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So Buttons Creator Jonathan Baylis announced today that his auto biographical series So Buttons will be published every Tuesday for eight weeks starting July 17, 2012 at Brooklyn-filtered literary arts salon TRIP CITY ( Each Tuesday a full and complete So Buttons story will be featured. Each So Buttons story is written by Baylis with guest artists including talent such as Fred Hembeck (Marvel), Thomas Boatwright (Slave Labor Graphics), and many more. Intriguing, heart warming, uplifting and downright funny, So Buttons resonates with many readers’ real life experiences. Trip City will be curating which stories and when they will hit the site based off what they feel their readers will enjoy each week.

“TRIP CITY is known for being host to some of the smartest, groundbreaking, current art and stories out there” Baylis remarked. “I am honored that they like my work this much!”.

Emmy award winner Dean Haspiel commented, “SO BUTTONS by Jonathan Baylis and his gang of artists is so good and TRIP CITY is happy to present the lighter side of autobio comix!”

About Jonathan Baylis:

Before Jonathan Baylis wrote auto-bio comics, he interned at Marvel Comics, Valiant/Acclaim Comics, and was an Associate Editor at Topps Comics. His comics have been published locally in New York City in Free Comics NYC, The Comical Magazine, & The Comedians Magazine. “So… Only Nixon Could’ve Gone to China” was the first comic story to be published in The Florida Review. His first fiction story with David Beyer was published by Arcana Press in Dark Horrors 2. Jonathan & T.J. have two-pagers that were published in the Random House/Three Rivers press collection edited by Julia Wertz, “I Saw You… Missed Connections”, as well as Poseur Ink’s “Side B: The Music Lover’s Comic Anthology”.


TRIP CITY is a Brooklyn-filtered, multimedia, literary arts salon that debuted November 1st, 2011. Curated by and featuring exclusive content from Emmy award winning artist, Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, Bored to Death), Seth Kushner (Leaping Tall Buildings, The Brooklynites), Chris Miskiewicz (Everywhere), and Jeffrey Burandt aka Jef UK (Americans UK).

TRIP CITY’s free regular content features original fiction, memoir, spoken word essays, first-person pop, bite-sized noir, post-punk apocalyptic rock, cocksure comix, icon-o-classic profiles, romance & neurotica, podcasts & interviews created by a fellowship of 21st Century auteurs featuring Joe Infurnari (MUSH! Sled Dogs with Issues, Marathon), Jennifer Hayden (Underwire), Nick Abadzis (Laika), Jen Ferguson (Art in Chaos), Ron Scalzo (Bald Freak Music), Sandra Beasley (Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life , I Was The Jukebox), Dan Goldman (Shooting War, Red Light Properties), Jeff Newelt (Heeb Magazine, The Pekar Project), Vito Delsante (FCHS), Amanda Ferguson (HBO’s Luck), and others

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