I Went to Short Run

A traveling artist’s festival weekend diary.

Topics: Eroyn Franklin, festivals, Gabrielle Gamboa, Janelle Hessig, janice Headley, Jason Martin, jean de wet, John Porcellino, Jonathan Bell Wolf, Josh Simmons, Kelly Froh, Kevin Budnik, Leo Puppytime, MariNaomi, Megan Kelso, Panel Patter, Rina Ayuyang, RJ Casey, Rob Kirby, Rob McMonigal, Seattle, Short Run, Virginia Paine, Yeti Press, Yumi Sakugawa.

CAKE: The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, 2013

Notes on CAKE 2013, the festival life, the relative values of sales and trades, and some killer minicomics. Also the obligatory photo parade.

Topics: Alec Longstreth, Betsey Swardlick, Caitlin Cass, Caitlin Mcgurk, Caitlin Skaalrud, CAKE, Cara Bean, Carrie Vinarsky, Edie Fake, festivals, friends, Greg Means, Jason Viola, Jeff Zwirek, Lale Westvind, Leigh Luna, Marnie Galloway, Mita Mahato, Neil Brideau, Penina Gal, sales, Sophia Wiedeman, Tony Breed, trading, Tyrell Cannon.

Grand Comics Festival 2013, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

A rambling and pontification-laden write-up of the Grand Comics Festival, in which we gloat over a few prized trades and name-drop pretty much all of you people.

Topics: comics, festivals, Grand Comics Festival, JT Yost, Molly Brooks, Sophia Wiedeman.