We are excited to have Emil Ferris at CAKE tabling for the first time! Her amazing book, My Favorite Thing is Monsters, is a super hit, entering its second printing from Fantagraphics!
CAKE is excited to welcome Kevin Budnik as a special guest! Check out Kevin’s excellent daily diary comics and books at his website, or maybe check out his instagram.
Come check out all the diverse content we have to offer for this year’s Panels and Workshops! Programming
CAKE is excited to announce our final special guest for 2017: Ron Rege, Jr.! Ron Regé, Jr. is a very unusual yet accomplished storyteller whose work exudes a passionate, moral, idealistic core that sets him apart from his peers. The Cartoon Utopia is his Magnum Opus, a unique work of comic art that, in the … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: Jesse Jacobs! Jesse Jacobs was born in Moncton, NB, and now draws comics and things from his home in Hamilton, ON. In 2009, his books Small Victories and Blue Winter were short listed at the Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning. He received the … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: C. “Spike” Trotman! Charlie “Spike” Trotman is an accomplished cartoonist and publisher and an outspoken thought leader in today’s alternative comics scene. She runs the independent publishing company Iron Circus out of her home in Chicago. Since founding Iron Circus in 2005, she not … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: Jessi Zabarsky! Jessi Zabarsky is a cartoonist and illustrator who lives in Chicago. Her comics “are generally about very small spaces and moments in very big worlds.” Her graphic novel Witchlight was published in 2017 by Czap Books. For more information about Jessi, please … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: Gary Panter! Gary Panter is an illustrator, painter, designer, and part-time musician who has been a fixture of the art-comics scene for decades. Panter has published his work in various magazines and newspapers, including RAW, Time, and Rolling Stone. His most famous works include … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: Kevin Budnik! Kevin Budnik is a Cartoonist and Illustrator from Chicago. He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a BFA in Illustration. His published works include Our Ever Improving Living Room, Dust Motes 1 and 2, Flower Grow, Old Gum Wrappers and … Read More
CAKE is excited to announce our next special guest for 2017: Emil Ferris! Emil Ferris broke into the comics scene in 2017 with her first graphic novel, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. Taking inspiration from her time growing up in Chicago in the 1960s and her love of classic “creature features”, she has created a … Read More