CAKE DEBUT: The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

An 8” x 10.5” 3-color Risograph psychedelic comic picture book, based on my performance at Brain Frame 14. “The Star-Spangled Angel” tells the tale of two childhood friends, mutation mishaps, personal evolution, and complicated male relationships.

The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

The Star-Spangled Angel Part One by Scott Roberts

Scott Roberts
Scott Roberts

Scott Roberts makes experimental comics. His animations, sculptures, and video installations have been shown in galleries and museums. He lives in Evanston with his wife, daughter, and dog and is the chair of the Animation program at DePaul University in Chicago.

Visit Scott’s website, and pick up Star-Spangled Angel at Table 37A May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Blimpakind by Talya Modlin

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Talya Modlin Drinking Buddies Cover

Blimpakind: Drinking Buddies
The first story of he Blimpakind series. Udell and Chief are close room-mates who visit their semi-friend, Pepin, after his sordid travels. They both find themselves in a thick web of conning, lust and a bad allergy flare up.

Blimpakind: The Isles of Amos
**This is the secret debut of the current story of Blimpakind. (Learn the ending before the internet does!)
Amos is a solitary adventurer, but he’s not sure why he ended up on such a desolate planet. He finds he is not really alone, and no one is really on his side while everything goes completely wrong. Can he figure out his purpose while also managing a great escape?

Talya Modlin Isles Cover

Talya Modlin
Talya Modlin

A chicago-based independent comic artist, illustrator, and doodle-cook. It’s like a fry-cook but for doodling.

Visit Talya’s website, and pick up the Blimpakind comics at Table 92A May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Powdered Milk vol.13 by Keiler Roberts

May 30, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Powdered Milk vol 13 by Keiler Roberts

16 pages of life with a three year old – arguments, apologies, education, macaroni and cheese, and first memories. Autobio, b&w.

Powdered Milk vol 13 by Keiler Roberts

Powdered Milk vol 13 by Keiler Roberts

Powdered Milk vol 13 by Keiler Roberts

Powdered Milk vol 13 by Keiler Roberts

Keiler Roberts
Keiler Roberts

Keiler Roberts studied art at the University of Wisconsin and Northwestern University. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and DePaul University and lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband, daughter, and dog. Her autobiographical comic, Powdered Milk can be seen at www.keilerroberts.com. She has been a contributor to Mutha Magazine and her minicomic “The Man Who Could Not Read” was nominated for an Ignatz in 2013.

Visit Keiler’s website, and pick up Powdered Milk vol 13 at Table 37B May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Poop, Boobs, Poo by Sam Sharpe

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Poop, Boobs, Poo by Sam Sharpe

Cackle, chuckle, chortle, guffaw. This is a list of the things you’ll do when you get your hands on Sam Sharpe’s newest book.

Poop, Boobs, Poo assembles all of Sam’s hilarious one-panel strips into one gut-busting compendium. This is truly gag comics at their finest!
Published by Yeti Press

Poop, Boobs, Poo by Sam Sharpe

Poop, Boobs, Poo by Sam Sharpe

Sam Sharpe
Sam Sharpe

Sam Sharpe is Chicago based writer/cartoonist/illustrator. You can find his work in many anthologies as well as his comic series Viewotron.
Yeti Press
Yeti Press

Yeti Press is small publishing behemoth out of Chicago. Our goal is to provide a steady stream of sometimes-humorous, often-reader friendly comics and graphic novels.

Visit Sam and Yeti Press’ websites, and pick up Poop, Boobs, Poo at Table 41 May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Borderland by Rumi Hara

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Borderland by Rumi Hara

Rumi is an illustrator living in Savannah, GA. Her new book Borderland combines watercolor illustrations, comics, and photographs to tell a story of the Sea Islands along the Georgia coast. Emphasizing the characteristics of the region as an in-between space of Africa and America, water and land, reality and imagination, the story develops around the themes of memory and landscape. This limited edition (edition of 100) is printed on Japanese paper and hand-bound using hemp cord!

