comic books

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24 Sep 2012

New York: Inspiration City

On a complete whim I decided to attend the Brooklyn Book Festival. I’m considering this a whim because I’m moving to Brooklyn from Virginia and just happened to be here during it. I actually received an email from Vertigo Comics a few days prior about writers and artists that would

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
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03 Jan 2012

Last Week to Check Out FREE “Paranormal Hallucinations” Exhibition in Williamsburg

Awesome art isn’t limited to the stuff you see in museums– comic books, tattoos, and graffiti can have some serious artistic cred, too.  A survey of work by all of these types of outsider artists, Paranormal Hallucinations– a current exhibit at Pandemic Gallery in Williamsburg– offers tons of visual gems

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
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22 Nov 2011

How to Be a Broke-Ass Patron of the Arts

Whenever I played the “If I won the lottery…” game, my second act in my newfound wealth, after buying a modern loft condo in both New York and LA, was to be a patron of the arts; buy a museum wing, donate money to build a theater, etc. Being fairly

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
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18 Jul 2011

Feed Your Inner Teenage Outcast, This Wednesday at McCarren Park

  Weird girls rejoice!  If you were ever a high school outcast, liked to dye your hair crazy colors, or read comic books, chances are you’ve seen and love the movie Ghost World (or– if you’re super hardcore– read the graphic novel which it’s based upon).  Well, whip out that

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
"Pay What You Wish" Day at The Cartoon Art Museum
03 Jul 2011

“Pay What You Wish” Day at The Cartoon Art Museum

The Cartoon Art Museum is one of the greatest museums in San Francisco.  Where else can you find your favorite comic books, graphic novels, animated characters and more, both past and present? The first “Toonsday” of every calendar month the Cartoon Art Museum holds a “Pay What You Wish” Day. 

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22 Jan 2015

LOVE NOTES AND OTHER DISASTERS ZINE

A brand new collection of Broke-Ass Stuart's writing made up of some of his most famous pieces and new things never before published.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap
25 Nov 2009

Gotham City Lounge: What A Fucking Great Bar!

As the title of this post suggests, Gotham City Lounge is a fucking great bar. It’s cheap. It’s genuinely divey. It’s got a pool table. It’s right under the Central Ave. M train stop (and within walking distance of the Myrtle Ave.-Broadway J stop). It has great atmosphere. This truly

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07 Nov 2009

KingCon: A Brooklyn Comic and Animation Convention

Like Comics?  Like Animation?  Live in Brooklyn?  KingCon is where you need to be this weekend!   Today and Sunday, head down to Kings County to the Brooklyn Lyceum, a century-old NYC Public Bath house turned event and performance space, and soak in the creative juices of Brooklyn’s finest.  There will

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