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Destiny City Winter Zine Symposium

Destiny City Winter Zine Symposium

Every season Destiny City Comics and King’s Books open up their space for zine and comic makers to meet the public, showcase their wares, and maybe even sell a book!

Robin McQuay
Danielle Burch
Mend My Dress Press
Michael Koehler
LittleKumiho
Corey Lewis Reyyy
Jen Vaughn
Kalen Knowles
Super Cool QT Zinester Friendship Club
Brandon lehmann
Julie Baldock
Sweetgyrl Designs / Greg K Smith, co-creator of Junior Braves of the Apocalypse
Jaala Smith from Tinkertopia

Registration is currently open for makers who would like to set up a table, fill out this form here or contact destinycitycomics@gmail.com

Destiny City Fall Zine Symposium

Destiny City Fall Zine Symposium

Destiny City Zine Symposium is a free seasonal event in Tacoma where Destiny City Comics and King’s Books offer space to artists to sell their wares to art lovers and hopeless comic-collecting addicts. Hang out with someone that made a comic you’ve never heard of! Make someone’s day by purchasing their wares with cash.

You can register for a table by filling out this form: Fall 2016 Registration (February 2016 Registration available soon)

Fall 2016 Registrants

RSVP on Facebook

Jules Verne’s Sandbox: A Magical Steampunk Art Show

Jules Verne’s Sandbox: A Magical Steampunk Art Show

The Tacomapocalypse Alliance returns with another art show at Destiny City Comics! Art will be on display all October with a special reception on October 29 during free comic day Halloween ComicFest. Come at 4pm for the return of the Raven statue!
 
RSVP to stay tuned for event updates.
Beer & Comics! Stadium District Art, Wine, & Beer Walk at Destiny City Comics

Beer & Comics! Stadium District Art, Wine, & Beer Walk at Destiny City Comics

Get tickets to the Historical Stadium District’s annual art showcase with dozens of businesses within walking distance involved! Destiny City Comics will have local craft beer from Wingman’s Brewers in the comic shop. Advance ticket purchases will be cheaper than the door.
 
This event happens to be on Batman Day, free Batman comics!

Part of the Stadium District Art, Wine & Beer Walk. Advance ticket purchases will be cheaper than the door, they will be available here.

RSVP on Facebook for updates.

Batman Day 2016 at Destiny City Comics

Batman Day 2016 at Destiny City Comics

FREE BATMAN COMIC! Join us for Batman Day 2016. We’ll be handing out a limited amount of FREE Batman #1 (2016) reprints with a new variant cover by Howard Porter.
 
Special SALE!
•25% off all Batman universe comics and graphic novels
•35% off tagged back issues featuring Gotham characters
•Funko Pop figures priced $11.99 or under are 2 for $20 when you get one with Batman.
This event will also be taking place during the Stadium District Art, Wine, and Beer Walk. We’ll be hosting artist Drawn to Draw and local craft beer maker Wingman Brewers in the comic shop! Get tickets online or at King’s Books.
Destiny City Zine Symposium!

Destiny City Zine Symposium!

Saturday August 20 we’ll be hosting a special zine party with local zine makers. RSVP now to receive updates! Guests like
Super special thanks to our good neighbor independent bookstore King’s Books who is offering tables and space for this event. Check out their Rocket Zine Library!
More details will be posted as the event approaches!
Harry Potter Midnight Release Block Party events at Destiny City Comics

Harry Potter Midnight Release Block Party events at Destiny City Comics

King’s Books is having a special midnight release of the new Harry Potter book, eight years since the last! Join us for a special event ignited by our good neighbor and check out comics and graphic novels inspired by Harry Potter like Gotham Academy, Unwritten, and Bird Witch.

7pm-8pm Improv

Half hour improv show live with a local performance group Fools Play Improv.

8pm-11pm Vendors

  • Wizard Caricatures by James Stowe, local cartoonist and creator of Sidekick Quests. Get drawn as a member of your favorite house!
  • Take and/or Make Harry Potter Bead Sprites by @the_nerdy_girl_crafter. This local maker will have handcrafted items available as well as a make-your-own bead sprite station.
  • Homemade Harry Potter-inspired goods by Atomic Soap Works. This local soap maker is cooking up unique Harry-Potter themed soap ideas just for this special event.
  • Vending table and Quidditch Race hosted by Crescent Moon Gifts. Enter a special Quidditch race hosted by the unique local 6th Ave gift shop at 8:30. Harry Potter items like the famous Jelly Belly Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans will also be available at their vending table.