Beware the sweater phantom.
(I’m always in Chicago on the WRONG WEEKEND! But you should go, all of you!)
Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE)
Saturday and Sunday, June 16 & 17, 2012
11 am – 6pm
Columbia College’s Ludington Building
1104 S Wabash Ave, 8th Floor
FREE and open to the public!
Sparkplug will be there!
Love Loop by Henning Wagenbreth
Illinois people, this seems highly worth your time. That is quite the fabulous list of participants including several SPX 2012 guests…
The University of Chicago is hosting a free 2 day conference this May 18th-20th with a slew of the most renowned and loved alternative comics artists and authors. On hand will be Art Spiegelman, Daniel Clowes, Lynda Barry, R. Crumb, Alison Bechdel, Charles Burns, Ben Katchor, Phoebe Gloeckner, Joe Sacco, Ivan Brunetti, Chris Ware, and many more. Panels, workshops, discussions, and other such events will be held on campus and the public is welcome to attend.
The title of the conference is Comics: Philosophy and Practice. Nerds, rejoice!