NBM Review Round-Up!

May 28, 2013 by  
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Faster Than A Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel This book should be in the library of every comic book fan. It provides an excellent history, hitting the high (and view-changing) points. This book will help you speak knowledgably on the subject. Even if you’re not an avid comics fan and /or only […]

The Critics Speak! Reviews of ROHAN AT THE LOUVRE Hit The Web!

April 30, 2012 by  
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The latest volume in our Louvre series, Rohan at the Louvre by Hirohiko Araki has been out for a bit now and we’ve gotten many fantastic mentions and reviews. “Triggers bodily mayhem of a type sure to warm the hearts of old souls who remember the author’s early ’80s bio-mutation opus Baoh.” –  The Comics […]

Reactions to the Louvre book + some School Library Journal reviews

May 12, 2011 by  
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“In The Sky Over the Louvre, Carrière builds up a story that uses David as a framework around which to touch on both the history of the Louvre and the complicated political passions of the time. It’s Yslaire’s layout and drafting, though, that really makes the book sing. The players in this drama are all […]

Little Nothings and On Odd Hours get reviewed

April 5, 2010 by  
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Trondheim’s Little Nothings keeps sweeping ‘em up! ICv2: “A solidly entertaining look at the life of an artist.  Fans of his other work may find this an interesting piece of slice of life graphic novels.” From Comics Worth Reading: “Reading each new volume of this series is like a vacation, traveling the world from the […]

On the Odd Hours reviewed

March 23, 2010 by  
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First of all, Booklist says of this new book out now in our Louvre collection: “Virtuosically rendered by Liberge, who merges elegant clear-line figuration, expressionistic pastel coloration, and in the odd-hours sequences, superimposition effects, Bastien’s story powerfully expresses the irrepressible life of great art.” Comics Worth Reading adds, after a few reservations: “Yet I was left impressed […]

NBM in February: a new Louvre book

December 8, 2009 by  
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Here’s what we’re soliciting for in comics stores now, coming in February: The new book in the Louvre collection: ON THE ODD HOURS Eric Liberge The highly successful series of graphic novels co-published with the Louvre museum in Paris (“Glacial Period”, “Museum Vaults”) continues with its next outstanding graphic novel. This time, the author invites […]

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