Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
E-mail Michael  |  On Facebook: Comic Riffs  |  On Twitter: Comic Riffs  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed
Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/10/2010

D.C.'s cartoon riches: INTERVENTION and SPX cons kick off this weekend

By Michael Cavna


spx_poster.jpg

It's an embarrassment of comic riches in the D.C. area this weekend. One day after SPX guests Richard Thompson ("Cul de Sac") and Keith Knight ("The Knight Life," "The K Chronicles") were speaking at the Politics & Prose bookstore, INTERVENTION CON and the aforementioned SMALL PRESS EXPO land in suburban Maryland.

The inaugural Intervention Con is a three-day event (starting this afternoon) focusing on webcomics and gaming, and we're eager to see how the kickoff comes together. And a mere one Metro stop away on Saturday and Sunday, the established SPX will also host such guests as Jaime Hernandez, Raina Telgemeier, Kate Beaton and Dean Haspiel, among other top talent.

Comic Riffs will be attending both cons and next week will report on highlights and finds from the two shows.

intervention.jpg

THE RELATED READ

THE 'RIFFS INTERVIEW:KEITH KNIGHT talks new books, Nappy Hours & why he won't be on an Angry Black Panel

'CUL DE SAC' in action: Deftly, RICHARD THOMPSON is quick on the draw

THE EMMYS: 'American Splendor' artist DEAN HASPIEL basks in his HBO win

'RIFFS PICKS: Rall to Raina--Highlights From the 2009 SPX

By Michael Cavna  | September 10, 2010; 11:30 AM ET
Categories:  Comic conventions  | Tags:  Dean Haspiel, Intervention Con, Jaime Hernandez, Kate Beaton, Keith Knight, Raina Telgemeier, Richard Thompson, Small Press Expo DC  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: 'NEXT GREAT CARTOONIST': The scholarly story behind today's 'IMOGEN QUEST'
Next: Once-spurned cartoonists skeptical of Apple's 'clarified' App Store rules

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company