Which Book Does PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY Call, “A Near Perfect Union Of Pictures And Words”?

August 15, 2012 by  
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I’ll give you a hint, it’s set here…

Best of 2011

December 22, 2011 by  
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That time of year and we got so far NPR, Graphic Novel Reporter and Fearnet + a late last minute addition… not bad: First, NPR’s Monkey See put Stargazing Dog in their top list. From the initial review: “Throughout, the dog remains steadfastly loyal, his expression largely unchanged from the eager, hopelessly-in-love dog-smile you see there […]

NBM in February: the next Louvre book

December 14, 2011 by  
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Here’s what we’ve got for February being solicited for now at your comics bookstore (as we like to call them- if they’re a comicbook store, they probably don’t carry us!). The main news is another magnificent graphic novel in the Louvre collection, this time by a bestselling mangaka seen here for the first time: ROHAN […]

SPX: Fabulous.

September 12, 2011 by  
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Just back from SPX in the Washington DC area and it was energizing! Saturday was amazing, starting right off the bat in high gear. For a few hours, we sold steadily books upon books, selling out of many Dungeon titles quickly as well as Sky Over the Louvre and Geary’s new Sacco & Vanzetti. By […]

Rick Geary interviewed on CBR + more

July 8, 2011 by  
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Comic Book Resources presents a good background article after interviewing Rick Geary on his forthcoming Sacco & Vanzetti. The Sky Over the Louvre gets this review on The Comics Journal site by the very hard to please R. Fiore: “In this year that is good God already half over I don’t think there’s anything in […]

Booklist on Dungeon and Library Journal on The Broadcast +more

June 20, 2011 by  
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“Sfar & Trondheim never have a problem pushing boundaries for a better laugh and here there are laughs aplenty. A wonderful addition to the series.” Booklist on Dungeon Monstres 4. Also on this book: “Lovers of Sfar and Trondheim’s ongoing send-up of hero fantasy shouldn’t be disappointed by this rollicking entry – which would also […]

An overview of the Louvre GNs and a TCJ review of Dungeon

June 12, 2011 by  
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“This is probably my favorite of the Monstres stories, because it works on a number of levels. A new reader could come in and understand most of the story beats with little difficulty. The Monstres series is essential reading for any fan of the world that Trondheim & Sfar create. As always, this is genre work […]

GNR: Sacco & Vanzetti amongst hottest GN’s of the summer

May 31, 2011 by  
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Rick Geary’s soon to come THE LIVES OF SACCO & VANZETTI got another boost making The Graphic Novel Reporter’s list of Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2011. Dungeon Monstres 4 gets its first review: “This is the first book I’ve read in the long-running Dungeon series created by French masterminds Sfar and Trondheim. Despite being […]

Sky Over Louvre in LA Times

May 27, 2011 by  
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Last Sunday, the LA Times published its list of recommended summer reading and included our Sky Over the Louvre.

Sky Over the Louvre: Library Journal and Foreword gush

May 19, 2011 by  
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“With gorgeous art intermixing beauty and weirdness, the story turns on the capriciousness of both history and art while providing a sense of a time and place where art ranked up there with liberté, égalité, and fraternité for an entire nation. With nudity and mature content; for academic and adult collections.” Martha Cornog over at […]

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