The 2014 Small Press Expo is coming so soon!

Dates & Times:

September 13th and 14th, 2014 

Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm 


One Day Membership:
$15 Saturday
$10 Sunday

Weekend Membership: $20 

Tickets on sale at the door.


The world class Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center 
5701 Marinelli Road 
North Bethesda, MD 20852

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What to See And Do at SPX!


We’re so proud of our line-up of stellar guests, spanning the full breadth of independent comics and joining us from all over the world.


Over 250 new works – and counting will make their debut at SPX 2103.  This list is a great way to prioritize who you want to  see at the show!


Recognizing excellence in the comics medium, the Ignatz award is one of the most coveted festival prizes in comics.  Cast your ballot at SPX!


SPX prides itself on having the best programming slate around and this year is no exception.  Get there early!  These rooms will be full!


Find out when and where your favorite creators will be available to sign their work.


About the Small Press Expo

The Small Press Expo (SPX) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit created in 1994 to promote artists and publishers who produce independent comics. SPX hosts an annual festival that provides a forum for artists, writers and publishers of comic art in its various forms to present to the public comic art not accessible through normal commercial channels. SPX sponsors a number of events and charitable initiatives, including:


Team SPX

SPX is run by the following people:

Warren Bernard, Executive Director
Michael Thomas, Assistant Director
Sam Marx, Exhibitors Coord.
Eden Miller, Ignatz Coord.
Nate McNeil, Volunteer Coord.
Bill Kartalopoulos, Programs Coord.
Catherine Fraas, Library Gift Coord.
Sarah Burnett, Steering Committee
Dan Stafford, Steering Committee
Greg Bennett, Steering Committee
Charles Brownstein, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

North America's Premier Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival