([September] 1997)

Small Press Expo; SPX, 1997 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Format:
Standard US comic magazine size; black and white with color cover; saddle stitched

Issue Notes

No month of publication given, although the Expo was held on September 19-21, 1997 and the comic was produced beforehand. All profits from the comic were passed to the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Wheatley?
Pencils:
Mark Wheatley?
Inks:
Mark Wheatley?
Colors:
Mark Wheatley?
Letters:
Mark Wheatley?

Indexer Notes

Cover art uncredited.

SPX (Table of Contents)

The Staros Report / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Staros
Pencils:
Pete Mullins
Inks:
Pete Mullins
Letters:
Pete Mullins

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr. Staros; superheroines
Synopsis:
Dr. Staros captures two superheroines and accuses them of holding comics back.

Actual Thoughts (Table of Contents)

Silly Daddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Chiappetta
Pencils:
Joe Chiappetta
Inks:
Joe Chiappetta
Letters:
Joe Chiappetta

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Joe Chiappetta; Maria
Synopsis:
Joe's thoughts.
Keywords:
autobiography

Jane's High School Reunion (Table of Contents)

Box Office Poison / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Robinson
Pencils:
Alex Robinson
Inks:
Alex Robinson
Letters:
Alex Robinson

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Jane Pekar; Gertie; Brian Clemment; Stephen Gaedel
Synopsis:
Jane goes back in time to talk to her high-school incarnation.
Keywords:
slice of life

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Madden
Pencils:
Matt Madden
Inks:
Matt Madden
Letters:
Matt Madden

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
A productive visit to the jewelry store.
Keywords:
slice of life

Spring Roll Fever (Table of Contents)

True Artist Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott A. Gilbert
Pencils:
Scott A. Gilbert
Inks:
Scott A. Gilbert
Letters:
Scott A. Gilbert

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
How an artist avoids work.
Keywords:
slice of life

The Same Day (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Josué Menjivar
Pencils:
Josué Menjivar
Inks:
Josué Menjivar
Letters:
Josué Menjivar

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
The frustrations of the short order cook.
Keywords:
slice of life

A Wrong Number Down At The Deli (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Consiglio
Pencils:
Tony Consiglio
Inks:
Tony Consiglio
Letters:
Tony Consiglio

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Tony Consiglio; old lady
Synopsis:
A wrong number.
Keywords:
slice of life

The Stupidity World Champion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Etgar Keret; Noah Stallman (translation)
Pencils:
Rutu Modan
Inks:
Rutu Modan
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The stupidity world championship.

Indexer Notes

Strip includes credit for translation from Hebrew by Noah Stallman.

Drinking In The Woods (Table of Contents)

The Bathroom Girls / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Yvonne Mojica
Pencils:
Yvonne Mojica
Inks:
Yvonne Mojica
Letters:
Yvonne Mojica

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Madeline; Juno
Synopsis:
Madeline breaks Juno's arm.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slice of life

Mysteries? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Ed Brubaker
Inks:
Ed Brubaker
Letters:
Ed Brubaker

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Tommy; Martin; Martin's girlfriend; high school teacher
Synopsis:
Tommy is picky.
Keywords:
slice of life

When Literary Titans Clash (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Lasky
Pencils:
David Lasky
Inks:
David Lasky
Letters:
David Lasky

Genre:
history
Characters:
Marcel Proust; James Joyce
Synopsis:
A brief meeting between Proust and Joyce.

Good Morning (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brian Briggs
Pencils:
Brian Briggs
Inks:
Brian Briggs
Letters:
Brian Briggs

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
The radio during a cup of coffee.
Keywords:
slice of life

Do This (Table of Contents)

Silly Daddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Chiappetta
Pencils:
Joe Chiappetta
Inks:
Joe Chiappetta
Letters:
Joe Chiappetta

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Moral obligations according to Joe Chiappetta.
Keywords:
slice of life

What The Squirrel Told Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Forge
Pencils:
John Forge
Inks:
John Forge
Letters:
John Forge

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
squirrel
Synopsis:
The squirrel spills a secret.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hart
Pencils:
Tom Hart
Inks:
Tom Hart
Letters:
Tom Hart

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Kochkopovitch; pedlar; Paskarov
Synopsis:
Kochkopovitch thinks he's scored.
Keywords:
slice of life

Californiament (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jon Lewis
Pencils:
Jon Lewis
Inks:
Jon Lewis
Letters:
Jon Lewis

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Crested newt; eft
Synopsis:
Where does rain come from.

Magic Boy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
James Kochalka
Pencils:
James Kochalka
Inks:
James Kochalka
Letters:
James Kochalka

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Magic Boy
Synopsis:
Magic Boy is on the moon.

Where My Ideas Come From (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marc Crisafulli
Pencils:
Marc Crisafulli
Inks:
Marc Crisafulli
Colors:
noe
Letters:
Marc Crisafulli

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Marc Crisafulli
Synopsis:
Where Marc's ideas come from.

