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Ep. 143 Warren Bernard

People I Think Are Cool

Release Date: 09/09/2020

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Ep. 143 Warren Bernard show art Ep. 143 Warren Bernard

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Warren Bernard is the executive director for the . We talk comics, collecting, the SPX lottery process, and how they're taking the show online for 2020. Don't miss the action this year with the panels & Ignatz awards streaming all weekend. Follow SPX on & .    SHOW NOTES: Cartoonist Kayfabe interviews with Warren   

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Warren Bernard is the executive director for the Small Press Expo (SPX). We talk comics, collecting, the SPX lottery process, and how they're taking the show online for 2020. Don't miss the action this year with the panels & Ignatz awards streaming all weekend. Follow SPX on Twitter (@SPXcomics) & Instagram (@SPXcomics)

 

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Small Press Expo Website

2020 Small Press Panels

Cartoonist Kayfabe interviews with Warren

Discussion of Master Race by Krigstein

 Warren breaking a Golden Age/WW2 Marvel out of its plastic coffin

 Jack Kirby's only work in the pulps 

The Spirit by seeing what it looks like tabloid size

the underground cartoonists tabloid work

Chris Ware's work in New City get the Kayfabe treatment.