Frequently asked Questions

General Info

MILK stands for Milwaukee Indie Local Comics. MILK is a one-day festival held at The Cooperage in Milwaukee, WI. The festival will feature local artists, as well as guests from around the country. Attendees will be able to meet with some of their favorite independent comic artists and illustrators, as well as meet some new faces and purchase comics and goods directly from them. MILK 2022 was the first year the festival is held.

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How much does it cost to attend?

There is no cost to exhibitors, and the event is free and open to the public

Is the venue accessible?

The Cooperage Milwaukee has an ADA compliant accessible crowd area and restrooms. There is a balcony area that is only accessible by stairs.

Exhibitor Questions

What counts as a comic?

Comics are sequential images typically integrated with text to create meaning. We won’t tell you what is or isn’t a comic. If you think your work qualifies as a comic, that works for us. Please keep in mind that this is an alternative comics fest, and the focus is on comics. We have this rule to encourage illustrators to make, print, and share comics. 

Will the event be indoors or outdoors?

The event is all indoors!

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