Thanks for a Great Weekend!

June 25, 2012By NeilCAKE

Whew! Here we are, with CAKE a week behind us. We want to thank exhibitors, publishers and visitors for joining us at CAKE this year. We learned a lot this first time ‘round, and we also had a good time. It was great to meet new people and to see old friends, and exhilarating on … Read More

CAKE Debuts This Weekend!

June 16, 2012By NeilCAKE

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo is taking place 11am – 6pm June 16 & 17, 2012! CAKE (as it’s known around town) is on the 8th floor of 1104 S Wabash (Columbia College Chicago’s Ludington Building)! CAKE is FREE and features over 200 talented comics creators and small-press publishers from all over North America, from … Read More

Brain Trubble Kicks Off the Weekend for CAKE!

June 14, 2012By NeilCAKE, Programming

You may have heard CAKE is this weekend, and you are invited to the opening night soirée! Get pumped, and settle in for an intense comics convention by attending this intense comics performance, brought to you by Trubble Club and Brain Frame. Trubble Club will interpret a number of comics from the Trubble Club oeuvre, … Read More

Floor Plan Adjustment

June 13, 2012By NeilCAKE

Due to forces beyond our control, we have been forced to relocate some of our exhibitor tables and re-number others at the last minute. These changes affect table numbers 64-80. The information listed on our Guests & Exhibitors page is up-to-date, and reflects these changes. We want to reassure you that every exhibitor at CAKE … Read More

Eat Before We Eat You CAKE Art Show

May 23, 2012By NeilCAKE, Programming

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo and Morpho Gallery present… EAT BEFORE WE EAT YOU or, The C.A.K.E. Show Curated by Onsmith & Nudd Although not strictly a comics show, The CAKE Show (subtitled “Eat Before We Eat You” – the toxic mantra of the legendary bottom-of-the-barrel weirdo schlock-fest Troll 2) will include one-offs and side … 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

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