Japanese gay shop, Big Gym will give out a free calendar card of August with my new illustration on this July. It will be served on a first-come-first-served basis, on two times for one month, July 1st and 16th. You can get one card when you do shopping over 1000 yen amount at Big Gym Ueno or Big Gym Ikebukuro. The service is at storefront shopping only, not required on mail order.
And also they released two more new tanks with illustrations of Jiraiya and Seizoh Ebisubashi, under the title of Massive Suite.
And if you purchase all three tanks, you can get shiny silver tote bag and Massive sticker set as a bonus.
Let’s get your own one (or three, of course) at Massive-goods.com!
From Massive Goods in U.S.A., two new risopgraph prints are now on sale online.
“Ostia” by Gengoroh Tagame is an illustration originally created in homage to Piero Paolo Pasolini, and recreated in a crisp risograph print.
This is Master Tagame’s interpretation of the death of the famous filmmaker/writer/poet Pasolini, and is titled after the site of his ultimate demise.
Size: 15 x 10.5 inches
Order: Ostia Risograph Print by Gengoroh Tagame
Gengoroh Tagame’s “Fundoshi Day” (Feb 14) illustration for 2015.
Fundoshi Day is like a Valentine for traditional thong underwear. Say it with love. Say it with a fundoshi.
Size: 6 x 10 inches
Order: Fundoshi Day Risopgraph Print by Gengoroh Tagame
Get your one and put it on a wall of your bedroom! 😉
I’ll join Yaro-fes, self-publishing comic festival, on May 2, 2015, in Tokyo, with brand-new one art book Dessins and four color postcards. (samples are below)
My circle name: Bear’s Cave
My table number: C25
Place: Ota-ku Sangyo Plaza PIO, big event hall
Date: May 2, 2015 (SAT)
Time: 12:00 – 16:00
Enter fee: 500 yen (with a leaflet of the event)
Admission limit: Yes. To enter the event, you must be over 18 years old.
CAUTION: Required a proof document of your age with your face picture, like a passport.
Size: 148 × 100mm
Prints: high quality offset printing
Illustration side: color
Address side: gray
A sexy deck of 54 playing cards by LGBTQ cartoonists, including cards by Alison Bechdel, Howard Cruse, Gengoroh Tagame, Ariel Schrag, Maurice Vellekoop, Diane DiMassa, Robert Kirby, Cristy C. Road, Eric Orner, Carrie McNinch and more! A limited edition fundraising item for the Queers & Comics LGBTQ cartoonists’ conference in May 2015.
NOTE: This item is available for pre-order. Cards will ship at the start of March.
You can order it from here. Don’t miss it!
And I’m going to join Queers & Comics 2015 on May in New York. 😉
Japanese gay shop BIG GYM will start a campaign of free calendar of 2015. 12 artists, Kasuhide Ichikawa, Inuyoshi, Seizoh Ebisubashi, Poosuke Kumada, Kei Chang, Kohinata, Jiraiya, Gengoroh Tagame, Naoki Tatsuya, Kuro Nohara, Go Fujimoto and moriuo, drew new illustrations for it.
The calendar is CD size, and will be passed out on each month separately. To get it, you have to do shopping more than 1,000 yen at Big Gym. The distribution days are 1 and 16 on each month, in order of arrival. I am sorry but mail order is out of this service.
The first date of the distribution is December 1, 2014. You can get a calendar of January 2015 with an illustration of Kuro Nohara, plus an acrylic case to put your collection in.
Who draws an illustration for which month? It’s a secret until previous month. I’ll announce my turn when the time comes. 😉
EXHIBITION: The Art of Love in the Time of Geishas (L’Art de l’amour au temps des Geishas)
At la Pinacothèque de Paris, from 06 November 2014 to 15 February 2015.
Some of my original drawings are exhibited on the show. If you are in Paris, please come to see! 😉
Many thanks for Paola and Carolina.
My interview and several drawings are featured on the magazine, NakedButSafe #7. It is Greek photography based fashion and art magazine, and is available worldwide.
The article is total 12 pages, and I think that the interview is good and is well worth reading.
The magazine itself is very beautiful and cool too. If you are good in English, please get your copy from their website!
Class Comics released gay erotic art pin-up collection in American comic style, Heroes in Peril, in two volumes, in PDF format.
The books include many full color illustrations of Class Comics’ heroes ‘in Peril’ by around 60 artists from the globe.
I joined this project, and draw one color illustration of ‘Deimos’ in peril, and it was published on Volume 2. (Sneak preview is below!)
More detail and to purchase, please see the link below!
Here is the overview.
Here is direct link to the page of Volume 2.
New art book Raunch came from Bruno Gmünder. The book includes many wonderful ‘raunch’ images by near 40 artists/studios, include my one.
And I could meet Andrea Madalena, Italian artist who joins this book too, on last weekend at the bear party in Bologna. Happy! 😀
There are some sample pages of the books below.
Strut Walker (L) & Darren Ankenbauer (R)
Size: 21,5 x 28,5 cm / 8,5 x 11,25 inch
Format: Hardcover with dust jaket
Colour: full colour