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.
The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE), a weekend-long festival celebrating independent comics, is proud to announce that Sara Drake is the recipient of the inaugural Cupcake Award. Launched at the June 2014 CAKE, the Cupcake Award emerges from CAKE’s commitment to support independent comics, self-publishing and community. As the winner of the first Cupcake Award,… Continue reading »View full post
The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo will announce the winner of the inaugural Cupcake Award on Tuesday, October 21st!!! That is also the day we’ll be opening applications for the 2015 expo! Applications will be open until December 15th. CAKE 2015 will take place June 5 & 6! See you on Tuesday!View full post
Join us for hot cider, hearty laughs, and sweet tunes! Superheroines Closing Event! Saturday, October 25 4-6 pm. Werkspace 2556 W Chicago Ave.View full post
The Fourth Annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo will take place on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 2015 at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted Ave. CAKE is free to attend, and will be open to the public 11:00am – 6:00pm each day. Lots of other events will take place around the weekend.… Continue reading »View full post
The 2014 Chicago Alternative Comics Expo has closed, and we want to thank everyone for a wonderful weekend! Please take a moment to fill out our attendee survey. The organizers of the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo would like to thank the following individuals and groups for their assistance in making CAKE 2014 a successful event:… Continue reading »View full post