and an interview

August 19, 2009 by  
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  Newsarama has just posted a very informative interview of Geary on this and his forthcoming bio of Trotsky from Hill & Wang. And… Gumshoe Review says of it: “informative and objective and based on meticulous research of the murder and historical era in which it occurred. The illustrations make the period, the setting, and […]

VOYA on a bunch of NBM books

August 5, 2009 by  
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Voice Of Youth Advocates (VOYA), an influential professional publication for librarians catering to YA (Young Adult) audiences has reviewed 3 of our books recently: Of Famous Players by Geary: “A compelling tale full of jealousy, hatred, loyalty and a murderer who walked away from the crime.” of Why I Killed Peter: “Thought-provoking, difficult to put […]

Geary and Bringing Up Father reviewed

July 27, 2009 by  
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Booklist reviews our Bringing Up Father collection: “One of the most popular and longest-running comic strips. Soon, McManus  would develop into one of the funnies’ leading stylists.” And Publishers Weekly this week says of Geary’s new Famous Players: “His quirky b&w ink drawings are full of expression, recalling the melodrama of silent films.”

Newsarama on Geary’s Famous Players

July 21, 2009 by  
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  “Another winning true-crime volume from Rick Geary.  No surprise there, as Geary’s made a long and successful career of this type of comics.  In addition to presenting all the evidence in a clear and precise narrative, Geary’s art is perfectly suited to this type of factual accounting.  His representational pen-and-ink drawings couch the events […]

‘Capt.’ Comics Smith on Geary and Mijeong

July 16, 2009 by  
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Nationally syndicated columnist Andrew ‘Capt. Comics’ Smith who also has a regular column in the Comics Buyers Guide, has this to say about two of our recent books: On Geary’s latest Famous Players: “Whodunit? As usual, that’s up to you. Geary never fails to impress and “Famous Players” is just another reason why.” On our […]

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