CAKE 2017 DEBUTS!
Every year, we are honored to see comics artists use CAKE as a venue to debut new comics. Be the first person on the planet to get a copy of these new and innovative titles! You can view our debuts on our 2017 Debut page.Here are a few titles that will be debuting at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo on June 10 & 11:
Soft Power: an anthology
Edited by Erin K Drew and Alicia Obermeyer Table 207bThe first ever Pubes and 'Tudes anthology will amplify disgusting attitudes towards the hegemonic status quo. It is a 28-page riso-printed collection of drawings by 13 multi-disciplinary artists living in Chicago, Indianapolis, or roving around the states.
The bar date
by Alan D CaesarTable 226aA fluorescent series of odd moments from bar dates, featuring a badger, shark, hundreds of groundhogs in a trenchcoat and at lest one cat on fire.
by Penina GalTable 502b"Orbiting" is a poetic comic exploring themes of anxiety, insecurity, community, and belonging. 60 pages, 2-color riso printed.
In the Middle of the Night
by Nicole Del Rio Table 314bA book of drawings and comics about anxieties of personal friendships, daily life commitments, and self worth
Open Letter to Sleep
by Alyssa BergTable 415aOpen Letter to Sleep is a 32-page, Risograph printed love letter to insomnia. The epic poem was made in November 2016 for 30 Days of Comics (a comic a day for the month of November) and printed at the SVA RisoLab in 2017.