Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comic books, graphic novels and alternative political cartoons, is proud to announce Bill Griffith, Gilbert Hernandez and Rutu Modan as the first slate of guests for SPX 2007. This years SPX will be held October 12 and October 13 at The North Bethesda Marriott Convention Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
If you missed the first 40 minutes today's Comic-Con panel on Reality-Based Graphic Novels, apart from watching comic auteurs the likes of 2007 Eisner Award winner Alison Bechdel, Joe Matt, Rick Geary, Guy Delisle and Miriam Katin speak into a microphone rather robotically... good for you.
Much as I enjoyed the MoCCA programming yesterday, I made a conscious decision not to spend as much time in panels today, so as to spend more time walking the floor and picking up cool looking books. I limited myself to just two panels --Shelly Bond's too-early-in-the-morning Minx panel and the Joe Matt spotlight which Clayton
If I had to sum up my second day at MoCCA in one word, it would be "porn." Not that I saw any actual pornography--I wish--or that much of my time wasn't still spent walking the floor, meeting artists and exhibitors and again spending way beyond my means on new comics. It's just that the majority of my recollections keep returning
Day one of the sixth annual Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art festival (MoCCA) in NYC was great fun, with a significantly increased amount of exhibitor space than I recall from past years -- including a swank "skylight" room on the 7th floor of the Puck building
Well, this just made my day. I don't know how I missed it when the story broke last week, but since it's possible that I'm not the only one who was wandering lost in the wilderness and unaware of the existence of a fresh dose of the genius that is Chris Ware (and animated at that!), here's the deal:
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