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David Kelly

Website: Rainy Day Recess

Bio: David Kelly is a comics artist in Seattle.

A new compilation, Rainy Day Recess: The Complete Steven's Comics, is just out from Northwest Press. This volume collects the entire Xeric-Award-winning 'Steven's Comics' series in one volume suitable for young adult and adult readers, with additional rare and new material created specially for this collection.

David’s work can also be seen in Boy Trouble, which he co-edited with founder, Robert Kirby. David’s comics have appeared in The Stranger, Juicy Mother: How They Met, Gay Comics, Stereoscomic, and in numerous ‘zines and weekly newspapers.


BUY BOOKS AT AMAZON.COM

Boy Trouble: 10th Anniversary Edition
Juicy Mother 2: How They Met
Rainy Day Recess: The Complete Steven's Comics
The Book of Boy Trouble, Volume 2
The Book of Boy Trouble
Young Bottoms in Love


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RECENT OFFSITE FEATURES

REVIEW: RAINY DAY RECESS: THE COMPLETE STEVEN’S COMICS
[Source: Read About Comics, Added: 2/10/12]
This past year, Northwest Press published a compilation of all of the Steven’s Comics strips into a single book, and going back and re-reading them made me realize two things. First, Kelly was way...

REVIEW: RAINY DAY RECESS: THE COMPLETE STEVEN’S COMICS
[Source: No Flying No Tights, Added: 1/25/12]
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[Source: The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society Miscellanea and Ephemeron, Added: 12/10/11]
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[Source: Northwest Press, Added: 11/1/11]
Today, I’m proud to let you know we made our first contribution to the It Gets Better Project from proceeds from the sale of David Kelly’s book, Rainy Day Recess. A portion of the sale of each...

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[Source: Northwest Press, Added: 10/29/11]
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