Comic Fest 2020

San Diego Comic Fest, March 5-8, 2020: Jackie was once again a special guest at this intimate convention with lots of fun programming. Special themes this year were the centennials of both Ray Bradbury and Ray Harryhausen. Guests also included Bill Sienkiewicz,  Wendy and Richard Pini, Floyd Norman, and many more. Jackie  presented a program…

Batton Lash Tribute Book

Available for a limited time: Batton Lash: The First Gentleman of Comics. This 32-page 8 1/2 x 11 full-color publication includes an in-depth career-spanning interview originally conducted by Jon Cooke for Comic Book Creator magazine. It also contains pinups from some of Batton’s closest friends, plus a beautiful handpainted cover by Bill Sienkiewicz. The back…

Comic-Con International 2019

This was the final year for an Exhibit A Press booth at the San Diego Comic-Con. John Berry and Debbie Hogan-Berry shared the booth, with lots of volunteers helping out. Batton’s brother Bill and sister Irene were on hand most days to greet visitors to the booth. The main item on sale was Batton Lash:…

San Diego Comic Fest 2019

March 7-10, 2019: San Diego Comic Fest, Four Points by Sheraton: Jackie was a special guest at the 7th annual Comic Fest. Other guests include Sergio Aragonés, James Robinson, Mary Fleener, Shannon Wheeler, Greg Bear, Lalo Alcarez, Anina Bennett, Paul Guinan, Allen Bellman, and many other all-time greats. There was a lovely “Remembering Batton Lash”…

SoCal Comics October Event

Another great event at Southern California Comics. Along with Batton and Jackie, local comics creators on hand included Matt Cossin, Mikey Cossin, JJ Kirby, Lee Kohse, Chad Cavanaugh, Dillon Gilbertson, Emily Rocha, Bill Hunt, and the Accidental Aliens crew. Store owner Jamie Newbold was on hand to sign his new book, The Forensic Comicologist.

Supernatural Law: Grandfathered In

Supernatural Law: Grandfathered In:  In this full-color original graphic novel, Alanna Wolff and Jeff Byrd take on a case in which a ghost is literally “grandfathered in” to a home inheritance: Grandpa has died but his ghost won’t leave the house, much to the chagrin of his son and daughter-in-law. Meanwhile at the law offices,…

Comic Book Panel Discussion, Oceanside Library

September 29, Civic Center Library, Oceanside, CA: Batton and Jackie were part of a discussion of comics, along with Mary Fleener, M.K. Palmer, and moderator Rocco Versaci. In addition to the panelists discussing their own work in the field, they addressed the significance of comics as a form of literary/artistic, social, and personal expression. (Photo…