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February 04, 2013
Luci Phurr’s Imps Makes Houston Chronicle’s Top 5 Comics in Houston List!

February 4, 2013

Penny Farthing Press and our online comic, Luci Phurr's Imps, was featured in the Houston Chronicle Feb. 1st,
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July 12, 2012
June 29, 2012 - Penny-Farthing Press Releases Graphic Novels on iTunes!

Penny-Farthing Press is excited to announce the release of six of their graphic novels on iTunes.

 

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June 28, 2012
2012 – 2011 Book of the Year Award Winners Announced

On Saturday, June 23, 2012, ForeWord Reviews announced the winners of 2011 Book of the Year Awards at the annual ALA conference in Anaheim,
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March 31, 2011
Luci Phurr's Imps Book Now Available For Purchase

Penny-Farthing Press's popular web comic, Luci Phurr's Imps, is now available as a book - Luci Phurr's Imps: A Hard Daemon's Night, Book 1!

For $9.95, you get
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December 19, 2009

Most comics fans have somewhere within them that insecure enthusiast who desperately desires to prove the merit of comics as an art form. I manage to keep mine under control for the most part. I hope you do, as well. For those occasions when you are unable, however, I would like to suggest a very impressive work to utilize in proving your point.

Anne Steelyard: The Garden of Emptiness is a graphic novel written by Barbara Hambly. In it, she treats readers to a sweeping epic, the quality of which hardly ever makes it to the big screen, much less your local comics shop.

Into an amazingly well-crafted story rife with archeologically- and supernaturally-based adventure, the author drops main character Steelyard, who is equally enthralling. A young woman from a fine family, she struggles with the expectations which loved ones and high society have of her, while fighting to keep her independence and adventurous lifestyle. It is good fortune, indeed, that Hambly is successful in involving the reader in the adventure. It is also a testament to her talent.

Artists Claude St.Aubin, Alex Kosakowski and Ron Randall infuse Anne Steelyard?s world with every bit of the sense of mystery, excitement and awe that such a tale should host, their realistic styles meshing seamlessly so that the reader is never jolted by a sudden art change. To be honest, I never even realized there were multiple artists until I read the credits..., AFTER reading the story.

Colorist Mike Garcia's work never overwhelms with garishness, or underwhelms with washed-out hues. His work, like that of the rest of the artisans on this project, is very near perfect.

And the best part of it all? This is act one of three.

Encased in a beautifully painted (and admittedly cheesecake) cover by Glen Orbik, Anne Steelyard waits to be discovered by all but the youngest comics fans.

My only regret is that I never met Gertrude Bell, on whose life the story is based.

http://www.annesteelyard.com