Social Media Release — With April Fool’s Day nearly upon us, and April 15 coming quickly, everyone needs a good laugh. NBM Publishing suggests graphic novels by Lewis Trondheim, both on his own and with partners. For instance:
Drawing himself as a duck-headed everyman, Trondheim struggles with work, travel and other aspects of modern life. Read samples at www.nbmpub.com/news/littlenothingblog.html.
LITTLE NOTHINGS Volume 1: The Curse of the Umbrella
“Charmingly lighthearted.” — Publishers Weekly. “A hoot.” — The Onion. “Beautifully scribbled strips center on such existential hiccups as extreme self-doubt, spontaneous superstitions and unjustified paranoia.” — The Washington Post
Full-color trade paperback, 6” x 9”, 128 pages, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-523-8
LITTLE NOTHINGS Volume 2: The Prisoner Syndrome
“[Trondheim’s] light wit and springlike watercolor tones give even the most curmudgeonly observations a lilting and jesting flair.” –Publishers Weekly. “Trondheim thinks hard about his surroundings and communicates his musings just glibly enough to invite readers to pause and think as well as enjoy his Everyman worries.” -Booklist
Full-color trade paperback, 6” x 9”, 128 pages, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-548-1
DUNGEON is a funny fantasy about a castle and the quirky creatures who defend it — particularly Marvin the vegetarian dragon and the self-centered Herbert the Duck. Written and sometimes drawn by Trondheim and Joann Sfar (The Rabbi’s Cat), with contributions from Europe’s best cartoonists, the DUNGEON books provide some of the sharpest slapstick you’ll ever read. We particularly recommend:
DUNGEON: Parade — A Dungeon Too Many
“A merry adventure spoof . . . with a full measure of slapstick, gore and jumping wordplay” — Kirkus Reviews
Full-color trade paperback, 6” x 9”, 64 pages, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-495-6
DUNGEON: Monstres — The Dark Lord
“This is possibly the most exciting yet cohesive volume of the DUNGEON series so far. . . A fun ride!” — Booklist
Full-color trade paperback, 6” x 9”, 96 pages, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-540-5
DUNGEON: Zenith — Back in Style
The newest DUNGEON book! Herbert deals with an overeager bride and a potion that makes him fearsome — until he laughs!
Full-color trade paperback, 6” x 9”, 96 pages, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-56163-550-4
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