Sunday, October 7, 2012

Appearance at Jim Hanley's Universe!

"A Celebration Of Pop Music Comics" at Jim Hanley's Universe in Manhattan on October 10th

Depth Of Field Magazine brings together comic creators, fans, and press for round-table panel discussion, signings, and pre-NYCC revelry

On Wednesday, October 10th, at 7pm, Depth Of Field Magazine is proud to present A Celebration of Pop Music Comics at Jim Hanley's Universe in Manhattan.  Taking place on the eve of New York Comic-Con, the East Coast's largest media convention, this event serves as a kick-off party for an exciting weekend of revelry and pop-culture mayhem.  The evening will feature a roundtable panel with a selection of creators, publishers, and commentators – discussion will cover the relationship between music and comics, the two forms' shared histories and common inspirations, and the potential for music-themed comics to reach a greater audience.  Signings will take place following the discussion, with selections of the creators' work available for purchase.  The event will also feature complimentary refreshments from Tompkins Square Bagels, Lost Tribes Brewery, Angry Orchard Brewery, Saranac Brewery, and Southampton Brewery.  

Patrick Reed (editor of Depth Of Field Magazine) will moderate the proceedings, and participants include:

-David Gallaher (author co-creator of High Moon, Box 13, and The Only Living Boy)

-Kieron Gillen (author/co-creator of Phonogram, author of Uncanny X-Men and Journey Into Mystery)

-Sina Grace (artist of Li'l Depressed Boy, creator of Not My Bag OGN)

-Jamal Igle (creator of the upcoming Molly Danger OGN, artist of IDW's KISS series)

-Elizabeth Keenan (ethnomusicologist, pop culture writer, instructor at Fordham University)

-Andrew Robinson (DC/Dark Horse cover artist, artist of the upcoming The Fifth Beatle graphic novel, creator of Dusty Star and The Space Junkies)

-Charles Soule (author/co-creator of Image Comics' 27 and the upcoming Strange Attractors OGN)

-Avi Spivak (editor/artist of Human Being Lawnmower, artist of Norton Records' Kicksville Confidential)

-Vivek J. Tiwary (writer/creator of the upcoming The Fifth Beatle graphic novel)

-Ronald Wimberly (creator of Vertigo's new Prince Of Cats graphic novel, artist of Vertigo's Sentences: The Life of M.F. Grimm graphic novel)

Jim Hanley's Universe is located at 4 West 33rd Street in Manhattan, and is easily accessible by the B, D, F, M, N, Q, or R subway lines.  This event is free to the public.  For the most up-to-date information in days leading up to this event, check

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Jim Hanley's Universe has been New York's premier comic shop since 1985 – additional information can be found at .  For additional information or inquires on this event,, or email

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