Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Lights Out In Zap City

by Jef UK

Sci-fi rock band Americans UK battle a swarm of futuristic drones in the rock-dance hit of 2014!! Produced in bedrooms throughout Brooklyn, “Lights Out In Zap City” is a testament to the modern ability of DIY projects, and good use of consumer technology to create professional music and videos at home. Brooklyn-based band Americans UK […]

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ROCKTRONIC

by Jef UK

Sci-fi, rock band, Americans UK, are on the run through time to save their murdered bandmates! Now remastered for the web, this comic originally appeared in print as Americans UK #3. Buy the song and album here. One if by land, two if by sea, three if by rock. Three, Jef UK  

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Americans UK headline The Rockshop on 3/14/14!

by Jef UK

Sci-fi rock band, Americans UK, will be performing live at The Rockshop in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on Friday, 3/14/14!  Advance tickets are only $8, or pay $10 at the door.  We’ll be debuting our new, giant-sized flag, huzzah!     Doors at 8.  We go on at 11, sharp. Openers Juka and Put Together guarantee a dance party.   Purchase tickets HERE! For […]

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NEW NEW YORK: Michael Pitt

by Jessica Glick

The rain beat down, the reverberating thuds sounded like bullets on the subway window. I saw multicolored pains of glass and graffiti telling me to “do more” when I suddenly realized I was in Brooklyn. I exited on the northwest corner of the street and hoped my way would reveal itself. A man in a […]

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SCHMUCK 16: There’s Nothing To Say

by Seth Kushner

Omar Angulo is an illustrator, designer and noise maker documentarian. His art is a graphic combination of mark making, music, comics, film and design. Since the 1990’s he has collaborated with artists, labels, and promoters to create album art, custom packaging for punk rock and experimental music labels, and limited edition collectible art and merchandise. […]

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Dennis Cahlo & the Change + Americans UK @ Rock Shop, BK

by Jef UK

SATURDAY, 11/23/13, sci-fi rockers Americans UK open for Dennis Cahlo & the Change at Rock Shop, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NYC. Doors at 8 PM.  For more info and tickets go HERE. Poster by Jeff Powell. Check out Dennis Cahlo’s cover of “Wrecking Ball” HERE. Americans UK have sounded like this, live, in the past: […]

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SCHMUCK 15: RAISING THE BAR

by Seth Kushner

Nick Bertozzi is the Harvey Award and Ignatz Award-winning author of LEWIS & CLARK (First Second) and THE SALON (St Martin’s Press), a graphic novel about Picasso and magical absinthe, and the upcoming SHACKLETON (First Second). He has collaborated with Jason Lutes on the cartoon-biography HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING (Hyperion), and with Boaz Yakin on […]

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BROOKLYN FEAST

by Seth Kushner

New York’s most famous Italian Feast is surely San Gennaro in little Italy, but if you’ve ever pushed through the massive crowds to try to grab a sausage and pepper hero, you know it’s a tourist trap. Less famous and more “authentic” is Bensonhurst Brooklyn’s 18th Avenue Feast, AKA The Fest of Santa Rosalia, which […]

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MY BROOKLYN

by Seth Kushner

Brooklyn–A thriving mecca of 2 million people, which would be the fourth largest city in America, if it wasn’t designated simply a “borough.” I grew up in the Sheepshead Bay, a middle-class, mostly white area of South Brooklyn, which is neither urban nor suburban, but something in-between.  Our two-family attached home, with the front lawn, […]

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The Red Hook

by Dean Haspiel

THE RED HOOK is Dean Haspiel’s love letter to Brooklyn, NY and homage to the truncated storytelling and limited color palette of the Golden Age of superhero pulp noir. A 21st Century wink to the 1960s styles of Alex Toth, Will Eisner, C.C. Beck, and Jack Kirby by way of Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, and […]

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Sal & Chrys

by Guest Contributor

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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CulturePOP: Marc Maron

by Seth Kushner

Learn more about Marc Maron at his website, his twice-weekly podcast, WTF, his book, Attempting Normal and his IFC TV show, Maron. Read all 31 installments of Seth Kushner’s CulturePOP Photocomix

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