Got room for a little more love in your life? Check out Famous Fido Rescue’s adoption open house today. Famous Fido (3124 W. Irving Park), a no-kill shelter, finds homes for animals surrendered in crisis situations or deemed “unadoptable” by kill shelters. From noon-6 PM, they’re inviting you to meet some of their wonderful furry […]
In Japan, manga cafes are innumerous. They are places where manga or anime fans can enjoy snacks and refreshments while reading or spending time together. Somehow, despite the culture’s popularity in the United States, there are none of these types of cafes around—until now. Chicagoan Tayler Tillman wants to bring these Japanese mainstays stateside with […]
The annual expo celebrates marginalized voices and individual visions.
Credit: Rivven Prink
Some of the best costumes and props that fans and cosplayers prepared for this weekend’s comic, games, movies, and everything expo, C2E2.
Here’s our guide to this weekend’s festivities
They’ll be fund-raising for (Fucking) Forty at C2E2 this weekend.
Olivia Block, Vintage Garage Chicago, and more happenings from April 21-23.
Oh, Hello, the Turnament of Champyuns, and other events from March 18-20.
Bennet achieved superhero status after Americanizing her last name.
Nerd culture goes mainstream at the annual comic con.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, April 25
Fulton Street Collective celebrates Batman’s 75th anniverary with a comic-art show.
Never forced (think NY Post or, ahem, Chicago Sun-Times), they achieve a breezy, casual success: attendees at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo were “looking for love in Alderaan places,” for instance.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, April 26.