1. special guest charles burns at PIGEON PRESS during SPX 2014. sunday afternoon, september 14, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photos by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  2. sam alden at SPX 2014. saturday afternoon, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photo by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  3. cartoonist-bon vivant sean ford at the post-IGNATZ AWARDS social. saturday evening, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER patio, bethesda, maryland. candid by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  4. julia gfrörer and sean t. collins at SPX 2014. sunday afternoon, september 14, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photo by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  5. nvs (noah van sciver) at ADHOUSE BOOKS during SPX 2014. saturday afternoon, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photos by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  6. photogenic cartoonists gregory benton (left) and noah van sciver (right) at ADHOUSE BOOKS during SPX 2014. saturday afternoon, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photo by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  7. during SPX 2014, post-IGNATZ, pre-wedding simon hanselmann. saturday evening, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photos by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  8. at the FANTAGRAPHICS table, simon hanselmann sells, sketches and signs at SPX 2014. saturday afternoon, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. photos by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  9. hanging with simon hanselmann at SPX 2014. sunday evening, september 14, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER lobby, bethesda, maryland. photos by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  10. TUMBLR i present to you the SPX 2014 moment they will talking about for years to come — the kiss between simon hanselmann and FANTAGRAPHICS co-founder and publisher gary groth at the end of simon’s wedding to comics. saturday evening, september 13, 2014. MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER, bethesda, maryland. candid by chris anthony diaz and colored by graham willcox

     
  11. SHADOW HILLS no. 4 by sean ford, just released at SPX 2014. photos by chris anthony diaz

     
  12. THE SPACE FLEET SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATION LAPEL PIN BADGE, second limited edition of 100 with S.F.L.P.B. ’14 mini-comic, all by ryan cecil smith. photos by chris anthony diaz

     
  13. MECHANICS mini-series giveaway bag. photo by chris anthony diaz

     
  14. my spiffy new mini-comics storage container. photo by chris anthony diaz

     
  15. herman melville watercolor portrait by noah van sciver (nvs). photo by chris anthony diaz