Mijeong

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Top ten lists

We’re making a few: Mijeong, a manhwa, made Popcultureshock‘s list of best of 2009: “Wholly unlike most of the other English-translated manhwa hitting the shelves these days, this volume is a hidden gem, with glimpses…


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Mijeong still fascinates: High Low review

“Byun is a stunning draftsman and character designer, but one got a sense of restlessness from this collection of stories. This book felt like an author trying to shake something loose in himself and looking…


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Feminist Review and New City on Mijeong

Mijeong, a Korean manhwa,  got a couple of reviews recently: “very thought provoking. It touches on some serious issues and treats them with respect” The Feminist Review “The stories in Mijeong work like poetry, evoking senses,…


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VOYA on a bunch of NBM books

Voice Of Youth Advocates (VOYA), an influential professional publication for librarians catering to YA (Young Adult) audiences has reviewed 3 of our books recently: Of Famous Players by Geary: “A compelling tale full of jealousy,…


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‘Capt.’ Comics Smith on Geary and Mijeong

Nationally syndicated columnist Andrew ‘Capt. Comics’ Smith who also has a regular column in the Comics Buyers Guide, has this to say about two of our recent books: On Geary’s latest Famous Players: “Whodunit? As…


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Bookgasm on Mijeong

Here’s What Rod Lott of Bookgasm says of Mijeong: “Korean-born Byun Byung-Jun is little known in these parts, except for die-hard manga and graphic novel fans. With luck, MIJEONG, his second collection of short fiction,…



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Review round-up: Dungeon, Geary & Mijeong

Three reviews of note have appeared recently: “This is an outstanding Dungeons and Dragons parody that serves as a stand-alone story. Readers will be entertained, even those unaccustomed to comic fantasy fiction. These anthropomorphic characters…


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Reviews of Mijeong and Arlene’s Heart

Marc Mason at Comics Waiting Room has just reviewed two of our recent books: “MIJEONG is a stunning Korean manhwa. The ending packs a powerful one-two punch and sticks with you far beyond when you…


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Precocious Curmudgeon on NBM’s books

A slew of reviews of late over at Precocious Curmudgeon! First David Welsh, the author of this blog has some good words about us: “I don’t think I’ve ever sat down and considered just how much…