Comic Riffs: Comic conventions


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/10/2010

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

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,...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comic conventions | Tags:  Dean Haspiel, Intervention Con, Jaime Hernandez, Kate Beaton, Keith Knight, Raina Telgemeier, Richard Thompson, Small Press Expo DC

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/31/2010

FRANK CHO UPDATE: Oil painting sells at Comic-Con auction for $10K

(Images courtesy of Frank Cho) Some Frank Cho fans at Baltimore Comic-Con wanted Brandy and Dean sketches. For Cho, though, a high point was doing his oil painting. "I finished the painting at the show," Cho tells Comic Riffs....

By Michael Cavna  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comic conventions | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con 2010, Frank Cho

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/27/2010

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON: Has it become the supreme antidote to San Diego?

Hard past the harbor, San Diego was once a dreamboat. Its event, San Diego Comic-Con, was still an ingenue, too young and humble to know just how charming it was. Then worldliness, as it must to all wildly popular...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comic conventions | Tags:  Baltimore Comic-Con, Cliff Chiang, Dean Haspiel, Frank Cho, Jerry Robinson, Marc Nathan, Scott Kurtz, Tom Brevoort