CAKE Chicago was outstanding once again- a space with really vibrant energy. Incredibly, there were quite a number of New Orleans cartoonists present- Hyena Hell, Luke Howard, Magda Boreysza, and Erin Wilson. For a town with a small scene, that’s an impressive representation.
The show organizers make woke-ness a selling point, from the pronoun stickers distributed with nametags to the diversity of featured guests and speakers, and this year was no exception. This local paper article captured a fairly good sense of the scene.