The Other Side of The Exhibitor Table: An SPX Tale

After four years of attending the Small Press Expo, the one thing that always strikes me is how unique it is as a convention experience. This is not going to be some elitist indictment of the average comic-con, more concerned with cosplay and trotting out Read More …

Deadshirt @ SPX: Comics, Zines, and Minis Showcase Spectacular

Last weekend the Small Press Expo celebrated it’s 20th year of showcasing independent comics talent both up-and-coming and venerable. This year, Deadshirt staffers Dominic Griffin, Kayleigh Hearn, Yen Nguyen, and Max Robinson were in attendance and wrote about some of the amazing mini-comics, collaborative anthologies and Read More …

Robots, Monsters and Charlie Day: A SPX Pacific Rim Sketchbook

As alluded to in Deadshirt’s SPX coverage , I asked a bunch of artists at last weekend’s Small Press Expo to contribute to my Pacific Rim-themed sketchbook. These are those sketches:

“I BOUGHT ALL Y’ALL ZINES”: A Small Press Expo 2013 Introspection by Dominic Griffin and Max Robinson

PRESS PLAY “SPXXXXXXX…” “SPXXXXXXXXX…” “SPX……….FOREVAHHHHHHH” “Grandma. SPX is really great. I think we found ourselves here. We finally got to see all these comics we only know from the internet. We saw some beautiful art here. Ron Swanson from Parks & Rec drawn like a Read More …