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:
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