Borderland by Rumi Hara

Borderland by Rumi Hara

Borderland by Rumi Hara

Borderland by Rumi Hara

Rumi Hara
Rumi Hara

Rumi is an illustrator and translator born in Kyoto, Japan. Attracted by the subtropical warmth and palm trees, she spent the last two years studying illustration in Savannah, GA. Her comics and watercolor illustrations sometimes feature friendly monsters and monstrous children. They have been published in America and Japan, and recognized by American Illustration and the Society of Illustrators. She loves bright colors and books and cornbread.

Visit Rumi’s website, and pick up Borderland at Table 77B May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Well Come by Erik Nebel

May 29, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Well Come by Erik Nebel

Yeti Press thinks Erik Nebel is one of today’s most underappreciated artists and they couldn’t be happier publishing a collection of his webcomic Well Come. This truly unique book is a window into a surreal, spiritual world that twists and turns unexpectedly from one emotion to another.

Published by Yeti Press

Well Come by Erik Nebel

Well Come by Erik Nebel

Yeti Press
Yeti Press

Yeti Press is small publishing behemoth out of Chicago. Our goal is to provide a steady stream of sometimes-humorous, often-reader friendly comics and graphic novels.

Visit Yeti Press’ website, and pick up Well Come at Table 41 May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: La viejita y el viejito by Laurie Piña

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

La viejita y el viejito by Laurie Piña

Two siblings in the late ’60s deal with unease and skepticism when they receive visits from a couple of strange house guests.

‘La viejita y el viejito’ is a quiet horror story about how your parents never believed you when you told ’em you experienced something weird as a kid.

Laurie Piña
Laurie Piña

Laurie Piña is a little elf making comics in a little room. She’s also probably a ghost.

Visit Laurie’s website, and pick up La viejita y el viejito at Table 33B May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Carbon – Book 1 by Justin Madson

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Carbon Book 1 by Justin Madson

For years, the city-state of CARBON has been a welcome place for “Seers” (people with psychic abilities) to come and raise families, find work and live mostly normal lives. Now that has all changed, with a newly-elected, power-hungry governor who is out to rid CARBON of any and all “Seers.”

The new graphic novel by Justin Madson (BREATHERS) begins here.

Carbon Book 1 by Justin Madson

Carbon Book 1 by Justin Madson

Carbon Book 1 by Justin Madson

Justin Madson
Justin Madson

Justin Madson is the writer/artist of the graphic novel, Breathers, which was listed as a “Notable Comic” in the Best American Comics anthology twice. He is currently working on his next lengthy graphic novel, Carbon, which involves psychics, politics, drugs & a girl with wings

Visit Justin’s website, and pick up Carbon Book 1 at Table 39B May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Islands 06 by KJ Martinet

May 28, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

CAKE DEBUT: Islands 06 by KJ Martinet

Islands is an ongoing story about a woman with no mouth and a man with no eyes and their lives on on a small chain of islands. Parts 1-4 can be read for free online at http://kjmartinet.com/#/comics
KJ Martinet is a member of Collective Stench

CAKE DEBUT: Islands 06 by KJ Martinet

Collective Stench
Collective Stench

Collective Stench is a group of buds who make a wide selection of things that mostly center around comics and funny stuff. Total printed matter fiends.

Visit Collective Stench’s website, and pick up Islands 06 at Table 1 May 31st & June 1st!

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

May 27, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

Limp Wrist is the story of a woman looking back at her childhood, growing up misgendered and being bullied for acting feminine.

16 pages, print version is b&w, screen printed cover

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

Limp Wrist by Scout Wolfcave and Penina Gal

Penina Gal
Penina Gal

Penina Gal makes a bunch of comics, including The Fire Messenger (a middle grade fantasy story) and has co-created a bunch of weird stuff, from Glamera to the Werewolf! anthology. Penina lives in Bloomington, Indiana with some cats.

Visit Penina’s website, and pick up Limp Wrist at Table 51A May 31st & June 1st!