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Come see the best Bush bashing, Republican ripping, McCain mangling and best of all, Obama backing cartoonists in America!!!!!

Outside Looking In: Alternative Political Cartooning in 2008 will be held this weekend, Saturday, October 4 from 11AM to 7PM and Sunday, October 5 noon-6PM at The North Bethesda Marriott Convention Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Admission is $8 for a single day and $15 for both days and is good for both Outside Looking In and the Small Press Expo the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comic books, graphic novels and alternative political cartoons,

In celebration of this most historical election, Outside Looking In has gathered the best alternative political cartoonist from across the United States for a special two days of panel discussions, interviews and autograph sessions.

Information on the panels, interviews, directions and exhibitors can be found at http://www.spxpo.com.

Here is a partial list of the political cartoon guests at this special event:

Tom Tomorrow is making a very rare comic convention appearance in conjunction with Outside Looking In and SPX is the award winning cartoonist, Tom Tomorrow, one of the pioneers in the alternative political cartooning field. The creator of the strip “This Modern World ” and its protagonist, Sparky The Wonder Penguin, will promote his newly released book, “The Future Is So Bright I Can’t Bare To Look!”. Visit Mr. Tomorrow’s web site at http://www.thismodernworld.com.

Lloyd Dangle, who is attending SPX as a guest for the first time in many years, is the creator of the long running social and political cartoon series “Troubletown”. Mr. Dangle also has a new book out, “Troubletown, I Told You So!”. See his cartoons at http://www.troubletown.com. Be sure to catch Lloyd interviewing Tom Tomorrow on Saturday afternoon.

Ted Rall is the President-elect of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists
(A.A.E.C.) and has traveled extensively to Central Asia. Author, ATTITUDE
editor, cartoonist, columnist and sometime TV personality, Ted’s most recent book
is “Silk Road to Ruin: Is Central Asia the New Middle East?” and his latest cartoon
collection is, “America Gone Wild”. For more information on Ted Rall, visit his
website at http://www.tedrall.com.

Ruben Bolling is the creator of the multi-faceted, multi-paneled social and political

weekly strip, Tom The Dancing Bug. His most recent book is “Thrilling Tom The
Dancing Bug Stories”. SPX is grateful that Ruben is making his first appearance
at SPX in a number of years. Visit his web site at

Matt Wuerker is the cartoonist and illustrator at Politico.Com and the weekly
Politico newspaper. His cartoons and illustrations have been published by
Smithsonian Magazine, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and The Nation.
You can see his cartoons at http://www.politico.com.

Jen Sorensen Jen is the creator of the political/social commentary strip “Slowpoke” and is now the political cartoonist for The Village Voice. She is also syndicated nationally and is (unfortunately) one of the few women political cartoonists. She will be at SPX to sign her latest book, “One Nation, Oh My God”. Visit her website at http://www.slowpokecomics.com.

Keith Knight is the creator of the syndicated daily and Sunday strip
“The Knight Life”, as well as his long running strips “The K Chronicles” and “(th)ink”. His latest books are “The Complete K Chronicles” from Dark
Horse books and his self published “I Left My Arse In San Francisco”. He draws
regularly for Mad Magazine and ESPN the Magazine. Visit his web site at http://www.kchronicles.com/

Nate Beeler Nate is the syndicated political cartoonist from The Washington Examiner. He won the John Locher Memorial Award as The Best College Political Cartoonist and will be making his first appearance at SPX.Visit his web site at http://www.dcexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/NateBeelerToons.