You’re invited to Sina Grace’s gay BFF house party comic Rockstar & Softboy

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You may know Sina Grace as a writer who, judging by her work at Marvel mountain climber And boom! studio’ go Go Power Rangers, but he entered comics as an artist/writer – and he’s returning to his roots with a shot rockstar and softboy,

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Rockstar and Softboy is a modern buddy comedy (with a side of romance), leaning into the ‘house party’ sub-genre of such memorable films. animal house And book smart,


“As a fan of Romy and Michelle’s high school reunion and friend movies like Barb and Star Go to Vista del Mar, it only occurred to me that I could make up my own story where two gay besties throw a party featuring werewolves. , Vampire, Zombie, Witch, and the revived party animal,” Grace said in the announcement. “Rockstar and Softboy are pure, frenzied, loving, ratchet friendship in a comic book.”

Animal House had Bluto, and the party animal of Rockstar and Softboy seems to be… well, Rockstar, as of this preview:

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Although Rockstar and Softboy are fictional, it was originally inspired by a conversation between Grace and fellow comics writer Josh Trujillo during the DC Pitch Contest… and you can’t help but notice that Rockstar appears to resemble Grace. Ready, and the softboy looks similar to Trujillo.

“It’s wild and weird, but this is the gay BFF story I want for myself and my friends,” Grace tells Newsrama, “because I got tired of projecting myself on Abbi and Ilana, Romi and Michelle, etc. Am.”

rockstar and softboy Available for sale February 23 from Image Comics.

You can pre-order Rockstar and Softboy now, and while you wait, make sure you’ve read all of our recommended best comics of 2021,

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