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"It’s a great survey of many of the talented men and women behind the characters."
New York Times
"A new book about the comics industry is nearly as epic as the field's history itself"
Christopher Irving is a pop culture journalist who has written four prior books on the history of comics, as well as dozens of articles. Irving also served as Associate Editor on the multiple-Eisner-Award- winning Comic Book Artist magazine. Irving’s work on Graphic NYC with Seth Kushner has been featured in multiple mainstream media outlets, including Italy’s La Repubblica. Irving currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Seth Kushner is an environmental portrait photographer fascinated by all types of people. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, Businessweek, L’Uomo Vogue, The New Yorker, and others. Kushner was chosen by Photo District News magazine as one of their “30 Under 30″ several years ago and is twice-winner of heir Photo Annual Competition. The New York Times declared Kushner’s first book,The Brooklynites (powerHouse Books, 2007), a “terrific coffee table book.” Currently, Seth is working on his web series CulturePOP Photocomix, mixing his photgraphy with a comic book-typw format on ACT-I-VATE.com. Seth resides in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York with his wife, son, and way too many cameras and comics.
This is beautiful book, it's beautifully designed, it's beautifully photographed and it has a beautifully human take on that most American of mediums, the comic book. Read morePublished on June 4, 2012 by Simon Fraser
Seth Kushner's portraits of the best American comic-book personalities are simultaneously elegant and dynamic. Read morePublished on May 16, 2012 by gregory benton