CAKE DEBUT: Injury Comics #4 by Ted May

May 16, 2012By NeilDebuts

Injury Comics #4 It’s the latest in the ongoing series from Ted May in collaboration with Jeff Wilson and Mike Reddy. It features two stories. “A Birdsong Shatters the Still,” (Wilson/May), starts off early one spring morning as a gang of teens congregate outside high school getting high just before going to morning detention. Can … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: RAV #6 by Mickey Zacchilli

May 14, 2012By NeilDebuts

The 6th installment of a comic in which a man named juice is looking for something. this episode contains an erotic exchange, a new outfit, a punching sequence, and a guest bedroom. 75 pages, risograph printed, 3 color cover, 1 color interior. mickey zacchilli was born in 1983 lives in providence ri Visit Mickey’s website, … Read More

Adventure School for Ladies Comics Intensive June 4 – 15

May 11, 2012By NeilCAKE

CAKE is excited to connect with the Adventure School for Ladies Comics Intensive! Not only is the school taking place leading up to CAKE, Anne Elizabeth Moore is one of our special guests, and she’s bringing her Lady Drawers posse with her! They’ll also be debuting the comic they will be making during the school … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Misper by Anthony Meloro

May 9, 2012By NeilDebuts

Police slang for “missing person”, Misper is a new comic from Anthony Meloro that shows brief, dirty glimpses into the lives of two detectives. Taking cues from neo-noir cinema, occult mysticism, and petty offenses, Meloro merges grotesque and banal imagery with criminal acts. The entire comic is screen printed and hand bound. Anthony Meloro is … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Rage of Poseidon by Anders Nilsen

May 8, 2012By NeilDebuts

The Rage of Poseidon is a 48 page limited edition accordian book of short stories re-imagining stories and characters from Greek and Christian religious stories. Included are stories about Prometheus, Isaac and Abraham, Jesus and Aphrodite and the Devil as well as the titular Greek god of the sea, Poseidon. The stories are accompanied by … Read More

Table Assignments for CAKE 2012!

May 5, 2012By NeilCAKE, Exhibitors

Visit our Guests & Exhibitors page to view the table assignments for CAKE! Now you can plan your visit to your favorite comics artists ahead of time. We spent hours arranging exhibitors, hoping to compliment our guests and exhibitors with their neighbors. CAKE is a free event, and is open to the public on Saturday … Read More

Guests & Exhibitors Announced!

April 6, 2012By NeilCAKE, Exhibitors, Special Guests

We’re really excited to finally publish the list of special guests, small press publishers, and exhibitors at the first Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (aka CAKE to those in the “know”)! June 16th & 17th, the city of Chicago will be treated to an amazing cross section of alternative comics artists from all over the country … Read More

Comic Art Battle CAKE Fundraiser 4/8/12

March 28, 2012By NeilBenefit, CAKE

Come to what should be our final fundraiser ahead of the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo.  We’ll have the imfamous Ezra Claytan Daniels emceeing his Comic Art Battle at the Hideout!  Here are the details: COMICS ART BATTLE at the Hideout Easter Sunday 2012 Benefit for the first Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) Door at 7 … Read More

CAKE-ARAOKE at Maria’s 3/15/12

March 14, 2012By NeilCAKE

We’re having an awesome fundraiser tomorrow! Thursday, March 15, 2012 8pm at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar (960 W 31st St) CAKE-ARAOKE! Hosted by Shameless Karaoke NO COVER! be there or be square, you square!