comics http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo: Where Artists have Full Control http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-indy-comics-expo-where-artists-have-full-control <p>PIX, <a href="http://pixcomics.blogspot.com/">the Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo</a>, takes place this weekend. The event is a way to nurture and encourage the city’s independent comic scene.</p><p><a href="http://jimrugg.com/">Jim Rugg</a>, a local indy cartoonist, and Bill Boichel, owner of <a href="http://www.copaceticcomics.com/">The Copacetic Comics Company</a> in Polish Hill, expect this weekend will be a bigger success than ever.</p><p>Boichel says Pix is different Comicon for one simple reason. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:42:03 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 26248 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo: Where Artists have Full Control Drawing a Crowd At The Pittsburgh Comic Arts Festival http://wesa.fm/post/drawing-crowd-pittsburgh-comic-arts-festival <p></p><p>In the world of comic strip art, <a href="http://www.reuben.org/history/">The Reuben Awards</a>, are on par with the Oscars. Named after Rube Goldberg, the Reuben has been awarded by the National Cartoonists Society to artists such as Charles Schulz, Chester Gould and Bill Watterson.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 22:26:20 +0000 Heather McClain 10029 at http://wesa.fm Drawing a Crowd At The Pittsburgh Comic Arts Festival