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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.

Littlekumiho
Brandon Lehmann
Julie Baldock
Troy’s Work Table Publishing
Microverse Press (Collagemonauts)
Vaginer Things Club
Two-Headed Tiger
Michael Koehler
Kalen Knowles
John Dover
Mend My Dress Press
Carl F. Nelson
Russ Richards Art
KooKoo Kartoons
Kevin Knodell / Kimberly Westenheiser
Laura Graves
Rhododo
Monkey House Studio
Moondust Darling
Eli Tripoli

Registration for this event has closed. Please attend and keep an eye out for the next one!

Poster by Felicia Chang, who will be there selling zines, t-shirts, and other items at the show.

DCC at Jet City Comic Show!

DCC at Jet City Comic Show!

Destiny City Comics will host a booth at Tacoma’s big comic con, the Jet City Comic Show! More details to be announced.
 
http://www.jetcitycomicshow.com/ for show hours and other info.
Destiny City QueerFem Con 2017

Destiny City QueerFem Con 2017

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:

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!

RSVP on Facebook to get updates.

RICKMOBILE at Destiny City Comics!

RICKMOBILE at Destiny City Comics!

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.

Visit our good neighbors helping us out with the event, King’s Books, Doyle’s Public House, Harmon Tap Room and Hub!

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!

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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 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.
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