Signing Saturday III

Signing Saturday III at SoCal Comics on February 11 was lots of fun. Dozens of local artists and comics creators were on hand, and fans won some really cool raffle prices. Jamie Newbold always makes sure everyone has a great time at his store!

San Diego Comic Fest 2018

Batton and Jackie had a great time at this friendly, intimate local show, held at the Town & Country Hotel in late April. The theme this year was the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, featuring Boris Karloff’s daughter, Sara. Among the many guests were Maggie Thompson, Karen Berger, Mike Royer, Scott Shaw!, Greg Bear,…

Saturday SoCal Comics Signing November 11

Saturday, November 11: SoCal Comics held its second signing Saturday on Veteran’s Day. Among the many comics folks on hand to sign were Larry Marder, Mike Kunkel, Richard Friend, Chad Cavanaugh, Matt Cossin, Lee Kohse, Terry Mayo, and Emily Rocha. Visitors got lots of free stuff. Batton and Jackie had a great time chatting with…

SoCal Comics Signing

SoCal Comics, Saturday, September 16: Batton and Jackie were among dozens of local comics creators appearing at the store’s first ever “Signing Saturday.” Here are a few photos from that inaugural event.    

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…

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…