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Letters for Lucardo by @claystorks is the first in a planned…

Letters for Lucardo by @claystorks is the first in a planned four-book series, and Iron Circus Comics’ latest erotic graphic novel! 

This fantastic new comic is about an aristocratic immortal, and his ill-advised love for a human man in the autumn of his mortal life.

Ed Fiedler is a common man, 61 years old and employed as a scribe in a royal palace. His most regular client is Lucardo von Gishaupt, a forever-young member of the mysterious and revered Night Court. When the eternally 33-year-old Lucardo and the aging Ed develop feelings for one another, both are forced to contend with the culture shock of a mortal man’s presence among the deathless, the disapproval of the sitting Lord of the Night Court, and Ed’s own ever-present mortality, threatening to bring an end to their romance in the blink of an everlasting eye.

Iron Circus Comics’ next Kickstarter launches October 24th! Follow Spike on Kickstarter to know the moment the project goes live! 

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Heya, folks! not one, but TWO Iron Circus artists have been…

Heya, folks! not one, but TWO Iron Circus artists have been shortlisted for Autostraddle Comics and Sequential Art Awards!

Sophie Campbell ( @mooncalfe ), author of Shadoweyes, Volume 1, is up for Favorite Graphic Novel/Book, and Melanie Gillman ( @pigeonbits ), author of As The Crow Flies, has been nominated THREE TIMES for Favorite Webcomic – Serial, Favorite Cartoonist, AND Favorite Comics Anthology for their work on The Other Side!

Autostraddle Award winners are determined by popular vote, and voting lasts until Saturday, September 24th at midnight, Pacific Time. If you have the time, please help these worthy comics and creators secure some recognition! Vote here!

Thanks, everybody!

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Nope, it’s not Friday. But ICC’s got a new title for…

Nope, it’s not Friday. But ICC’s got a new title for you ANYWAY.

But then, well, maybe not…?

Iris & Angel isn’t exactly new; the first chapter’s already been written by myself, drawn by @littlefroggies, and posted on Slipshine, the subscription adult comics site. But Slipshine came with certain restrictions; monthly quotas, length limits, and the expectation of sex every fifteen pages, to name a few. And while that works for a lot of comics, it wasn’t working for I&A.

So, Amanda and I are trying something new.

Iris & Angel is restarting from scratch, and will be released chapter-by-chapter on ComiXology and in the Iron Circus Comics online store!

This is a new approach for us, and we’re excited to see where it might lead. We’re test-driving a smaller, cheaper, more incremental approach to our comics; inexpensive “issues” of I&A with a nice, low bar for entry for the curious and the freedom to tell the story as we like.

And WHAT A STORY.

Iris Moore is a victim of her own success; her small soap-making business has taken off like a shot, but she’s found herself floundering with the financials. With April 15th approaching and her paperwork more hopelessly scrambled than ever, she finally accepts the inevitable: she needs professional help. But where to start?

A fetish message-board on the internet, of course.

Iris’ pervy roommate Tate talks her into answering the weirdest personal ad ever posted; a cross-dressing accountant offering tax prep. And what begins as a hands-off, close-encounter with kink unexpectedly evolves into something much deeper when Iris and Angel discover desires they never anticipated; a deep attraction to both one another, and the new and unfamiliar world of fetish culture itself.

Iris & Angel! Coming this winter, from Iron Circus Comics! 😀

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TITLE OF THE WEEK: Minus, by Lisa Naffziger!Yup, it’s Friday….

TITLE OF THE WEEK: Minus, by Lisa Naffziger!

Yup, it’s Friday. And you know what that means! A brand new title from Iron Circus Comics!

Scheduled to debut in 2018-19, Minus is the story of Beck Beveroth, the sheltered, home-schooled daughter of the over-protective Gil. Raised in the isolation of her father’s remote homestead, Beck’s on the edge of independence for the first time ever; she’s been accepted for enrollment at an out-of-state college! Excited and apprehensive, she decides to road-trip with Dad to campus move-in day… but their plans go violently off-course when Beck hears gunfire while in the restroom at a gas station pit-stop. 

When she finally emerges from hiding, her father and their car are gone… and she’s the only person left alive.

Minus is a YA-and-up adventure and mystery story unlike anything Iron Circus has ever published before. I’m really looking forward to it, and I hope you are too.

Follow the creator here on tumblr at @rugops, and check out Lisa’s personal site here

And stay tuned for more announcements soon!

Thanks, everybody!

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Hey, everybody! Spike here, with big San Diego Comic Con…

Hey, everybody! Spike here, with big San Diego Comic Con news!

No, we’re not at the show. But we’ll be celebrating all the same, with a great, big STORE-WIDE SALE at the Iron Circus shop!

50% off hardcovers, 33% off paperbacks, and 25% off PDFs! It’s a heckuva deal, folks. Take a look and pick up a book or three, eh?

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And now for something completely different!TITLE OF THE WEEK:…

And now for something completely different!

TITLE OF THE WEEK: Tim’rous Beastie, the next Iron Circus Comics anthology project!

