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May 2018

Destiny City Freakycon IV

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Tacoma's mini-horror con is back for a fourth strike! Avoid admission fees and show off your cosplay abilities at Stadium District's spookiest post-Crypticon event.   Featuring the return of special guests, actress Jackie Neyman Jones, director Tonja Atomic, producer Rachel Jackson, and production crew Skullface Astronaut, followed by a special screening of Manos Returns at Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema. Michael Koehler returns with more chilling Lore of the Lords lore books. Event poster by the artist is coming…

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June 2018

Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alma Mater Tacoma, 1322 Fawcett Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Come meet local artists who make comics! Alma Mater Tacoma is working with Destiny City Comics to host independent writers and artists who can't wait to sell you their latest zine or other concoction.   Special guest Sloane Leong, creator of Prism Stalker from Image Comics.  Sloane Leong Jennevieve Schlemmer - Short Leg Studio & CLAW Colleen Frakes Marty Gordon Microverse Press Michael Koehler Niamh Timmons Sarah Hollada - Useful Geekery Katie Harmon - PinkPolish Design Abrian Curington - Blue…

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Watchmen book discussion at Destiny City Comics

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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One of Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Novels, Watchmen changed superhero stories forever in this mind-bending murder mystery that will have you questioning authority forever. Pick up the book at the shop today and we'll discuss it 7pm at the shop on the fourth Sunday of May.

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July 2018

Batman/Catwoman Wedding Midnight Release Party!

July 3 @ 11:30 pm - July 4 @ 1:00 am
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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It's the wedding you thought you'd never see! The Caped Crusader and Gotham's most notorious cat burglar say their vows in this momentous new issue by Tom King and an all-star team of artists.   We're releasing all other new comics like the next chapter in Catwoman #1, Ta-Nehesi Coates' Captain America #1, Paper Girls #22, Cosmic Ghost Rider #1, Prism Stalker #5, Star Wars #50, and more!   Not only that, we'll have freebies and special sales going on.…

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Destiny City Queer-Fem Con! Official Tacoma Pride Event

July 14 - July 15
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Get ready for the biggest Destiny City Queer-Fem Con ever! This year it's taking place over the course of two days and we'll also be with King's Books at the official Tacoma Pride Festival.   Special guests and more info to be announced.

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Transmetropolitan discussion at Destiny City Comics

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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On the fifth Sunday of July we'll be discussing the warped future world of Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitain at Destiny City Comics.   Pick up volume 1 at the shop today!

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August 2018

Free Comics! Halloween ComicFest 2018

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Happy Halloween! We'll be celebrating our fifth Halloween ComicFest here at Destiny City Comics with bucketfuls of FREE COMICS like Archie, Battle Angel Alita, Hellboy, Junji Ito's Frankenstein, Ms. Marvel, Thor, Splatoon, and MORE!!   Stay tuned to this event as we announce potential special guests and more.

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Meet designer of the Death Star, Colin Cantwell

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Meet Colin Cantwell, designer for ideas like the Death Star, Tie Fighters, and many other unforgettable movie concepts here at Destiny City Comics and King's Books!   We'll be having a special meet and greet at the comic shop followed by a presentation at the book store on August 25, 3 to 6pm. Colin will be offering his autograph for $25. This can be on an item a fan brings – or – it includes either a free 8x12 print…

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Bitch Planet book club discussion

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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On the fourth Sunday of the month we'll meet at the shop after hours to discuss our book club selection of the month, Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine. Eisner Award-winning writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel, Pretty Deadly) and Valentine DeLandro present the premiere volume of BITCH PLANET, their critically acclaimed and deliciously vicious sci-fi satire. Think Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds. The book is available at Destiny City Comics and will be offered at a special discount during…

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September 2018

3rd Annual Hilltop Pop-Up Street Sale

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilltop Street Sale, South 11th and MLK Way
Tacoma, WA 98405 United States
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Our second time at this fun annual street sale on Hilltop! We will be offering FREE COMICS and promo items while they last, kids comics, local art, and cool graphic novels. From the official Facebook event: Close out summer on Hilltop with one last block party. This year, we show support for local vendors, artists, music and food with the 3rd Annual Hilltop Pop-Up Street Sale. WHERE: Find the Pop-Up along South 10th St, by People's Park, from MLK Jr…

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