Ape 2012: Love, Rockets & Indie Comics

Last weekend in San Francisco, the Alternative Press Expo–Comic-Con’s punky kid brother–brought small-press and self-published comics together with a few major figures and provided two pleasant, low-key afternoons for local comics fans to check out new talent and hear from the masters. Jim Woodring, Sergio Aragones and Los Bros. Hernandez were the stars, doing signings and giving talks about their careers.  Aragones, after 50 years in comics, remains a humble and entertaining man.  Asked about doing an autobiography, he pointed out that many of his comics are autobiographical, so eventually he’ll have chronicled his...