Nerd-O-Ween 2014

Nerd-O-Ween Ash Wednesday

It’s the annual Nerd-O-Ween, so get ready for a monster mash dance! And don’t forget, scare up a fright costumes are a must on this night! That’s right Nerd-o-ween is back for 2014 and we’ll be at The Drinkingbird! We will be doing our usual costume contest most original, best mashup and most authentic costume

Think Galactic Book Club: The City & The City


For October’s meeting, Think Galactic discusses Mievile’s “The City & The City”. From Publisher’s Weekly: “Better known for New Weird fantasies (Perdido Street Station, etc.), bestseller Miéville offers an outstanding take on police procedurals with this barely speculative novel. Twin southern European cities Beszel and Ul Qoma coexist in the same physical location, separated by

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #61

Player of Games

For October’s Book Club we will discussing The Player of Games (Culture #2) by Iain M. Banks. The Culture – a human/machine symbiotic society – has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with

Live Model Free Drawing Classes at the International School of Comics!


Douglas Klauba is joining us here at the International School of Comics for Freetember! Here is more of his work: Executive Drawing Workshop every Monday in September after Labor Day, 7 pm to 9 pm. Are you a working professional looking to improve your drawing skills but not looking to change careers? We’ve set

Simpsons Trivia Night


Simpson’s Trivia Night At the Atlantic Date: Wednesday, September 10th Time: 7:30P Location: The Atlantic, 5062 N. Lincoln Tickets: $5 at the door to play Web: Join Project 891 Theatre Company for an evening of Simpson’s-themed trivia at The Atlantic. Show us how deep your Simpson’s obsession goes and win prizes while you’re at

Ladies’ Night Anthology Vol. 2: Death & Prom Launch Party

Monica Poster v0.1

Ladies’ Night Anthology Vol. 2: Death & Prom, is launching this September! Our 82 page anthology, created by women from across the country (and one Brit), includes twelve original comics centered around the dual themes of Death & Prom. Our release party will take place on Friday, September 12th, 7pm at Graham Crackers Comics in

1Kn1ghts Productions at The International School of Comics


1KN1GHTS Productions is coming to the International School of Comics! Find out more about their short film Such Creatures: Friday September 12th at 7 pm to 9 pm. Chicago local production company 1KN1GHTS (one thousand and one knights) is coming to our campus to give a talk on their latest work of art

Strangeloop, C.I.C. bring horror with a dose of humor to the stage this Halloween season


This fall enter a world filled with things so evil and crazy that when you shoot them, they stand up to get shot all over again. Strangeloop Theatre, in a co-production with C.I.C. Theater, is bringing the horror comedy series “Hack/Slash” by Chicago artist and writer Tim Seeley from the 2D comic book page to

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #60


For September’s book club meeting we’ll be discussing The Martian by Andy Weir, in which a NASA astronaut gets stranded on Mars. From Chapter 1 of the book: “I’m stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with… Earth. Everyone thinks I’m dead. I’m in a Hab designed to last 31 days. If the

8/25 Doctor Who Screening & Social

Doctor Who fans everywhere are eagerly anticipating the Series 8 debut of Peter Capaldi in the title role later this month….and with an increased focus on both a television and theatrical debut, Chicago Nerd Social Club is organizing a gathering for an upcoming theatrical season. On August 25th, we will be gathering to attend the