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The first collection of the comic strip "Curbside," which has been running in the gay and alternative presses since 1991. This book was made possible by a grant from the Xeric Foundation. The sequel, Curbside Boys, was published in 2002 by the award-winning Cleis Press, of San Francisco.
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Hobnob Press (first published 1998)
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My first book, published with the Xeric Grant in 1998, is comprised of the bulk of the first 4 or 5 years of my self-syndicated biweekly comic strip "Curbside," which runs in gay and alternative papers around the country to this very day (though in very few now). The book is now out of print and quite expensive (sells for a hundred bucks and up on Amazon and other online used book sellers, jeez). I think it holds up pretty well, but I was still learning the language of comics as I drew these. I ...more
I love this book! I read it way back when, and at the time it felt really current. Now it feels nostalgic (not dated)--it really held up over time. It was such a fun read, really addictive and sweet!
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Robert Kirby has been drawing and publishing comics since 1991. His self-syndicated comic strip “Curbside” (1991-2008) was collected in two books: Curbside, published with the Xeric Grant in 1998, and Curbside Boys (2002, Cleis Press). His queerboy comics zine anthology Boy Trouble debuted in 1994 and there were two book collections from Green Candy Press: The Book of Boy Trouble (2006) and The Bo ...more
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