Tonight is G-men night at club EXPLOSION in Osaka! It’s a...



Tonight is G-men night at club EXPLOSION in Osaka! It’s a fundoshi party produced by Fundoshitaro, a photographer and event promoter. Flyer artwork by Jiraiya (児雷也) from the cover of Sanba no Karasu (2015 edition).

Thanks to Ivan Velez Jr. for the head’s up!

Tonight is G-men night at club EXPLOSION in Osaka! It’s a...



Tonight is G-men night at club EXPLOSION in Osaka! It’s a fundoshi party produced by Fundoshitaro, a photographer and event promoter. Flyer artwork by Jiraiya (児雷也) from the cover of Sanba no Karasu (2015 edition).

Thanks to Ivan Velez Jr. for the head’s up!

Gay manga fans rejoice: master mangaka Gengoroh Tagame (田亀源五郎) is...









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!

Gay manga fans rejoice: master mangaka Gengoroh Tagame (田亀源五郎) is...









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!

Jiraiya (児雷也) gave a talk and drew sketches during Geeks Out’s...





















Jiraiya (児雷也) gave a talk and drew sketches during Geeks Out’s Drink & Draw event last night at Brooklyn gay bar This N’ That! Post 1/3.