CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Dimo’s Pizza

May 22, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE No Comments

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them! Dimo’s Pizza Dimo’s exists as a for-profit hospitality organization that champions unity, … Read More

CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Museum of Science and Industry

May 22, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE No Comments

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them! Museum of Science and Industry The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago—one … Read More

CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Halfwit Coffee

May 22, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE No Comments

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them! Halfwit Coffee Founded in 2012, Halfwit Coffee was created as a way … Read More

CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Perfectly Acceptable Press

May 22, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE No Comments

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them! Perfectly Acceptable Press A very small Risograph printing studio and publishing house … Read More

Special Guest: Ben Passmore!

May 22, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

CAKE is thrilled to have Ben Passmore as a special guest this year. Ben’s excellent comic, Your Black Friend, was just recently nominated for an Eisner Award! You can catch Ben in the panel Comics and Resistance on Sunday, June 11th, 11:30am-12:30pm. Silver Sprocket, who published Your Black Friend, will also be tabling at CAKE 2017.

CAKE Sponsor Spotlight: Spudnik Press

May 22, 2017By Matt BradyCAKE No Comments

CAKE is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, and if it wasn’t for the support of our generous sponsors, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. We wanted to take the time to spotlight our amazing sponsors, and we encourage you to support them! Spudnik Press Founded on the premise that art should be a democratic … Read More

SAUL STEINBERG BOOK RELEASE PARTY

May 19, 2017By Jon MastantuonoCAKE, Comics Around Town No Comments

Tuesday, June 6  – A Book Release Party for Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg at The Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.,  6:00–7:30 p.m. Join Art Institute of Chicago curator Mark Pascale and comics artist and CAKE organizer Amy Peltz to celebrate the launch of Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg. The … Read More

Workshop: Zinecraft/Spellcraft with Alyssa Berg

May 18, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Zine Craft / Spell Cast with Alyssa Berg Join Brooklyn-based comic-book artist Alyssa Berg for a workshop that is part zine crafting and part spell casting. Berg, whose ALPENGLOW won the Comics Workbook 2015 Composition Competition, will lead participants in creating a magic minizine through writing and drawing rituals. After considering the zine as a … Read More

Panel: Panter²: Gary and Olive Panter in Conversation

May 18, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Panter²: Gary and Olive Panter in conversation Texas-born cartoonist, illustrator, painter, designer, and musician Gary Panter is a child of the 1950s who blossomed under the grow-lamp glare of the psychedelic ’60s, survived underground during the ’70s, and finally made his mark on mainstream culture in the ’80s as head set designer for the TV … Read More