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.
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 email@example.com. 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
The first part of a Midwesterner’s fable, in which three misfit friends discover a severed head that grants wishes in a cornfield outside of small town Wrenshall, Minnesota. Caitlin Skaalrud self-publishes comics from a garage and studio in South Minneapolis under the moniker Talk Weird Press. In 2012, “Sea Change: A Choose-Your-Own-Way Story” was awarded… Continue reading »View full post
‘Bosco is dead. The sea is emptying, and you are hungry and tired. Every morning that breaks on the Inland Sea is another spent wondering: Go to work, or rot in bed? Follow the shore, or ride into the storm? Tell a lie, or tell the truth? Kill the mermaid, or let her go?’ Recipient… Continue reading »View full post