CAKE DEBUT: Great Moments In Western Civilization Cooperative In The Beginning by Caitlin Cass

May 29, 2013By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

The Great Moments in Western Civilization Cooperative collects five years of canonical failure and heartache into a single volume. This book includes selections from the Cooperative’s monthly print periodical and internet gag cartoons. Its good ole fashioned folklore is guaranteed to bring you comfort as you revel in the missteps of our Great Western forefathers. … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: My Dirty Dumb Eyes by Lisa Hanawalt

May 29, 2013By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

“For years I’ve encountered Lisa Hanawalt’s comics and illustrations piecemeal — in various magazines and periodicals. They’re always a pleasant jolt. Now, they’ve been assembled into one thick, blazing bludgeon. I envy you getting walloped by them all for the first time. This is a Hanawalt assault. Succumb.”–Patton Oswalt My Dirty Dumb Eyes introduces Lisa … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: El Gallo de la Muerte by Odin Cabal

May 28, 2013By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

After a botching an assassination attempt cartel hit-man Dei is exiled to Kenosha, Wisconsin were he finds himself in the middle of the domestic problems of his new neighborhood. Midwestrn Cuban Comics is an on going series which features stories based mainly in the Midwest staring mainly Latinos. Visit Odin’s website, and pick up El … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Lose #5 by Michael DeForge

May 28, 2013By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Special Guests

This issue of Lose houses three self-contained stories: “Living Outdoors” tracks two high school students as they explore a zoo and experiment with hallucinogens. “Muskoka” is the story of a cowboy on the road home to see his family. “Recent Hires” follows a young author’s descent into the criminal underworld in order to win the … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Snack Pak #1 by Rob Kirby

May 27, 2013By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Snack Pak #1 is a new collection of autobiographical vignettes and diary comics from the creator of Curbside, Boy Trouble, and the Ignatz nominated THREE. “Kirby’s the kind of artist who can do just about any type of storytelling, and minis like this are clearly a way for him to stay nimble and loose while … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Miss Priss is Missing by Jay Fuller

June 16, 2012By NeilDebuts

Chicago native Jay Fuller is debuting the first ever, all original Boy in Pink Earmuffs mini comic at CAKE this weekend. When a neighborhood cat goes missing, 12 year old Danny calls in his boyfriend and fellow Super Sleuth J.J. to help solve the case. Whodunit? Find out in this 16 page, black and white … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Galactic Zoo Dossier #9 by Plastic Crimewave

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

After three years the ‘hand-drawn psychedelic bible’ is back, leaving no stone unturned in the quest for mind-blowing illumination. ‘Galactic Zoo Dossier #9’ has over 100 pages on overlooked freak rock bands, heady comics and populist pop-psych. Contributors include creator Plastic Crimewave, Byron Coley (The Wire), Eric Colin (Ugly Things / Shindig), Avi Spivak (Human … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Lurking/Nocturners by Conor Stechschulte

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Lurking/Nocturners New 16pg. Book by Conor Stechschulte. Words stolen from H.P. Lovecraft/Crepuscular wanderers passing twice through the xerox machine. Conor Stechschulte lives and works in Baltimore Maryland. He is a member of Closed Caption Comics, the editor of the anthology Sock, and the author of the comic The Amateurs. Conor also co-founded the Open Space … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Apostrophe to the Ocean by Rebecca Grady Mir

June 15, 2012By NeilDebuts

Apostrophe to the Ocean is a much belated follow up to Rebecca’s earlier mini-comic I was born to be an explorer. It trails the explorer from her wanderings on the ice to the sea floor, as she encounters sea creatures of all kinds, and finds Amelia Earhart and her lost plane. Offset color cover with … Read More