The Red Hook by Dean Haspiel is part of the New Brooklyn, superhero universe which launched on WEbtoon a while ago. Its set in a world where Brooklyn is sentient and has seceded from the country and a confused new world order has begun, But there are superheroes like The Red Hook to take on the villains…of many kinds.
Like all Haspiel’s comics its a mix of bravura Golden Age superheroing, and beat poetry dialog.
Other NEw Brooklyn series include The Purple Heart, created by Vito Delsante, Ricardo Venâncio, and Dean Haspiel and by Seth Kushner and cartoonist and Shamus Beyale.
The Red Hook has compleeted its run but a sequel is in the works…War Cry!
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.