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 […]

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 […]

Salvatore, Dungeon reviews & more

December 22, 2010 by  
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On Salvatore: “It’s fairly rare to find a book that effectively balances comedy and tragedy, but De Crecy’s peculiar gift is to find pathos through absurdity, which to my fairly well-seasoned eye comes off as unique. Comes with a high recommendation for the curious and the adventurous.” FA- the comiczine “This is clearly not a […]

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 […]

more reviews of the week:

October 22, 2010 by  
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As usual, the writing is well-tooled and funny, with just the right touch of absurdity. The guest artists have a deft hand, though they don’t stray far from the usual Dungeon style. A good continuation of a worthwhile series.”  Booklist on the latest Dungeon, Monstres vol.3 And here’s Newsarama on The Broadcast: A taut thriller […]

NBM in September: A New Dungeon

July 2, 2010 by  
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Coming this September from NBM and being solicited at your comics store now: DUNGEON: Monstres Vol. 3: Heartbreaker Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim, Carlos Nine, Patrice Killoffer In the first title story, the supremely talented (especially with women) and outrageous Carlos Nine gives us the complete low-down on the sexy and dangerous killer Alexandra that the […]

Booklist on Dungeon Twilight 3

June 22, 2010 by  
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“One of the funniest volumes of the series yet! Has all the hooks that make Dungeon such a fun series: high adventure, lots of action, and a broad  and rambling sense of humor. ” Booklist

Newsarama on Dungeon

June 18, 2010 by  
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“Joann Sfar and Lewis Trondheim, two of the world’s wittiest and creative cartoonists, continue to script.  They stuff each tale chock full of insane twists and wild ideas, including the various ways people survive on a floating, rotating island.  Meanwhile, their dialogue crackles with an uncanny balance of humor and compassion, providing the readers with […]

Review roundup: Dungeon, Little Nothings and On the Odd Hours

June 13, 2010 by  
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The Seattle Post Intelligencer picked up the Blog Critics review of Dungeon Twilight vol.3.: “with satiric bite, visual inventiveness, and engagingly fallible anthropomorphic heroes, New Centurions delivers the goods, particularly in its second half.” The Comics Journal’s Rob Clough has this to say about our latest entry in the Louvre collection, On the Odd Hours: […]

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