Save Our Schmuck


August 26 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Union Hall – Brooklyn – 702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

An evening of live comix readings, music, & comedy raising funds for health care costs related to Seth Kushner’s fight with leukemia.

If you cannot attend but would like to help Seth, you can donate here

Performances by

Molly Crabapple

Douglas Rushkoff

Dean Haspiel

Akim Funk Buddha —


Josh Neufeld

Plucky Charms

Christa Cassano

Mike Cavallaro w/ Sticks & Stones

(+more acts TBA)

$15 Tickets & Info:

Produced by Jeff Newelt

Co-presented by HEEB Magazine

Onsite bone marrow registration by Delete Blood Cancer

Read about Seth’s fight with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in an article in Bleeding Cool by Hannah Means-Shannon:


Seth is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, NY, where he and his wife, Terra are raising their five year old son. A renowned photographer, his work has appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, L’Uomo Vogue, Sports Illustrated, The New Yorker and other publications.

Published books include, The Brooklynites, Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics and upcoming New York Comics.

Seth is co-founder of TRIP CITY, home to his CulturePOP photocomix and Schmuck comics. In 2013, Seth co-founded HANG DAI Editions an independent publishing imprint.

Help Seth and others find their match by registering at this event to become a bone marrow donor with Delete Blood Cancer — All it takes is completing a registration form and swabbing the inside of your cheeks. In less than five minutes, you can potentially save a life!

Visit to learn more

Tickets & Info:

Facebook event page:

“Make A Stand For A Creator In Need At Seth Kushner’s ‘Save Our Schmuck Benefit’ In New York” at Bleeding Cool:

amNY: “Seth Kushner benefit ‘Save Our Schmuck’ to help ill Brooklyn photographer/writer”

Heeb blog:

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Den of Geek! conducts a nice interview with Seth Kushner about battling Leukemia, the support of family, friends and peers, and making his hospital room his office:

Robot 6 reports “Seth Kushner fights isolation with superheroes”

Good friend Carlos Molina and actor Bryan Cranston, star of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” helped shed good will on Seth:

Also, Seth designed THE MATCH, a hero to help delete blood cancer!


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Hang Dai at NY Comics Fest 2014


On Saturday, June 14th, Gregory Benton (B+F, Force of Nature, Stake), Christa Cassano (The Giant Effect), Josh Neufeld (The Vagabonds), and Dean Haspiel (Fear My Dear, Psychotronic Comix) will be at NY Comics Fest in White Plains, NY.

Dean will be doing a The Fox signing and a panel:

12:30pm – 1:15pm: Mark Waid & Dean Haspiel signing at the Archie booth.

3pm – 4pm: WRITING COMICS with Dean Haspiel, Justin Gray, Fred Van Lente, and Dan Goldman, moderated by Hannah Means-Shannon.

ALSO, Delete Blood Cancer will be hosting a Bone Marrow Drive in honor of HANG DAI Studio mate, Seth Kushner, who is currently battling Leukemia:

Be sure to swing by the HANG DAI Editions table where Greg Benton will debut STAKE, at NY Comics Fest!



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Grand Comics Festival 2014

THIS SATURDAY (June 7th)! Gregory Benton & Dean Haspiel will be at the Grand Comics Festival 2014 selling B+F, Fear My Dear, and Hang Dai Editions comix.

Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Bird River Studios
343 Grand Street, Brooklyn, New York 11211




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Hang Dai on Free Comic Book Day


Hang Dai Studios will be participating in FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at Carmine Street Comics on Saturday, May 3rd from 1-4pm. Come get a free comic from the shop and buy some of ours.

Saturday, May 3rd from 1-4pm

Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, Psychotronic Comix, The Fox)
Gregory Benton (B+F, Force of Nature)
Christa Cassano (The Giant Effect)
Jon Allen (Vacationland, Ohio Is For Sale)
Jonathan Lang (Feeding Ground)
Josh Neufeld (The Vagabonds, A.D. ~ New Orleans After The Deluge)

Carmine Street Comics
34 Carmine Street / (646) 656-1022

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HANG DAI at Asbury Park Comicon

HANG DAI Studios’ Dean Haspiel, Gregory Benton, and Christa Cassano will be at Asbury Park Comicon this weekend, 4/12 & 4/13. Table B-214. Unfortunately, Seth Kushner, who was scheduled to come, caught the flu and cannot attend. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Our table will have for sale: Dean Haspiel’s PSYCHOTRONIC COMIX, and the new Billy Dogma poster SUNFLOWER KISSES, Gregory Benton’s B+F, and FORCE OF NATURE, and Christa  Cassano’s THE GIANT EFFECT, plus other goodies.

Christa Cassano and Dean Haspiel will also be performing in R. Sikoryak’s CAROUSEL Cartoon Slide Show at 5pm on Saturday.


Also on hand will be Seth Kushner’s SCHMUCK Comix and Josh Neufeld’s THE VAGABOND’S #3


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Bleeding Cool reviews Josh Neufeld’s THE VAGABOND’S #3


“The 25 Comics, 6 Postcards, 2 Prints, 2 Buttons, and 1 Poster that Found Me At MoCCA Fest”
Bleeding Cool (Apr. 9, 2014)

by Hannah Means Shannon

Josh Neufeld has marked his return to new comic production in New York with this third issue of his self-published series The Vagabonds, and this is the “journalism issue,” taking on an international stage. In fairly large format, with glossy card covers and interior matter on the covers, this is also a finely produced comic from the newly launched Hang Dai Editions out of Brooklyn.

Well, Neufeld is an established master of autobio narratives, here in full color, and the quality of the work and the production make it a contender for any comic shop — more or less proving that self-published works can rival publishing houses. The stories include narratives of Super Storm Sandy, concerns for Taiwan and Bahrain, and generally catch you up on Neufeld’s travels and experiences the last few years, but all with his trademark humor and questioning attitude.

How can essentially “serious” comics be so entertaining? It’s all in the tone, and Neufeld’s is very inviting.

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