comics

Intimate Lines a live comic art show at Slip

Intimate Lines a live comic art show at Slip

A very special live comic book art event presented at Ellen Ito’s new gallery space Slip at 301 Puyallup Avenue.
 
Live art by Abrian Curington, Felicia Chang, and Delia Gable. More details will be announced as they become available. Expect comics, art to purchase, and roundtable art creation.
 
More vendors for you to meet across the street at the New Frontier. Special guests include Michael Koehler, Russ Richards, Kevin Knodell, Colin Anderson, and more.
Destiny City ComicFest at the New Frontier Lounge

Destiny City ComicFest at the New Frontier Lounge

Destiny City Comics is hosting a mini-comic con at the New Frontier Lounge! We’ll have FREE COMICS, cool graphic novels, and other merch. Plus special guests local artists Colin Andersen, Kevin Knodell, Michael Koehler and Russ Richards. Also around the block at the new SLIP art gallery we’ll be hosting a live art show, Intimate Lines. Don’t miss it!
 
Intimate Lines event: https://www.facebook.com/events/443176026175076/
The New Frontier Lounge is a 21 and up venue only.
3rd Annual Hilltop Pop-Up Street Sale

3rd Annual Hilltop Pop-Up Street Sale

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 Way towards M St!

WHEN: We’re open for biz from 11am until 3pm!

WHAT is the Hilltop Pop-Up Street Sale?
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The Pop-Up is a free, open to the public, special community event to shine a light on local artisans, independent business, and regular folk. Every year, Hilltop gets together to offer up clothes, jewelry, vintage goods, and other apparel in a unique street sale with new looks and used goods. This is your best chance to pick up a one-of-a-kind gift for your friends and family. All the excitement is sure to work up an appetite, so stick around for tasty food from local food trucks and good vibes from hometown talent. Last year, we had over thirty vendors and two hundred people- this year we’re expecting more treats, more crafts, and more people.

Bitch Planet book club discussion

Bitch Planet book club discussion

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 the month of August.

Batman/Catwoman Wedding Midnight Release Party!

Batman/Catwoman Wedding Midnight Release Party!

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. Visit the shop to learn more!
 
We’ll be reopening our doors at 11:30pm and remaining open to serve customers at the event. Doyle’s Pub is happy to serve food and drink late at night just two doors down.
Watchmen book discussion at Destiny City Comics

Watchmen book discussion at Destiny City Comics

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.

Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival

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. 
 
Pierce County READS Author Event

Pierce County READS Author Event

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 6 p.m. and seating is first come, first served.

This event is free thanks to the generous sponsorship of KeyBank Foundation and the Pierce County Library Foundation.