Monday, October 19, 2009

A Great APE Weekend!

We had a fun time at the show. APE is much more relaxing than WonderCon or Comic-Con...there are also much smaller crowds but we still got our book into the hands of a lot of new people so that was the most important thing to us. We also had a lot of fans from previous shows come by to say "Hi," and ask about whether or not we had a new book out. Not yet! Sorry, everyone. We're going to try and make a big push for WonderCon 2010 in April so keep an eye out for us then.

It was great to see so many of our old IITS friends from the previous shows: Stephen, Cliff, A.J., and so many others that I'm failing to name here. Aside from those who already told us they might not make it, we were surprised that we didn't see Sparky. SPAAAAAARKY!!! Thanks for dropping by and chatting with us guys, it's always great to see you guys. =)

As usual, we wanted to snap pictures of all our customers but, as usual, we ran into a bit of a snag. This time, Genevieve's camera started acting weird halfway through the first day and, stopped being able to take pictures. I managed to snap just a few with my BlackBerry camera but I was worried they would turn out crappy so I just stopped. There should be like 50-60 pictures here but unfortunately, we only have a few to show. I'll post the rest when Genevieve pulls them from her broken camera's memory card.

I want to send out a big thank you to all our old IITS friends...we really appreciate you stopping by to support us every time we exhibit at a show. A big thank you also to Martin at Bioroid Studios. This is the second time that they were exhibiting directly to our left at a con and it's always great to have them as con neighbors! Another big thank you to all our former and current co-workers for coming by and supporting us! Finally, a super huge thank you to all of you who picked up our book for the first time at APE. If you enjoyed it, please share your copy with a friend or send them to our IITS Store. We're just a two person, self-published operation and appreciate all the help we can get.

Genevieve and I had a great time at APE and we hope you did as well. We're doing our best to make an Issue 2 happen for WonderCon 2010 and we hope to see you all there. Thanks, everyone!

UPDATE: Genevieve recovered the photos from her broken camera and I've updated the post with them. What a great group of charming, smiling, and funny APE attendees these are! =)

- Joseph

That's it for this year's APE! See you at WonderCon 2010!


  1. Awesome! Look at all 'dem IitS books and merch fly off the table and into the hands of happy, welcoming, readers.

    Wish I could have been there. :3

  2. Hey Dave, yeah...we did really well...this represents only about a 1/4 or so of our customers. We hope to see you next year in San Diego!