Nick Gazin

Articles by Nick Gazin

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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.

  • Comics

    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…

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #86

    Dear Comicos, My name is Nicholas Gazin, and this is my weekly comics column for VICE in which I share and discuss news pertaining to comics, illustration, fine art, ephemera, and general nerdery.

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-in #85

    Dear Comic Book Aficionados, the yearly MoCCA Fest was held again. Out of a sense of tradition, I attended it. I was not disappointed in my expectations of how much I would be disappointed. Here's a little photo diary of the things I saw that I liked. As always, I reviewed anythi…

  • Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #84

    Dear Comic Booklings: How's it going? Oh, really? OK, don't actually care. Here are the things of import happening right now in the world of drawings, paintings, inkings, and drawings with words in them.

  • Talkin' 'Bout the Boards

    Um... Mental Smoking?

    Why do you say such dumb stuff on our website? WHY? The only way I can deal with it is by drawing funny little pictures based on them. Here you go, this is my 38th Talkin' 'Bout The Boards column.