Improbable Previews: That Time the Green Power Ranger Fought Amazon Corruption at SPX

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers accidentally send out unlettered previews, showing us what the characters are doing but not what they're saying. What a boner! In Improbable Previews, we correct this mistake by putting the words back in, using our best guess at what they are […]

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[...]

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Dave Proch Will Make Comics With You Via His New Patreon

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 HavenAuthor/Artist: Carey PietschWebsite: www.careydraws.comSPX table location: B10Book info: 8.25x5.25"; 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, 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 – 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 apocalypseHannah 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[...]