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LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS – AVAILABLE NOW

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Lovers and Other Strangers #1 is an innovative new photo magazine from the mind of Justin Bacolo where the worlds of fact and fiction collide, featuring top notch output from some of NYC’s brightest up-and-comers. Filled to the brim with tantalizing creative stories inspired by found vintage photos, creating an alternate reality grounded in our [...]

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DARRYL MAKES COMICS

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  Julian Voloj is a writer and photographer based in Long Island City, Queens. Learn more about Darryl Makes Comics.

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Hey, Mister: Pissed Christ

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Pete Sickman-Garner was born into a closed religious community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. He and his older sister were raised by missionary parents dedicated to bringing word of the one true G-D to the darkest corners of the globe. A brief affair with his animist nanny forced a family rift (they were later reconciled in [...]

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Sal & Chrys

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Writer Charles Soule (Strange Attractors, Swamp Thing, Thunderbolts) and artist Robert Saywitz tell a New York love story that only graphic fiction could get right. Featuring  lettering by Shawn Depasquale,  Sal & Chrys combines romance and architectural history to realize this unique, comix short story. Click HERE to learn more about Charles Soule’s work with Image Comics, [...]

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It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…It’s a review of “It’s Superman!”

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Comics history is full of all types of weird things: bizarre comics, bizarre behind-the-scenes stories and (every once in a while) something like It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…It’s Superman! Staged on Broadway in March, 1966, and other than the original Broadway cast recording and a dismal ‘70s TV special, It’s Superman! has mostly become memories [...]

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Warrior/Peacemaker: A Graphic Novel preview

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Julian Voloj’s WARRIOR/PEACEMAKER is a work-in-progress graphic novel with illustrations by Claudia Ahlering. Based on interviews with former activists, Julian Voloj tells the story of the 1971 Hoe Avenue Peace meeting; a gang truce that led to the birth of breakdancing, graffiti, and hip-hop. The central figure of this graphic novel is Benjamin Melendez, the [...]

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Firewater and Pixie Dust

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If she thought about it, the whole affair with David had started in Sophie’s Bar on a sweltering July night and died somewhere on the way to the no-name pub on the first evening that tasted of Fall: They spanned only one season, and more bar nights than she meant to. She’d sworn off meeting [...]

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LA GITANA: THE ART OF KATELAN FOISY

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Katelan V. Foisy is a visual artist, writer, tarologist, model and muse. Her collaged portraits and  mixed-media paintings have graced the pages of Scholastic Books and the Grammy Awards program as well as the walls of Young & Rubicam. Her fine art pieces have been displayed at The Worcester Art Museum, Ohio History Museum, Mae [...]

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Chilly Nights

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CHILLY NIGHTS By Peter Timony When Owen and Janet Hatfield moved to America, they had high hopes for the future in the land of opportunity. They moved to Boston in 1730, bringing with them a boat-load of old furniture and paintings and such from their London home. Owen Hatfield bought his big house hoping some [...]

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SO BUTTONS: SO ESCALATED

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So… what can I say about Noah Van Sciver? This guy is about to take the comics world by storm with his first graphic novel, “The Hypo” about a young, tortured Abraham Lincoln, long before he has his eyes on the presidency. It doesn’t hurt that the book will hit stores around the time Steven [...]

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GANG OF FOOLS: BAD BOYS

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Coles checked his gunsight again, snapped in a fresh mag and patted his buckles. Still acting the newbie.  Bale smirked at him, but said nothing. As hazing went, Bale was pretty easy to deal with. It was really only Johns who still gave him shit for things like that. The wagon leaned hard to the [...]

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SO BUTTONS: SO FOLDED

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So… I’m married to the lovely, talented, brilliant comedian, Ophira Eisenberg.  In addition to her stand-up, she is associated with the storytelling organization, The Moth, hosting StorySlams and telling stories across the country.  One of those stories, is about how she was suckered into this whole marriage thing. It’s great, and you’ll have to hear [...]

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