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Michael DeForge Leads Your 2013 Ignatz Award Winners

Taking place in Bethesda, Maryland this weekend is the Small Press Expo, or SPX, arguably the biggest indie comics event of the year. And each year one of the highlights of the show is the presentation of the Ignatz Awards. Named in honor of legendary cartoonist George Herriman's Krazy Kat cartoons,…
Small Press Expo 2009 Is The Place To Be This Weekend
It's Friday afternoon and that means one thing: Thinking about what's going on this weekend instead of getting any actual work done.
And what are comic book folks thinking about? SPX, naturally.
The world of small press comics is making their way to Bethesda, Md...
Presenting the 2007 Ignatz Graduating Class
Last night's Ignatz awards show at SPX was a pleasure to attend, with Heidi MacDonald again handling the emcee gig with customary wit and charm. Living up to the promise to keep the awards show moving along briskly, so that everyone could move on to the after-party (featuring a chocolate fondue…
Jeff Smith Says “Manga Is Just Not that Good”
At the last stop on his year-long Bone World Tour, Jeff Smith sat down at SPX this afternoon with Heidi MacDonald for an engaging hour-long chat in which he spoke of Bone, Shazam, and his forthcoming Rasl. And yes, he also uttered the pull quote I shamelessly used as the title of this post, but you&…

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