Press Release

Challengers Comics + Conversation Celebrates Women’s History Month


From Challengers Comics + Conversation —


Award-Winning Chicago comic retailer Challengers Comics + Conversation launched an ambitious plan to highlight local female and non-binary artists in daily tabling events to commemorate Women’s History Month. From horror to heroes, from established artists to comic-related art, the talent Challengers has put together allows for comic fans of all ages a great chance to find something new to love.  New creators are being added regularly so make sure and check out to see the latest additions. Creators can email to participate. Challengers Comics + Conversation is located at 1845 N Western Ave in the Bucktown neighborhood. Swing by and celebrate Women’s Comics Month!

The current schedule is as follows:

Thu Mar 02: Chloë Perkis, 11am-7pm

Fri Mar 03: Bianca Xunise, 3pm-7pm

Sat Mar 04: Lauren Burke / Monica Ras, 11am-5pm

Sun Mar 05: Amber Huff, 11am-5pm

Mon Mar 06: Rosie Accola, 11am-5pm

Wed Mar 08: Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30pm-7pm

Thu Mar 09: Sara Kloskowski, 3pm-7pm

Fri Mar 10: Marie Enger, 2pm-7pm

Sat Mar 11: Andrea Bell, 11am-5pm

Sun Mar 12: Rebecca Rothschild,

Tue Mar 14: Natalie Andrews, 2pm-5pm / Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30pm-7pm

Wed Mar 15: Kat Leyh, 5pm-7pm

Thu Mar 16: Stephanie Mided, 2pm-7pm

Fri Mar 17: Ashley Riot, 11am-5pm

Sat Mar 18: Amy Peltz, 11am-5pm

Sun Mar 19: Sheika Lugtu / The Ladydrawers 11am-5pm

Tue Mar 21: Sage Coffey, 11am-7pm

Wed Mar 22: Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30pm-7pm

Thu Mar 23: Vickie Perez-Segovia (Vixtopher) 11am-7pm

Fri Mar 24: Yewon Kwon, 5pm-7pm

Sat Mar 25: Cathy Hannah, 11am-5pm

Sun Mar 26: Corinne Halbert, 12pm-3pm

Tue Mar 28: Leila Abdelrazaq, 11am-5pm

Wed Mar 29: Isabella Rotman, 11am-7pm

Thu Mar 30: Delia Jean, 

Fri Mar 31: Caroline Picard, 5pm-7pm


Co-owner Patrick Brower commented, “The graphic novel market is changing quickly.  50% of our customers are female and growing. Some of the most groundbreaking titles and pivotal characters are coming from female creators and our world is better for it.”


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