Nick Gazin

Articles by Nick Gazin

  • We Saw Hunx and His Punx at 285 Kent

    Hunx and His Punx played at 285 Kent two nights ago. Ssion was there. Lots of local gay icons were there. Jonathan Toubin was there with his mom, and I was there with my camera snapping shots.

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    Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #93

    Hello Everybody! I have two large milestones that are looming over me right now. One is that I am nearing my 100th comics column for VICE, and the other is that I turn 30 at the end of the month. I need to get rid of all the piles of books in my apartment, and I intend to review

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-in #92

    Hello Collectors, this column is my almost-weekly column in which I, Nick Gazin, share news and reviews and photos and links related to comics, illustration, fine art, and nerd things. I hope everyone has fun at San Diego Comic Con without me. I'll be staying home and feeling dep…

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #91

    Dear Sequential Graphics Enthusiasts, my name is Nicholas and this is my weekly column for VICE, in which I share news, images, and reviews pertaining to comics, books, illustration, fine art, and general nerd interest.

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    Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #90

    Hey Comic Bookies, frequent VICE contributor Leslie Stein has a new book of comics out from Fantagraphics, and it's a really good one. Eye of the Majestic Creature Volume 2 continues Leslie’s tradition of telling self-contained stories about a thinly veiled stand-in for he…

  • 'Bartkira' Is the Parodic Bastard Child of the 'Simpsons' and 'Akira'

    James Harvey is having the entire 2,000 plus pages of the manga 'Akira' redrawn with 'Simpsons' characters in the place of series’ familiar protagonists. For example, Bart is Kaneda and Milhouse is Tetsuo. I asked James why he was making such a cool and stupid project.

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    Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #89

    Dear Comic Lovers
: My name is Nicholas Gazin, and I love comics. Approximately once a week I write a column in which I cover comics, art, illustration, and nerd interest and review some books. My last two columns for VICE were photo blogs about art shows. Sorry. This one's about…

  • The Silverball Pinball Museum Is My Everything

    Pinball is pretty much all I care about. I make art and I write and I have friends and blah blah blah, but it's all just a means to get quarters and play pinball. The best place to play pinball on the East Coast is the Silverball Museum in Asbury, New Jersey.

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #88

    Hello. Every week or so I use this column as a space to discuss and review comics, fine art, illustration, and general nerd interest in the e-pages of VICE magazine. This is the second week in a row that my column has been about art shows. Next week we'll go back to reviews about…

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    Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #87

    Dear VICE Comic Lovers: My drawings were in an art show called the 'Sketchbook Show' at the Ashmore Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, and it was wonderful. I was surrounded by talented little Savannah College of Art and Design students and ex-students who were nervous to meet me. The…