The thrills, the spills…the forgotten names that we didn’t write down! Do you see how most everyone is SMILING? BTW, we know we are getting some of the names wrong but are just too tuckered out to dig around for business cards.
Above, the Royal Flush Gang, who explained that distributor woes had prevented the magazine from coming out for several years.
Miss Lasko-Gross and Paul Hornschemeier. Gary Groth TCB in the BG.
Charlito of Indie Spinner Rack, and his compadre. The ISR dinner drew about 60 people and turned out to be one of the crazier gatherings of the show.
The Sugar Booger guy, Kevin Scalzo.
PWCW’s Ada Price and Craig Yoe.
Liz Greenfield, the new sweetheart of comics.
The Dumbrella gang.
Yet another sickeningly cute photo of Hope Larson and Bryan Lee O’Malley. Larson reports that she’s finished her first book for Simon & Shuster and is jumping into the second. Meanwhile, works on SCOTT PILGRIM IV while the world waits with bated breath.
Transmission-X and Ramon Perez.
Recent SVA alums who are already well on their way to forging their comics careers: Pedro Camargo, Hyaendo Park, Yali LIn and Justin Jordan.
As close as you’re going to get to PULPHOPE which sold out during the signing (Everyone in line got a copy, though.)
Lighting conditions were treacherous.
Jamie Tanner and Fred Chao at the Adhouse booth.
A really elaborate table set-up! But we lost the name.
Rob G. shows off a sketch of…MODOK. He has a whole book full of these and it’s CRAZY.
Ellen Lindner! You need to finish UNDERTOW!
THE DADA DETECTIVE‘s Stephanie Freese.
BLINDSPOT’S Kevin C. Pyle
Matt Kindt was selling a box full of tiny drawings you could assemble into a map.
Christine Norrie and John Kuramoto
Tara McPherson, Evin Dorkin TCB in the BG.
This Swedish comics reminiscent of Ott-scay Ilgrim-pay created a bit of a stir.
Leigh Walton, the new intern at Top Shelf, is someone to watch. And he has heavenly light beaming behind him.
Lilli Carre, Jeremy Tinder (?), Jeffrey Brown
Greg Ruth blow-out!
The Beat‘s BFFs Anne Bernstein, Patricia Mulvihill and Elim Mak.
Dan Barlow, a Vermont journalist who often writes about comics, and gave us the FIELD GUIDE TO CARTOONISTS OF VERMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
Once again, the upstairs room had ideal conditions.
Gabrielle Bell and Joe Matt took first place in the Synchronized Signing competition.
Another shot of the Bell/Matt team’s flawless form. Coach Chris Oliveros can only look on with pride.
Ben Catmull and Glenn Head