Review Round-Up: ALL STAR, DOG BUTTS AND LOVE, ZOMBILLENIUM, “genuinely original and very entertaining”
Here’s what critics have been saying about our releases: All Star by Jesse Lonergan Nominated for the 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers “I really enjoy the clean and simple lines of All Star’s art. Lonergan doesn’t spend time showing off how great he is by taking attention away from the story. […]
We are packing up our bags and headed direct to Maryland for the Small Press Expo. At our table will be all our recent graphic novels available for sale. You can be sure to find something for everyone. From Patrick Atangan’s Invincible Days to Jesse Lonergan’s All Star. Our ComicsArt line brings us Family Ties, […]
This is an image that I stumbled across while doing research for All Star. It’s from a book on hitting that was written by Ted Williams. I was looking for good images of the body in motion during a swing. This image wasn’t too useful for that, but I think it looks absolutely awesome.
Just after I graduated college I lived in Chicago for a couple of years, and I had this notion of doing comics. I spent about a year working on this silly superhero comic that I thought was about all sorts of things (the rise of multinationalism and the corporatization of the media), but was really […]
My very first comic ever was Asterix and the Great Crossing by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. The early part of my life was spent in Saudi Arabia and I was exposed more to comics from Europe than from the U.S. This was the book that my parents read to me over and over again before […]
This Wednesday I’ll be talking along with Joel Gill at the Cambridge Public Library at 6:30. We’re going to be discussing our paths to comics as well as a bit about process like this little bit of strike out research I did for All Star. You should come join us. Nobody struck out better than […]
So if you’re in the Boston area next Wednesday, you should come by the Cambridge Public Library and say hello to me and Joel Gill. We’re going to be talking about our books, our process, and our upcoming projects, which are both westerns.
Sometime, maybe ten years ago, I read or heard this quote from Woody Allen which went something like this: Steven Spielberg says he tries to make the films he loved as a kid. I try to make the films I love as an adult. And at the time, I was in total agreement with Woody […]
The reviews for Jesse Lonergan’s All Star are in! “It’s an authentic tale of life in a small community, particularly in the wordless sequences of ball practice or late-night party. It’s a pleasure to get lost in the art.” – Comics Worth Reading “Lonergan’s story hits all the right notes of smalltown life and athletic […]
This weekend, May 10th and 11th The Toronto Public Library and The Beguiling team up once again to present the Toronto Comics Art Festival (TCAF) with several NBM authors in attendance. We’ll be holding court at Table 172, so come on by! Renaud Dillies will be a featured guest and will be making TCAF his […]