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Meet designer of the Death Star, Colin Cantwell

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 8×12 print of either his original 1974 Star Wars concept art (see colincantwell.com/ for pictures) or a picture of his original Star Wars models. A $35 purchase includes a selfie ($10 value) and a his signature on free large 12×18 print of either kind.

If you are interested in a print or photo, Colin will charge for his signature and the print/photo will be included at no extra cost.

Destiny City Comics will be selling Certificates of Authenticity at $3.

Find out more about Colin Cantwell here:
Huge thanks to King’s Books for providing presentation equipment and a space.

Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival

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. 
 

Pizza Party Art Bazaar!

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. Be sure to visit the shop to request your favorite topping.

Prizes include: skate deck, t-shirt, stickers and more from Grit City Grindhouse, a prize basket from Artist Craftsman and Supply in Tacoma, and more from Doyle’s Pub, Destiny City Comics, and possibly more local folks around town (and you?).

Event on Facebook

Destiny City Zine Symposium!

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):

Are you an artist that’d like to take part? Fill out this simple form! 

Facebook events

Poster by local cartoonist RR Anderson!

Lore of the Lords – Showcasing the Art of Michael Koehler

A strange look into the modern folklore and fantastic characters imagined by artist Michael Koehler, Lore of the Lords takes a tour through the tribes residing within the elusive cult realms.

“You enter through a dark whirlpool to find yourself at the mouth of a great trench. As you look around, you find this world is full of strange and mystical creatures. They seem to be some sort of ancient looking, animalistic people. Suddenly a large reptilian scout spots you and bellows out a deafening screech as you try to find your footing along the loose, rocky chasm. You see flying in the cloudy sky above, a bat like figure quickly descending upon you. You scramble out of the way just as it swoops down at your feet. Looking up at you with three crazed eyes and psychedelic features, it lets out several high pitched chirps and begins lurching toward you. A gang of grotesque bat faced creatures surrounds you as you look for an impossible escape. Each wretched bat drips with slimy plasma and is armed with arcane tools and primitive looking weapons. As a tall, fiery red faced man-bat leans into your face and sniffs piggishly, you utter, “What… where am I?” It lets out a wild cackle and replies, “You have entered our world through the black void, and so now, you are ours. Just as everything that enters… Into the Cult Realms.”

 

Facebook event here

Michael Koehler: website | Facebook page

Anime Goth, Vol. 2 Release Party! ALL AGES

Join us for the newest volume in the best locally-made manga-inspired comic zine, Anime Goth Vol. 2!
 
Artist Ian Wheelock will have original art, stickers, patches, and comics that were printed right here in good old Tacoma, Washington.
 
Destiny City Comics will host an all ages event from 6:30 to 8, followed by an evening event at the 21+ venue The Zodiac Supper Club on Hilltop.

Anime Goth, Vol. 2 Release Party at the Zodiac Supper Club

Join us for the newest volume in the best locally-made manga-inspired comic zine, Anime Goth Vol. 2!
 
Artist Ian Wheelock will have original art, stickers, patches, and comics that were printed right here in good old Tacoma, Washington.
 
Destiny City Comics will host an all ages event from 6:30 to 8, followed by an evening event at the 21+ venue The Zodiac Supper Club on Hilltop.

Destiny City Zine Symposium

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.

Littlekumiho
Brandon Lehmann
Julie Baldock
Troy’s Work Table Publishing
Microverse Press (Collagemonauts)
Vaginer Things Club
Two-Headed Tiger
Michael Koehler
Kalen Knowles
John Dover
Mend My Dress Press
Carl F. Nelson
Russ Richards Art
KooKoo Kartoons
Kevin Knodell / Kimberly Westenheiser
Laura Graves
Rhododo
Monkey House Studio
Moondust Darling
Eli Tripoli

Registration for this event has closed. Please attend and keep an eye out for the next one!

Poster by Felicia Chang, who will be there selling zines, t-shirts, and other items at the show.

Destiny City Zine Symposium August

Local zine makers and comic artists set up at your favorite Stadium District comic shop and independent bookstore King’s Books!
Destiny City Comics:
 
King’s Books:
 
Due to cancellations there is room for more artists. Please inquire if you’d like to host a free table with destinycitycomics@gmail.com
Poster by Felicia Chang