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APE once again features an amazing roster of special guests. Eisner Award-winning creators Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin are behind the hottest digital comic of the year, Bandette. Legendary cartoonist Bill Griffith created Zippy the Pinhead, but he's also one of the pioneers of underground comix, as is Ron Turner, the founder of Last Gasp, the San Francisco landmark distributor of comics and art books. Anders Nilsen is an artist’s artist whose incredible run of graphic novels are compelling and moving reads. Raina Telgemeier’s all-ages gems Drama and Smile make her one of the most popular creators in Young Adult comics. And none of us would be here without SLG Publishing guru Dan Vado, who started APE way back in 1994! You can read more about them by clicking here. Visit their panel appearances at APE and their tables in the Exhibit Hall!