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.
Corinne Mucha will be celebrating her new graphic novel, Get Over It! (Secret Acres), which details the true-life story of a messy breakup at Quimby’s Bookstore this Friday! Through a series of comic vignettes, the story follows the author as she deals with a serious relationship’s end, and eventually learns the tough lessons of letting… Continue reading »View full post
3rd YETAVERSARY Party! Challengers Comics & Conversation 1845 N Western Ave 7-11pm Local comics micropress, Yeti Press is moving to Seattle, WA. Come celebrate three years of publishing comics & bon voyage!View full post
TWO COMICS EVENTS BATTLE FOR YOUR ATTENTION THIS WEEK! Thursday, June 12 7pm Which comics event will you attend?! Box Brown signs Andre The Giant Biography! Challengers Comics & Conversation 1845 N Western Ave Afterparty at Squared Circle (2418 N Ashland) to follow at 8pm Meags Fitzgerald launches Photobooth, a Biography! Quimby’s Bookstore 1854 W… Continue reading »View full post
Just because CAKE is over, it doesn’t mean the comics fun in Chicago has to stop! TONIGHT! 2 Cookie Minimum Tuesday, June 3rd 9pm Hungry Brain 2319 W Belmont This month readers are Allyson Frazier Christine Petrowich Mason Johnson Huey Amaru with comics readings by John Porcellino Alex Nall 2 Cookie Minimum is a monthly… 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