Showing posts from September, 2012

SPX Weekend

Our big Small Press Expo weekend kicks off on Friday, Sept. 14.

Dan Clowes and Alvin Buenaventura will be signing copies of their new book Modern Cartoonist: The Art of Daniel Clowes at the store from 5-7PM.

Then our annual SPXplosion pre-party kicks off at 7PM.

Brian Ralph will be hosting, and there will be comics readings by:
Box Brown
Josh Bayer
Ramsey Beyer
Noah Van Sciver

Our friends at Golden West Cafe are catering the party, and adult beverages will be served.

Then, on Saturday and Sunday, we'll be set up in Bethesda at the Small Press Expo.

Our table will have Ben Claassen, Luster Kaboom and Dina Kelberman.

Here are some of the things you can find at our table:

Ben Claassen's Dirt Farm: Hideous Heart (published by us)

Dina Kelberman's Important Comics 2

Box Brown's new Atomic Books Tote

Original Lulu Eightball Strips by Emily Flake

And more!

And of course, Atomic Books will be open regular hours all weekend long.

Pre-order Signed Los Bros Hernandez


Big Weekend You Won't Want To Miss

In case you've been too busy going back to school or work to hear about what's going on around these parts this weekend, we thought we'd take a moment to give you the rundown - it's something you're not going to want to miss.

Today is First Fridays in Hampden - and a number of area businesses have special events, sales, refreshments, etc.

It's also Celebrated Summer Records 6th Anniversary. The celebration starts with a massive $1 7-inch sale/happy hour. About ten boxes of singles will be marked down to one dollar! The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly are mixed through with some hidden gems as well! Also –  shirts, 5 dollar CD’s, donuts and root beer! Whatever survives the 7th will be out front for folks to dig through during Hampdenfest!

Atomic Books will also be serving adult beverages. 6-8pm!!

Then head over to the Golden West Cafe for the CSR 6th Anniversary Show (starts at 10:30PM, tickets are $12). The bands include Scum Again, Merchandise, White Wires, Nigh…