NBM’s Ted Rall Featured in Publishers Weekly

September 12, 2014 by  
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Cartoonist Ted Rall’s latest graphic novel: After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests arrives in stores this month from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It chronicles his last trip to Afghanistan. Last week, Publishers Weekly has a great Author Profile featuring Rall and his book. His first journey to Afghanistan was in […]

An Addition to your Reading List: Why I Killed Peter by Dungeon’s Alfred

September 2, 2014 by  
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Publishers Weekly called it “hauntingly evocative”. Booklist said it was “highly successful both as literature and visual art”. Oliver Ka tells his memoir in a way critics agree as haunting yet beautiful. Artist Alfred, artist of Dungeon: Twilight, Vol. 4, illustrates this tale blurring the lines between imagination and reality. The finished product is Why […]

Publishers Weekly starred review for Stargazing Dog + Teacher Librarian on Sacco

October 24, 2011 by  
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“Offers some profound insight on the human condition (by way of the canine condition) without being too sweet or sappy.” Says Publishers Weekly of Stargazing Dog in a second starred review in just a few weeks for NBM’s graphic novels. The other recent one was for Bubbles & Gondola. “We have been really zeroing in […]

Starred review for Bubbles & Gondola in Publishers Weekly

October 3, 2011 by  
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Just released today: Publishers Weekly gives a starred review for Bubbles & Gondola (which means it is an outstanding book) saying: “A certain magic is demonstrated when an artist, unfettered by perceptions of comics being for kids, uses the full paint box of tools available to him. Few American artists, tainted by memories of Mickey […]

“Indispensable” says The Onion on Geary + join CBR thread on Dungeon

September 21, 2011 by  
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“Indispensable” Says The Onion AV Club on Geary’s Sacco & Vanzetti. And Jason Sacks of Comics Bulletin adds: “If you know nothing about the trials of Sacco and Vanzetti, this book is a great introduction their story. If you know something about their trials, you should find this book a fascinating exploration of the case. And […]

Publ. Weekly on Kinky & Cosy: “Surreal and darkly funny.”

September 6, 2011 by  
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“Part South Park, part Flight of the Concords, Kinky and Cosy offers a series of comic strips about “the most dangerous twin girls in the universe. Surreal, darkly funny strips.The book is beautifully designed, with a foil cover that also includes cutouts to make room for the “googly eyes” of the girls.” Publishers Weekly Warren […]

Publishers Weekly on Geary:” The Soul of a Historian”

August 8, 2011 by  
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Reactions to Geary’s latest Sacco & Vanzetti “Geary’s linear black and white illustrations, full of straight lines and right angles, are especially helpful in lending order to the confusing and often contradictory facts. His use of maps also helps explain the events, both of the killing and the worldwide response. Geary, a cartoonist with the […]

Miami Herald and Publishers Weekly reviews

March 9, 2011 by  
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“Kerascoet depicts action and emotion beautifully and elegantly, with great feeling and boundless humor.” Richard Pachter, The Miami Herald on Miss Don’t Touch Me 2. “It’s an old setup done effectively and believably. If anything, the story feels too true to life as Hong Kong, Korea, China, and Japan all have no shortage of aimless […]

“Charming, amusing, unsettling”: Publishers Weekly on Salvatore + Little Nothings

January 4, 2011 by  
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“In this charming, amusing, and sometimes unsettling tale, pigs, dogs, cows, and cats move through France in a state of longing.. Their adventures spill across De Crécy’s lovely, muted watercolors, creating a magical world one longs to visit and making the animals’ emotions seem all too human. From De Crécy’s always surprising mind. He is […]

Publishers Weekly on The Broadcast: “intriguing character study”

November 9, 2010 by  
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“Newcomer Hobbs works hard not to oversell the drama, focuing on the tensions withtin the group. Intriguing character study of different personalities under pressure. Tuazon’s art adds to the ominous mood.” Publishers Weekly on The Broadcast.

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