Dean Haspiel

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 with the likes of Harvey Pekar, Jonathan Ames, Jonathan Lethem, and Inverna Lockpez. Haspiel draws for SyFy’s “Warehouse 13” and HBO’s “Bored To Death,” for which he won an Emmy for his contributions to the opening title sequence. Dean is a founding member of Hang Dai Studios in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn and steeps in psychotropic movies, cosmic electronica, and Jack Kirby pulp.

WORKS:

Aim to Dazzle
Opposable Thumbs
Beef With Tomato
with contributions to:
9/11 Emergency Relief
Alternative Comics #1
Alternative Comics #2
Alternative Comics #3

AWARDS:

Emmy Award outstanding main title design for Bored to Death (2010)
Eisner Award nomination for Best Webcomic (2008)
Ignatz Award nomination for Outstanding Artist (2003)
Eisner Award nomination for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition (2002)
Ignatz Award nomination for Outstanding Comic (Keyhole) (1997)

INTERVIEWS:

Haspiel on ‘The Furry Trap,‘ with Josh Simmons- Trip City- 11-09-12

Readings:

Gallery:

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/06/19/the-art-of-peer-support-a-dean-haspiel-pin-up-and-cover-gallery/