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October 21, 2015

The Never-Ending, Four-Color Festival: Shows And Events


By Tom Spurgeon

* I missed out on some of the hardcore NYCC reportage by not doing a Collective Memory. Rob Salkowitz notes the attendance figure claimed. It certainly is a massively popular show. One thing I read is that the con hopes to extend its actual con things into different areas more frequently in the future, which strikes me as an approach in addition to their city-wide comics week promotion.

* I still hope to do one for that show, as I hope to for APE and Lakes.

* here's a general news report on Lakes. That looks like a fun show.

* Comic Arts Brooklyn has its Sunday programming up. Looks like a full hour spotlight with Derf, Clowes and Spiegelman/Mouly, respectively; small group panels with some of the more eclectic names. I hope I can attend.

* finally, you can now plan on when you'll hit SPX from next year until you're maybe a tiny bit too old to attend SPX anymore. They've been added to our calendar. If you know a missing, future con or festival, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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