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.
Join the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo [CAKE] at Quimby’s Bookstore [1854 W North Ave] on Saturday May 3rd 7pm to celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Chicago’s Trubble Club! This year, the Trubble Club has modified the Quimby’s photo booth to capture your true essence. Come hang out with some of Chicago’s best comics artists… Continue reading »View full post
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