5 Days to CAKE! Check Out Our Debuts Page!

June 6, 2016By Matt BradyCAKE, Debuts No Comments

CAKE 2016 is approaching fast, and we’re excited to share the debuts that our exhibitors will have available for purchase, including work by Grant Reynolds, Kevin Budnik, Ed Piskor, Lisa Hanawalt, Sarah Becan, Alex Nall, Leela Corman, and Special Guests Leslie Stein, Tyrell Cannon, and Ezra Claytan Daniels! Check out the full list of debuts here. … Read More

Announcing the Artists in Residence for the 2016 CHIPRC Residency!

April 19, 2016By Matt BradyCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming

CAKE and Transit are excited to announce the Artists in Residence for the 2016 CHIPRC Inbound Residency! Chris Gooch and Sarah McNeil are illustrators/comics artists currently based in Melbourne, Australia. They will collaborate on a Risograph-printed comic that they will begin under Sarah’s Risograph imprint, Room Press, and complete it during their Chicago residency. The end result will be available at this year’s … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Soft Violence by Danielle Chenette

June 4, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

“Soft Violence” is the story of Penny, who’s luck changes one day while walking through the mall. Enticed by a charismatic saleswoman, Penny decides to purchase a bottle of the cool, new product “Adventure Serum”, which allows the user complete control of their wildest dreams! However, the batch Penny bought (at a slightly reduced price) … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Hot Dog Beach #3 by Special Guest, Lale Westvind

June 3, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Mop and Fuzz crash through the green house of Jazzy Milkman’s chaotic desert bungalow on a V8 motorbike “borrowed” from a dead guy. Now if they could just find Jazzy and get the “Big Digger” they might get paid. Drawn with an overflowing enthusiasm for depicting MOVEMENT and ENERGY. The third issue of Hot Dog … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Dancing with Shadows by Andrew Holmquist

June 3, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

Sun tanning next to your boyfriend, he pulls away from a kiss and beckons you into the ocean. You chase him, he swims out and slips from view as a wave rolls towards you. Crash! Space and time split apart, cascading layers of reality upon you, splitting your body into sweaty slices of cheese and … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Pet Theories

June 2, 2015By Isabella RotmanBenefit, CAKE, Debuts, Programming

  Pet Theories is releasing their first album just in time for CAKE weekend. The band, which features Allison Felus on vocals and keyboard bass, Tony Trigilio on drums, and CAKE panels coordinator Brian Cremins on guitar and vocals, will be playing the CAKE after-party at The Observatory onSaturday, June 6th. Their album, which features a fabulous … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Past Coasts by Jon Drawdoer

June 2, 2015By NeilCAKE, Debuts

“Past Coasts” features queer characters in a psychedelic, literary sci-fi comic. A bubble ship glides above alien coastline. The ship breathes in and out. Regard your life as a passing memory. Listen to your mind underneath the surface of thoughts. Float in the pleasant calm of a universe that makes visual sense. It’s just you … Read More