Aim To Dazzle marks the return of cavalier vagabond Billy Dogma in the post-disaster adventure chronicles of the last romantic hero. This issue features a special introduction by Publishers Weekly editor Calvin Reid and brandishes new yarns “Aim to Dazzle,” ” Little by Small,” “Ice Man,” and the two-color mute tale “Pinata.” A2D also includes the rarely seen 4-color “Closet Shut-In,” “No Matter What,” and anthology favorites “The Big To Do,” and “The Y2-401-Special-K Problem.”
Emmy award winning artist, Dean Haspiel is a native New Yorker who created the Eisner Award nominated BILLY DOGMA, the semi-autobiographical STREET CODE, and helped pioneer personal webcomics with the invention of ACT-I-VATE.com. Dino has collaborated on many great superhero and semi-autobiographical comic books published by Marvel, DC/Vertigo/Zuda, Dark Horse, Image, Scholastic, Toon Books, and The New York Times, including collaborations with Harvey Pekar, Jonathan Ames, and Inverna Lockpez, and draws for HBO’s “Bored To Death,” for which he won an Emmy. Dean is a founding member of DEEP6 Studios in Gowanus, Brooklyn and steeps in psychotronic movies, Jack Kirby pulp, and electronica music.
32 page comic. Mostly black and white with 6 pages in 2-color. Color covers.
Alternative Comics in conjunction with Top Shelf Productions, 2003