Dreamboys, Meatmen and Werewolves: Visualizing Erotic Identities in All-Male Comic Strips

  title={Dreamboys, Meatmen and Werewolves: Visualizing Erotic Identities in All-Male Comic Strips},
  author={Gilad Padva},
  pages={587 - 599}
  • G. Padva
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Sociology
  • Sexualities
The homoerotic comic strip, as a medium and genre in its own right, integrates several media including illustration, cartoon, animation, graphics, physique art, and pornography. In these subaltern texts, when the characters are of the same gender the rites of masculinity are both indulged and subverted. Hence, this graphic subculture provides a radical perspective on sexualities, intimacies, body worship and contemporary phallic regimes. This article focuses on Jon Macy’s ‘Tail’ (published in… 
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