Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival

When:
July 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2019-07-27T13:00:00-07:00
2019-07-27T19:00:00-07:00
Where:
Alma Mater Tacoma
1322 Fawcett Ave
Tacoma
Cost:
Free
Contact:
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: Robertagregory.com

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. http://www.laskycomics.com/

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

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: https://mattandmalachi.com/ or at http://mattsheean.tumblr.com/

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: https://www.rob-sheridan.com/

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: danasimpson.com

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: http://studygroupcomics.com/zacksoto/

Regional comic creators include:

Colin Andersen
Theecolinandersen.com

Chris Buckley Art
www.chris-buckley.com

Blue Cactus Press
bluecactuspress.com

Blue Cat Co.
Bluecatco.com

Maida Cervania
www.maidacervania.com

Maila Cervania

Nolan Christensen
www.instagram.com/champipen/

Ethan Claunch

Zach Curtis Art
www.instagram.com/zzzcurtis/

Invisible Dot
thecity.invisibledot.net

Lori Collins
loriofpandora.com

Masha Fikhman
www.instagram.com/mashafikhman/

Haley Franklin
www.instagram.com/twoheadedtiger/

Delia Gable
www.dcgable.com

Cameo Hunter
www.instagram.com/artby.cameo.hunter/

It’s Gud Comix
facebook.com/ITsGudComix

Michael Koehler
artofmichaelkoehler.com

Kalen Knowles
/www.instagram.com/octalpublishing/

Stacy LeFevre
www.staceart.com/

Microverse Press
www.indyplanet.us/microverse-press/

Murd Comics
murdcomics.com/

Rock Paper Riso
Instagram.com/rockpaperriso

Crystal Rollins
waywardstudios.net

Sushi You Can Hug
SushiYouCanHug.com

Tacoma Art Museum
tacomaartmuseum.org

Justin Zimmerman
awbw.com/

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