Wednesday, November 17, 2010

19 tables left!

Austin Comic Con was great and super-busy! We sold several STAPLE! tables to people at the show and now there are only 19 left!

here is a FB note i posted with more info about tables

Monday, November 8, 2010

November Update!

Hey folks! Hope everyone is doing well and getting ready for their Thanksgiving festivities. We've got a few pieces of STAPLE! news that we're very thankful for to share with you all.

First off we are very excited to announce an Indie Animation Panel at the 2011 STAPLE! We'll be featuring local artists and animators Yehudi Mercado (, Korey Coleman ( and Dax Norman ( giving you the low down on the ins and outs of producing their own animated films, showing some great clips, and answering your questions. Don't miss it!

And once again we will be joined by Jason Neulander and the crew of The Intergalactic Nemesis, with a special top-secret event! Can't reveal exactly what it is yet, but based on their appearance last year we KNOW it will be awesome!

THIS weekend, November 12-14, yours truly Uncle Staple will be at Austin Comic Con, at the Austin Convention Center, manning a booth and spreading the joy. Sharing the space with me will be Austin based creators Paul Maybury, Kennon James, Geoff Sebesta, Nate Southard and Dave Lamplugh.

Come by and say 'HI!' and come out that Friday night @8pm to Club Deville (900 Red River) where I will be hosting a Drink and Draw in conjunction with Wizard Entertainment, to benefit Heroes Initiative. It is open to all comers and a celebrity judge will pick pieces to be featured in Wizard Magazine! Show your Austin Comic Con badge for discounted drink specials!

There's still a few STAPLE! tables available. Last year they sold out before Christmas, so if you want one visit the registration page to get yours today

See you soon!

Chris "Uncle Staple" Nicholas

Monday, October 11, 2010

STAPLE! 2011!

Hey STAPLE! Fans!

Are you ready for the seventh annual STAPLE! Independent Media Expo?

Well you better get ready, because for the first time ever, we're expanding the show to TWO DAYS! That's two full days of programming, special guests, and fun, fun times on March 5th and 6th, 2011, at the Marchesa Hall and Theater in Austin, Texas.

Speaking of special guests, we are excited to announce the appearance of two very awesome comics creators at STAPLE! 2011 ' Jill Thompson and Alex Robinson!

Jill Thompson, creator, writer and illustrator of Magic Trixie and the award winning Scary Godmother, is one of the most well-known and admired female comic book artists in the industry today, and has received multiple Eisner Awards for her work on titles as diverse as The Invisibles, Swamp Thing, Wonder Woman, Black Orchid, Sandman, and the Books of Magic.

Writer and artist Alex Robinson is one of the most truly innovative story-tellers working in the comics medium, and his many critically acclaimed books include Box Office Poison, Tricked, and Too Cool to Be Forgotten, all available from Top Shelf Productions, and A Kidnapped Santa Claus from Harper Collins.

Come meet Jill and Alex at STAPLE! and stay tuned for more awesome guests and other news TBA soon!

TABLES! Exhibitor Tables are now available! You can get yours by visiting the Registration Page at

Look forward to seeing you there!

Chris "Uncle Staple" Nicholas

STAPLE! The Independent Media Expo is the Southwest's premier event for independently produced comics, zines, art, animation, games, crafts and more! The SEVENTH annual show will be held on Saturday and Sunday March 5th and 6th, at the Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6406 North IH-35 Suite 3100, in Austin, Texas.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Almost March

STAPLE! 2010 is less than 2 weeks away! Plan to be in Austin on March 6th. We just posted 2 new interviews to the podcast section, featuring special guests Guy Davis and Andy Runton. More interviews coming soon.