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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 and zine-maker will be designing the event poster
  • 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 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!
  • and more to be confirmed!
Still adding details! Get in touch with Mike at Destiny City Comics if you’d like to get involved.
Destiny City Zine Symposium

Destiny City Zine Symposium

Local zine makers and comic artists set up at your favorite Stadium District comic shop and independent bookstore!

 

Registration has closed for this event. Stay tuned for the next one in August!
Wayzgoose Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza w/ King’s Books

Wayzgoose Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza w/ King’s Books

Destiny City Comics is hosting tables for King’s Books’ biggest annual event, Wayzgoose!
 
Come get lost in a sea of local printmakers who each have something free for you to do, bring a blank t-shirt and get a free Shroom Bros. print made on it, and marvel at the amazing steamroller prints that are made.
Destiny City Comics will have special guests Jen Vaughn and Cuzak Baily with their new self-published comic Deadwater! We also have Jen’s Avery Fatbottom Renaissance Fair Detective comic available now, she’s also worked on books like Fiona Staples’ Archie and the Secret Loves of Geek Girls.
 
Find out more about the festival at https://www.tacomawayzgoose.com
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
Jaala Smith from Tinkertopia

Registration is currently closed. If you’d like to be involved next season, 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

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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.
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.