At CAKE 2016, we were disappointed that our Special Guest Trina Robbins had to cancel her appearance due to health concerns, but luckily, we were still able to have her come to Chicago this spring for some local events: Wimmin’s Comix Wednesday, March 15 5:00-6:00 PM The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 37 … Read More
We’re excited to announce that applications for TRANSIT and the Chicago Publisher’s Resource Center (CHIPRC)’s third annual inbound comics artist residency are now open! This residency gives artists from outside the Chicago area the opportunity to focus on their craft with the goal of self-publishing new work, as well as to share their process with others … Read More
CAKE, Transit, and CHIPRC welcome Sarah McNeil and Chris Gooch, who were both selected as Transit’s Inbound CHIPRC Artists-in-Residence for 2016. We invite you to join us for a welcome reception for Sarah and Chris on Wednesday, June 1 at CHIPRC, located at 858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60620. The event will begin at … Read More
Thursday Night – David Alvarado & Tyrell Cannon at Sulzer Library in Lincoln Square CAKE Special Guest Tyrell Cannon will join Newcity Cartoonist David Alvarado for a presentation on their work at the Sulzer Library. This event will be in accordance with 2 exhibitions of Alvarado and Cannon’s work; Alvarado will be exhibiting in the … Read More
Our next fundraiser event for CAKE 2016 is a Drink and Draw that will take place on May 18th from 7:00 PM to Midnight at The Owl, located at 2521 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Admission to the event is $5.00, which includes entry to a raffle for some special prizes, and for every drink sold, … Read More
CAKE would like to invite you to join us for Imaginary Worlds, a discussion and workshop that will take place as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Two cartoonists (Edie Fake and Keiler Roberts) and two architects from UIC School of Architecture (Ania Jaworska and Sam Jacob) will discuss the depiction of space and time and … Read More
Jaime & Gilbert Hernandez Signing at Graham Crackers Comics, 77 E Madison St from 6-8pm CAKE Presents: Eleanor Davis, John Porcellino & Keiler Roberts panel moderated by Hillary Chute at Quimby’s Bookstore, 1854 W North Ave at 7pm Qviet Book Release/Exhibition at Learning Machine Gallery, 3145 Morgan at 7pm Gula-Gila “CAKE Weekend Kickoff” Concert with bands featuring CAKE exhibitors, … Read More
Join us for hot cider, hearty laughs, and sweet tunes! Superheroines Closing Event! Saturday, October 25 4-6 pm. Werkspace 2556 W Chicago Ave.
Corinne Mucha will be celebrating her new graphic novel, Get Over It! (Secret Acres), which details the true-life story of a messy breakup at Quimby’s Bookstore this Friday! Through a series of comic vignettes, the story follows the author as she deals with a serious relationship’s end, and eventually learns the tough lessons of letting … Read More
3rd YETAVERSARY Party! Challengers Comics & Conversation 1845 N Western Ave 7-11pm Local comics micropress, Yeti Press is moving to Seattle, WA. Come celebrate three years of publishing comics & bon voyage!