Comic Creators get SPACED out.

Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2001
By: Darren Schroeder

Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo (SPACE) sent out the following press release:

"The second annual Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo (SPACE) is scheduled for March 31, 2001. The location is, once again, the Rhodes Center on the grounds of the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. Over 50 small press, and alternative comic artist, writers, and publishers are expected to attend this year. If you love comics you should be there. If you haven't looked at a comics in years you need to see where comics are headed. You will probably be surprised at the variety. There will be something for all age groups. The show opens at 10:00 AM and closes at 6:00 PM. Admission is just $3.00 the day of the show. Tables are $35.00 for an 8 foot table before 2-1-01 nad $40.00 thereafter."

Their news release wnet on to list the following attendees:

Joe Zabel (Trespassers), Tom Williams (Crash Comics), Richard White (Chronicles of the Sea Dragon, Troubleshooters,Inc.), Rich Watson (Celebrity, Rat, Elbow Room), Henriette Valium (Primitive Cretins, Mother's Heart), Robert K. Ullman (From the Curve), Ray Tomczak (Dr. Bob & Irving), Ben T. Steckler (Get benT, Unshaven Chi, Are You My Dada?), Ian Shires (Dimestore Productions), Alex Robinson (Box Office Poison), Brent Riches (Boreanna, Enigma of the Frozen North, Rev. Riches Tabernacle of Terror), Steven M. Noppenberger (Whistle Blower), Keith Newsome, Shawn Prince, Marcus Rollie, Jamie Snell (Broken Glass Studio), Larry Nibert (The Ruz), Michael R. Neno (Reactionary Tales, Quaky Pig and Friends), Sean Kelley McKeever (The Waiting Place), Bill Knapp (Faith: A Fable, The Furies), Max Ink (The Bolt, Ameoba Adventures), Illusion Studios Co-Op (Jonathan Savior, Vistage, Dragonstake,Prime, Major Mogul & Soulwatcher), Shawn Granton (Ten Foot Rule, Modern Industry), Tim Fischer (Space Pilot Girl), Matt Feazell (Cynical Man), Brent Erwin (Mini-Comics Interview,, Kel M. Crum (Cornelia Cartoonz, Ed Thud Comix), Tony Consiglio (Double Cross), Mike Carroll (Virtual Asthma) , J. Kevin Carrier (Fantasy Theater, Lady Spectra), Pam Bliss (B-36, Dog & Pony Show), Sean Bieri (Jape), Suzanne Baumann (Fridge Magnet Concoctions), Bob Corby (Bunny Blues & Oh,Comics!)

Looks like the place to be. Contact the SPACE people via:

Back Porch Comics
c/o Bob Corby 2940 Royalwood Dr.
OH 43017-1904.

Back Porch Comics can also be contacted on the Internet at

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