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24 Hour Comic Day Challenge at Destiny City Comics

24 Hour Comic Day Challenge at Destiny City Comics

Destiny City Comics is participating in the world famous 24 Hour Comic Day challenge.
 
Register online and participate at the shop and at home. Rules, special prizes and other benefits to be announced.
 
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/iDDcA7y2triufHnG3
Destiny City Comics Turns Four!

Destiny City Comics Turns Four!

Destiny City Comics is turning four and we’re excited to celebrate with you!
 
We’ll be having special markdowns all month, stay tuned to our social media and website or ask about it at the shop.
 
24 hour comic challenge October 6, see our events page for more details and registration info.
 
Plus new releases all month and more to be announced, all leading up to FREE COMICS on Halloween ComicFest Oct. 27.
 
Thanks for getting cool comics from us Tacoma, see you in October.
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, Masha Fikhman, Colin Anderson, and more.
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.

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. 
 
Destiny City Freakycon IV

Destiny City Freakycon IV

Tacoma’s mini-horror con is back for a fourth strike! Avoid admission fees and show off your cosplay abilities at Stadium District’s spookiest post-Crypticon event.
 
Featuring the return of special guests, actress Jackie Neyman Jones, director Tonja Atomic, producer Rachel Jackson, and production crew Skullface Astronaut, followed by a special screening of Manos Returns at Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema.
Michael Koehler returns with more chilling Lore of the Lords lore books. Event poster by the artist is coming soon.
 
Local horror shock rock industrial band Murder Weapons will have a special promotional table, as seen at Crypticon Seattle. Check them out on Spotify, Amazon Music, iTunes, Youtube, Bandcamp and many more!
 
Meet Tacoma Ghost Tours will be there spinning tales of Tacoma’s most terrifying legends, grab some of their merch featuring true local icons.
 
COME IN COSTUME! Event details will be updated soon, RSVP to stay clued in on more announcements.
 
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?).

Event on Facebook

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! 

Facebook events

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.