Today, from 10am to 5pm, it's the London Comics & Small Press Expo, over at Goldsmiths University, in New Cross. I can't make it myself as it's my big girl's sixth birthday today, but it seems all sorts of fun.
David Hine and Shaky Kane will be making a rare joint appearance together, to promote their Bulletproof Coffin series from Image, and show off bits of the sequel.
Other exhibitors include he Fallen Angel Media, Angry Candy, Thingsbydan – Dan Berry John Allison, Freak Leap/The Annotated Weekender, My Cardboard Life, Timothy Winchester, CakeBomb.co.uk, Rob Jackson, Thom Ferrier, Scheme Comix, Genma Visage, Team Calico Panda, The Brassica, Gronk Comics and Mild Tarantula, Ztoical, Little Old Man, Tozo and Queen Mum Adventures, The Fleece Station, WJC, Introducing Miss Nash, Failboat Press, The Glibs: BAGHDAD, Howard Hardiman and Lizz Lunney, Dream Tripper Comics, Ushio, Capes & Drapes, Chris Doherty, Cobaltcafe Yuri Kore, Squid Bits, DestinyBlue, Crazypants!, Orful Comics / Luke Surl, Martin: Angry Owl, Misprint Comics, Chicken and Chips, Decadence Serotonin & Fantastische Great Vagueness, The Mighty Jambo, Katriona Chapman, T'sao Wei and Stuart Atholl Gordon, Taroch, Luke Pearson and Edward Ross, Katie Green, Many Happy Returns, Bahala Na! / Square Eyed Stories, Space Babe 113, Dark Places & Hard Graft, Omnivistascope, StarscapeOnline, Sarah Cai, Tiny Dancing, Dirty Rotten Comics, Douglas Noble, Hugh 'Shug' Raine, Al Maceachern and Joe Decie Welsh el Dorado Press, Oran Utan Comics, FutureQuake Press, Inanimate Objectives, Inkalicious, MikeDraws, Beyond The Bunker, Tim Harries Zwerchfell, The Island of Dr.Geof, Liona Wu / RedSnow Studio, Smoo Comics / MisComp, non repro magazine, Matthew Craig, Darken / Curia Regis, Animeleague, 1910 Press, Doctor Simpo, Laura Ewing, Hope For The Future, Gunnerkrigg Court Gunnerkrigg Court, Tales of the Spiffing, Bunny – The Book of Random Moo & Keo, and Martyn Warren
And after the show, as part of Comica, Dave McKean will be interviewing Lorenzo Mattotti and showing off their books Stigmata and Celluloid.
If you're going, have fun, tell me what you pick up, take a photo or two – while I come to grips that what my girl really wants for her birthday is a Barbie with wings…