IL – Doctor Who Day 2016

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Artists Andrew Pepoy and Jason Millet sign at Graham Crackers Comics to celebrate Doctor Who Day on Saturday July 9, 2016 from noon till 3:00 PM! All Doctor Who merch is 12% off, cosplayers will get a SPECIAL WHOVIAN TREAT.

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

5th Annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE)

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Press Release:

The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE), a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, returns to Chicago for its fifth year on Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, 2016, from 11am to 6pm, with over 200 local, national, and international exhibitors at the Center on Halsted, located at 3656 North Halsted Avenue. 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.

Free and open to the public, CAKE celebrates the diverse community of underground and alternative comics artists, publishers, and fans, both in Chicago and the United States, as well as the rest of the world. Comics, prints, and other artwork will be available for purchase, and in addition to the expo itself, several off-site events will occur throughout the weekend.

In addition to art for sale, the expo also features workshops, exhibitions, and panel discussions with special guests Chester Brown, Tyrell Cannon, Ezra Claytan Daniels, Sammy Harkham, Cathy G. Johnson, Laura Park, Patrick Kyle, Trina Robbins, and Leslie Stein. Independent publishers appearing at CAKE include 2D Cloud, Alternative Comics, Drawn & Quarterly, Fantagraphics Books, Koyama Press, Retrofit Comics, Secret Acres, and a number of Chicago-based publishers. For a full list of this year’s exhibitors, visit the website.

CAKE is an independent, not-for-profit, volunteer-run organization and would not be possible without the help of generous donations from supporters and sponsors, including Blick Art Materials, Busy Beaver Button Company, the Center on Halsted, Graham Crackers Comics, Challengers Comics, Halfwit Coffee, Print Ninja, Quimby’s Books, and Spudnik Press Cooperative.

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For more information about the expo, please visit www.cakechicago.com.

IL – Chester Brown Signing

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Cartoonist Chester Brown appears at Graham Crackers Comics’ Loop store on Friday, June 10, 2016 from noon till 1:30 PM in advance of his appearance at the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE)!

About Chester Brown:
Chester Brown was born in Montreal in 1960 and is best known for his two recent nonfiction graphic novels: the meticulously researched and Harvey Award­-winning Louis Riel and the controversial, critically acclaimed Paying for It. Brown began self publishing his comic book series Yummy Fur at 23, and has been publishing with D+Q since 1991. He is the author of Paying For It, The Playboy, I Never Liked You, The Little Man, and Ed The Happy Clown. His latest publication is Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus. Brown lives in Toronto, where he ran for Parliament twice as a member of the Libertarian Party of Canada.

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Mae #1 Signing

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Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at Graham Crackers Comics on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM to sign the first issue of his new Dark Horse series MAE!

About MAE:
Once upon a time in Indiana… a 13 year-old girl named Abbie Fortell disappeared. Her younger sister, Mae was left behind to finish school, take care of her ailing father, and build a life without her sister. Eight years later Abbie has returned, claiming she’s found a doorway to a world of adventure and monsters. These tales are hard to believe — at least until the monsters show up too…

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – The Doorman #1 Signing

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Writer Eliot Rahal appears at Graham Crackers Comics on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from noon till 3:00 PM to sign his new Heavy Metal comic series THE DOORMAN as well as the collected trade of the series he co-wrote for Dark Horse, THE PAYBACKS!

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Voracious #1 Signing

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Jason Muhr and Markisan Naso appear at Graham Crackers Comics on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from noon till 2:00 PM at the LOOP store and from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Naperville store (1271 Rickert Drive, Naperville, IL 60540) to celebrate the launch of VORACIOUS #1!

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Dark Knight III Signings

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Press Release:

Writer Brian Azzarello (Wonder Woman, 100 Bullets) will be signing copies of DARK KNIGHT III: The Master Race #1 when it’s released on Wednesday November 25th at a special tour of three Graham Crackers Comics Chicagoland locations! LOOP from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM; LAKEVIEW from 1:30 – 3:30PM; and EDGEWATER from 4:00 – 6:00 PM!

Dark Knight III #1 variant cover artist Jill Thompson (Beasts of Burden, Scary Godmother) will also be on hand to sign copies of her 1 in 10 incentive copy (of which we will have copies available).

Signing begins at 10:30 am and ends at 6pm, working their way through 3 locations.  There’s an open time that should fit everyone’s schedule for this special occasion!

Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

LAKEVIEW
5443 N Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 665-2010

EDGEWATER
5443 N Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 561-5010

IL – Colorworld Signing

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Join Rachel Kelly, author of Colorworld, and her talented crew on Wednesday October 21st from noon till 9:00 PM at Graham Crackers Comics DeKalb for a signing of epic proportions.

Graham Crackers Comics
901 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 748-3883

IL – Hellboy 100 Project Signing

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Artist Jim Brozman (Dick Tracy) signs the Hellboy 100 Project, the proceeds of which go to support the Hero Initiative charity, on Wednesday October 14th from noon till 6:00 PM at Graham Crackers Comics!

Graham Crackers Comics
1207 E. Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 668-1350

IL – Junior Braves of the Apocalypse Signing

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Zach Lerner, artist of the new Oni Press graphic novel Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, appears at Graham Crackers Comics on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from noon till 2:00 PM!

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

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