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Queer Comics: Featuring Vexed Wisecracker

Queer Comics: Featuring Vexed Wisecracker


Artist Mike Van Waes examines 'The Horribly Ambiguous Nature of a Gay Hang' and other tribulations of gay culture.

Sometimes you just want to hang out with a gay pal and talk about your favorite television show, like Sherlock. But what happens when that passion for mystery and Benedict Cumberbatch becomes a desire for something else?

Mike Van Waes, creator of the Web-based comic strip Vexed Wisecracker, takes a humorous look at "gay hangs" and other awkward moments in gay men's lives in the first installment of Queer Strips. Come back next week for another strip, and see more of Van Waes's work at

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