Christa Cassano

Hang Dai’s Christa Cassano On Ghetto Klown, Artists Against Police Brutality, and Schmuck

By Nikolai Fomich Among Brooklyn’s best up-and-coming talents, Christa Cassano is a versatile and thoughtful cartoonist, who is using her art as a means to translate candid life experience into four-color comics and speak out against the kind of injustice superheroes don’t always tackle. Along with her contribution to Seth Kushner’s Schmuck, Christa has recently […]

A Nightworld Descended On New York On Wednesday

As we warned you, readers, there was a massive signing for the Image series Nightworld Vol 1: Midnight Sonata, written by Adam McGovern, illustrated by Paolo Leandri and designed by Steve Price on Wednesday night in New York.  Within the trade collection were also a contingent of illuminating pin-ups by some super-talented local comic artists […]

Hanging At Hang Dai Studios With Joe Infurnari, Dean Haspiel, And Seth Kushner

Walking into an active comics studio is always an experience in discovering the Kevin-Bacon like limited series of “degrees of separation” between the comics that are being produced right now. There are usually arcane connections that lead between books that no one’s the wiser to unless they happen to stand in the room at the […]

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Wednesday, May 28th JHU Comics, Hang Dai Studios, and Delete Blood Cancer Present: A Bone Marrow Donor Drive In Support of Seth Kushner on the 28th at 6PM at JHU Comics at 32 East 32nd Street in New York. As announced previously in detail on Bleeding Cool, award-winning photographer and writer of the successfully Kickstarted Schmuck […]

Delete Blood Cancer At JHU Comics Benefit For Seth Kushner + Signing

We announced on Bleeding Cool a couple of weeks ago that award-winning pop culture photographer and comics creator of the recent Kickstarter success Schmuck, featuring the work of 22 major indie artists, Seth Kushner was diagnosed with rapid-onset Leukemia and undergoing his first round of chemo, after which Kushner received the difficult news that he […]

Asbury Park Comic Con’s Carousel Comics Performance Gets Totally NSFW

The live “Carousel Slide Show” performance of comics at Asbury Park Comic Con arranged by R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics) and Kriota Willberg (and expert in cartoon anatomy) in their series of Carousel performances that are often staged in New York but frequently appear at comic shows, was all about pushing the boundaries of comics. Some […]

Hang Dai Studios Announces MoCCA Fest Anthology Debut – Plus Preview

The Brooklyn-based Hang Dai Studios has announced a whopping 48-page anthology release for April’s New York held MoCCA Fest, hub of indie comics and small press projects. The comics included in the anthology, Hang Dai Studios Comix, have never been seen in print previously, with only a few appearing as web comics projects over the […]