Chicago Alternative Comics Expo

Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
11:00am – 6:00pm

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 amongst independent artists, small presses, publishers and readers.A marketplace and summit of ideas surrounding comics focused on self-expression and experimentation. Check out our guests & exhibitors, and our slate of programming!