The Minneapolis Indie Xpo, an independent comic book festival will celebrate its second year on Nov. 5-6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Soap Factory, 514 – 2nd Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Admission is free.
MIX will feature more than 200 exhibitors from the United States and Canada and incredible programming scheduled for both days. Exhibitors include web cartoonists, self-published cartoonists, small press publishers and large publishing houses.
Featured exhibitors include Jim Rugg, Afrodisiac; Anthony Clark, nedroid.com; Anders Nilsen, Big Questions; Chris Monroe, Violet Days; Sam Hiti, Death Day; Tiempos Finales; John Porcellino, King-Cat Comics; Sarah Glidden, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less; Julia Wertz, Drinking at the Movies; Kevin Cannon, Far Arden; Dustin Harbin, dharbin.com; Becky and Frank, tinykittenteeth.com; MariNaomi; Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume; Ages 0 to 22; Top Shelf Productions; and Microcosm Publishing.
Featured programs include: Watercolors with Sarah Glidden; Salon Saloon: The Comics Show; TCJ Talkies LIVE; Comics, Graffiti & Urban Design; Rural Life in Comics; DIY Perfect-Bound Books; The Heroic Journey: Where Comics and Literature Decussate; How Not to Succeed: Stories from When Things Went Wrong; and Censorship Then & Now.
Other items of interest include a buyer incentive program that rewards attendees for doing things like buying books, attending MIX programs, joining the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and bringing friends to the show. Attendees can earn points all day to get prizes from our sponsors — like t-shirts, books, gift certificates and event tickets.
It’s quite likely that this will be the last year of MIX and it plans to go out on a high note with huge crowd. Our exhibitors and programming really are astounding this year and they deserve to be seen.
For more information visit http://mplsindiexpo.com./