Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival

July 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Alma Mater Tacoma
1322 Fawcett Ave
Destiny City Comics

Come meet local artists who make comics! Destiny City Comics is working with Alma Mater Tacoma to host independent writers and artists who can’t wait to sell you their latest comic, zine, or other concoction. The festival includes OVER 30 regional and independent artists, writers and illustrators from across the Pacific Northwest.

Special guests include:

ROBERTA GREGORY: comic book writer and artist known for her character, Bitchy Bitch from Fantagraphics’ “Naughty Bits.” Check out her work here:

DAVID LASKY: co-author of the Eisner-Award-winning graphic novel, “Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song;” colorist of Cece Bell’s graphic novel, “El Deafo;” and a comics teacher at numerous venues in the Seattle area, including Richard Hugo House and Coyote Central.

SLOANE LEONG: creator of “Prism Stalker” (published by Image Comics) and the upcoming “A Map to the Sun.” Find her art here:

MATT SHEEAN: comics creator and local artist/writer alongside Malarchi Ward. Sheean is a co-creator of “Ancestor” and “Expansion.” Find out more about his work here: or at

ROB SHERIDAN: local creator the new comic, “High Level” (published by Vertigo), and best known for his work with Nine Inch Nails. Find his art here:

DANA SIMPSON: cartoonist, writer, and illustrator from Gig Harbor, Dana Simpson is best known for her work with “Ozy and Millie” and “Phoebe and Her Unicorn.” Find her work here:

ZACK SOTO: the publisher of Study Group Comic Books, co-editor of Study Group Magazine, co-host of the Process Party Podcast, and creator of The Secret Voice and Power Button comics. Find Zack’s work here:

Regional comic creators include:

Colin Andersen

Chris Buckley Art

Blue Cactus Press

Blue Cat Co.

Maida Cervania

Maila Cervania

Nolan Christensen

Ethan Claunch

Zach Curtis Art

Invisible Dot

Lori Collins

Masha Fikhman

Haley Franklin

Delia Gable

Cameo Hunter

It’s Gud Comix

Michael Koehler

Kalen Knowles

Stacy LeFevre

Microverse Press

Murd Comics

Rock Paper Riso

Crystal Rollins

Sushi You Can Hug

Tacoma Art Museum

Justin Zimmerman

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