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Pizza Party Art Bazaar!

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?).

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Destiny City Zine Symposium!

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! 

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Poster by local cartoonist RR Anderson!

Anime Goth, Vol. 2 Release Party! ALL AGES

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.
Destiny City QueerFem Con 2017

Destiny City QueerFem Con 2017

Coming again in honor of Tacoma Pride festivities! Working on confirming guests, but we’ll have queer-feminist art vendors with something for everyone celebrating pride and diversity at the shop all day.

Special Guests include:

We’ll be having a special raffle with ticket sales supporting our local branch of Planned Parenthood or also accepting ticket exchange (5 tampons = 1 ticket) with donation of packages of tampons to Rescue Mission Tacoma. Please get in touch via our contact info at the bottom of the page if you would like to donate any items to this special raffle or Donate Now! More details to be finalized. Prizes include items donated by Espionage Cosmetics and the Red Hot Tacoma.

Plus later at the Tacoma Pride Block Party, Destiny City Comics will be hosting a signing with Seattle drag queen Mama Tits. Ticket required, don’t miss it!

RSVP on Facebook to get updates.

Destiny City Freakycon III

Destiny City Freakycon III

A mini-horror con at your local comic shop is back for revenge! Third time’s the DEATH!!!
GUEST OF HONOR: Jackey Neyman Jones, who played Debbie in Manos: the Hands of Fate! Considered one of the worst movies of all time made famous by being featured on an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Jackey can’t wait to come to Tacoma to meet fans of the movie and promote her new book available through our neighbor King’s Books, “Growing up with Manos: the Hands of Fate“.
Special guests:
  • Friday Night Frights – host of local cult horror movie night at our historic Proctor district Blue Mouse Theater
  • Michael Koehler – local artist who designed the event poster, check out his zine Discount Demon Deals at the shop!
  • October Games – local game developer presenting a special demo of their new game project and also a new printing of their Horror Legends comic!
  • Travis Bundy – local artist and 20th Talon of the CLAW, and co-founder of Creator’s Edge Press, will be selling his wares and giving out FREE graphic novels.
  • Tacoma Ghost Tours – get schooled on the strangest tales of local hauntings and grab some of their spooky merch.
  • Crypticon Seattle – special table hosted by a promotion team from Seattle’s ultimate horror con!
  • VHS Swap hosted by local guerilla artist Funny Face House! Bring VHS or other stuff to swap.
Still adding details! Get in touch with Mike at Destiny City Comics if you’d like to get involved.