The CAKE 2018 Exhibitor Application Is Now Open!

November 6, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE, Exhibitors No Comments

We’re pleased to announce that CAKE is now accepting applications to exhibit at CAKE 2018! Next year’s Chicago Alternative Comics Expo will take place June 2–3 at the Center on Halsted. You can apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/55w4ftpBYnCHMqMU2. The application period will run until November 30, so we encourage you to take your time and put together … Read More

Announcing the 2018 CAKE exhibitor application and 2017’s Cupcake award winner!

October 25, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE, Cupcake Award No Comments

Hello, everyone, While it’s only fall, the time has already come to begin planning for CAKE 2018! Next year’s Chicago Alternative Comics Expo will take place June 2–3 at the Center on Halsted, and exhibitor applications will open on Monday, November 6. The application form will be available at cakechicago.com. The application period will run … Read More

CAKE 2017 Debuts!

June 9, 2017By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors No Comments

Every year, we are honored to see comics artists use CAKE as a venue to debut new comics.  Be the first person on the planet to get a copy of these new and innovative titles! You can view our debuts on our 2017 Debut page. Here are a few titles that will be debuting at … Read More

Workshop: Visual Recipes: The Art of Instructional Comics

June 8, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Comics Around Town, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

June 11th, 1:30–2:30 p.m.  Visual Recipes: The Art of Instructional Comics Do you have a special skill, piece of secret knowledge, family recipe, or weird trick that just has to be shared with the world? Learn how to simply and clearly teach it through the medium of comics. Jessi Zabarsky, who accomplished this very feat … Read More

Panel: Comics and Resistance

June 8, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

June 11th, 11:30–12:30 p.m. Comics and Resistance This year, as right-wing extremism has produced a reality-television presidency, Brexit, and the specter of a neo-Nazi-led France, the question emerges: Can activism manifest as art? In this panel discussion, cartoonists Leila Abdelrazaq,  Ben Passmore, Isabella Rotman, and Bianca Xunise will address how comics can galvanize populations to … Read More

CAKE 2017 Debuts!

June 7, 2017By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors No Comments

Every year, we are honored to see comics artists use CAKE as a venue to debut new comics.  Be the first person on the planet to get a copy of these new and innovative titles! You can view our debuts on our 2017 Debut page. 2dcloud has brought their unique comics voice every year to … Read More