published in April 2006 with the financial assistance of Prism
Comics Queer Press Grant, the first issue of this series is
finally back in print.
new edition features better paper, the addition of a second color,
and some drawing revisions.
short story concerns an expatriate gay couple stationed in Japan
and the strain this cross-cultural adjustment place on their relationship.
The comic takes place during one 24-hour period and illustrates
the influence that sexuality, parity, and economics have on gay
reprint will be available in June, 2010. You can pre-order through
Amazon o this website using the links at the top of the page: the
book will be sent to you upon publication.
the first 5 pages of SHIRTLIFTER #1 here
for SHIRTLIFTER #1:
of the most original comics, straight or gay, to come around in
recent memory" - Alexander Cho, Frontiers
a great comic." - Alison
Bechdel, Dykes to Watch Out For, Fun Home
sort of story that lingers in the mind long after you've put the
issue down." - Katherine Kaller, Sequential