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Comics & Graphic Novels Gay & Lesbian


by (author) Curt Pires

illustrated by Alex Diotto & Dee Cunniffe

Dark Horse Comics
Initial publish date
Apr 2021
Gay & Lesbian, Fantasy, Superheroes
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2021
    List Price

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"Bold, genre-defying and heartfelt, Youth hits a reader like the meteor in its own pages; an angry, wondrous and transformative book" -- Scott Snyder (Battman, Justice League)
Named one of "10 Comic Books to Celebrate Pride," by The New York Times, June 2020
Youth is Larry Clark's Kids meets Chronicle. X-Men by way of Frank Ocean. It smashes together the violence of coming of age with the violence of the superhero narrative--as well as the beauty.

Youth is a coming of age story of two queer teenagers as they run away from their lives in a bigoted small town, and attempt to make their way to California. Along the way their car breaks down and they join up with a group of fellow misfits on the road. Embarking together in a van travelling the country they party and attempt to find themselves. And then something happens . . .

Collects the original digital series YOUTH #1-#4.

About the authors

Contributor Notes

Curt Pires is the writer behind the self published and distributed LP which was featured on Comics Bulletin's "Top 10 Single Issues of 2012" list, and earned him a spot on Multiversity Comics "Creators To Watch in 2013". He also created Theremin with co-creator and collaborator, Dalton Rose. He lives and writes out of Calgary, Alberta.

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