Posts Tagged ‘NBM’

Twilight: The Broadcast

Posted by on February 16th, 2011 at 5:45 AM

Rob reviews The Broadcast, by Eric Hobbs & Noel Tuazon (NBM).

The Broadcast reminds me a bit of the old Rod Serling-penned Twilight Zone episode, “The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street”.  Writer Eric Hobbs creates dramatic tension by

Smurfing with Peyo

Posted by on February 2nd, 2011 at 12:01 AM
I’m glad to see the Smurfs again: Not only are they charming cartoon confections, they also remind me of gladsome moments in my sea-faring days.

Grim Tidings: Miss Don’t Touch Me, Vol 2

Posted by on December 22nd, 2010 at 5:45 AM

Rob reviews the second volume of Miss Don’t Touch Me, written by Hubert and drawn by the art team of Kerascoet (NBM).

The first volume of Miss Don’t Touch Me was part murder-mystery, part “erotic thriller”, part workplace procedural and

Fear Itself: The Axe-Man Of New Orleans

Posted by on September 22nd, 2010 at 5:11 AM

Rob reviews the new volume of Rick Geary’s Treasury of XXth Century Murder series, The Axe-Man of New Orleans (NBM).

There’s a sense in which Rick Geary is the most accomplished horror artist working today.  It’s just that the horrors

Walking Punchlines: Elephant Man #1

Posted by on August 18th, 2010 at 5:53 AM
Rob reviews the new comic from Greg Houston, Elephant Man #1 (NBM).

Madness As A Job Requirement: On The Odd Hours

Posted by on May 29th, 2010 at 5:25 AM
Rob reviews the new book by Eric Liberge, ON THE ODD HOURS (NBM).

Urban Barks: A Home For Mr. Easter

Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 5:41 AM

Rob reviews the new book from Brooke Allen, A HOME FOR MR. EASTER (NBM).

NBM’s output continues to be dizzyingly varied.  You never know if you’re going to get autobio, fantasy, genre spoofs, slice of life stories or some combination

Yearlong Best of the Year: Little Nothings: Uneasy Happiness By Lewis Trondheim

Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 1:00 PM
Uneasy Happiness presents an eminently accessible idea. Conceptually it’s loaded with entry points and hooks for would-be commentators. It’s easy to describe. The Little Nothings books are diaries of one-page strips in which Trondheim offers his reflections, sometimes developed, sometimes not, on moments of his daily life.

Magpies & Crones: Graylight

Posted by on March 13th, 2010 at 6:31 AM
Rob reviews Naomi Nowak's fantasy comic, GREYLIGHT (NBM).

Life After Life: Things Undone

Posted by on March 8th, 2010 at 9:36 AM
Rob reviews Shane White's zombie slice-of-life story, Things Undone (NBM).

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