Tag Archives: New York

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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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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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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NEW NEW YORK: SISSY CLEMENS, WAX POETIC

by Jessica Glick

She opened the door and I momentarily felt as though we were meeting for the first time. It had been about a year since we last saw each other; we often only meet under creative circumstances. However, my feelings of unfamiliarity vanished by the time we reached her white couch. She sat down and I […]

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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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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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NEW NEW YORK: SABINE BLAIZIN

by Jessica Glick

I got off the subway at City Hall. I sat down on a nearby bench, closed my eyes, and let the sun warm me as I waited for her. It was one of the warmer days of winter and I felt myself falling back in love with the city. She arrived with a smile on […]

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Warrior/Peacemaker: A Graphic Novel preview

by Guest Contributor

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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NEW NEW YORK: GABRIEL GORDON

by Jessica Glick

It was night. I bared the frigid wind and met him at a small restaurant in the East Village. I opened the glass door and pushed through the crowd that was blocking my way. I found him seated in a booth with his wife. I sat down and then suddenly became aware of my own […]

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Time Bum

by Jef UK

Witness the ongoing adventures of one man with all the time in the world.  He.  Is.   Time Bum! And now you can read Time Bum from the top, as it was always intended! Given the way we released Time Bum on Trip City, it always read backwards, so now, perhaps you’ll better be able to spot […]

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BEFORE / AFTER GENIUS: WOODY ALLEN

by Vito Delsante

“If my films make one more person miserable, I’ll feel I have done my job.” – Woody Allen In pop culture, “genius” is often pinpointed to one spectacular moment, a confluence of talent, luck, and hard work. It is heard in music, seen on film, and/or experienced in words. I am, by no means, a […]

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