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CAM Alternative Press Expo Party:
Keith Knight Closing Reception
and Book Release Party for Jesse Reklaw, Hellen Jo and Olga Volozova

Cartoon Art Museum Event: Saturday, November 1, 2008, 8:00-11:00 pm
Sliding Scale: $2 – $20

The Cartoon Art Museum, Dark Horse Comics and Sparkplug Comic Books proudly present The Cartoon Art Museum’s Alternative Press Expo Party on Saturday, November 1, 2008. Join special guest Keith Knight as we host the closing reception for The Knight Life: Bay Area Spotlight on Keith Knight. Additional guests include Jesse Reklaw, celebrating the release of The Night of Your Life, published by Dark Horse Comics, collecting the Ignatz Award-nominated webcomic Slow Wave; Trevor Alixopolous, creator of the Ignatz Award-nominated graphic novel The Hot Breath of War; Hellen Jo; Olga Volozova, David King and Julia Wertz. Hellen Jo and Olga Volozova will be signing copies of their own newly-released graphic novels, published by Sparkplug Comic Books.

All of the aforementioned artists will be reading selections from their comics, as well as signing copies of their new books and selling limited edition prints and posters. Food and beverages for the event will be sponsored by Dark Horse, Sparkplug and a wide selection of local restaurants and merchants. Please visit our website the week prior to the Alternative Press Expo for a complete list of party sponsors and special events.

Admission for the event is on a sliding scale, from $2 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.

For information please call (415) CAR-TOON, ext. 314

The party will be held from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at the Cartoon Art Museum, where over 300 pieces of original art spanning more than 100 years of comics history will be on display.