The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo [CAKE] is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago’s rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comics’ most talented artists– past, present and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue amongst independent artists, small presses, publishers and readers.
Check out the Reader’s Comics Issue! It features a bunch of folks who’ll be exhibiting at CAKE. Out in print today!!View full post
Oh my goodness gracious me! It’s December 16th, and you missed the deadline to apply for CAKE 2014?! Have no fear! We are extending the deadline through Friday, December 20th. At 11:59pm CST on December 20th, we are shutting down access to the application, and will not accept any requests for an extension. So if… Continue reading »View full post
Please review this guide for the CAKE 2014 application. A lot of this information is on the application, but we’re OK with repeating ourselves, if it means you’re better informed. CLICK HERE FOR THE 2014 EXHIBITOR APPLICATION If you have any questions, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE NOTE: This application is open until December… Continue reading »View full post
The 2014 exhibitor application will open Tuesday, October 15 and close on December 15, 2013. Potential exhibitors need not rush to submit applications, as CAKE is a curated show. The application period lasts 8 weeks and we encourage you to take your time to put together a strong application. Please direct any questions you may… Continue reading »View full post
In Incidents in the Night David B. (Epileptic, The Armed Garden) sets out to explore the uncharted territories of overflowing and dusty shelves of Paris’ legendary book shops. His journey quickly turns into an obsessive vision quest in pursuit of a mysterious 19th Century journal:Incidents In the Night. Mountains of books become sites of archeological… Continue reading »View full post