COMIC BOOK HEAVEN
Director: E.j. Mcleavey-Fisher
United States, 2014, 12 min
Crew:Editor: Ethan Simmons - Producers: Tom Maiorino, E.J. McLeavey-Fisher, Ethan Simmons - Cinematographer: E.J. McLeavey-Fisher - Additional Camera: Nathan Lynch - Post Producer: Tom Maiorino - Associate Producer: Danielle Lewis
This short documentary follows 81 year old Joe Leisner, owner of Comic Book Heaven in Sunnyside, Queens, NY as he cantankerously assesses the status of his business, the comic book industry, and his future.
About the director
E.J. McLeavey-Fisher is a Queens-based filmmaker. His latest short film Comic Book Heaven was selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick and is currently screening at festivals around the world. Previously he has directed (alongside collaborator Patrick Cummings) the short film Stacked, profiling Long Island surfer Balaram Stack, in addition to Emmy-nominated work for MTV and Vice.