Press tidbits of the week

January 11, 2012 by  
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“Dillies’ art evokes the work of an earlier poetic penman, George (Krazy Kat) Herriman, though with a trace more detailed elegance. (The book’s carnival scenes are particularly splendiferous.)” Says The Seattle Post Intelligencer, via Blog Critics of Bubbles & Gondola. Library Media Connection gives Rick Geary‘s Sacco & Vanzetti a starred review: “If anyone can […]

Kinky & Cosy #10 on NYTimes GN bestseller list + more press

October 10, 2011 by  
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Nix’ snarky Kinky & Cosy is #10 on this week’s New York Times Bestseller list for hardcover graphic novels! And Robot 6 has this to say about the collection: “Nix’s little rascals are bad kids in the Bart Simpson/Calvin/Shinchan mode, but the humor is more fearless.” “Recommended. The cultural tension is beautifuilly written, and the […]

News on Salvatore, Little Nothings and more.

August 30, 2011 by  
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Library Media Connection Recommends Salvatore vol.1. Warren Peace, the comics blog review site, has this to say about Geary’s Sacco & Vanzetti: “Rick Geary’s “Treasury of Victorian/XXth Century Murder” books never fail to be fascinating and educational. There’s something about Geary’s grim, quiet presentation that brings the events to life without being sensationalistic, yet also […]

Library Media Connection on Networked and Dungeon +more

December 29, 2010 by  
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“Recommended. Teens will devour the action, suspense, and drama. The illustrations are amazing and add to the thrill of this graphic novel.” So says Library Media Connection of Networked. They also say of Dungeon, Twilight vol.3: “The artwork is lively, exciting, and full of details.” “The mix of comedy and drama is welcome and feels […]

reviews: Booklist on Geary, Mr. Easter, The Broadcast, Miss Don’t Touch Me

September 29, 2010 by  
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Another rave for Geary’s latest The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans, this time from the influential Booklist: “Geary’s archly antiquated drawing style is ideally suited for bringing bygone eras to vivid, convincing life. Geary’s exacting, historically accurate approach makes this—as well as his other nonfiction works—a natural for true-crime fans as well as comics lovers.” About […]