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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.
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/