Special Guest Announcement: Phoebe Gloeckner!

February 22, 2013By NeilSpecial Guests

We are very excited to announce Phoebe Gloeckner will be a special guest at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, June 15 & 16 2013! Phoebe Gloeckner is a graphic novelist. Her book, The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2002), was praised as “one of the most brutally honest, shocking, tender, beautiful portrayals of growing up … Read More

Special Guest Announcement: Oily Comics!

December 27, 2012By NeilCAKE, Special Guests

We are super psyched to announce Oily Comics will be a special guest at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, June 15 & 16 2013! OILY COMICS is a micro publisher of mini comics and zines. Charles Forsman (B:Mechanicsburg, PA, 1982) graduated from The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2008. That same year he won 2 … Read More

Special Guest Announcement: Jason Shiga!

December 20, 2012By NeilCAKE, Special Guests

We are thrilled to announce Jason Shiga will be a special guest at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, June 15 & 16 2013! Jason Shiga graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in pure mathematics and his comics often incorporate puzzles, mazes and unconventional narrative techniques. He is the creator of … Read More

Special Guest Announcement: Michael DeForge!

December 13, 2012By NeilCAKE, Special Guests

We’re excited to announce Michael DeForge will be a special guest at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, June 15 & 16 2013! Michael DeForge lives in Toronto and works as a cartoonist and illustrator. His series Lose is published annually by Koyama Press. His web strip Ant Comic is serialized weekly and will be collected … Read More

Guests & Exhibitors Announced!

April 6, 2012By NeilCAKE, Exhibitors, Special Guests

We’re really excited to finally publish the list of special guests, small press publishers, and exhibitors at the first Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (aka CAKE to those in the “know”)! June 16th & 17th, the city of Chicago will be treated to an amazing cross section of alternative comics artists from all over the country … Read More