Tag Archives: Alternative Press Expo

News from Dark Planet Comics

Official Press Release A big thank you to everyone who came to see us at APE in October! Check out the pictures on the Dark Planet Comics facebook page, if you were there, you might be in them! November will be fun too, with not one, but TWO big conventions in the Los Angeles area: […]

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The Alternative Press Expo Day 02, the Hungover

Day 02 of APE is wrapping up and everyone is already closing down their tables. New acquaintances have been made, friends have been hugged, alternatives have been pressed and the hangovers are settling. At APE, an important lesson the remember is that your materials are not the end product, the creators are. The books and […]

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The Antidote Trust featuring Khalid Birdsong, Jason Bane and BuyIndieComics.com

APE Returns to San Francisco, October 13 & 14! DWAP Productions and BuyIndieComics.com missed having WonderCon in San Francisco this year, so we’re excited to be headed north for APE, the Alternative Press Expo.  San Francisco is a great city to sell indie comics in. The audiences are engaging and friendly and often looking for […]

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Baby in the Corner, Even in San Francisco

Even in San Francisco, a city known for being friendly to life outside the mainstream, indie comics get relegated to the back corners of stores.  I come to San Francisco once or twice a year, generally for conventions like WonderCon and APE.  These great shows for indies, mostly because San Francisco is home to a […]

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Toner issue 06 by Jonathan Way$hak, DIY Punk Rock Beauty

I first stumbled upon Toner #06 by Jonathan Way$hak, an undiscovered treasure, at APE, The Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco.  APE is an incredible convention/show for indie comics from the worst to the best. When I first saw Toner issue #06, I immediately thought of incredible creators like Sam Keith (who Way$hak has apparently […]

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APE 2011 in San Francisco – Review

The words “Alternative Press Expo” still hold kind of a heroic aura. You could think it was a barely legal rowdy-dowdy event where you could procure anti-government pamphlets, banned books, zines about the most demented music, et cetera. At first glance APE (which actually centers around indie comic books) would seem like a more vegetarian […]

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