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Dean Haspiel


15th May 2019

2:29pm: AOC comic reported in The Washington Post
Journalist, Michael Cavna, interviewed me for his article "A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill" for The Washington Post.


Blaylock’s new title boasts some veteran writers and artists, including the Eisner Award-winning Jill Thompson, Tim Seeley, Marguerite Dabaie and the Emmy Award-winning Dean Haspiel, who, alongside illustrator Christa Cassano (“Ghetto Klown”), created the comic “Make America Empathetic Again” — in which a superheroic Ocasio-Cortez quotes “Watchmen” and shaves Trump’s pate, rendering him free, “unencumbered by fear, hate and . . . hair.”

“AOC is one of us,” the New York-based Haspiel said, of the congresswoman’s appeal among some of his colleagues. “She slung coffee, digs comic books and isn’t afraid to dance.”

Read the entire article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2019/05/15/new-comic-book-paints-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-superhero-literally-hill/
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