That’s right, folks. Get t’brainstorming, because we start taking submissions December 1st. Check the official tumblr for more information!

Conceived of and edited by ICC alum @littlefroggies​, Tim’rous Beastie is a collection for those of us who grew up on Redwall, Watership Down and other sagas of tiny critters on thrilling adventures in a big and dangerous world. But this time, Iron Circus is in charge. So expect the strange and amazing.

Fascinated? Curious? Wanna submit something? The Tim’rous Beastie tumblr has all details! But if you still have questions after reading? Direct any inquiries directly to that tumblr’s Ask box, where we’ll be sure to see them; it’ll help us build the FAQ.

And expect the invitee list soon!

Thanks for reading, everybody! Amanda and I are excited to see what you come up with!

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Rejoice, friends!  Yes, Roya is now available on…

Rejoice, friends!  Yes, Roya is now available on ComiXology!

Curious to see what the fuss is all about? Want easy access to the smutty GN of the year on a platform you’re familiar with? Looking for some fun, filthy reading? Well, today’s your day!

Yes, Roya is the story of Wylie Kogan, aspiring cartoonist, and his once-in-a-lifetime meeting with his hero, the rich and famous artist Joseph Ahlstrom. The meeting takes an odd turn, though, when Wy discovers- and unthinkingly pilfers- some of his idol’s illicit fetish art. But his acquisition doesn’t go unnoticed, and puts him directly in the sights of Joe’s resolute and imposing wife, Roya.

Yes, Roya is 140-odd pages of impeccably written artists’ intrigue, snappy dialogue, and super-duper hot sex, primarily of the M/F/M variety.

Why not give it a shot?

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It’s Friday again! That means I get to announce the newest Iron…

It’s Friday again! That means I get to announce the newest Iron Circus Comics title!

And this time the TITLE OF THE WEEK is Sparks, by Sarah W. Searle!

Set in the late Victorian era, Sparks begins with Patience, a kindhearted country girl, and her introduction into the world of formal service on the grounds of an English country manor. Selfless, dutiful, and just a touch naive, she takes to both her place as a parlor maid and to her new roommate, the bookish and progressive lady’s maid, Esther.

In another time, the two women would have likely kept one another’s company forever in their little attic bedroom, living out their days together in the employ of a Lord. But the world is changing. The age of Empire has brought with it not only plundered wealth, but worldliness and social revolution. Suffragists agitate in the street, idle-rich bohemians challenge sexual mores, and Patience and Esther slowly come to realize the world is wider and full of more adventure and opportunity than they ever imagined… so long as they find the will to seize it.

Currently serialized on Filthy Figments, the internet’s biggest and best collection of woman and NB-made erotic comics, Searle’s Sparks will be collected, remastered, and published by Iron Circus Comics in 2017 as part of the Smut Peddler Presents line of erotic graphic novels! But if ya can’t wait that long? Subscribe to Filthy Figments and start reading it right now.

Thanks for reading, everybody! Don’t forget to follow creator Sarah W. Searle’s tumblr at @swinsea. And keep following us right here! We have MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS coming! 

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Holy crapola, y’all, The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ &…

Holy crapola, y’all, The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ & Amal has just been nominated for a Harvey Award!

This nomination comes hot on the heels of an Eisner Award nomination, and a Lambda Literary Award WIN! @bigbigtruck, this is YOUR YEAR! 😀

Still haven’t read this critically-acclaimed, award-winning masterpiece? Get on this train, folks! TJ & A is available at Amazon, on Comixology, and via the Iron Circus shop! And the ICC shop not only has the TJ & A omnibus, but the special epilogue floppy and the sexy TJ side story, Kung-Fu Hustlers! Order soon, and your books SHIP TODAY.

Thank you again for voting for Less Than Epic, fellow comics pros! And please, don’t forget to help us seal the deal and vote on the final ballot! We’re under Best Graphic Album Previously Published!

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Happy Friday! Who wants a sneak-peek of the latest graphic novel…

Happy Friday! Who wants a sneak-peek of the latest graphic novel project signed by Iron Circus Comics?

TITLE OF THE WEEK: Meal, by Blue Delliquanti!

The irrepressible Yarrow McMurray is a woman on a mission: A mission to put bugs in your burgers. Worms in your stir-fry. Maggots in your… muesli?

Sure. Why not. 

In short, Yarrow eats bugs. And cooks bugs! And loves bugs. Inspired and driven on her quest by short-tempered guiding force and employer Chanda Flores, she won’t rest until everybody else feels the same way, including her skeptical girlfriend Milani Spence.

Written in the spirit of classic food and cooking manga like Drops of God, Cooking Master Boy and Yakitate!! Japan, Blue Delliquanti, author of the critically acclaimed and Lambda Literary Award-nominated O Human Star, plans to bring Meal to ICC and adventurous readers in 2017!

Check out the artist’s tumblr at @bluedelliquanti!

And keep watching this blog! NEW ICC COMICS ANNOUNCED EVERY WEEK!