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ComiXology to Give Away Free Print-on-Demand Copies of 'Hit Reblog' at Small Press Expo
Edited by Hope Nicholson of the multi Eisner-award nominated publisher Bedside Press. Collection 120pg – $6.99 on Kindle and comiXology Free to read for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited and comiXology Unlimited Available in print September 12th for $9.99 as a Print-on-Demand graphic novel exclusively on Amazon.com At SPX, ComiXology, who is a sponsor of the convention, will[...]
dave proch
Artist and comic creator Dave Proch has been making comics for a while, with his latest titles just launching at SPX Comic Expo last weekend. Mango Lizard 4 is the fourth in Proch's ongoing anthology series, containing a number of stories, including 'Ship Fire', which introduces a brand new character he calls Big Orn — a[...]
The Ignatz Awards 2015 – It's The Oven Of Sex Fantasies
Look at that line up of talent! Outstanding Anthology or Collection Drawn and Quarterly, 25 Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels, edited by Tom Devlin, Chris Oliveros, Peggy Burns, Tracy Hurren, and Julia Pohl-Miranda An Entity Observes All Things, by Box Brown How To Be Happy, by Eleanor Davis Pope Hats #4, by Ethan Rilly SuperMutant Magic Academy, by[...]
SPX '15: Kathryn And Stuart Immonen On Finding 'Room For Everything' In Comics
Mostly he got silence, but some small publishers responded and he spent several years "building" that body of work until Marvel and DC took interest. Stuart said that we tend to think of certain kinds of shows these days, like SPX having a certain kind of material for sale, but it was kind of a"mishmash" in[...]
Check Out These SPX Previews By Carey Pietsch: Lost Haven + Witches, Dragons, Magic & Cats
They are quite gorgeous, and you should seek them out at SPX. You don't have to take my word for it, we've got both previews for you here today: Title: Lost Haven Author/Artist: Carey Pietsch Website: www.careydraws.com SPX table location: B10 Book info: 8.25×5.25"; 18 pages; greyscale interiors with cover colors; $5; all-ages appropriate. Description: What happens when a gifted witch's power fails[...]
Check Out These SPX Previews: The Blue Anthology And Lorel From Big Planet Comics
While we previously ran some previews of comics that are coming to SPX from Retrofit Comics in partnership with Big Planet Comics, Big Planet Comics also have two separate debuts of their own, an anthology of comics called "Blue", which looks quite promising and has a wealth of styles and content and the rather alluring[...]
The Thing To Do In Maryland In September If You Like Comics
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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,
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 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 the cradle[...]
Glorious SPX – Live Comics Carousel With Sikoryak, Hanawalt, Kupperman, Stein
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 in a wide range of comics creators to do dramatic[...]
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."   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."   Senior SPX Correspondent[...]
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 about[...]
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[...]
Countdown To The Ignatz Awards 2013
If you attend SPX, you get to help choose who wins, and that is AWESOME, because who better to choose exceptional work than the readers. This year's Ignatz Awards nominees really are something else The nominations range from some of the most bizarre and disturbing stories I've ever read to the most beautiful and touching tales[...]