Story of Lee: Young Women Should Eat this One Up.

January 24, 2011 by  
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On Elephant Man by Greg Houston, while Robot 6 on CBR thought it “a bit too self-aware and a bit too in love with how “zany” it is,” Chris Mautner also went on to say: “Still, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t laugh several times and the plot is a lot tighter than […]

A great article on Sean Michael Wilson and more…

January 17, 2011 by  
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Find out about Sean Michael Wilson, the author of our Story of Lee and editor of Ax:Alternative Manga, and Scotsman writing manga in Japan, in a great article in the paper The Scotsman. “It’s always awesome to see Dungeon come out. Dungeon Monstres Vol. 3: Heartbreaker is one of the better duo piece graphic novels […]

reactions to Story of Lee, Salvatore and The Broadcast

January 12, 2011 by  
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For Salvatore: “This fun, heartfelt and blithe book is a joy to read and one of the best and most imaginative books NBM has published in recent years.” Comics Waiting Room “it’s a solidly entertaining, quiet story of possible love and family entanglements.” Says Antick Musings of our brand new Story of Lee by Sean […]

Newsarama on Miss Don’t Touch Me and a preview of Story of Lee

December 27, 2010 by  
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“Hubert’s good ear for dialogue and fast-moving scenes keep the pace quick, while each page gives readers nearly a dozen panels of information and characterization.  There’s no obvious genre hook here – it’s simply good writing, a story about a girl’s dream to find a better life and the unfortunate slings and stones that hold […]

Season’s greetings from Chie and a thing about The Stoty of Lee

December 25, 2010 by  
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Hi everyone. Let me introduce myself a bit first. I’m Chie and I’m the illustrator of The Story of Lee, forthcoming book about a meeting of a girl and a boy in lost in translation culture mixture. I just wanted to say hi to you all and wishing a great holiday season and a new […]

Wilson interviewed in Japan, The Beat on Dungeon, GNR on Axe-Man: news & reviews this week

November 19, 2010 by  
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Graphic Novel Reporter on Geary’s The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans: “Geary shows the same flair for pacing and drama here as he did in the other volumes in this series and in his nine-volume A Treasury of Victorian Murder series. He builds the tension by slowly revealing the facts, using a journalistic tone of […]

Another scene from THE STORY OF LEE

Here, guys and gals, is more from THE STORY OF LEE. This shows a scene in which Lee engages with some intimate, if silly, girls talk – while a spurned admirer stands outside alone, signing at young girls beauty just out of reach. Poor wee lad. ‘The Story of Lee’ is out in Diamond’s October […]

Coming in December: The Story of Lee

October 4, 2010 by  
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Here’s what’s being solicited for in comics stores this month to come from NBM in December: A cross-cultural manga is our feature, as written by Sean Michael Wilson who’s been busy making a name for himself with AX, Alternative Manga from Top Shelf as well as adaptations for Graphic Classics and Kodansha:   THE STORY […]

Sean, back from the US and A.

I was just in the USA again, at a convention held in Minneapolis College of Art and Design – a good little academic style con, with cosplay fun thrown in. I made a talk about ‘Ax and Gekiga: maturer style manga’, to a full house and a good reception – thank you all. and thanks […]

Welcome to Sean Michael Wilson

September 20, 2010 by  
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I’d like to welcome to this blog Sean Michael Wilson, whose new book The Story of Lee will be shipping from us to comics stores in December. He’s also noted for AX, Alternative Manga from Top Shelf which has been getting a lot of press and he’s got an adaptation of a famous Japanese classic […]

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