STAN MACK and MARGREET de HEER Conquer The East Coast!

August 19, 2013 by  
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  From New York to Boston to New York, this weekend begins a marathon of appearances by Margreet de Heer, who’s new book, Science: A Discovery of Comics premiered as well as two appearances by the inimitable Stan Mack author of Taxes, The Tea Party and Those Revolting Rebels! Sunday, September 22nd • THE BROOKLYN […]

NBM Heads To MoCCA Arts Festival on April 6th – 7th

March 25, 2013 by  
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NBM is once again heading to the MoCCA Arts Festival and we’re happy to have Stan Mack (Taxes, the Tea Party, and Those Revolting Rebels) signing on Saturday following his 11:30 am panel, Art As Passion: Celebrating the spirit of comics through observation and reportage which will be moderated by Dan Nadel. Also hanging out at the […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

February 18, 2013 by  
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Here we are, back again, with some recent reviews of various NBM titles. The Initiates: A Comic Artist And a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs “The excellent writing, characterizations, and tranquil-yet-stimulating vibe make this a treat to savor slowly, like wine. Davodeau’s smoky realism, though black-and-white, manages to suggest the full range of wine-growing climate shifts. […]

NBM Review Round-Up!

December 10, 2012 by  
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We’re counting down the shopping days and we’ve had several of our titles show up in gift guides from The Comics Reporter and Forces of Geek, so we’re even more happy to share some great reviews that might also serve as holiday gift ideas. Be sure to check out our site proper where you can […]

The Functional Founders

May 31, 2012 by  
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There’s general agreement that today’s Congress is totally dysfunctional. Conservatives and Tea Partiers proclaim that, if we go back to the time of the Founding Fathers and adhere to the Constitution, life would be simpler and better for everyone. They want us to believe that, while the Founders disagreed, they were like an a cappella […]

The Immigrants

May 14, 2012 by  
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Immigration is a loaded word today. It’s also a topic that plays a central role in “Taxes…” Obviously the early colonists were immigrants. They were seduced, bribed, or suckered into coming to the new world. Some were dragged here in chains, but most staggered ashore with a dream that somewhere in this new land they […]

The Kick-off

May 9, 2012 by  
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Real life is comic, sad, ironic, extravagant; it moves fast and takes you by surprise. It’s ready made for my real life funnies comic strips. When I was roughing out “Taxes, the Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels,” I struggled with how to kick off the story. History lies flat on the page. It doesn’t […]