Gay manga fans rejoice: master mangaka Gengoroh Tagame (田亀源五郎) is returning to North America next month!!
Tagame will be a special guest at the Queers & Comics conference in NYC on Thursday, May 7th, and the night before he’ll participate in the conference’s kick off Drink-n-Draw at The Eagle NYC. That weekend, Tagame-sensei and the MASSIVE team will head north to Canada for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) on May 9th and 10th. Like last year, Anne Ishii will be hosting the TCAF Queer Mixer with a variety of LGBTQ comic artists, at Buddies in Bad Times.
- 5/6 (Wed), 7-10pm: Queers & Comics Drink-n-Draw
@ The Eagle - 554 W 28th St., New York, NY 10001
- 5/7 (Thurs), 11:45am: Queers & Comics panel discussion with Ivan Velez Jr., Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins at Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Ave New York, NY 10016
- 5/9 (Sat), 9am-5pm: Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
- 5/9 (Sat) 7pm: TCAF Queer Mixer, hosted by Anne Ishii
@ Buddies in Bad Times, 12 Alexander St Toronto, ON
- 5/10 (Sun) 11am-5pm:
Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Toronto Reference Library
Los Angeles dates TBA!