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Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival Holiday Edition

Destiny City Comics & Arts Festival Holiday Edition

Come meet over a dozen local comic artists, writers, and illustrators, and makers! We’re welcoming special guest, local comics legend Peter Bagge (Fire!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story, Rebel Woman: The Margaret Sanger Story, Buddy Does Seattle).

littlekumiho (Felicia Chang)

Useful Geekery

Stephen Crowe and Melanie Amaral

Colleen Frakes

Blue Cat Co.

Tatiana Gill – Comics and Illustration

Headless Shakespeare Press

Arledge Comics

Octal Publishing

Michael Koehler

Masha Fikhman (Instagram)

Microverse Press

Brandon Lehmann

Delia Gable

Troy’s Work Table Publishing

Rhododo

Emerald Comics Distro

Haley Franklin Art and Sundries

poexplosive

Archive Six

Short Leg Studio

Stay tuned to our social media (just search “Destiny City Comics”) for more guest announcements and updates.

Poster by Felicia Chang.

Green Lantern #1 Midnight Release Party

Green Lantern #1 Midnight Release Party

Green Lantern’s getting a new series by fan-favorite creators Grant Morrison (Batman, Invisibles, Heavy Metal) and Liam Sharp (Wonder Woman, Brave and the Bold) and we’ll be having a midnight release for the first issue and other comics due out November 7.

Grab this hotly anticipated book early and other popular releases at Destiny City Comics at 218 Saint Helens Ave. We’ll have doors open and new product ready to peruse by 11:30pm and be able to make sales starting at midnight. Visit our good neighbors open late at Doyle’s Pub and Harmon Tap Room right next door for food and drink.

To set up an advance hold or other requests, contact destinycitycomics@gmail.com

RSVP on Facebook.

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.

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. 
 
Kaptara, Vol. 1 Fear Not Tiny Alien discussion at Destiny City Comics

Kaptara, Vol. 1 Fear Not Tiny Alien discussion at Destiny City Comics

Keith Kanga crash lands on KAPTARA, a world filled with danger and weird danger and dangerous weirdos! And if he can’t survive, then Earth, the place where YOU live, is doomed! Come check out this sci-fi comedy from CHIP ZDARSKY (Sex Criminals) and KAGAN McLEOD (Infinite Kung-Fu) that everyone is calling “published!”
 
We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off $9.98with the book club discount. Stadium District’s comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels.
FREE ONE DAY ONLY! Saga #43 Release

FREE ONE DAY ONLY! Saga #43 Release

BREAKING! For one day only, Saga #43 will be FREE at Destiny City Comics, no purchase necessary. Limit one free copy per customer, please. Other restrictions may apply.

May 31 is a great day to visit your local comic shop and pick up the new issue of Saga, starting a new storyline! What’s a quarter these days? Don’t miss any monthly cliffhangers with a subscription at your Stadium District comic shop!

The Wicked + Divine, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

The Wicked + Divine, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

In April we talk about The Wicked and the Divine, Vol. 1. The team that brought you Phonogram and Young Avengers present a story featuring many of the gods throughout history are the ultimate pop stars.
 
We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. 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.
Sex Criminals, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

Sex Criminals, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

March’s book is Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals, Vol. 1. A guy and a girl learn they have the power to stop time when they orgasm, so naturally they start robbing banks!
 
Artist Chip Zdarsky has confirmed he will be joining us via Skype for our discussion. Be sure to also read his other books like Jughead, Howard the Duck, and Kaptara so you will give off the appearance of a true fan.
 
We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. 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.
Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars discussion at Destiny City Comics

Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars discussion at Destiny City Comics

In December we’re meeting one week earlier than we normally do and discussing the hugely popular Descender, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire (Underwater Welder, Extraordinary X-Men) and Dustin Nguyen (Batman).
 
The book can be purchased at Destiny City Comics and you get 15% off if you mention the book club discount. Stadium District’s only comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels.