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:
Anna Marie Peters
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?).
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):
- Littlekumiho (cancelled)
- Brandon Lehmann
- Colleen Frakes
- Vaginer Things Club
- Archive Six
- Michael Koehler
- Kalen Knowles
- Marc Palm
- Moondust Darling (cancelled)
- Aimee Dan
- Short Leg Studio
- Masha Fikhman
- Does That Look Infected To You?
- Haley Franklin
- Monkey House Studio
- Julie Baldock
- Y Comics
- Blue Cat Co.
- Rhodora Jacob (Rhododo) (Instagram)
- Bo Fuentes
- One Person’s Trash
- Thee Colin Anderson
Are you an artist that’d like to take part? Fill out this simple form!
Poster by local cartoonist RR Anderson!
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:
- Vaginer Things Club – local craftmakers
- Madeline Gasperi – local author and motivational speaker
- Productivity Parlor for Artful Living – cosplay consults and sewing advice
- Delia Gable, artist of the comic Dash out from Northwest Press, plus a wide assortment of other books provided by the LGBTQ-focused Seattle comics publisher.
- Resist! July 4 edition newspapers FREE, plus you can meet contributor Lady Monster 253, selling politically inspired art prints, postcards, and patches.
- …maybe even more?
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!
- 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.