SPX 2016 – Signup Now to Learn to Draw from the Pros!

SPX is pleased to announce that comic book making workshops, featuring hands-on instruction from some of the most talented makers of independent comics. The workshops will occur all day Saturday September 17 and Sunday September 18 at SPX 2016.

Educator Frank Santoro and his Comics Workbook school will host Jeffrey Brown, Carol Tyler, Charles Burns and other masters of the form while they discuss their comic book making process and share their knowledge. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their storytelling and drawing skills – whether they are a beginner or expert.

On Saturday only, Spain arts & culture, along with Fantagraphics, is very pleased to provide Spanish language instruction and presentations with renown Spanish graphic novel creators José Domingo and David Rubín.

Students and Teachers get an Attendee badge for free!! 

Teachers and students who sign up in advance by Tuesday night, September 13get for free to both SPX and the Cartoon Workshops.

The complete schedule of Comics Workshop sessions can be found on the SPX web site.

Sign up here for a session (or two) to Learn to Draw Comic from the Pros!

Confirmation emails will be sent out Wednesday September 14.

All workshops will held in the Brookside A&B downstairs at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, right across from the White Flint Metro stop on the Red Line.

You must have an Attendee badge to participate.

Admission to SPX 2016 is $15 Saturday, $10 Sunday and $20 both days. Admission gets you into the class, the Exhibitor Hall with over 680 creators selling the finest in indie comics, mini-comics, graphic novels, posters and other cool stuff.

Walk-ins will be welcome, however, space permitting. Seating to all sessions are limited to 50 people.


Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, Maryland

METRO STOP: White Flint Station on the Red Line