Story of O by Crepax on Comixology

November 28, 2012 by  
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Comixology today has posted their next title in our Eurotica imprint, Guido Crepax’ famous adaptation of Pauline Reage’s THE STORY OF O, a classic of submission and bondage. Check it out! Our print book has been out of stock, we will go back to press at some point. So right now, this is how you […]

Slate on O

March 5, 2010 by  
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Sasha Watson strikes again this time on the Slate site with a great piece on our Story of O and its background . The anonymous author’s ‘coming out’ in the New Yorker in 1994 brought forth some juicy details… “What’s shocking about Story of O is just how shocking it really is. You’d think, in our pornified culture, […]

Week in reviews

January 8, 2010 by  
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Joe & Azat in the Smithsonian? Indeed, a nice review of Jesse Lonergan’s Joe & Azat at the Smithsonian site: “Joe’s best guide is local Azat, “the computer expert at the education department” – never mind that the entire department has but one computer. Azat, “the greatest dreamer [Joe] ever met” is also his best friend […]

Sequential Tart on O

December 1, 2009 by  
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Sequential Tart has a very well researched review, brings up some interesting background. “The story stands the test of time, partly because it is a catalogue of classic pornographic and Sadean tropes (Susan Sontag called The Story of O “meta-pornography”), but also because it has a purposely retro feel. Crepax gives the comic a flapper-era […]

Ain’titcool: Story of O

November 19, 2009 by  
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A rave with reservations if that can be. While Ain’t It Cool News was at times appalled by what O goes through, even calling the book mysoginistic (which means he didn’t really get it) he waxes lyrical about Crepax’ adaptation of it: “First of all, the Eurotica imprint of NBM Publishing has done a beautiful […]

Story of O reviewed by Skin Two

November 16, 2009 by  
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The famous art magazine of bondage Skin Two and its chief Tim Woodward reviews our Story of O: “Guido Crepax, the great pioneer of sensual graphic comics, uses multi-panelled pages to give the impression that you are peeping through a keyhole into O’s world of SM submission. She gives herself up to bondage, humiliation, sex […]

Story of O, Joe & Azat and Things Undone news

November 12, 2009 by  
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First one out of the gate, the site Comics Waiting Room‘s Avril Brown saying this: “From the very first page it is apparent why THE STORY OF O is recognized as Crepax’s finest work. The fine, sharp pencils turn each panel into a vintage etching. Some are fractured panels, giving the effect of seeing these sexual […]

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