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Howard Chaykin’s Blush

by Dean Haspiel

I witnessed Howard Chaykin blush once. Of course, that doesn’t mean anything to people who don’t know Howard. So, it’s good to know a few things about the man. Howard is an upright citizen that leans left and expresses himself with intimidating clarity and authority and is uber-self aware and confident of his virtues and [...]

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COMPLEX: LOVE_UNDERSCORES_YOU

by Seth Kushner

“COMPLEX: Love_Underscores_You” Written by Seth Kushner, Chris Miskiewicz & Dean Haspiel Photocomix by Seth Kushner Featuring Katelan Foisy & Chris Miskiewicz “COMPLEX” was an idea I had a few years ago.  I liked the notion of a sort of futuristic sci-fi soap opera about four distinctive and lonely characters whose lives intersect.  I wanted to [...]

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Haspiel & Waid on THE FOX

by Dean Haspiel

USA Today’s Brian Truitt interviewed me and Mark Waid about our upcoming 5-issue mini-series for Archie/Red Circle Comics called THE FOX. We’re working in a classic comic book making style made famous when Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko developed the “Marvel Method,” where I write and draw the story and Mark writes [...]

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The Superhero Reader

by Dean Haspiel

  I was hired to design the cover to THE SUPERHERO READER, a historical anthology of scholarly superhero essays curated and edited by Charles Hatfield, Jeet Heer, and Kent Worcester. The cover features my characters, Billy Dogma & Jane Legit. You can learn more about the book and order it here. Enjoy! –Dino  

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Blood + Brains

by Dean Haspiel

BLOOD + BRAINS by Jeffrey Burandt and Dean Haspiel was first published in December of 2012 in Image Comics’ Creator Owned Heroes #7, which you can buy now, digitally, on Comixology by clicking HERE. Pitched as a full-length graphic-novel, Blood + Brains takes the “vampires vs. zombies” premise, and pushes it to a whole new, [...]

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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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Fantastic Forty-Six

by Dean Haspiel

I was not prepared for what Arlen was going to do with my words. What started as a candid response to the art and business of making comix turned into this beautiful gift from artist/designer/comic book historian, Arlen Schumer. If you know me, you know that I love The Fantastic Four and, despite my healthy [...]

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The Reception: The Funeral of Hearts

by Mario Candelaria

Perspective is the one distinguishing aspect of life that truly makes us alone in a crowd. Other people in attendance at a particular event or function around you might see what you see, hear what you hear, but their experiences leading up to, during, and after is what may isolate their lives from yours. Shared events and [...]

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Dean Haspiel draws BATMAN ’66 #2 + CREEPY #13

by Dean Haspiel

ITEM #1 I just finished drawing a Killer Croc story for BATMAN ’66 #2, written by Jeff Parker. It will appear in digital and print. Be sure to check out both formats as the reading experience differs. Here’s the solicitation: BATMAN ‘66 #2 Written by JEFF PARKER Art by RUBEN PROCOPIO and DEAN HASPIEL Cover [...]

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Tommy Rocket in “Legacy”

by Dean Haspiel

     

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The Doors App featuring “Miami Incident” by Holzman & Haspiel

by Dean Haspiel

  I had the great fortune to be hired by recording industry innovator Jac Holzman, the man who started Elektra Records, to collaborate with his son/musician Adam Holzman, to bring to life in comix form the now infamous “Miami Incident” and tell The Doors official, sanctioned tale of whether or not Jim Morrison truly exposed [...]

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Carrying the Superhero Torch

by Dean Haspiel

The ancient Greeks had their angry gods of wit, strength, speed, lightning bolts and betrayal, and the Norse had their bastion of immortals wielding swords, shields, hammers, lightning and lies, too. Moralistic mythologies that were, arguably, superhero stories for all ages. It wasn’t until 1938 that America gave birth to its first sustainable superhero when [...]

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