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Erica Friedman

Email: anilesbocon01@hotmail.com
Website: Yuricon and ALC Publishing

Bio: Erica Friedman is the founder of ALC Publishing, the only publisher of all lesbian-themed Japanese syle comics (yuri manga).

ALC Publishing publishes translated yuri manga, such as Rica 'tte Kanji!? and WORKS, and the original English-language anthology Yuri Monogatari, which includes stories by artists and writers from around the world.

Erica is also the author of Shoujoai ni Bouken: The Adventures of Yuriko, an original illustrated "light" novel.


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Rica 'tte Kanji
Shoujoai ni Bouken
Yuri Monogatari 2
Yuri Monogatari 3


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[News, Posted 10/13/12]
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[News, Posted 10/15/11]
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[News, Posted 10/10/11]
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[Source: About.com: Manga, Added: 11/2/10]
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[Source: About.com: Manga, Added: 10/20/10]
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[Source: Okazu, Added: 10/1/10]
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[Source: Okazu, Added: 10/25/09]
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[Source: The Advocate, Added: 9/21/08]
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