CAKE DEBUT: Houses of the Holy by Caitlin Skaalrud

May 26, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

The first part of Houses of the Holy, a metaphysical journey through what lies in ourselves. The lights go out in the Mind, and the Self travels to the root cellar below in search of another match to relight them. But opening doors has its consequences. Published by Uncivilized Books Cartoonist/pressperson of Talk Weird Press … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Truth is Fragmentary by Gabrielle Bell

May 26, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Raw, bare-boned, scathingly funny dispatches from the renown comic diarist Gabrielle Bell, with biting cultural commentary mixed with her signature introspective, self-deprecating humor and surreal digressions (From car driving bears, through Zombie Apocalypses, to cute babies, and… more bears!) as she visits France, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, back to Brooklyn and finally landing in Upstate … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: It Never Happened Again by Sam Alden

May 26, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Two exquisite stories drawn in Sam Alden’s signature, flowing, and lush pencil style. In “Hawaii 1997,” few words are spoken, but Aldens imagery evokes the magic of a night-time encounter at a Hawaiian resort. In “Anime” he explores the complicated dynamics of pop culture obsession. Sam Alden is one of the brightest young talents working … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Saint’s Love by Krystal DiFronzo

May 26, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming

Caleb feels a violent faith pulsing through him. Dragging his well-meaning friend Joseph along, he attempts to become a saint by martyrdom. Full of weird pre-pubescent feelings of importance and Catholic guilt. Krystal DiFronzo is a cold weather baby from the Midwest. She creates dreamy quilts, weavings, prints and comics. Her work has been printed … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Stun Nuts #10 by C.Cilla

May 24, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Tenth issue of C. Cilla’s grab bag comix zine, 12 pages, screenprinted cover, includes an adaptation of a poem by Mack White! Chris C. Cilla is a cartoonist and screenprinter. His full length book The Heavy Hand was published by Sparkplug Comic Books in 2010. His work has been featured in anthologies such as Kramers … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: You Were Swell #2 by Sophie McMahan

May 24, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

“You Were Swell” # 2 is a collection of thoughts, musings and strange stories that are illustrated with a vintage feel. Ranging from scaly pin-up girls, to a sweet party that takes a strange turn, “You Were Swell” is a bizarre treat. Sophie McMahan is an illustrator/comic book artist based in Urbana, IL. Although Sophie … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: CS by Inés Estrada

May 23, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Special Guests

CS is a story about the primitive urge of wanting to feel connected, trascending the microscopic to the macroscopic. 16 pages, printed in risograph with green and neon pink. Published by Sacred Prism Inés Estrada is a cartoonist and sort of a nomad. She is the editor of the comics section of Vice Mexico and … Read More

CAKE DEBUT: Powder Shiver by Isabel Reidy

May 23, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors

Explosive hair twins Los Cutie Boys step on the scene, Powder Shiver is no longer alone. Isabel Reidy is an artist and musician who dropped out of college and lives in her parents house in upstate new york. Visit Isabel’s website, and pick up Powder Shiver at Table 12B May 31st & June 1st!

CAKE DEBUT: Traducciones by Inés Estrada

May 22, 2014By NeilCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Special Guests

A story tangled in symbols about a translator who works from home and her experiences with long distance romance, sex, interpretations, friends and having fun in this pointless void we call living. Published by Ediciones Valientes Inés Estrada is a cartoonist and sort of a nomad. She is the editor of the comics section of … Read More