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 […]

Miami Herald on Networked

December 28, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale for teens and others about the dark side of social networking and privacy is a bit over the top, but why not? What was once science fiction is now part of everyday life, and veteran comics creators Jones and Badger do a masterful job of keeping things light and frothily entertaining on […]

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 […]

Library Journal on Networked

September 30, 2010 by  
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“This fast-paced, engrossing read should appeal to teens and up while pushing them to grasp ominous possibilities associated with social networking, cellphones and such. Carabella is such an engaging action herione that she holds interest and empathy. With loose, enthusiastic color art.” So says Library Journal about Networked.

Booklist on Networked & more

September 7, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale outstrips simple purposefulness to provide a rip-roaring good story. Without resorting to didacticism or slowing the action, each character provides a point of view that requires careful reader evaluation to weigh the thoughtful mix of fact and opinion. This package offers much for casual readers as well as book groups and curriculum designers.” […]

Alternative Views on ‘Networked’

August 25, 2010 by  
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From ComicMix, picked up by the big site IMDb: “Privacy Activism is a non-profit company designed to make people aware and give them knowledge and tools to determine how much they want to share or to protect. To educate the younger masses, they created Carabella, a hip, blue-skinned college-aged woman and have used her in […]

The story is-

August 20, 2010 by  
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It’s in the plot really Mark of mark & Gerry

Booklist on Networked

August 16, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale—a project of PrivacyActivism, a group dedicated to online privacy education—outstrips simple purposefulness to provide a rip-roaring good story. Offers much for casual readers as well as book groups and curriculum designers.” Booklist On Networked, Carabella on the Run, at your store now, and from us.

Making Comics with Gerard Jones

August 4, 2010 by  
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Creating comics as everyone knows, is the integration of words and pictures. The craft of putting words and pictures on the page to tell a story sometimes takes more then one person. Of course comics grow out of the sweatshops of the lower East Side and the factory mentality so no one person is responsible […]

Privacy Online: ‘Networked’ interview

August 4, 2010 by  
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Linda Ackerman of Privacy Activism for whom we published the thrilling graphic novel Networked: Carabella on the Run, is interviewed by Brigid Alverson on Robot 6. The book has just hit stores, don’t miss it! A fun read that will also make you aware of the darker side of the internet…

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