Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #62

The Girl with all the Gifts2

For November’s Book Club we will discussing The Girl with all the Gifts by M.R. Carey. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t

Heroes & Villains: A Costume Party at Lagunitas Brewing Company


Strap on your cape and cowl—it’s time for the Heroes & Villains Costume Party at Lagunitas Brewing Company! Chicago’s newest, biggest, and best brewery is hosting a costume party on Monday, October 13. Make up a hero or villain, put together a rad costume, and come prepared to do battle with your arch nemesis! •

Super Hero Day

Super Hero Day

A day devoted to Heroes of all shapes and sizes. 11 AM Crafty fun with Wishcraft Workshop 12 PM Performance by Emerald City Theater 1 PM Super Hero Trivia with The Chicago Nerd Social Club

Chicago Book Club Roundup – October

October book clubs

October has a lot of great science fiction and fantasy book clubs in and around the city of Chicago, find one that is local to you and join in the discussion. We will continue to provide you with book clubs that make you turn pages well past midnight, discover new worlds, and reunite with old

Nerd-O-Ween 2014

Nerd-O-Ween Ash Wednesday

Chicago Nerd Social Club and Geek Bar Beta are proud to present: NERD-O-WEEN! You read that right: For the first time ever, CNSC and Geek Bar will co-host CNSC’s annual nerdy Halloween celebration as a private event for Nerd-O-Ween guests only from 7pm-11pm at Geek Bar Beta. Nerd-O-Ween will feature our popular annual costume contest,

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