Panel: Gabrielle Bell and Kevin Huizenga

May 25, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Sunday, June 11th, 1:00–2:00  p.m. “Comics Is a Way of Thinking” In Gabrielle Bell’s and Kevin Huizenga’s work, comics is a site for poetry, autobiography, and fiction, but underlying these subjects is an exploration of the nature of thought, consciousness, existence, and the human condition. Comics is uniquely suited to investigate such issues, with its … Read More

Special Guest: Ben Passmore!

May 22, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

CAKE is thrilled to have Ben Passmore as a special guest this year. Ben’s excellent comic, Your Black Friend, was just recently nominated for an Eisner Award! You can catch Ben in the panel Comics and Resistance on Sunday, June 11th, 11:30am-12:30pm. Silver Sprocket, who published Your Black Friend, will also be tabling at CAKE 2017.

Workshop: Zinecraft/Spellcraft with Alyssa Berg

May 18, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Debuts, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Zine Craft / Spell Cast with Alyssa Berg Join Brooklyn-based comic-book artist Alyssa Berg for a workshop that is part zine crafting and part spell casting. Berg, whose ALPENGLOW won the Comics Workbook 2015 Composition Competition, will lead participants in creating a magic minizine through writing and drawing rituals. After considering the zine as a … Read More

Panel: Panter²: Gary and Olive Panter in Conversation

May 18, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Panter²: Gary and Olive Panter in conversation Texas-born cartoonist, illustrator, painter, designer, and musician Gary Panter is a child of the 1950s who blossomed under the grow-lamp glare of the psychedelic ’60s, survived underground during the ’70s, and finally made his mark on mainstream culture in the ’80s as head set designer for the TV … Read More

CAKE 2017 Workshop – Professional FUNdamentals!

May 11, 2017By Mike FreiheitCAKE, Exhibitors, Programming, Special Guests No Comments

Professional FUNdamentals Workshop Do you have a project you’ve been waiting to get off the ground? Do you have friends, colleagues, coworkers, and family members who are your superfans? What does it take to turn that passion for your work into profit? Hear from creators Kevin Budnik and C. Spike Trotman about their experiences in successfully supporting … Read More