Refocus on Local Art

One of the events we are most proud of at KaPow Comics & Coffee is our Local Artist Showcase where we have local artists in our store to show off their amazing artwork, comics, books and other creative ventures.  The format we’ve used in the past that is very similar to a mini comic convention with several artists set up at tables with their usual displays seems to have run its course.  So, we have decided to try something new!

We are pleased to announce the new “KaPow Comics & Coffee Spotlight Gallery.”  We will be partnering with one artist at a time and will hang their original artwork in our shop in the main front seating area for a period of about 4 weeks.  Some original pieces will be for sale and prints will also be available for purchase throughout the gallery show.  The artist will be in the shop for an opening event and a show closing event.  As with all our other events, we will post days/times in the shop, on our Facebook page, and on our website.

Our first gallery show will spotlight the art of Frankie Serna.  Frankie is a working artist/designer living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In between creating his next work of art, Frankie enjoys spending time with his wife Shelly and son Ethan.

His professional work has spanned graphic design, advertising, greeting cards, sequential-art, editorial cartoons, pop culture and comic book illustrations, along with designing artwork for skateboards, T-shirts and backpacks. A traditional artist at heart, Frankie works in a variety of artist media. His programs of choice when creating digital art are Photoshop, Corel Painter and Sketchbook Pro. His favorite subject-matter is within the sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book genres.

You can find him exhibiting at several Comic Cons locally and throughout the U.S.  For links to his social media and additional information visit his website at:  www.sernaillustration.com

Artist Frankie Serna and Collect2Display at a prior KaPow Comics & Coffee Local Artist Showcase

KaPow Comics & Coffee Spotlight Gallery

The Art of Frankie Serna

  • Show opening: Saturday, February 2nd
  • Join us for a reception with Frankie Serna 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Winter Business Hours

Effective December 1, 2018 we are implementing new winter business hours.  Both the Comic Shop and Coffee Shop will be open as follows:

Sunday thru Saturday   10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesdays   9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Open until 8:00 PM on Trivia Nights.

Wednesdays are new comic days, so we will open at 9:00 for those of you who need to get your hands on the new comics as early as possible!

Facebook Live Sale Rescheduled

With the new winter hours, we are moving our Facebook Live Sale to Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.  This will allow us to preview the new stuff coming out on Wednesday.  We think an hour will also be sufficient for us to showcase what we have for the sale, though if needed we may go longer.  Please go to our Facebook page KaPow Comics Live Sales for the new schedule which starts in December.

Coffee Drive-Thru Closed

Due to lower utilization by customers, we will be closing our coffee drive-thru effective December 1st.  We apologize if this causes any inconvenience to anyone. We hope you will come on in and enjoy the atmosphere inside!

 

 

KaPow Featured in Brand New Colorado Paddleboarding Guide

KaPow Comics & Coffee is excited to be featured in InflatableBoarder.com’s brand new Colorado SUP guide as a recommended spot in Colorado Springs for amazing coffee. If you have an interest in paddleboarding, this is a guide that you’ll definitely want to check out!

The guide is available in .pdf format and it’s completely free to download. Inside, you’ll get the scoop on 20 great spots in our state to paddle and there are locations for all skill levels.

We hope you enjoy this free guide on the Colorado SUP scene, and if you haven’t been by yet to check us out, we hope to see you soon! Our atmosphere is friendly and inviting, and you’ll have a great time relaxing inside the store or on our outdoor patioco-paddleboarding-guide.

Best of the Springs Nominations

Thank you to everyone who voted to nominate us for the Gazette’s Best of the Springs 2016.  We’ve officially been nominated for the Best Coffee Shop and the Best New Shop.  So now we’d appreciate it if you would vote for us to win!

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Voting takes place January 6th to February 17th.  Thanks for your vote!

Halloween ComicFest 2016

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KaPow Comics & Coffee is excited to be a participating store in this year’s Halloween ComicFest.  We’re making a weekend of it and capping the festivities off with a full day of Halloween Fun on October 31st.

Join us Saturday, October 29th, Sunday, October 30th and Monday, October 31st for our ComicFest activities:

  • Kids Fun & Games
    • Win a pastry/dessert participating in our Pumpkin Patch Walk
    • Spooky Bean Bag Toss
    • Decorate a Trick or Treat Bag
  • Free Comic books for kids and adults!
  • 20% off Halloween themed comics and 10% off Halloween themed toys
  • 10% off our Halloween and Holiday drinks – Hobgoblin Pumpkin Spice Latte, Ghostly Irish Nog Coffee, Wicked Apple Caramel Latte

Bring the kids in on Halloween:

  • Trick or Treat – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Kid’s Halloween Costume Contest – 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Be at the store by 5:oo PM to be included in the contest
    • Winners announced at 5:30 PM
    • All participants win a prize!

For more information on the national Halloween ComicFest visit their website: Halloween ComicFest Official Website

 

 

We’re Open!

KaPow Comics and Coffee has officially opened!  We are starting off slowly especially on the coffee side regarding our menu and the drive thru is now open! Come on in and see the decor, browse some comics, and have a cup of coffee.  We will be gradually adding to our menu and will have a grand opening in late September.  We offer some of the best coffee in Colorado Springs, brought to you buy one of the finest roasters in Denver. We support local and fair trade coffees from around the world along with gluten free items. Kapow Comics and Coffee is a place the entire family can enjoy, from relaxing in our comfy atmosphere to browsing your favorite comics.

Thanks to all our friends, family and new staff for your support and hard work for getting us open.