Science: the Middle Ages in 3 1/2 minutes (or 2 pages)

July 14, 2013 by  
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I love drawing timelines. It’s a real challenge to bring down certain periods of time down to their historic essentials in a way that’s entertaining as well as educational. In my new book Science: a Discovery in Comics, I included several spreads with illustrated timelines. In a previous blog post I already showed the one […]

It’s Only Science!

July 7, 2013 by  
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It’s now less than two months to go before my book Science: a Discovery in Comics will be in stores! To whet your appetites, here’s a bit of a proto-science-comic I made for newspaper Trouw in 2009, for its philosophy section. Philosophy of Science has always been my interest, and here I had the opportunity […]

Follow Science

June 8, 2013 by  
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Curious about the upcoming comic book Science: a Discovery in Comics? I made a Facebook page where you can follow its publication, reviews etc. Just click on the picture and then “like” the page.   If you’re on GoodReads, you will find a page for the book there as well. When the publication date approaches, […]

Scientific contents

June 3, 2013 by  
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How do you structure a comic book that supposedly covers *all* of Science? Where do you start, and what line do you choose to make it into somewhat of a coherent narrative? For Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics I chose the historical approach, and that’s what I’ve done for Science: a Discovery in Comics as […]

NBM in July: Science in comics and Omaha in her grand finale!

May 22, 2013 by  
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As being solicited for in this month’s Diamond Previews, the classic erotic comics series OMAHA THE CAT DANCER stars in her final bow, from our Eurotica/Amerotica imprint:   The Complete OMAHA THE CAT DANCER, Vol. 8 Reed WALLER, Kate WORLEY & James VANCE Omaha and Chuck struggle to put the tangled past behind them while political […]

Pentecost

May 19, 2013 by  
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It’s the Christian feast of Pentecost today – but what’s it all about? It celebrates “the descent of the Holy Spirit” on the disciples and other followers of Jesus, fifty days after Christ was seen to ascend to heaven. But what is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is often thought of as an inspirational […]

The Scientific Method

May 6, 2013 by  
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This week, Science: a Discovery in Comics is going out to the printer in China! A memorable step, after months of translating and proofreading and finetuning. The physical book won’t be in stores until at least August, but for me the hard work is done. To celebrate, here’s a page from the book. It explains […]

The Beginning and End of Science

April 27, 2013 by  
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The extra perk of preparing a book for publication at NBM is that I get to make endsheets, that go inside the hardcover at the beginning and the end of the book. For the upcoming Science: a Discovery in Comics I just finished making them – I layed out a grid and filled it with […]

Stuff

April 22, 2013 by  
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Here’s some info that needs posting, concerning present and future books. To celebrate the second printing of Philosophy: a Discovery in Comics, I made another GiveAway on GoodReads.com. Now’s your chance to win a free, autographed copy of the first print! Click here to sign into GoodReads and enter the giveaway. In the meantime, the […]

Our publishing program is up for the rest of the year!

February 27, 2013 by  
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Our Coming Up section is now replete with our entire program through December! Highlights include: Zombiellenium, our new Boneyard! A wry spoof of horror, beautifully painted. Leading retailers at the ComicsPro event all saw it as a winner. Coming in June. Margreet de Heer’s next book in the Discovery in Comics series, after Philosophy it’s Science. […]

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