Websites: Whateverstoreonline.com, Geekinatwhatever.com, GeeknOutcomics.com
Bio: Rich Boutell is the owner and operator of the "openly gay" comic book store in San Francisco's historic Castro neighborhood called, "Whatever..."
Being a gay owned and operated comic shop, the one thing we are so proud to do is support our local gay writers and artists, those whose dream it is to create new comics for us to enjoy. Knowing what it feels like for your dream to come true, we are more than excited to help them out by selling their indie comics.
Update Sept MMX:
We have also started our own small press publishing company called Geek 'N Out Comics.
The first book to be released will be InterSections: The Dark. Written by Rich Boutell and illustrated by Gene Guilmette. The comic will debut at APE 2010 in San Francisco.
RECENT PRISM COMICS FEATURES
SPECIAL EVENTS IN SAN FRANCISCO MARK ARRIVAL OF JUSTIN HALL'S GLAMAZONIA: THE UNCANNY SUPER-TRANNY
[News, Posted 11/29/10]
Bay area cartoonist Justin Hall and special guests will be on hand for three events in San Francisco to celebrate the debut of Hall's new book: Glamazonia: The Uncanny Super-Tranny from Northwest Press. The events will take place at Mission Comics and Art on December 11th and Whatever… on December 15th and 18th.
QUEER COMICS READING ON YOUTUBE
[Spectrum, Posted 3/6/08]
WonderCon in San Francisco was a great experience for LGBT (and LGBT-friendly) comics fans and creators and for all of us at Prism Comics. We're still flyin' high on all the good will and warm feelings from a very popular booth and two terrific panels - one spotlighting Emerging LGBT Creators and the other spotlighting pioneering underground comics creator, Lee Marrs ("Pudge The Girl Blimp").
But the fun didn't stop when the exhibit hall closed on Saturday night, February 23. It continued…
YOU'RE A WONDER, WONDERCON!
[Spectrum, Posted 2/26/08]
The blur that was WonderCon 2008 has sped past. This is the first time I attended this San Francisco Con, even though I've been a more-or-less regular APE attendee with Prism since we started exhibiting there. I wasn't sure exactly what to expect from Comic-Con's little sis, but suffice it to say the show was a blast, and I will definitely be back!
I wandered around the exhibition hall a bit but, like I do at Comic-Con, I tried to steer away from the mainstream stuff and focus on the more…
PRISM COMICS ANNOUNCES EVENTS FOR WONDERCON 2008
[News, Posted 2/12/08]
WONDERCON 2008 - Northern California's largest comic and fantasy media convention - is being held in San Francisco at Moscone Center (747 Howawrd Street) Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24. Prism Comics is proud to announce this year’s slate of programming and events for WonderCon.
“This is our biggest and most ambitious year at WonderCon ever, and the Prism Booth will be 'LGBT Central'." says Ted Abenheim, Prism Board Member and Event Chair. “The growing LGBT comics…