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SCHMUCK 17: Discotheque

by Seth Kushner

  “SCHMUCK has a heart underneath its gritty crude input from main character Adam Kessler’s friends, a belief that love will find you in the end.”– Hannah Means Shannon, The Beat “While SCHMUCK is packed with humorous anecdotes I feel that the relate-ability of this book is the most powerful aspect of it.” – Justin […]

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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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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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SCHMUCK 14: SIZE 11

by Seth Kushner

Nathan Schreiber left the fashion industry in 2008 to focus on comics full time. His comic Power Out won a 2009 Xeric award and has been nominated for an Eisner and multiple Harvey awards. In 2012 he illustrated the New York Time’s bestseller Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why It’s Necessary, and How It […]

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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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SCHMUCK 13: Night at the Museum

by Seth Kushner

Noah Van Sciver was born in 1984 in New Jersey. He first came to readers’ attention with his comic book series Blammo, which earned him an Ignatz award nomination in 2010. His work has appeared in the Denver alt-weekly Westword, Mad Magazine, and multiple graphic anthologies including Mome and The Best American comics 2011. His […]

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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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SCHMUCK 11: The Lapdate

by Seth Kushner

Read past installments of SCHMUCK Christa Cassano is a Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator who recently came into comics by way of a residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.  Christa is a member of Hang Dai studios in Gowanus, Brooklyn and the comics collective Studio Yolo.  Look for her comic “Lonesome Vibrato” in the […]

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AXELTRON 3

by Ryan Alexander-Tanner

AXELTRON is a view through the eyes of a recent college graduate as he struggles to find simple solutions to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and dread.  It might make you feel nostalgic.  It’s an examination into different perspectives, or lack thereof, as characters try to cope with the terrible beauty of everyday life.  It’s also […]

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SCHMUCK 10: BOSTON HOPE

by Seth Kushner

Leland Purvis is an artist and craftsman currently working in graphite and pigments on paper, using pictures to tell stories. His major works in recent years have been graphic novels, historical fiction, largely aimed at younger readers. He prefers baseball, single malt highland scotch, the speed of sailboats and the smell of horses. And he […]

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PODCAST 31: GREGORY BENTON + ERIC SKILLMAN

by TRIP CITY Podcast

Seth Kushner talks to Gregory Benton, who has has been making comix since 1993. He cut his teeth on the political anthology World War 3, moving on to writing and drawing stories for Nickelodoeon, Vertigo, DC Comics, Disney Adventures, Watson-Guptil, Entertainment Weekly, as well as contributing to numerous alternate-press comix anthologies. A graphic novel, […]

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FREE WEBCOMIX WEEKEND

by Seth Kushner

In honor of Free Comic Book Day on May 4th, TRIP CITY would like to draw your attention to some of the great FREE creator-owned comix we offer, including; Billy Dogma by Dean Haspiel The Red Hook by Dean Haspiel Schmuck by Seth Kushner & various Just Super by Jeffrey Burandt & Zees and various. […]

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