Every year, we are honored to see comics artists use CAKE as a venue to debut new comics. Be the first person on the planet to get a copy of these new and innovative titles! You can view our debuts on our 2017 Debut page.
Here are a few titles that will be debuting at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo on June 10 & 11:
Soft Power: an anthology
Edited by Erin K Drew and Alicia Obermeyer
The first ever Pubes and ‘Tudes anthology will amplify disgusting attitudes towards the hegemonic status quo. It is a 28-page riso-printed collection of drawings by 13 multi-disciplinary artists living in Chicago, Indianapolis, or roving around the states.
The bar date
by Alan D Caesar
A fluorescent series of odd moments from bar dates, featuring a badger, shark, hundreds of groundhogs in a trenchcoat and at lest one cat on fire.
by Penina Gal
“Orbiting” is a poetic comic exploring themes of anxiety, insecurity, community, and belonging. 60 pages, 2-color riso printed.
In the Middle of the Night
by Nicole Del Rio
A book of drawings and comics about anxieties of personal friendships, daily life commitments, and self worth
Open Letter to Sleep
by Alyssa Berg
Open Letter to Sleep is a 32-page, Risograph printed love letter to insomnia. The epic poem was made in November 2016 for 30 Days of Comics (a comic a day for the month of November) and printed at the SVA RisoLab in 2017.