San Diego Comic Fest 2018

April 20-22, 2018: San Diego Comic Fest—Batton and Jackie will once again be special guests at this friendly, intimate local show put on by some of the folks who helped found Comic-Con back in 1970. And it’s back at the Town & Country Hotel! The theme this year is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s…

Comic-Con International 2017

  Comic-Con International: San Diego: July 20-23: This year’s Comic-Con has now come and gone. Exhibit A Press was in its usual spot, booth 1909 in the Independent Publishers’ Pavilion, across from DC Comics. We were happy to host Eisner Award nominee Steve Conley on Friday for special signing. Alanna Wolff, Jeff Byrd, and Mavis…

New Book for Comic-Con Now on Sale Here!

Special for San Diego Comic-Con Available for Online Ordering: Supernatural Law: The Missing Links is an 80-page trade paperback that contains three Wolff & Byrd stories that previously appeared in other places and are now out of print: “The Life-Partner of Frankenstein” (full color; W&B represent a Frankenstein monster and his “bride” who are refused…

Free Comic Book Day at SoCal Comics

Batton and Jackie were on hand for Free Comic Book Day at Southern California Comics, on Saturday, May 6. In addition to free comics, there were lots of comics creators, cosplayers, vendors, and festivities, with a turnout of over 2,000. Rain put at damper on things in the afternoon, but it everyone seemed to be…

The First Gentleman of the Apocalypse

  A new episode of Batton’s The First Gentleman of the Apocalypse began at Aces Weekly on March 27. For the last three years, Batton has been writing, drawing, and coloring this online series as part of David Lloyd’s international webcomics magazine (available by subscription). The tag line for the series says it all: “Looking…

WonderCon 2017

Anaheim, CA, March 31-April 2, 2017: After a few years’ hiatus, Batton and Jackie were back at WonderCon for 2017. Exhibit A Press was in the Small Press area, hanging with neighbors Rebecca and James Hicks (“Little Vampires”). It was great getting to schmooze with lots of old friends. Lots of thanks to Mimi Cruz…

San Diego Comic Fest 2017

Jackie and Batton were once again be special guests at Comic Fest, which moved to a brand-new venue: the Four Points by Sheridan. A highlight was the special Jack Kirby cafe to celebrate Jack’s 100th birthday. Other special guests for the show included Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Rob Salkowitz, Jim Valentino, Donna Barr, Roberta Gregory,…

The Latest Trade: A Vampire in Hollywood

    The official publication date for A Vampire in Hollywood was September 10. The book is in print and  available for purchase from fine comics shops, quality bookstores, and Amazon, as well as directly from Exhibit A Press. Books purchased from Exhibit A can be personalized and autographed by Batton—just make a request when…

“Comic Book People 2” Shares Candid 1990s Photos

Jackie Estrada’s Comic Book People 2 Provides Unique Peek at the Comics Indusry in the 1990s As a follow-up to 2014’s well-received Comic Book People: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, longtime comics industry insider Jackie Estrada ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund Comic Book People 2: Photographs from the 1990s, now available in…