Retail Catalog

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The following books are available for wholesale order:


Action and Adventure


Mama Tits Saves the World
by Charles “Zan” Christensen and Terry Blas

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: JUL161774

Can one Pacific Northwest drag queen prevail in the fight against hate? With your help… she can! Writer Charles “Zan” Christensen and artist Terry Blas—along with guest artists Diego Gómez, Sonya Saturday, and Justin Hall—take Seattle’s most famous activist queen to a new level in the new comic book Mama Tits Saves the World!

 


The Legend of Bold Riley
by Leia Weathington

232-page paperback. 7″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $29.99
Mature readers
Diamond Item #: MAY121226

Leia Weathington’s sword-and-sorcery epic The Legend of Bold Riley is illustrated by Leia and a host of talented artists. “Who is Bold Riley?” you might ask. She has hunted the wildest game and dallied with countless beautiful girls, but still longs to know the world beyond the city walls. Princess Rilavashana SanParite, called Bold Riley, leaves behind her station and sets out to travel through distant lands and find forgotten ruins, fearsome enemies, inscrutable gods and tragic love.

Foreword by fan-favorite writer Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Buffy the Vampire Slayer).


The Legend of Bold Riley #1
by Leia Weathington and Jonathon Dalton

24 page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $3.99
Diamond Item #: MAR141274

The adventures of Bold Riley continue in a monthly series!

Bold Riley—who has set out to find adventure in the lands beyond her home of Prakkalore—comes across a fragment of bone that shares a tale of lost love. Riley tries to reunite the lost spirit with its beloved, but soon discovers that all is not as it seemed…

Cover by Brittney Sabo.


The Legend of Bold Riley #2
by Leia Weathington and Zack Giallongo

36 page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: APR141282

Bold Riley, still reeling from a tragic loss, continues southward with no real destination or purpose. On the desolate Broken Head Moors, she’s rescued from a terrible storm by an aged weaver whose fantastic tapestries may foretell the shape of what’s to come.

Cover by Terry Blas.


The Legend of Bold Riley #3
by Leia Weathington and Joanna Estep

36 page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: MAY141494

During a stormy night and under the influence of some surprisingly strong pipe weed, Bold Riley glimpses a shape of what’s to come. Now, somewhat less burdened by sorrow, she heads towards the Atratan Desert in search of the powerful city state of Kabumzala.

Cover by Genue Revuelta.


Dash #1
by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $3.99
Diamond Item #: JUL141331

Los Angeles, 1940: Private investigator Dash Malone can’t shake the feeling his lover, Johnny, is hiding something. Strange deaths start occurring throughout the city while a mysterious woman named Zita Makara begs Dash to take her case. When a grisly murder connects all three, a terrifying mystery unfolds.


Dash #2
by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $3.99
Diamond Item #: AUG141567

After the shocking events of the last issue, Dash is now on the hunt for the mysterious Zita Makara. But will a violent interrogation by his former colleague turned rival, Detective Bruno Fernez, prevent him from stopping another murder?


Dash #3
by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $3.99
Diamond Item #: MAR151437

Zita Makara is out for blood and Dash is in her sights! Can he stop her before another life is lost? Is she really the monster she appears to be… or is someone else pulling the strings?


Dash #4
by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $3.99
Diamond Item #: SEP151507

In a dank Los Angles jail cell Zita Makara reaches back through the ages to give Dash the truth he’s been seeking. But will he be able to accept it before an ancient evil monster finds them? A major turning point in this thrilling series that you cannot miss!


The Lavender Menace: Tales of Queer Villainy!
edited by Tom Cardamone

232-page paperback. 5.5″x8.5″
Prose (not a comic book!)
Cover Price: $9.99
Diamond Item #: SEP131246

Thirteen short stories of terror, mayhem, and destruction which offer something highly unique in a genre that demands certain characters be only heroes or victims… gay villains!

Introduction by Lambda Literary Award winning editor Tom Cardamone.

Includes stories by Charles “Zan” Christensen, Damon Shaw, Hal Duncan, Jamie Freeman, Jeffrey Ricker, Lee Thomas, Marshall Moore, Matt Fagan, ‘Nathan Burgoine, Rod M. Santos, Stellan Thorne, Steven Bereznai, and Tom Cardamone.

Cover by comics artist Joe Phillips.


Humor


The Completely Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green

228-page comic paperback. 8″x8″
Cover Price: $24.99
Diamond Item #: NOV141555

Eric Orner’s groundbreaking comic strip, “The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green”, debuted in 1990 and appeared in papers in a hundred cities across the US, Canada and the UK. Now, for the first time, every subversive, laugh-out-loud funny, and occasionally surreal episode from the gay everyman’s 15 years in print is in one deluxe collection. Includes behind-the-scenes stories from the author, bonus strips, and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author David Ebershoff.


Politically InQueerect: Old Ghosts #1

48-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $5.99
Diamond Item #: NOV141558

In this all-new tale, Todd joins Archer and his mother on a journey to England to help Archer’s grandmother move. Gran is adamant that her old house is haunted, Archer is adamant that it isn’t. Will Archer’s skepticism lead to his peril, or is Gran amusing herself with a huge wind-up? Includes a selection of choice PiQue strips from the comic’s 14-year run!


