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About hdeditions

HANG DAI Editions was founded in NYC by Gregory Benton, Dean Haspiel, and Seth Kushner over their mutual dedication to comix art. The imprint focuses on limited edition comix, graphic novels, and art books, with an emphasis on personal interaction at events, conventions, and signings.

SMOKE: A Publishers Weekly starred review!

Gregory Benton’s SMOKE has garnered a starred review from Publishers Weekly. “This follow-up to Benton’s Society of Illustrators Award–winning B+F follows a tragic day in the lives of two young workers on an industrial tobacco farm, careening between reality and … Continue reading

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Hang Dai at Locust Moon Comics Festival 2015

Hang Dai studios mates, Gregory Benton, Christa Cassano and Dean Haspiel are special guests at the Locust Moon Comics Festival 2015 this Halloween. We will be sitting at table 21, selling/signing copies of our latest comix, graphic novels and prints. We will also be available … Continue reading

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Make Comics Culture: An Evening With Hang Dai Editions Closes A Circle

(Josh Neufeld, Dean Haspiel & Gregory Benton at Greenlight Bookstore) Really nice essay about Hang Dai, our event at Greenlight Bookstore, and closing a circle by the incomparable Hannah Means-Shannon. Excerpts: “I’ve known these guys for a few years and … Continue reading

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Gregory Benton’s SMOKE trailer

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An evening with HANG DAI Editions at Greenlight Bookstore

Thursday, October 22, 7:30 PM An Evening with HANG DAI Editions Moderated by Josh Neufeld Beef with Tomato by Dean Haspiel Smoke by Gregory Benton Schmuck by Seth Kushner Visual presentation and discussion Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton street, Brooklyn, NY … Continue reading

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NY Daily News: Dean Haspiel on ‘Beef With Tomato’ and Brooklyn

Reporter Cesar Bustamante, Jr. interviewed Dean Haspiel about his graphic novel, BEEF WITH TOMATO, for The NY Daily News. Excerpts: “It’s funny because when I was first walking down the street in Carroll Gardens I would see the old Italians, they would … Continue reading

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Publisher’s Weekly reviews Dean Haspiel’s BEEF WITH TOMATO

“Haspiel creates a sympathetic yet magnetic protagonist in this complete collection of his Street Code comics and essays, which tell the semiautobiographical story of one man’s experience leaving Manhattan behind for Carroll Gardens in Brookyn. Whether it’s hanging out with … Continue reading

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News 12 BK interviews Dean Haspiel

Reporter Esha Ray of News 12 Brooklyn interviewed Dean Haspiel about his new graphic novel, BEEF WITH TOMATO, and his upcoming webcomic series, THE RED HOOK, at his Gowanus, Brooklyn studio, Hang Dai. “A veteran Brooklyn cartoonist is creating a new comic series centered … Continue reading

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Gregory Benton at Escape Pod Comics

Gregory Benton will be signing at Escape Pod Comics, scribbling mini-Picassos inside copies SMOKE, B+F, and more! Thursday, October 21st, 2015 Starting at 5:00pm Escape Pod Comics 302 Main St, Huntington, New York 11743

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Gowanus Open Studios, featuring Dean Haspiel

Dean Haspiel is participating in Gowanus Open Studios this weekend (Oct 17 & 18) from Noon – 6pm, Saturday & Sunday. Despite chronic back pain, Dean was planning on working anyway. So, he figured he’d keep the Hang Dai Studios door open for … Continue reading

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