November 20th, 2014

2010

Publisher's Weekly: Have We Got a Comic for You: Graphic Novels as Gifts, 2014

"Dean Haspiel offers his metaphorical take on the complexities of love and relationships in Fear My Dear: A Billy Dogma Experience, the newest episode in the action-packed lives of Billy Dogma and Jane Legit, two zany and poetic superheroes of love."

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/new-titles/adult-announcements/article/64514-have-we-got-a-comic-for-you-graphic-novels-as-gifts-2014.html
2010

Every Day Is Like Wednesday reviews Sensation Comics #4

"The script is a fine one, but the greatest pleasure here is seeing Haspiel get his pencil and pen on so many characters. In addition to the those mentioned, there's also a neat little sequence in which we get to see what Haspiel's Hawks, Spectre and Ragman all look like. If you guessed "awesome," you guessed right."

Read the rest of the revie where: http://everydayislikewednesday.blogspot.com/2014/11/comic-shop-comics-november-19.html
2010

NCTE: "Using Comics to Teach Visual Literacy & Storytelling" ~ Nov. 23, 2014

National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 1:30PM-2:45PM, Session N

TOON panel presentation "Using Comics to Teach Visual Literacy & Storytelling"
Join a second-grade teacher, a literacy expert, an author, and a journalist to hear how comic
books are increasingly taking on deep subjects and being used to teach the Common Core
State Standards with an emphasis on both visual literacy and storytelling.

Featuring TOON author Dean Haspiel, journalist Michael Cavna, and Washington DC-area teacher Sallie Routh.

NCTE Program: http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/PD/Annual/2014/Program/Sessions-Exhibitors-Authors.pdf

Toon Books: http://www.toon-books.com/