TRIP CITY is a Brooklyn-filtered, multimedia, literary arts salon featuring free regular exclusive content created by a fellowship of 21st Century auteurs and curated by Emmy award winning artist, Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, Bored to Death), Seth Kushner (Leaping Tall Buildings, Force Field Fotocomix), Chris Miskiewicz (Thomas Alsop, Everywhere, Shakespeare & Watson), Jeffrey Burandt aka Jef UK (Americans UK), and Hannah Means-Shannon (Bleeding Cool).




Welcome to Trip City.

Dean Haspiel


Emmy award winning artist Dean Haspiel created the Eisner Award nominated Billy Dogma, illustrated for HBO’s “Bored To Death,” is a Yaddo fellow, won “The 6th Anniversary Literary Death Match,” was a Master Artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida, spoke about independent comix art at The Library of Congress, and teaches […]

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Seth Kushner


Seth Kushner’s photography has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, L’Uomo Vogue, The New Yorker and others.  He was chosen by Photo District News magazine as a three-time winner of their Photo Annual Competition. Seth’s first book, The Brooklynites, (with Anthony LaSala) was published by powerHouse Books in 2007.  His next book, Leaping Tall Buildings: […]

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Chris Miskiewicz

Chris Miskiewicz

Chris Miskiewicz is a Brooklyn based Writer/Actor. He’s the writer of the critically acclaimed comic book series, “Thomas Alsop,” (dubbed Best Mini-Series of 2014 by USA Today) and the comic anthology series “EVERYWHERE” published by ActivateComix. As an actor Chris has appeared on HBO’s “Bored to Death,” USA Networks “White Collar,” and various others. Chris is a founding member of […]

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Jef UK


Jef UK, aka Jeffrey Burandt, is a writer and rockstar from Texas, living in Brooklyn, NY.  Frontman for the now decade-old, sci-fi post-punk band, Americans UK, he writes all the time, he rocks all the time.  Sometimes he gets published. He has written comics for Details Magazine, Image Comics, and The Gathering Anthology, and his prose work […]

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Hannah Means-Shannon


Hannah Means-Shannon writes about comics in many mediums. She has published articles on the works of Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, and Grant Morrison in the International Journal of Comic Art, Studies in Comics, the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, reference books, and upcoming essay collections. She is working on books for Sequart Research and […]

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