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.
Epilogue is a 12-page-a month ongoing series that began in January 2015. Written and drawn on a weekly basis, the story organically follows Kevin’s daily life. His point of view is one of quarter-life crises focusing on struggling with mental clarity and the daily stress of relationships and employment. This is the fifth issue of… Continue reading »View full post
Cigarettes, wheel of fortune and smut magazines, the third chapter of the on-going series Funeral Pudding. A twelve page, riso printed pamphlet comic. Tyler Boss was born in America. He makes comics and paintings. Visit Tyler’s website, and pick up Funeral Pudding Chapter Three at Table 15A June 6 & 7th!View full post
What’s harder than fighting robot aliens and ice monsters? Being in a relationship! SuperCakes follows May and Molly as they learn to live together while still being on-call to battle the next baddie that’s ravaging their city. Kat Leyh’s SuperCakes touches on topics most “capes and tights” comics wouldn’t even fly near. “Kat’s comics shine… Continue reading »View full post
When cats and anime characters are your only guides into adulthood and sexuality, you know you’re in for a funny trip. Big Pussy is new comic by Chicagoan cartoonist and funny-woman, Gina Wynbrandt! Published by 2D Cloud 2DCLOUD is a comics publisher and visual purveyor based in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 2007 as a loose… Continue reading »View full post
3 Books is an eclectic and meticulously crafted reproduction of rare and unpublished books: Nudes, a collection of drawings originally released in small editions over several volumes, Amateurs, a photo book produced for the Japanese gray market, and Ice Cream Kisses, the highly anticipated catalogue of paintings. Together the books form a constellation of love… Continue reading »View full post