English translated edition of ‘My Brother’s Husband’ volume 1 was released on May 2nd. On this occasion, I’ll go to New York, Philadelphia and Toronto to join several events.
MAY 6: “Transcendent Obscenity” panel at the PEN World Voices Festival, from 2-3:30pm at Dixon Place, NYC
MAY 7: Drink n’ Draw (tw: hot nudes!) at Anyone Comics in Crown Heights Brooklyn from 5-8pm
MAY 9: Signing at Kinokuniya on 6th Ave. at 40th St. from 6-8pm
MAY 10: Reading/Signing/Q&A at Giovanni’s Room/Philly AIDS Thrift Store from 6-8pm
MAY 13 & 14 (Sat&Sun): Toronto Comics Arts Festival:
Saturday 2pm signing at Reference Library
Saturday 4pm at the Marriott Bloor: “LGBTQ Comics Abroad”
Saturday 7pm at Glad Day Bookshop: The TCAF Queer Mixer (with preview of “Queer Japan” by Graham Kolbeins)
Sunday 11:00am signing at Reference Library
Sunday 2:45pm at the Marriott Bloor: “Canada 150!”
MAY 9-30: My Brother’s Husband – Exhibition by Gengoroh Tagame at Reference Library
(You can see the rare artworks from ‘My Brother’s Husband’, layouts, penciled pages, original inked drawings and final artworks.)
E-book edition of my comic album ‘Kimi-yo Shiru-ya Minami-no Goku (Do You Remember the South Island’s P.O.W. Camp? a.k.a. Goku)’ in Japanese what was first published in 2007 is now on sale.
It was serialized on G-men magazine from 2003 to 2006, total 700 pages comics.
E-book edition is released by separated two volumes version as same as paper book, and there is all-in-one version too.
弟の夫 My Brother’s Husband, chapter 27.
Monthly Action magazine, 2017 June issue (April 25, 2017, on sale)
My illustrated Tenugui (traditional Japanese towel) will be released from Mandarake. Original new ‘Hung’ drawing is featured. Good for everyday using or displaying on the wall.
It will be sold on several events, shops and online.
Online pre-order is now available. They have english guidance page. Check the page below!
Niku Ninjin (Flesh Carrot), chapter 2 (final chapter)
Badi magazine, 2017 June issue (April 21, 2017, on sale)
I’ll participate in Queers & Comics 2017 Conference at California College of the Arts in San Francisco as a keynote speaker/panelist on this weekend.
Queers & Comics 2017 Conference
April 14 (Fri.) – 15 (Sat.), 2017
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, U.S.A.
My participating panel:
Queer Manga – History and Cultural Context
April 14 (Fri.) 2:30 PM
April 15 (Sat.) 7:30 PM
More detail, check the official site below.
Queers & Comics 2017 Conference
弟の夫 My Brother’s Husband, chapter 26.
Monthly Action magazine, 2017 May issue (March 25, 2017, on sale)
E-book edition of my comic album ‘Kindan (Forbidden)’ what was first published in 2007 is now on sale.
E-book editions are released as ten different versions.
1) Complete version: Include all contents of paper book edition.
2-10) Separated sold version: each stories only
The Soldier’s Brave Blood
The Yakuza’s Brave Blood
Tumble Doll MP
The Legend of Koromogawa
弟の夫 My Brother’s Husband, chapter 25.
Monthly Action magazine, 2017 April issue (February 25, 2017, on sale)
Niku Ninjin (Flesh Carrot), chapter 1
Badi magazine, 2017 April issue (February 21, 2017, on sale)