APE: the Alternative Press Expo in it’s new time and date in November (great for holiday gifts) is in one week. It’s the day after Halloween! The convention has become not only about self made and small press comics, but of handy crafts and original art.
The special guest this year are: Jessica Abel, Paige Braddock, Megan Kelso, Matt Madden, Ethan Nicolle, and Chris Ware
– I will be at the Cartoon Art Museum table #364 both days and will be selling my wares.
– Jam Comics I have worked on with the Cartoonist Conspiracy can be found at: Fine Print Press/San Francisco Cartoonist Conspiracy 250 251
You can also find some of my favorite artist peeps: Alexis Fajardo-Kid Beowulf #428, Amy Martin Comics #273B, Art of Ben Walker #446, Richard Becker/Black Swan Press #345, Bob The Angry Flower #336, Bumperboy #354, Page Braddock Janeâ€™s World #339, Keith Knight #337, Lark Pien-Little Bird Books #439, Leadpoint Comics #525, Melaina Comics #534B, Pewfell: The Epic Fantasy Sitcom #513, Scott Mores/Red Window, Inc/ASFA #315 316 317 318,
I also got a flyer that says the Center for Cartoon Studies says they have a panel on using color as well as giving away a limited edition Jeff (Bone) Smith poster. They are booth #523.
To see who else is exhibiting, follow this LINK.
The Cartoon Art Museum will have a closing reception on Nov 1st, 2008 for Keith Knight with a sliding scale of $2-$22. A great time to see Keith’s work as well as the Totoro Forest Project. I will be there, will you?
The Cartoon Art Museum, Dark Horse Comics and Sparkplug Comic Books proudly present The Cartoon Art Museumâ€™s Alternative Press Expo Party on Saturday, November 1, 2008. Join special guest Keith Knight as we host the closing reception for The Knight Life: Bay Area Spotlight on Keith Knight. Additional guests include Jesse Reklaw, celebrating the release of The Night of Your Life, published by Dark Horse Comics, collecting the Ignatz Award-nominated webcomic Slow Wave; Trevor Alixopolous, creator of the Ignatz Award-nominated graphic novel The Hot Breath of War; Hellen Jo; Olga Volozova; David King; and Julia Wertz. Hellen Jo and Olga Volozova will be signing copies of their own newly-released graphic novels, published by Sparkplug Comic Books.