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Benn Ray On Atomic Books' SPX-PLOSION 2 Party In Baltimore On September 25 (PR)
posted September 3, 2009
 

ATOMIC BOOKS' 2ND ANNUAL SPX-PLOSION PRE-PARTY

Featuring Peter Kuper, John Porcellino, Julia Wertz, Emily Flake, Liz Baillie, Ken Dahl, MK Reed
Plus: the 4th Annual Nerdlinger Comics Awards
Friday, September 25
7-10PM. Free. Atomic Books.
Hampden, Baltimore, MD.
3620 Falls Rd.
www.atomcibooks.com

We will be once again kicking off this years' Small Press Expo (the premiere independent cartooning and comics arts festival in Bethesda- www.spxpo.com) by hosting the 2nd Annual SPX-Plosion at Atomic Books in Baltimore (SPX runs Sat. & Sun, Sept. 26 & 27).

We will be celebrating the release of several new books, including EMILY FLAKE's LULU EIGHBALL VOL. 2 and JULIA WERTZ's FART PARTY VOL. 2 (both published by us, Atomic Books) as well as PETER KUPER's DIARIO DE OAXACA (PM Press), JOHN PORCELLINO's MAP OF MY HEART (Drawn & Quarterly) and a new issue of his long-running KING-CAT COMICS, KEN DAHL's MONSTERS (Secret Acres), LIZ BAILLIE's MY BRIAN HURTS VOL. 2 (Microcosm Publishing) and MK REED's CROSS COUNTRY (self-published).

SPX-PLOSION 2 will feature the 4th Annual NERDLINGER AWARDS (http://www.nerdlingerawards.com/) and a who's-who of indie cartoonists "researching" material for their next mini-comic (translation - drinking and chatting and hanging out).

It's gonna be huge!! Seriously.
There will be comics slideshow/"readings"/performances by:
PETER KUPER - http://www.peterkuper.com/
JOHN PORCELLINO - http://www.king-cat.net/
EMILY FLAKE - http://www.eflakeagogo.com/
JULIA WERTZ - http://www.fartparty.org/
LIZ BAILLIE- http://www.lizbaillie.com/
KEN DAHL - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kendahl/
MK REED - http://www.mkreed.com/