The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicagoโ€™s rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comicsโ€™ most talented artistsโ€“ past, present and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue amongst independent artists, small presses, publishers and readers.



 Table fees cover only a portion of our operating expenses. As a completely volunteer-run organization, your tax-deductible support is vital to our financial stability and continued growth.

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