Small Press Expo 2013



Glorious SPX In Photos

Glorious SPX In Photos

Last weekend, Small Press Expo took Bethesda, Maryland, by storm with a record number of exhibitors (600) and attendees. Towards the end of the show, there were cheery notes taped to the ATM machines explaining that both machines, a total of $40,000 in cash, were empty, and it had all gone to independent comics creators […]


Glorious SPX Swag &#8211 Day 2 &#8211 Enough For An Apocalypse

Glorious SPX Swag – Day 2 – Enough For An Apocalypse

I really am not sure how this happened exactly…but I unloaded my car after SPX and first there was one bag of comics, then another, then another… SPX is fulfilling an important mission to make sure that we are all well entertained in the event of an apocalypse. Hannah Means-Shannon is senior New York Correspondent […]

Glorious SPX: More Details Emerge about Jeff Smiths New Webcomic

Glorious SPX: More Details Emerge about Jeff Smith's New Webcomic

 Our Washington DC Correspondent David Dissanayake writes; This weekend at SPX's Jeff Smith spotlight panel, the man of the hour gave a little more detail about his forthcoming webcomic series Tüki Save the Humans. The new webcomic from the creator of Bone and RASL will center on the first homo erectus to migrate away from […]


Glorious SPX &#8211 Live Comics Carousel With Sikoryak Hanawalt Kupperman Stein

Glorious SPX – Live Comics Carousel With Sikoryak, Hanawalt, Kupperman, Stein

A live "comics carousel" event was hosted by R. Sikoryak at SPX, featuring a massive cast of performers from a wide range of comics genres, including Lisa Hanawalt, Sam Henderson, Michael Kupperman, Anders Nilsen, Leslie Stein, and Kriota Willberg. Sikoryak's Carousels are a legend in their own time, particularly in the New York area, drawing […]

Glorious SPX Swag &#8211 Day 1 Comics Avalanche

Glorious SPX Swag – Day 1 Comics Avalanche

So, as must be obvious, I had quite an excellent time at the first day of the Small Press Expo; a tide of Ignatz Award nominees like The End of the Fucking World and stellar debut books like Vs., Rushes, and Cartozia Tales is going to make it a little difficult to sleep in my […]

Glorious SPX Swag &#8211 Day 1

Glorious SPX Swag – Day 1

Senior SPX Correspondent David Dissanayake shares his Day 1 Swag from the gloriousness of Small Press Expo: And in tribute says: "Oh SPX, how I love you."  

Glorious SPX &#8211 A Brief Chat with Copras Michel Fiffe

Glorious SPX – A Brief Chat with Copra's Michel Fiffe

By senior SPX Correspondent David Dissanayake If you aren't reading indie-superhero hit Copra by Michel Fiffe, you really should be.  The book is being touted as one of the best current ongoing series in comics by people like Tim Callahan and Matt Fraction to name just a couple of the big names who are talking […]


Glorious SPX—Dash Shaw and Frank Santoro Say Comics Are A Pop Culture Collage

Glorious SPX—Dash Shaw and Frank Santoro Say Comics Are A Pop Culture Collage

Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland, opened to lines for admittance and a happy bubbling flow of conversation laced with plenty of excitement, not just to see the eye-candy floor (walking around SPX feels like walking through a psychedelic comic at times), but also for the panels running this year featuring many fan favorite creators. […]