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• The Marvelists | A Sit-Down with Garth Ennis

Eddie and Peter welcome Garth Ennis, writer and creator of Preacher, the Boys, and more, to talk about his experiences. Garth levels about his writing process, favorite runs, and talks about his experiences with war comics. Twitter: www.twitter.com/TheMarvelists www.twitter.com/PeterMelnick Instagram: www.instagram.com/TheMarvelists www.instagram.com/PeterMelnick www.instagram.com/eddie9193 Facebook: www.facebook.com/themarvelists www.facebook.com/petermelnickpodcaster Drop us a line in our e-mail bag! [email protected]Read more

 

• Book Review: The Night Witches by Garth Ennis

I am not much of a history buff so the topic of the graphic novel wasn’t one I happened to be intimate with. The Night Witches was what the Germans called the all female Soviet bomber squadron during World War II. The graphic novel’s main character, Anna Borisnova Kharkova, was a member of this squad…. Read more

 

• Proceedings | CEO Notes – The Stringbags

NEW FROM THE NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS/DEAD RECKONING. Dead Reckoning’s latest offering is The Stringbags by Garth Ennis and P. J. Holden, available on 20 May. Critics are saying: “A real corker of a war comic, The Stringbags expertly balances research, amusement, and stirring emotion.” —Publishers Weekly [Starred Review] and “This may be the best war… Read more

 

• Library Journal Starred Review | The Stringbags

Although considered obsolete by 1940, the Fairey Swordfish—biplane torpedo bombers nicknamed Stringbags—still played a role in the Royal Navy’s battle against the Axis powers. Crewmates Archie, Pops, and Ollie are considered lazy, incompetent cowards by their commanding officers until distinguishing themselves in an operation targeting the Italian Fleet in the Mediterranean. Their triumphant return to… Read more

 

• Library Journal | Churchill: A Graphic Biography

“The most adventurous life in the history of British politics,” declares historian Andrew Roberts (Churchill: Walking with Destiny) in his foreword. “[T]he only man who was familiar with war, could manage it, enjoy it, and perhaps go on to win it,” writes script writer Delmas (Charlemagne) in his meaty introduction. From the young boy’s fascination… Read more

 

• With Garth Ennis and PJ Holden’s The Stringbags, Dead Reckoning Maintains May 20th On-Sale Date and Establishes Comic Store Terms

Dead Reckoning, the graphic novel imprint of Naval Institute Press, will maintain the on-sale date of May 20, 2020 for The Stringbags by Garth Ennis, PJ Holden, and Kelly Fitzpatrick. Considering the current upheaval in the comics distribution pipeline, Dead Reckoning has established comic store terms for those shops that may wish to order direct… Read more

 

• Seattle Book Review: Churchill – A Graphic Biography

England’s best-known prime minister, already the subject of more than a thousand books, would have surely enjoyed the latest: Churchill: A Graphic Biography. This comic-book of a different sort is a rare treat translated from the French series Ils ont fait l’Histoire with text by Vince Delmas and engaging illustrations by three artists. Known for… Read more