October 11th, 2015

2010

Bleeding Cool: NYCC ’15: Is LINE Webtoon Really “The Future Of Comics?”

"Dean Haspiel is a veteran webcomic artist. His webtoon New Brooklyn is a superhero story in the spirit of “What if Jack Kirby and Alex Toth got together?” The impetus of Haspiel’s story were the white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge last year, and thus New Brooklyn is a story about Brooklyn being a sentient being that creates superheroes and villains. It is very much an outlet for Haspiel’s tech fatigue and malaise “What if Brooklyn has gotten fed up with the world and technology?”

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/10/10/nycc-15-is-line-webtoon-really-the-future-of-comics/
2010

Fast Company: A NEW MUSEUM EXHIBIT REVEALS NEW YORK'S ROLE IN SHAPING SUPERMAN AND BATMAN

"Visitors to "Superheroes in Gotham" are shown how Superman and the rest of the gang, as well as New York City itself, continue to influence the work of modern-day artists like Dean Haspiel, who just a few years ago, created a retro-style, reluctant superhero named Red Hook after the neighborhood in Brooklyn."

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3052032/a-new-museum-exhibit-reveals-new-yorks-role-shaping-superman-and-batman#1