Home Con News SPX 2017: Top Shelf announces plans for Small Press Expo 2017

One of the biggest conventions for independent comicbook companies is this weekend (September 16-17) in Rockville, Maryland, and today one of the larger independent comicbook publishers announced their plans for Small Press ExpoTop Shelf will be there along with some of their talent including Chris GoochNate PowellShannon Wheeler, and more. Full details are below including the panels that their talent will be participating in, courtesy of their press release.


SPX 2017 Marks 20 Years of Top Shelf!

This weekend, America’s indie comics community descends once again on our nation’s capital for the Small Press Expo (SPX), September 16-17, 2017 at the Bethesda North Marriott in Rockville, MD. And Top Shelf will be spending it as we’ve done for 20 years now: bringing you brilliant comics from veteran creators and brand-new talents alike!

What talents, you ask? Talents like:

Plus plenty more members of the Top Shelf family (Jess Fink, Liz Prince, etc) around the room.

It’s all happening at SPX Table W64-67!

Stick around Saturday night for the Ignatz Awards ceremony (featuring nominees Marchand Chester 5000) — and read on for four killer panels featuring Top Shelf talent you won’t want to miss:

You can catch Top Shelf authors on the following panels (all in the White Flint Auditorium):

  • Saturday 6:00-7:00 pm — Shannon Wheeler in “The Trump Presidential Library”
  • Sunday 12:30-1:30 pm — Janet Lee in “Balancing World-Building and Character in Kids’ Comics”
  • Sunday 1:30-2:30 pm — Jennifer Hayden in “The Serious Business of Humorous Memoir”
  • Sunday 2:30-3:30 pm — Nate Powell in “Troubled Teenagers and Modern Times”

See you at SPX!

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