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Nerd City’s Guide to C2E2!

April 9, 2012

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Holy shit! It’s almost here. C2E2 hits Chicago this weekend, and it goes going to rule. Heading to the convention (you better be!)? Here’s Nerd City’s guide to the show: ARTISTS: There is a ton of talent at this year’s show (local and otherwise), and many of our good friends will be present in full […]

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“Powers” Hits Chicago!

July 23, 2011

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FX is shooting the brand new Jason Patric-led pilot based on one of my favorite comics ever, “Powers“, right here in Nerd City’s backyard! Brian Michael Bendis stopped in to Chicago Comics, and the crew took over Bucktown (right by Piece) to shoot footage on Thursday night. As a huge fan of Patric, Powers, Bendis […]

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Happy Almost Free Comic Book Day!

May 6, 2011

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That’s right, this Saturday, May 7 is the Tenth Annual Free Comic Book Day! A great opportunity to reconnect with the medium or just check out something you might not normally, FCD is a great Nerd tradition, and we support it whole-heartedly. Lucky for us, Chicago does FCD right. No Free Comic Book day is […]

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Ivan Brunetti Signing @ Chicago Comics

March 30, 2011

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Nerd City’s H.Q. Chicago Comics is hosting a signing with the great Ivan Brunetti, to celebrate the re-release of his super awesome “Cartooning” book, this Friday April 1,  5-7 p.m. Brunetti is an amazing talent and teacher, and this is guaranteed to be a super-interesting event. Get all the details of Chicago Comics’ Ivan Brunetti Signing […]

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Cursed Pirate Girl Signing @ Chicago Comics

February 25, 2011

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Jeremy Bastian, the creator of Cursed Pirate Girl, one of the most amazingly drawn comic books  EVER, is signing copies of his  TPB this Saturday, Feb 26th from 4-6, at our beloved Chicago Comics! The creator of some of the most intrinsic, imaginative art I’ve ever seen, it also turns out that Bastian is a […]

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“Orc Stain” and “The Sixth Gun”!

February 17, 2011

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So, recently,  I’ve been making a serious effort to broaden my comic book horizons, reading books I normally wouldn’t read, or just grabbing something I may have never even heard of. With this new sense of graphic novel  adventuresness, I can happily report from the field that I have found (with some guidance) two fucking […]

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Nerd City’s 2011 C2E2 Kickoff Rock-tacular!

February 14, 2011

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Shit yeah! We present to you, the Nerds, our new poster for our 2011 C2E2 Kickoff Rock-tacular: Featuring Major Taylor, Chicago’s School of Rock, Valora, Boobs and Goombas (Super Mario Bros. BUrlesque), an appearance by Jeffrey Brown, Live Band Karaoke and much, much more, this is not, I repeat, not, to be missed. Sponsored by […]

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New Chicago Comics @ The Museum of Contemporary Art!

January 11, 2011

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Our friends @ Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art have really outdone themselves. Their new exhibit, New Chicago Comics, features art by local heroes Jeffrey Brown, Paul Hornschemeier, Lilli Carre, and Anders Nilsen. The exhibit runs until January 30th…so hurry. If you’re a Nerd…and I know you are, you gotta check this out. Learn all about […]

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Yi Soon Shin #3 Release Event Tonight @ Chicago Comics!

December 15, 2010

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That’s right, our good buddy Onrie Kompan is releasing the epic third issue of his historical comic opus “Yi Soon Shin” tonight @ Chicago Comics from 6-9 p.m. Come by, meet the man, buy his book, it should be a good time had by all. By all! Learn everything you need to know about the […]

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