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.
Help raise money for CAKE 2015 by chillin with awesome local cartoonists at the Owl! $1 per drink goes to support CAKE 2015! Wednesday March 18th 7pm – 12pm The Owl 2521 N Milwaukee Confirmed Artists: Corinne Mucha, Sarah Becan, Kevin Budnik, Danielle Chenette, Andy Burkholder, Tyrell Cannon and Matthew LandvogtView full post
CAKE is thrilled to announce our Exhibitor list for CAKE 2015, which can be viewed at http://www.cakechicago.com/2015-expo/guests-exhibitors On June 6th and 7th CAKE will host over 180 exhibitors from 23 states around the country, as well as Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and Finland! Nearly a quarter of our exhibitors will be exhibiting at CAKE for the first time,… Continue reading »View full post
We regret to announce that Wilfred Santiago will be unable to attend CAKE 2015. We will greatly miss his presence, and we hope that he will be able to attend CAKE in the future. For anybody who is interested in his book Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade, it will be available for purchase during CAKE… Continue reading »View full post
Are you an exhibitor at CAKE, or interested in venturing to the Windy City to attend the show? TRANSIT and Chicago Public Resources Center (ChiPRC) are looking for non-Chicago-based Cartoonists and zinesters to apply for a self publishing residency! You have until March 6th to apply for a chance to spend 2 weeks creating work… Continue reading »View full post
We’ve got some exciting plans for CAKE 2015, including programming featuring out special guests and hands-on workshops that will let attendees join in the comics-making process. Here’s what we’ve got planned: Programming A Conversation with the Hernandez Brothers – Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez discuss their work and careers in comics. Caitlin McGurk from the Billy Ireland… Continue reading »View full post