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Depth Of Field presents Hip-Hop & Comics and The Fifth Beatle programs at HeroesCon!

June 6, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Depth Of Field Magazine presents “Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining” and “Comics of The Fab Four: The Fifth Beatle and beyond” panels at HeroesCon 2013. Creators and historians discuss Pop Music and Hip-Hop’s intersections with comic book culture at Charlotte NC’s famed media expo. Following up acclaimed presentations at New York...
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Hip-Hop Comics: Jim Mahfood part one (Los Angeles Ink Stains and various early works)

May 28, 2013
Hip-Hop Comics: Jim Mahfood part one (Los Angeles Ink Stains and various early works)

My first exposure to Jim Mahfood’s work was a single-page story in The Song Of Mykal, an anniversary comic published by one of my favorite comic shops (Atlantic Fantasyworld, in Santa Cruz, California).  The strip followed a heroic pooch named Smoke Dog as he saved an undersea kingdom by besting a demon in a breakdancing...
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From The Archives: Rolling Stone UK on Marvel Comics, 1969.

May 22, 2013
From The Archives: Rolling Stone UK on Marvel Comics, 1969.

Rolling Stone’s 1971 cover story on Marvel Comics (discussed here) is one of the best-known and most-referenced documents of the comic book industry in that era. It’s a glimpse inside Marvel at a seminal moment, from an era when comics weren’t often given serious consideration from established journalists. It’s not common knowledge, however, that...
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Depth Of Field presents “Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining” at Philadelphia Comic Con!

May 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining” panel presentation at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, Saturday June 1st. Depth Of Field Magazine brings together renowned comic creators and Hip-Hop luminaries to discuss the shared history and  inspirations of the two forms On Saturday, June 1st, from 2:00-2:45 pm, Depth Of Field Magazine is...
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C2E2 2013: The weekend in words and photos.

May 5, 2013
C2E2 2013: The weekend in words and photos.

After the wonderful time we had at C2E2 in 2012, it was never in doubt that we’d return to Chicago this year for another round of multi-media excitement (and delicious deep-dish pizza).  We looked at art, attended programming, presented a Comics & Pop Music panel, stared in awe at elaborate costumes, caught up with...
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Depth Of Field’s Hip-Hop & Comics panel at WonderCon Anaheim 2013 – photos, video, and recap.

April 16, 2013
Depth Of Field’s Hip-Hop & Comics panel at WonderCon Anaheim 2013 – photos, video, and recap.

On March 30th, 2013, Depth Of Field went to WonderCon in Anaheim, California to present the latest in our “Hip-Hop & Comics: Cultures Combining” panel discussions.  We assembled a selection of notables from the world of comics and music: Toni Isabella, Dan The Automator, Chali 2na, Kenny Keil, James Reitano, and Kutmasta Kurt (pictured...
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Depth Of Field presents “Comics And Pop Music” at C2E2 2013!

April 14, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Comics And Pop Music” panel presentation at C2E2, Saturday, April 27th. Depth Of Field Magazine brings together comic creators and industry professionals to discuss their work combining the worlds of music and comic books On Saturday, April 27th, at 3:15pm, Depth Of Field Magazine is proud to present Comics And Pop...
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Album Reviews: Locust, vintage electronic soul, Justin Timberlake

April 11, 2013
Album Reviews: Locust, vintage electronic soul, Justin Timberlake

Locust- You’ll Be Safe Forever (Editions Mego, 2013) Locust is the name that composer/musician Mark Van Hoen recorded under around the turn of the millennium, producing a series of influential (and highly regarded) albums between 1993 and 2001.  The records blended squelchy IDM gestures with deep, rich tones of analog synthesizers, spinning slow-burn melodies...
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Depth Of Field presents Hip-Hop & Comics at Washington D.C.’s Awesome Con!

April 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining” panel presentation at Awesome Con in Washington D.C., Saturday April 20th. Depth Of Field Magazine brings together renowned comic creators and Hip-Hop luminaries to discuss ties between the two forms, upcoming projects, and shared inspirations On Saturday, April 20th, from 5:00 to 6:00pm, Depth Of Field...
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Hip-Hop Comics: James Reitano’s Nineteen Eighty-Five

March 29, 2013
Hip-Hop Comics: James Reitano’s Nineteen Eighty-Five

James Reitano grew up in Santa Cruz, California, and Nineteen Eighty-Five is his semi-autobiographical tale of a teenager attempting to experience and participate in graffiti culture while living in a small seaside town.  It’s a unique kind of historical Hip-Hop fiction, a not-quite-first-person account of searching for a place in the world, seeking out...
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