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Events at Isotope the comic book lounge. Included are unique events like Grant Morrison's International Guide to Living Fabulously, Eric Powell's Monster Mash-Up, Jim Lee & Lee Bermejo All-Star Opening, MC Chris performing live, Ed Brubaker Armwrestling, JH Williams Baccanalia, Brian K. Vaughan & Tony Harris Voter Registration Drive, Pine-am performing live, Steve Niles Zombiefest, Continuity Art Show, Warren Ellis Scotch Tasting, Watermelon Races with Andrew Boyd, Tom Beland Eisner Nomination Bash, Brian Wood Month, APE AFTERMATH
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The biggest bash of the entire year! With Joshua W Cotter, Top Shelf Happy Hour,

Isotope Mini-Comic Award ceremony, Nate Powell live art expo, & Dame Darcy!

Saturday - Sunday, November 1 - 2nd. More Info here


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Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Nov 1st & 2nd Will Be The Greatest Weekend Ever.

In celebration of San Francisco's Alternative Press Expo, the Isotope is inviting all of our fellow comic-loving sexy nerds and nerdettes to our biggest, our best, and our favorite bash of the year... APE AFTERMATH!

This seventh annual most extra-spicy special-saucey post-APE bash of true indy comic epicurean proportions will astound and delight you like no other. Feed your brain, delight your senses, and drop your jaw with a mix and mingle set you won't soon forget. The schedule of events is a truly dangerous cocktail of once-in-a-lifetime awesomenesses your mother should have remembered to warn you about before you left the house, dear friends!

Saturday, November 1st - featuring Joshua Cotter, Nate Powell, and Brett Warnock

The festivities kick off right after con with Top Shelf Publisher Brett Warnock once again stepping behind the Isotope bar for a margarita marathon during the Top Shelf Happy Hour. SWALLOW ME WHOLE author/artist Nate Powell will be doing a live art jam with  the comics-god-in-sneakers Josh W. Cotter of SKYSCRAPERS OF THE MIDWEST fame.

And as is tradition 10pm is the ceremony for the one and only 2008 winner of the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics. This prestigious do-it-yourself award shines the spotlight on your favorite creators of tomorrow and has been the launch-pad for some very bold and illustrious comic careers. Who will take home this years trophy?

Saturday, November 2nd - Dame Darcy's Gothic Banjo Pickin' Jamboree

Comics legend, artist, author, doll-maker, celebrity, musician. Is there nothing the amazing Dame Darcy can't do? The Isotope will be celebrating the launch of Darcy's new book GASOLINE and she will be enthralling the masses with a massive live pickin' show on the Isotope's world's highest stage.

Dame Darcy playing live on the Isotope stage... it's a dream come true.

See? November 1st and 2nd really will be the greatest weekend ever! Slip into your hippest gear, bring your sexiest amigos, and don't forget to pack your IDs, and come and celebrate our favorite weekend ever with us!