Science: Happy Birthday, Ada Lovelace!

December 10, 2013 by  
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Today 198 years ago Ada Lovelace was born – an exceptionally bright woman who became the first ever computer programmer. She led a short but interesting and in the end rather tragic life, which I’d like to commemorate with this comic: This page is actually NOT from my book Science: a Discovery in Comics, but from […]

‘t Is the Season…

December 1, 2013 by  
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Festivities are in the air – here in Holland we have no less than TWO this month. On the 5th of December, we celebrate Sinterklaas, the white-bearded saint from Spain, who visits our country with his army of Black Petes to shower the children with lavish gifts. Here’s a comic I did in 2006, combining […]

Science: Happy Evolution Day!

November 24, 2013 by  
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It’s Evolution Day – the anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species! Today, 154 years ago, Darwin’s work finally appeared in print, more than twenty years after he returned from his famous journey with The Beagle. To celebrate, here are two pages from my book Science: a Discovery in […]

Press & Praise for Science

November 4, 2013 by  
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Science: a Discovery in Comics has been out for two months now, and has received a few really good reviews:   Marc Mason in the Comics Waiting Room: “Absolutely terrific.” “Her art is simple and straight-forward, and she always chooses function over form: everything works to service the lessons she is trying to impart. When […]

Win a signed copy of Science

October 18, 2013 by  
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Are you on Goodreads? Then enter this giveaway for a chance to win one of three signed copies of Science: a Discovery in Comics. Just click on this picture and it will take you there:

The Million Year Picnic

September 26, 2013 by  
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Yesterday, I did a book signing at comic store The Million Year Picnic in Cambridge, and it was a great experience. The store is small but very complete, and they set me up a nice little corner with both of my books, Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics and Science: a Discovery in Comics. The right […]

Brooklyn Book Festival a rousing success!

September 24, 2013 by  
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We did more in one day at this fair than we do at just about any other convention and that was gratifying indeed! In fact, we did more here on one table than in some shows over two days with 2 tables! Margreet de Heer did especially well selling out of her books and proving […]

Booklyn

September 23, 2013 by  
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Yesterday, we were at the Brooklyn Book Festival, which was awesome: great weather, lots of people, lots of sales. Here I am with the merchandise: In the first few hours, before it got really busy, Yiri and I drew this comic: The figure with us behind the booth is our beloved publisher, Terry Nantier. The […]

NBM at Brooklyn Book Fest

September 22, 2013 by  
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We’re at Brooklyn Book Festival Table 76 with Margreet de Heer, Yuri Kohl, Stan Mack and publisher Terry Nantier. Come on by and say hi!

Brooklyn Book Festival This Sunday With Margreet de Heer and Stan Mack Appearing!

September 20, 2013 by  
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This Sunday you can find NBM Publishing at the Brooklyn Book Festival located at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 from 10am-6pm. We’re located at  Table 76. The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars […]

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