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February 2018

Tacoma is for Lovers Valentine’s Craft Fair!

February 10 @ 11:00 am - February 11 @ 4:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Join us at King's Books and Destiny City Comics for our annual Valentine's Day Craft Fair. We are excited to have some of our favorite returning vendors, as well as some new faces. We can't wait to see you there! Facebook event Kings Books events: Day One Day Two

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Destiny City Comics Presidents’ Day Sale!

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Stock up on comics at the Destiny City Comics Presidents' Day clearance sale!   Huge markdowns store-wide! Lots of $1 comics available. Special Buy 3, Get One FREE deal on anything marked $1.00 just for Presidents' Day.   Graphic novel liquidation! We got boxes of 'em now only $5.   Zine clearance! Take em away at new low low prices.   Special daily deals through May, visit the shop and follow on social media for all the deets. You won't…

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Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet book discussion

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zodiac Supper Club, 1116 M.L.K. Jr Way
Tacoma, 98405 United States
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A new era for the Black Panther begins as the kingdom of Wakanda enters what might be its final days! National Book Award winner and New York Times Best-Selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) confronts T'Challa with dramatic upheaval in his homeland that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the country famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior…

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March 2018

Destiny City Zine Symposium!

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Come meet local artists who make comics! King’s Books and Destiny City Comics will be hosting independent writers and artists who can’t wait to sell you their latest zine or other concoction. Guest List (not final): Littlekumiho (cancelled) Brandon Lehmann Colleen Frakes Vaginer Things Club Archive Six Michael Koehler Kalen Knowles Marc Palm Moondust Darling (cancelled) Aimee Dan Short Leg Studio Masha Fikhman Does That Look Infected To You? Haley Franklin Monkey House Studio Julie Baldock Y Comics Blue Cat Co.…

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Maus: A Survivors Tale book discussion at Destiny City Comics

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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In March we're discussing one of the most highly acclaimed graphic novels of all time, Pulitzer Prize winning Maus: A Survivors Tale by Art Spiegelman. UPDATED INFO! Instead of Zodiac Supper Club we will be meeting at Destiny City Comics (sorry for the last-minute update!). You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount. Stadium District's comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels. Facebook events

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April 2018

Waste Warriors; an Alleycat!

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Second Cycle Tacoma, 1205 M.L.K. Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405 United States
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Take part in a cool event hosted by Second Cycle, a community bike shop up in the Hilltop neighborhood. You could win a Destiny City Comics gift card. Destiny City Comics will also be an optional stop on the ride. Info taken from 2nd Cycle's event listing on Facebook: "WARRIORS, COME OUT AND PLAY! Ride your bike, and clean up the streets of Tacoma at the same time! We will be awarding prizes based on quantity and quality of trash…

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Pizza Party Art Bazaar!

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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FREE PIZZA BUFFET! Meet local artists! Win prizes and help support local authors! All at one event! Destiny City Comics is springing for a free pizza buffet on April 20, inviting local artists to exhibit, and taking donations to the Write253 which enters you for a chance to win comics and prizes from other local businesses at $1 per ticket. Exhibiting artists confirmed so far: Michael Koehler Anna Marie Peters Derek Kavan Thee Colin Anderson Pizza provided by Harmon Hub.…

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March book discussion at Destiny City Comics

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The groundbreaking graphic novel account of John Lewis' experience of the Civil Rights movement is the Pierce County Reads book this year. Destiny City Comics is proud to be the official bookseller for the event. Pick up the book at the shop today and we'll discuss it 7pm at the shop on the fourth Sunday of April. Facebook event

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May 2018

Free Comic Book Day at Destiny City Comics

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

FREE COMICS! Huge sale! Be here the first Saturday of May for an annual tradition that always packs the shop. Get there early to get the best choice! Rarely any lines at your plucky Stadium District comic shoppe.   Special Guests:   PETER BAGGE! The comic book legend will be there for the first hour, be there to meet the man himself who has promised to bring free stuff for the masses.   CLAW Artist Guild! Our local gang of…

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Pierce County READS Author Event

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PLU Olsen Auditorium, 124th St S,
Parkland, WA 98444 United States
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Free

Author Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell will discuss the civil rights movement, how the “March” trilogy came about and why they chose a graphic novel format. Congressman John Lewis may appear with a special video message. Afterward, the team will sign books. Destiny City Comics is the official bookseller for the event this year. Buy the 3-book set for 15% off at your Stadium District comic shop. Will also be bringing other books by the author. Doors open at…

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