Come meet local artists who make comics! King’s Books and Destiny City Comics has been hosting this event seasonally and this will be our third and final Zine Symposium for 2017 so don’t miss it. More details and application info to be announced.
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!
Adult Swim is bringing the Rickmobile here as part of their Don’t Even Trip Road Trip!
Get to the shop early as Rickmobile merch supplies are limited and availability is not guaranteed. Lots of cool Rick and Morty comics graciously provided by Oni Press and other stuff available in Destiny City Comics.
CALLING ALL RICKS! We are also calling out to all Ricks throughout the multiverse for a special gathering of Ricks, Mortys, or weirdos in Rick and Morty costumes, especially if there’s a time-displaced Scientist Formerly Known as Rick!
Rare vending event for Destiny City Comics! Visit my vending table and grab freebies, comics, graphic novels, and zines by local artists.
Full event info at http://activ8hilltop.com/
- 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.