That’s right the first ever lottery style exhibitor application process is underway— a mad dash for table space at the one of the exceedingly few premiere indie shows that is not entirely curated.
But there is no need to make a mad dash! IT IS A LOTTERY! Whether you were sitting there at 12:01 with your finger hovering over the enter key, or saunter up at the last moment on February 14th, when entries end, YOU HAVE THE SAME CHANCE.
This literal—as opposed to de facto— lottery process is a new thing to comics. As space gets tighter at events at every level, we’ll probably see more solutions like this…if this works out.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.