A Waste of Time
by Rick Worley

136-page paperback. 9.75″x6.75″
Black-and-white
Cover Price: $19.99
Mature readers
Diamond Item #: SEP111192

The first full-length collection of irreverent and sweet comic strips from Rick Worley. Foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed and misanthropic, Rick is no ordinary cute cartoon rabbit. The strips in this hysterically funny, surprisingly sweet collection range from fantasy tales about a closeted fundamentalist teddy bear, an oversexed fox, and a doomed robot love affair to autobiographical comics that share maybe a little too much information about the author.

Foreword by StevieD and EvilJeff from the Comic Book Queers podcast.


A Waste of Time #1
by Rick Worley

36-page comic book. 10″x6.625″
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: APR141283

Rick the cartoonist rabbit is growing desperate for success, while his creations—including a coke-addicted teddy bear and a broken robot—have their own plans for his career. Things start to take a sinister turn, and Rick surprises even himself with the depths of pandering to which he’ll sink.


A Waste of Time #2
by Rick Worley

36-page comic book. 10″x6.625″
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: JUN141330

Worried about Rick’s prospects for a successful art career, his creations decide he needs some inspiration. They set out to find his favorite artist, the reclusive Bill Watterson, whether Watterson wants to be found or not.


A Waste of Time #3
by Rick Worley

36-page comic book. 10″x6.625″
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: SEP151508

Rickets the broken robot and Prester the born-again teddy bear finally discover the whereabouts of the elusive Bill Watterson; he’s spent the last decade imprisoned by a mysterious figure with a sinister purpose! Can our heroes rescue Watterson from his clutches, or have they arrived too late?


Capitol Hillbillies
by Chris Lange

144-page paperback. 8″x8″
Cover Price: $19.99 (coming July 2014)
Mature Readers
Diamond Item #: MAY141493

Find out why Capitol Hillbillies is a comic strip like no other in this deluxe collection with almost 200 strips chronicling the adventures of four gay dudes in Seattle. Dating, video games, plenty of sex jokes, and even a unicorn for good measure. A must for any LGBT reader!

Foreword by Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf)!


Adults Only


Hard to Swallow
by Dave Davenport and Justin Hall

320-page paperback. 6.625″x10″
Black-and-white and color
Hardcover Price: $39.99
Paperback Price: $29.99
Adults Only
Diamond Item (paperback) #: MAY161657

The complete collection of the groundbreaking, weird, gay, erotic anthology series is here, with pirates, monsters, true-life tales, and more! This huge book collects all four issues plus over 50 pages of new comics and special features, and a full-color gallery section. Foreword by Scott “BabyDaddy” Hoffman of Scissor Sisters!


The Mark of Aeacus Book OneThe Mark of Aeacus #1
by Charles “Zan” Christensen
and Mark Brill

28-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Color
Cover Price: $8.99
Adults Only

Published by Class Comics! Jack, a shy, tortured young man, hooks up with a mysterious stranger at a bar and loses himself in an intense and exhilarating night with him in his hotel room, during which he sees visions of bloodshed and ancient gods. In the morning, he discovers he’s been branded with a mysterious tattoo—the one his mysterious stranger had—and is now imbued with dark and brutal powers. But will those powers be enough to save him from a vicious gang attack?


The Mark of Aeacus #2
by Charles “Zan” Christensen
and Mark Brill

24-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Color
Cover Price: $7.99
Adults Only

Co-published with Class Comics! Jack’s adventure as the Bearer of The Mark of Aeacus continues. A mysterious stranger appears at the foot of Jack’s bed, enyls him the secrets of the mark of power that he bears, then tells him he must die. Can Jack’s mysterious new powers save him… or would we all be better off if they didn’t?


Fearful Hunter
by Jon Macy

316-page hardcover/paperback. 6.625″x10″
Hardcover Price: $39.99
Paperback Price: $29.99 (coming August 2014)
Adults Only
Diamond Item # (hardcover): MAR141275
Diamond Item # (paperback): JUL141333

Oisin, a shy young druid, lives in a ferocious world of sacred sexuality and erotic elder gods. When he falls for Byron, a simple wolf who only mates for life, their love threatens the plans of those who desire a forbidden power. Do the star-crossed lovers stand a chance when lascivious Druid masters and savage elder gods threaten their fragile new relationship?

Punk music, pickup trucks, and psychedelic earth magic add an urban spin to this captivating queer Celtic fantasy world.


Al-Qaeda’s Super Secret Weapon
by Mohammed al-Muhammad Mohamed and Youssef Fakish

72-page paperback. 7″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $14.99
Adults Only
Diamond Item #: SEP131247

Turns out the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was just the opening that the terrorists were waiting for! This witty, sexy, spy tale sends up Republicans, the War on Terror™ and gay clichés from A to Z. The end of the world was never so fabulous!

Foreword by Pastor Brett Pirkle (The Intelligent Design Coloring Book).


