Offsite: Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) June 10th & 11th, 2017 – Tabling Exhibition at Center On Halsted

Jun ’17
10:00 am

Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago’s rich legacy as home to many of underground and alternative comics’ most talented artists–past, present, and future. Featuring comics for sale, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, and more, CAKE is dedicated to fostering community and dialogue among independent artists, small presses, publishers, and readers. The sixth annual CAKE will take place Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Center on Halsted, 3656 North Halsted Avenue in Chicago.

2017 Special Guests include: Ron Regé, Jr. (The Cartoon Utopia), Jesse Jacobs (Safari Honeymoon), C. “Spike” Trotman (Iron Circus), Jessi Zabarsky (Witchlight), Gary Panter (Jimbo), Kevin Budnik (Handbook), Emil Ferris (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters), Ben Passmore (Your Black Friend), Gabrielle Bell (Everything is Flammable)!

The event is free to attend. Please visit for more information. For any questions about CAKE, please email

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Banner by Chicago’s own Anya Davidson.

Info about the CAKE kick off event at Quimby’s on Fri the 9th here!

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