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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 Alternative Press Expo Day 01

Day 01 of The Alternative Press Expo is coming to a close and we are all tired/drunk/caffeinated/broke(n) or some combination of all of the above. APE is a great way to see the blue collar reality of comics without all the Hollywood-premiere-glitz and glam of San Diego Comic Con. APE is creators hanging out in […]

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BuyIndieComics.com at APE, The Alternative Press Expo

Friends and Family, DWAP Productions and BuyIndieComics.com will be making an appearance this weekend, October 12 and 13 at San Francisco’s Alternative Press Expo – APE – TABLE 319.  We will have all of the DWAP Productions books including Caffeine Dreams, Skatepocalypse and Elbis but we will also have more! Tumble Creek Press’ ”MIS//ing.” and 13: Volume […]

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Burger Force, A Comic Book Directed by Jackie Ryan

Just last weekend, I was in San Francisco talking to my writing partner Bryan about different indie comics we’d read and he mentioned Burger Force which he’d bought at the last APE.  He was worried that he’d never get to read the rest of the books and swore that he’d buy them all if the […]

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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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