September 18, 2013
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

We headed down to SPX this past weekend and found a number of excellent people (many of whom — perhaps coincidentally? — seem to publish books with us).

Here are pictures!

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Teen barbarians vs. zombies!  With Zack Giallongo, the proud author of Broxo, which is full of both those things.

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The Cute Girl Network authors — Greg Means, MK Reed, and Joe Flood — pose together with an advance copy of their upcoming graphic novel — the first time ever together!

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Greg (who is the author and not the artist) signs the first ever copy of The Cute Girl Network with an adorable skater girl!

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Joe Flood poses with his previous book, Orcs — both the US and the French editions!

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Behold the awesomeness that is Dave Roman’s extremely shiny and also hilarious graphic novel Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry.

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SPX featured guest Gene Luen Yang signs a copy of his first-ever graphic novel with First Second, American Born Chinese.

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Gene’s epic graphic novel diptych about the Boxer Rebellion, Boxers & Saints debuted at SPX this year — here Gene is signing a copy of Boxers with one of the Chinese opera gods.  (Also, you can see he’s wearing the t-shirt from his local comics store — Flying Colors!)

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And here’s Gene with Raina Telgemeier (Smile) and Chris Mautner after their ‘In Conversation’ program.

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Nick Abadzis shows off his wonderful graphic novel about the first dog ever to go to outerspace — Laika!

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And here’s Lucy Knisley with her great New York Times Best-Selling graphic novel Relish!  (You can also see in this image the tattoo she got on her art after getting it — a crossed spoon and fork!)

We had a great time at this year’s show!

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