‘King City’ and ‘Perverts of the Unknown’ Creator Brandon Graham on Porn, Sex and Honesty
Now that February is over -- and with it, our two weeks of spotlights on sex in comics -- we wind things down today in an interview with creator Brandon Graham, whose superlative series King City comes out in trade paperback next week. Graham also scripted the recent relaunch of Prophet at Image Comics, and has been known to make the occasional porno comic like Pillow Fight and Perverts of the Unk
Best Art Ever (This Week) – 02.24.12
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because there are so great images on sites like like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless art blogs that we've created Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the virtually countless pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our regu
American Yaoi: A Look at Three Man-on-Man Webcomics for Women
Yaoi has been around for more than thirty years, and it provides a livelihood for several publishers and creators in Japan and Korea. It also supports a thriving fan community, to the point where there are bookstores in Tokyo that sell professional-quality collections of fan-produced yaoi. Because the internet encourages the same sort of niche community-building that seems to come naturally in Japan, we're seeing the emergence of female-oriented male/male webcomics in English. These series, like Teahouse, Artifice, and The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal, might not be considered yaoi by purists, but yaoi provides the precedent and the frame of reference.

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