Websites: www.nickcomic.com, www.qcomedy.com, www.facebook.com/nickdammit, www.facebook.com/ginorma.desmond
Bio: Nick Leonard has regularly contributed cartoons to Holy Titclamps, Baby Split Bowling News, Strange Looking Exile, BoyCrazyBoy, Three and of course Boy Trouble. He has been included in the anthologies "The Book Of Boy Trouble" volumes one and two, and the Northwest Press collection "Anything That Loves".
He now does stand up comedy in San Francisco, produces SF's queer comedy showcases, "Qcomedy" and "The Bilarious Show" and has performed his solo stage show I'm From Queens at the Off Market Solo festival and the Marsh Theatre. Nick also performs under the name Ginorma Desmond in the San Francisco drag performance troupes House Of Glitter and The Peaches Christ Players, and theRoyal British Comedy Theatre.
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Anything That Loves
The Book Of Boy Trouble Volume 2
The Book Of Boy Trouble
RECENT PRISM COMICS FEATURES
"MOM, I'M PREGNANT."
[Color Commentary, Posted 1/15/09]
No, wait. "I'm in trouble." That's the expression! "I'm. In. Trouble." A boy in trouble.
It might be a terrible joke, but don't let that stop you from clicking on the link above and reading about a gay comics anthology you'll want to own!
FIVE CARTOONISTS READ & SIGN BOY TROUBLE IN SF ON DEC. 2ND!
[News, Posted 11/27/06]
Five Bay Area cartoonists join forces to read from and sign The Book Of Boy Trouble: Gay Boy Comics With A New Attitude at Magnet in S.F.'s Castro district on Saturday, December 2nd at 7pm!
From its first photocopied edition in 1994, Boy Trouble has emphasized personal stories and viewpoints outside the mainstream, with subject matter that ranges from sex, love, and longing to porn, drugs, and punk rock. The Book Of Boy Trouble compiles the greatest hits from the zine's…
THE BOOK OF BOY TROUBLE
[Color Commentary, Posted 9/28/06]
In his introduction to The Book of Boy Trouble, Robert Kirby says that a zine (a self-published and usually photocopied work of limited distribution that appeals to roughly .01% of the population) can be made by anyone with pens, paper and a photocopier (or a graphics pad, stylus and printer for you high-tech folk). I can’t deny this assertion, though in my (admittedly limited) experience with zines, there is a difference between what one can do and what one should do. Lord knows I’ve seen…
RECENT OFFSITE FEATURES
“HOW I DID IT” PART 8
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 8/25/11]
Robert Kirby talks about the birth in 1994 of "Boy Trouble".
"HOW I DID IT" PART 7
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 7/5/11]
Part seven of Rob Kirby's personal history of queer cartooning and publishing.
"HOW I DID IT" PART 6
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 6/1/11]
Part 6 of Rob Kirby's personal history of queer cartooning and publishing.
“HOW I DID IT” PART 4
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 4/28/11]
In which the cartoonist makes more comic zines and further aligns with the lesbians.
“HOW I DID IT” PART 2
[Source: RobKirbyComics.com, Added: 4/7/11]
Part two of Rob Kirby's personal account of making queer comics and zines since the early 1990's.