Vatican Hustle and Elephant Man on sale for $3!

December 6, 2011 by  
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Greg Houston’s outrageous books are now on sale for a low $3 each! Come and get ‘em before they all disappear! And we do mean disappear as in 90 days, there will be no more… ELEPHANT MAN VATICAN HUSTLE If you haven’t had a chance to taste the darkest of humors along with the most […]

Come meet us at MoCCA!

April 8, 2011 by  
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If you’re coming to the MoCCA Show at the Armory on Lexington and 25th this weekend, make sure to stop by and say hi. We’ll have Twitter specials! Meet: Neil Kleid of The Big Kahn and Brownsville who’ll appear on Sunday. Greg Houston of the outrageous Vatican Hustle and Elephant Man (he can be pretty outrageous […]

NBM at MoCCA: Neil Kleid, Greg Houston & our new stuff.

April 4, 2011 by  
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For those of you in NYC, this weekend is a big one for indie comics presses: the annual MoCCA Show at the Armory on Lexington and 25th. This year we’ll have 3 artists appearing: Neil Kleid of The Big Kahn and Brownsville who’ll appear on Sunday. Greg Houston of the outrageous Vatican Hustle and Elephant […]

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 […]

Wilson interviewed in Japan, The Beat on Dungeon, GNR on Axe-Man: news & reviews this week

November 19, 2010 by  
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Graphic Novel Reporter on Geary’s The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans: “Geary shows the same flair for pacing and drama here as he did in the other volumes in this series and in his nine-volume A Treasury of Victorian Murder series. He builds the tension by slowly revealing the facts, using a journalistic tone of […]

Elephant man:’Better than Mad.’

November 16, 2010 by  
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“Houston’s grotesque and arty black and white takes getting used to—everyone looks worse than Lynda Barry’s nastiest caricatures, especially the city’s REAL superheroes: the Big Hair Tough Girls and their moms. But somehow it works. VERDICT Houston grabs a bunch of clichés and weaves them into something that ends up surprising, inventive, and perversely attractive. […]

News & views: Elephant Man in Booklist and The Broadcast nominated.

November 5, 2010 by  
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The Broadcast is nominated for Best Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult  Library Services Association (YALSA). While this GN is not targeted at teens per se, it is good for all ages from teen up. We look forward to making the final cut. Greg Houston‘s Elephant Man gets reviewed by Booklist: “Superhero parodies don’t […]

See you at NY Comic-con!

September 29, 2010 by  
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NBM and Papercutz will be sharing a corner booth #2304 at the upcoming New York Comic-Con October 8-10 at the Javitts Convention Center. Upwards of 70,000 visitors are expected and we’ll have a busy booth of authors signing from both companies! Besides having our latest books to show and sell, here’s our schedule of appearances […]

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 […]

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