Young Tim and the Infernal Desire Machine of Dr. Cheruvian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Pete Sickman-Garner
Pencils:
Pete Sickman-Garner
Inks:
Pete Sickman-Garner
Letters:
Pete Sickman-Garner

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Young Tim; friend; Jasmeen
Synopsis:
Young Tim is transformed.

I Hate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Consiglio
Pencils:
Tony Consiglio
Inks:
Tony Consiglio
Letters:
Tony Consiglio

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
What Tony hates.
Keywords:
autobiography

Gunther Bumpus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Henderson
Pencils:
Sam Henderson
Inks:
Sam Henderson
Letters:
Sam Henderson

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gunther Bumpus; beatniks; dog; policeman
Synopsis:
Gunther forgets his keys.

Dominic deSanto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Baxter
Pencils:
Art Baxter
Inks:
Art Baxter
Letters:
Art Baxter

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dominic
Synopsis:
Dominic studies breasts.

Revenge Of A Purple Garden Hose (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ivan Brunetti
Pencils:
Ivan Brunetti
Inks:
Ivan Brunetti
Letters:
Ivan Brunetti

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Ivan Brunetti
Synopsis:
Ivan reads a poem from his junior high school yearbook.
Keywords:
slice of life

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Renouf
Pencils:
Tony Renouf
Inks:
Tony Renouf
Letters:
Tony Renouf

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
The population breakdown of New Zealand.
Keywords:
slice of life

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Too Much Coffee Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Shannon Wheeler
Pencils:
Shannon Wheeler
Inks:
Shannon Wheeler
Letters:
Shannon Wheeler

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Too Much Coffee Man; Espresso Guy; Too Much German White Chocolate Woman With Almonds
Synopsis:
Who should be villified?
Keywords:
slice of life

Titans Of Finance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
R. Walker
Pencils:
Josh Neufeld
Inks:
Josh Neufeld
Letters:
Josh Neufeld

Genre:
biography
Characters:
S. Jay Goldfinger
Synopsis:
The rise and fall of investor S. Jay Goldfinger.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Fingerman
Pencils:
Bob Fingerman
Inks:
Bob Fingerman
Letters:
Bob Fingerman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Skateboaders; police
Synopsis:
Skateboaders are dispatched by the police.

Hey, Adults! Comics! (Table of Contents)

Tug & Buster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marc Hempel
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Marc Hempel
Letters:
Marc Hempel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buster; Tug; woman
Synopsis:
Buster explains comics.

Liberty Meadows Censored (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Cho
Pencils:
Frank Cho
Inks:
Frank Cho
Letters:
Frank Cho

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frank; Leslie
Synopsis:
Strips that won't run in the newspaper.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roberta Gregory
Pencils:
Roberta Gregory
Inks:
Roberta Gregory
Letters:
Roberta Gregory

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bitchy Bitch
Synopsis:
Bitchy tries relaxation.

The Barr Girls (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Donna Barr
Pencils:
Donna Barr
Inks:
Donna Barr
Letters:
Donna Barr

Indexer Notes

Strip where the reader fills in the dialogue.

Buddha on the Road (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Colin Upton
Pencils:
Colin Upton
Inks:
Colin Upton
Letters:
Colin Upton

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
When creators have to deal with their creations.
Keywords:
slice of life

Liberty Meadows Censored (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Cho
Pencils:
Frank Cho
Inks:
Frank Cho
Letters:
Frank Cho

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
More strips that won't run in the newspaper.

Hey, Adults! Comics! (Table of Contents)

Tug & Buster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marc Hempel
Pencils:
Marc Hempel
Inks:
Marc Hempel
Letters:
Marc Hempel

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buster; Stinkfinger
Synopsis:
Buster and Stinkfinger's different tastes in comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolff & Byrd / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Batton Lash
Pencils:
Batton Lash
Inks:
Batton Lash
Letters:
Batton Lash

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wolff; Byrd; possessed child; possessed child's father
Synopsis:
A problematical case for Wolff & Byrd.

Hip Hip Hooray! We've Got Futuristic Cachet (Table of Contents)

Wingnut and Fidget & BratterSkain / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Clopper
Pencils:
Brian Clopper
Inks:
Brian Clopper
Letters:
Brian Clopper

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abra Cadaver; Roger; Cretin; Wingnut; Fidget; Bratterskain; eyeball guy
Synopsis:
The search for new product.

4 Loony Dreams (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jennifer Helms; Paul Trier; Ar Thalion
Pencils:
Jesse Reklaw
Inks:
Jesse Reklaw
Letters:
Jesse Reklaw

Genre:
fantasy
Synopsis:
Four dreams remembered.

Adventures in Buddhism (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leslee T. Parker
Pencils:
Leslee T. Parker
Inks:
Leslee T. Parker
Letters:
Leslee T. Parker

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Leslee T. Parker
Synopsis:
The difficulties of proper buddhist accessories.
Keywords:
autobiography

Rio Bardo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mack White
Pencils:
Mack White
Inks:
Mack White
Letters:
Mack White

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy; Paulita; Professor Doggett McDougal
Synopsis:
What happened after Billy The Kid killed Pat Garrett.

