Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival 2019 at Alma Mater
July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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 on RobertaGregory.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/
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:
Chris Buckley Art
Blue Cat Co.
Zach Curtis Art
It’s Gud Comix
Rock Paper Riso
Sushi You Can Hug
Tacoma Art Museum
Watch this event page for updates on confirmed guests, poster art, and other details as they develop. Then join us on July 27 for an afternoon of purchasing comics and art, chatting with local creators, and supporting the PNW’s artistic community.
For info on how to register, email DCCfestival@gmail.com
- Destiny City Comics
- mikefitz [at] destiny citycomics.com