SPX Announces GoFundMe to “Defend The 11”

Last month, eleven members of the independent comics community and one publisher were served with a defamation lawsuit because of concerns they raised about a fellow creator’s alleged pattern of sexual misconduct. The response from our creative community about this case has been overwhelming. Now is the time to turn that rightful outrage into action. Contributing to this fundraiser, or helping us share it widely are steps that anyone can take to defend the eleven and in doing so, defend the kind of community we want to be a part of.

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Debuting Books at Small Press Expo 2018

Small Press Expo is thrilled to announce that nearly 200 books and comics will debut at the 2018 festival. A complete list of debuts, including cover images and publishing information, can be found on the SPX web site. 

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Small Press Expo Establishes Legal Aid Fund for Cartoonists With $20,000 Donation

For Immediate Release Contact: Warren Bernard Email: warren@smallpressexpo.com Bethesda, Maryland – September 1, 2018 Small Press Expo Establishes Legal Aid Fund for Cartoonists With $20,000 Donation Small Press Expo announced today that it will immediately make available $20,000 and also launch a legal aid fundraising vehicle to support members of the SPX community who are currently facing More Info »

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Small Press Expo Announces 2018 Ignatz Award Nominees

The Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels and alternative political cartoons, is pleased to announce the 2018 nominees for the annual presentation of the Ignatz Awards, a celebration of outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning.

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Small Press Expo Announces the Allegany County Library and the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County as the 2018 Recipients of the SPX Graphic Novel Gift Program

For Immediate Release              Contact: Catherine Fraas                          Phone: (240) 393-6089 E-Mail: catherine@smallpressexpo.com Bethesda, MD, August 16, 2018 Small Press Expo Announces the Allegany County Library and the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County as the 2018 Recipients of the SPX Graphic Novel Gift Program The Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels, and alternative political cartoons, More Info »

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Small Press Expo Announces Programming Schedule for SPX 2018

Small Press Expo is pleased to announce the Programming Schedule for SPX 2018. SPX is continuing the festival's established tradition of rich, thought-provoking programming featuring leading comics artists and critics in conversation.

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Small Press Expo Announces International Special Guests: Julie Doucet, Emma Ríos, Max de Radiguès, Liv Strömquist, Jérémie Royer, Fiona Smyth, and Kelly Kwang for SPX 2018!

Small Press Expo Announces International Special Guests: Julie Doucet, Emma Ríos, Max de Radiguès, Liv Strömquist, Jérémie Royer, Fiona Smyth, and Kelly Kwang for SPX 2018!

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Small Press Expo Announces Rebecca Sugar Leading Our Third Group of Special Guests: Rebecca Sugar, Kat Fajardo, Ben Passmore, Jason Lutes, Benji Nate, Carolyn Nowak, Carol Tyler, and Nate Powell for SPX 2018!

Small Press Expo Announces Rebecca Sugar Leading Our Third Group of Special Guests: Rebecca Sugar, Kat Fajardo, Ben Passmore, Jason Lutes, Benji Nate, Carolyn Nowak, Carol Tyler, and Nate Powell for SPX 2018!

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SMALL PRESS EXPO ANNOUNCES OUR SECOND GROUP OF SPECIAL GUESTS: JULES FEIFFER, AMINDER DHALIWAL, NGOZI UKAZU, MOLLY OSTERTAG, MATTHEW THURBER, DAVID SMALL AND DASH SHAW FOR SPX 2018!

Small Press Expo Announces Our Second Group of Special Guests: Jules Feiffer, Aminder Dhaliwal, Ngozi Ukazu, Molly Ostertag, Matthew Thurber, David Small and Dash Shaw for SPX 2018!

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Small Press Expo Announces Special Guests Roz Chast, Derf, Ellen Forney, Ron Wimberly, Anders Nilsen, Rina Ayuyang and Lawrence Lindell for SPX 2018

Small Press Expo is proud to announce the first group of Special Guests for SPX 2018. The festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center and will have over 650 creators, 280 exhibitor tables and 22 programming slots to introduce attendees to the amazing world of independent and small press comics. Additional Special Guests will be announced shortly.

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