The Hated Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Wheatley
Pencils:
Mark Wheatley
Inks:
Mark Wheatley
Letters:
Mark Wheatley

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Colin Knight; Jorge Futran; Drusilla
Synopsis:
Colin's revenge is expensive.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Josh Olson
Pencils:
Steven Martinez
Inks:
Steven Martinez
Letters:
Steven Martinez

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Alex Chambers
Synopsis:
Alex's first flight.
Reprints:

Kiwanni's Jest (Table of Contents)

Doctor Cyborg / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Gross
Pencils:
Marc Hempel; Mark Wheatley; Damon Willis
Inks:
Marc Hempel; Mark Wheatley; Damon Willis
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Malcolm Syberg; Ray; Danny; Sharma; Professor Voniken
Synopsis:
The team investigate the possibility of ancient astronauts.

Indexer Notes

Very much an homage to Jonny Quest.

Prelude To A Dream (Table of Contents)

Books of Lore / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Napoliello; Kevin Tucker
Pencils:
Bryan Heyboer
Inks:
Bryan Heyboer
Letters:
S. G. Bass

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Dalov
Synopsis:
Dalov is berated by the elders.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Castle Waiting / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Linda Medley
Pencils:
Linda Medley
Inks:
Linda Medley
Letters:
Linda Medley

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring pages.

Skade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rob Walton
Pencils:
Charles Vess
Inks:
Charles Vess
Letters:
Charles Vess

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Skade; Skade's father; Bothvar Barki
Synopsis:
Skade is shown a bear by his father.

Epilog (Table of Contents)

The Tresspassers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Zabel
Pencils:
Joe Zabel
Inks:
Scott A. Gilbert
Letters:
Joe Zabel

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mr. Muggins; client
Synopsis:
A difficult piece of news to deliver.

Taxi (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Grist
Pencils:
Paul Grist
Inks:
Paul Grist
Letters:
Paul Grist

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Taxi driver; Rico Costas
Synopsis:
Rico takes a ride.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

True Artist Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott A. Gilbert
Pencils:
Scott A. Gilbert
Inks:
Scott A. Gilbert
Letters:
Scott A. Gilbert

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Scott A. Gilbert
Synopsis:
The perfect vision.
Keywords:
slice of life

Lucky Love Limbo (Table of Contents)

Billy Dogma / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jessica Abel; Dean Haspiel
Pencils:
Jessica Abel; Dean Haspiel
Inks:
Jessica Abel; Dean Haspiel
Letters:
Jessica Abel; Dean Haspiel

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Billy Dogma; Courtney; Dr. Eros; Jane
Synopsis:
Comics and reality mix.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slice of life

Indexer Notes

Presented as a flip story to the other contents.

[Flip Cover] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
James Sturm?
Pencils:
James Sturm?
Inks:
James Sturm?
Colors:
James Sturm?
Letters:
James Sturm?

Characters:
Miner

Indexer Notes

This is a flip cover.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. SPX
    The Staros Report
  3. 2. Actual Thoughts
    Silly Daddy
  4. 3. Jane's High School Reunion
    Box Office Poison
  5. 4. [untitled]
  6. 5. Spring Roll Fever
    True Artist Tales
  7. 6. The Same Day
  8. 7. A Wrong Number Down At The Deli
  9. 8. The Stupidity World Champion
  10. 9. Drinking In The Woods
    The Bathroom Girls
  11. 10. Mysteries?
  12. 11. When Literary Titans Clash
  13. 12. Good Morning
  14. 13. Do This
    Silly Daddy
  15. 14. What The Squirrel Told Me
  16. 15. [untitled]
  17. 16. Californiament
  18. 17. Magic Boy
  19. 18. Where My Ideas Come From
  20. 19. Young Tim and the Infernal Desire Machine of Dr. Cheruvian
  21. 20. I Hate
  22. 21. Gunther Bumpus
  23. 22. Dominic deSanto
  24. 23. Revenge Of A Purple Garden Hose
  25. 24. [untitled]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Too Much Coffee Man
  27. 26. Titans Of Finance
  28. 27. [untitled]
  29. 28. Hey, Adults! Comics!
    Tug & Buster
  30. 29. Liberty Meadows Censored
  31. 30. [untitled]
  32. 31. The Barr Girls
  33. 32. Buddha on the Road
  34. 33. Liberty Meadows Censored
  35. 34. Hey, Adults! Comics!
    Tug & Buster
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Wolff & Byrd
  37. 36. Hip Hip Hooray! We've Got Futuristic Cachet
    Wingnut and Fidget & BratterSkain
  38. 37. 4 Loony Dreams
  39. 38. Adventures in Buddhism
  40. 39. Rio Bardo
  41. 40. The Hated Face
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. Kiwanni's Jest
    Doctor Cyborg
  44. 43. Prelude To A Dream
    Books of Lore
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Castle Waiting
  46. 45. Skade
  47. 46. Epilog
    The Tresspassers
  48. 47. Taxi
  49. 48. [untitled]
    True Artist Tales
  50. 49. Lucky Love Limbo
    Billy Dogma
  51. 50. [Flip Cover]
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