May 20, 2012 3:24 AM Subscribe
Yaoi, man-on-man relationship comics aimed at female readers and typically produced by female authors. And now the phenomenon is moving West.
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from Comics Alliance discusses three webcomics that have gained considerable popularity despite what some would call their niche appeal.
The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal
Another webcomic not mentioned in the article is the popular Starfighter
, a sci-fi themed narrative that inspired the creation of Teahouse.
**Comics contain varying degrees of NSFW material.
continues over whether "Yaoi" is the appropriate term for comics in the U.S., and others like it, instead of terms like "boy's love" or simply erotica/porn, contingent on the amount of focus on sex and sexual situations in the story.