This weekend while I will be taking the baby-toddler on a playdate with his future girlfriend, hoards --THRONGS of people will be flocking to the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, MD also know as SPX. Unfortunately I won't be able to attend the great stuff that's happening like the SPXplosion event at Atomic Books tonight or any of the awesome convention panels like Spotlight on Jaime Hernandez or the Fort Thunder reunion. If you're in the DC area, do go and have fun! Lots of inspiring cartoonists will have their books and their coy smiles. Also, what I forgot to share on this blog is that me and the book are up for the Ignatz Awards' Promising New Talent. If you liked the book and are attending the show, go ahead and vote for us! There are a lot of talented folks in the same category so I'm happy and honored to be even considered for sure! My only hope is that they pronounce my name right at the ceremony.
ALSO even better news, not just in Bethesda...and I don't know why I posted this second.. but Thien and I have just posted a new episode of our comics podcast, The Comix Claptrap. To kick off Season 3, we had the HUGE HUGEA honor of talking to Mr. Dan "Eightball/Wilson/Ghost World" Clowes. I think I can quit making comics now. Here is the link:
Dan Clowes by Dan Clowes
So no matter where you are, there are good things to do! And no matter what you do have a great weekend!