APE: the Alternative Press Expo 2010 in San Francisco THIS WEEKEND October 16-17

12Oct10

Hey all, just a reminder that APE is going to be THIS WEEKEND October 16-17 at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco CA.

APE is going to be larger then previous years with lots of great small/indy publishers, artists, DIY, and other coolness. Of course you can also meet many of the Cartoonist Conspiracy SF at APE too:

Jeff Walker (Manny Fiori/ Brie Spielman) #732
No Cash Comics #737
Brian Kolm (Cartoon Art Museum) #239
Mike Hales #coming
The Bunny System #538
Melaina Comics #641

Coming back to San Francisco on October 16 and 17 at the Concourse Exhibition Center (located at 635 8th Street), APE offers comics fans an event focused on creativity and devoted to the output of indie cartoonists, artists, and publishers doing the thing they love most. With over 5,000 attendees in 2009, APE remains the premiere alternative comics and publishing show in the nation.

CAM Alternative Press Expo Party: Storytime! and Graphic Details

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 8:00-11:00pm

Sliding Scale: $5 – $20

The Cartoon Art Museum hosts a fun-filled evening of Storytime! and Graphic Details on Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 8:00-11:00pm in celebration of the 2010 Alternative Press Expo (APE). Special guests include featured artists from the Cartoon Art Museum’s Storytime! exhibition Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy) and Raina Telgemeier (Smile!). Also appearing will be Amy Martin (The Single Girls), whose work appears in the current Small Press Spotlight. Popular syndicated cartoonist Keith Knight (The Knight Life, The K Chronicles), cartoonists Jon “Bean” Hastings (Smith Brown Jones: Alien Accountant, Haunted Mansion) and Rich Koslowski (Three Geeks, Geeksville), will also be in attendance. An updated list of party guests can be found at the Museum’s booth at the Alternative Press Expo.

Admission for the event is on a sliding scale, from $5 to $20, with guests encouraged to donate whatever they can to support the Cartoon Art Museum.

All proceeds from this reception will benefit The Cartoon Art Museum, a non-profit educational museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of original cartoon art in all its forms.

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