D+Q at SPX: Beaton, Kaltenborn, Vandenbroucke, DeForge!
Artwork by Brecht Vandenbroucke
Ah, that crisp autumn breeze is in the air (or maybe you are also in a city that's experiencing a heat wave?) and another Small Press Expo is upon us. Drawn & Quarterly will be at SPX as usual, and we'll have Kate Beaton, Bendik Kaltenborn, Brecht Vandenbroucke, and Michael DeForge with us! We have six amazing debut titles, three Ignatz Award nominations (please vote!), and a bunch of exciting panels and signings.
Small Press Expo takes place in the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Convention Center (5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852) on both Saturday, September 19th (11am-7pm) and Sunday, September 20th (12pm-6pm). Admission is $15 Saturday, $10 Sunday, or $20 for a weekend pass. Get the weekend pass! Tickets are available at the door. As usual, you will find D+Q at booths #W1-4. All signings take place at our booth. #W1-4. Here are our full plans for one of our favourite weekends of the year!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th
Show open 11 am to 7 pm
12-1pm: Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
12-1pm: Panel SPX SPOTLIGHT ON KATE BEATON AND NOELLE STEVENSON in White Oak Room
1-2pm: Kate Beaton signing
3-4pm: Bendik Kaltenborn and Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
4-5pm: Michael DeForge and Bendik Kaltenborn signing
5-6pm: Kate Beaton signing
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th
Show open 12 pm to 6 pm
12:30-2:30pm: Kate Beaton signing
1:30-2:30pm: Panel EUROPEAN COMICS AND THE ABSURD WITH BRECHT VANDENBROUCKE, BENDIK KALTENBORN, AND JOAN CORNELLA in White Flint Auditorium
2:30-4pm: Bendik Kaltenbron and Brecht Vandenbroucke signing
4-5pm: Michael DeForge signing
DEBUTING AT SPX 2015! You can check out an excerpt of the books below by clicking on the titles.
Step Aside, Pops by Kate Beaton - get yours signed at the show!
Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine - special bookplate edition!
Showa: A History of Japan 1953-1989 by Shigeru Mizuki
The Ignatz Awards winners are determined by you, the readers! Please attend SPX on Saturday, September 19th to cast your ballot. Award recipients will be announced at a ceremony that is open to the public on Saturday at 9:30pm; a reception will follow. Here are our nominees:
Drawn & Quarterly: Twenty-five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels, edited by Tom Devlin, is nominated for Outstanding Anthology or Collection!
Jillian Tamaki has two nominations-she's up for Outstanding Artist, and SuperMutant Magic Academy is nominated for Outstanding Anthology or Collection!
See you next weekend, Bethesda!