THIS WEEKEND: CBLDF Has Signings, Debuts, and More in Store for SPX!


This weekend, comics fans converge in Bethesda, Maryland, for the Small Press Expo, the annual celebration of independent comics and their creators! CBLDF will be on hand at table W84-87 with books and signings by Jeffrey Brown, Charles Burns, Ben Hatke, and Faith Erin Hicks!

CBLDF will have early release copies of Charles Burns’ Last Look with a CBLDF-exclusive bookplate and Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke! We will also have Jeffrey Brown’s latest, Lucy and Andy Neanderthal, and plenty of his Star Wars book on hand!

cca pinWe’ll also have other signed premiums and CBLDF exclusive goodies, like the Comics Code Authority enamel pin, perfect for the comics-reading fashionista! You’ll also be able to grab free copies of the latest issue of CBLDF Defender, featuring a cover by Black Panther artist Brian Stelfreeze, and the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook, featuring a cover by March artist and SPX special guest Nate Powell!



12:00 – 1:00 p.m. — BEN HATKE (Mighty Jack, Zita the Spacegirl)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. — FAITH ERIN HICKS (The Nameless City, Friends with Boys)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. —  JEFFREY BROWN (Lucy & Andy Neanderthal, Star Wars: Jedi Academy)
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. — CHARLES BURNS (Last Look, Black Hole)


2:00 – 3:00 p.m. —  JEFFREY BROWN
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. — CHARLES BURNS

SPX takes place September 17-18 at the Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center (5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852). We’ll see you all weekend at table W84-87! More more details, visit the SPX website here.

All proceeds from CBLDF’s table at SPX benefit CBLDF’s important First Amendment work. CBLDF is also a charitable beneficiary of SPX.