Teleny and Camille front coverTeleny and Camille
by Jon Macy

240-page paperback. 7″x10″
Black-and-white
Cover Price: $29.99
Adults Only
Diamond Item #: SEP101088

Jon Macy, longtime contributor to gay comics publications such as Gay Comics and Boy Trouble, has adapted a moving and erotic gay love story from Oscar Wilde’s classic Teleny. This is the book that Northwest Press was created to publish!


Younger Readers


Rise: Comics Against Bullying #1

48-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: JAN151522

Featuring all-new stories from Howard Chaykin (American Flagg), Marc Guggenheim (Arrow), Chris Roberson & Dennis Culver (Edison Rex), Adam P. Knave (Amelia Cole), Jed Dougherty (World’s Finest), and many more! Proceeds benefit organizations including GLAAD, Prism Comics, and Stand For The Silent.


Rise: Comics Against Bullying #2

48-page comic book. 6.625″x10″
Cover Price: $4.99
Diamond Item #: MAR151438

Featuring all-new comics from Marc Andreyko (Batwoman), Sina Grace (Li’l Depressed Boy), Vasilis Pozios, Marguerite Sauvage (Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman), Kristopher White (Father Robot), and MANY more! Proceeds benefit organizations including GLAAD, Prism Comics, and Stand For The Silent.


The Power Within
by Charles “Zan” Christensen and Mark Brill

32 page comic book. 7″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $4.99
Great for younger readers
Diamond Item #: JUL111189

A comic book tackling the subject of teen bullying and suicide, written by Charles “Zan” Christensen and drawn by Mark Brill. Shannon gets picked on a lot; his dad and teachers think he should just “fit in” more, but that doesn’t help. So Shannon escapes into a super-powered alter-ego whenever he’s in a bad situation. But will the power within be enough to save him?

In addition to the main story, the book contains bonus pages by a collection of comics industry heavyweights, including Gail Simone (Wonder WomanBirds of Prey), Phil Jimenez (New X-MenWonder Woman), Greg Rucka (Detective ComicsGotham Central), Matthew Clark (Outsiders, Wonder Woman), Stephen Sadowski (JSAWarlord of Mars), Dan Parent (ArchieKevin Keller), Donna Barr (The Desert Peach), Andy Mangels (Gay ComicsIron Man: Beneath the Armor) and Carla Speed McNeil (FINDER).


Rainy Day Recess: The Complete Steven’s Comics
by David Kelly

120-page paperback. 9.75″x6.75″
Black-and-white
Cover Price: $19.99
Great for younger readers
Diamond Item #: JAN111273

From 1995 to 1998, David Kelly’s “Steven’s Comics” ran in LGBT and alternative newspapers around the country. This comic strip explored the world of a sensitive boy coming of age in the seventies, with all its joys, quirks, and heartbreaks. This book collects the entire Xeric-Award-winning series in one volume suitable for young adult and adult readers, with additional material created specially for this collection.

Foreword by It Gets Better Project founder Dan Savage.


Issues and Nonfiction


QU33R
edited by Robert Kirby

264-pages, hardcover/paperback. 7″x8.5″
Full Color
Hardcover Price: $39.99
Paperback Price: $29.99
Mature readers
Diamond Item # (paperback): NOV131152

QU33R, from Ignatz-Award-nominated editor Rob Kirby, features 241 pages of new comics from 33 contributors—legends and new faces alike.

Foreword by No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics editor Justin Hall.


Transposes
by Dylan Edwards

120-page paperback. 7″x10″
Black-and-white
Cover Price: $19.99
Mature readers
Diamond Item #: JUL121168

Dylan Edwards’ Transposes separates gender from sexuality and illustrates six fascinating true stories of transgender men who also happen to be gay or bisexual. The result is laugh-out-loud funny, heartbreaking, challenging, inventive, informative, and invites the reader to explore what truly makes a man a man.

Foreword by Alison Bechdel (Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, Dykes to Watch Out For).

Finalist for a Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Nonfiction.


Anything That Loves
edited by Charles “Zan” Christensen

216-page paperback. 7″x10″
Full Color
Cover Price: $29.99
Mature readers
Diamond Item #: SEP131245

From confessional, personal accounts to erotic flights of fancy to undersea identity politics, this collection of comics invites the reader to step outside of the categories and explore the wild and wonderful uncharted territory between “gay” and “straight”.

Featuring comics and illustrations by Adam Pruett, Agnes Czaja, Alex Dahm, Amy T. Falcone, Ashley Cook & Caroline Hobbs, Bill Roundy, Ellen Forney, Erika Moen, Jason A. Quest, Jason Thompson, John Lustig, Jon Macy, Josh Trujillo & Dave Valeza, Kate Leth, Kevin Boze, Leanne Franson, Leia Weathington, Lena H. Chandhok, Margreet de Heer, MariNaomi, Maurice Vellekoop, Melaina, Nick Leonard, Powflip, Randall Kirby, Roberta Gregory, Sam Orchard, Sam Saturday, Stasia Burrington, Steve Orlando, Tania Walker, and Tara Madison Avery & Mike Sullivan.

Foreword by PoMoSexuals author Carol Queen, PhD.