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  • cals1607

    I’m interested to see where Young Protectors goes. Please continue!

  • pandaladie

    CONTINUE PLEASE 😀 it seems interesting 😀 

  • I’m absolutely loving this comic!!! It’s like the Young Avengers + X-Men, just with more gay!!! (though the young Avengers really does highlight on Billy and Teddy’s relationship) I’m hooked!

  • nebi_lan

    Hhahahahaha oh boy, his first kiss 8D that man is evil!!! : P i like it a lot <3

  • i love it >.< need more!!! and might i say very sexy kiss ^-^

    • Becky Buckwild

      lacey baby are you ok dear? pls reply soon xx

  • MOAR!!! This is safdafs *A* 

  • PK

    I’m not into yaoi in particular, but I like the art and the superhero angle here, and never minded a little romance in my comics. You’ve got a new reader.

  • Samantha Chandler

    Grate wc so far i enjoy the artwork the most, most comics i cant read because of the art work but i have to say your rocks. And love the superhero outlook reminds me of one of my fav books Hero by Perry Moore

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  • I love this as always. I can’t wait for the new page  😀

  • March

    sad to say in front of my friends but i’m a huge romantic. an i absolute adore how you an everyone worked this story out with out just going “here have some naked man” right in our faces. my friend actually caught me flippin through this an wouldn’t let up. he laughed a bit but we actually read it together now an started going out.
    Young Protectors got us together an we’re eagerly waiting for more of this an Artifice 2.
    serious though i really enjoy the comic an we just can’t let up for a day without checking to see if another page is there to surprise us.

    • Thank you so much, March! Glad to hear The Young Protectors brought you together! That’s an awesome story! 😀

    • Awww, that’s so sweet!

  • I am so hooked. It’s going to be torture to wait a week before each new page now.

    • Hehe. Glad to hear it. (And we have two bonus pages in a row coming up now, so hopefully you won’t have to wait too long…)

  • Juliet

    I just wanted to say… I happened to accidentally stumble onto this comic while looking for a new comic to read… I was NOT looking for Yaoi… Though I do read a few comics with gay and lesbian characters, they’re usually the best friend of the protagonist, not the actual protagonist himself. Point being, it wasn’t what I was expecting to find, but I am in love. Great story line, great art, and oh my goodness what an adorable main character. :3 I have come to this website every week for the past few weeks to see the new page and made an account just to post this comment. XD Anyway, it’s really great, love it! My boyfriend was a little weirded out when I told him about the comic… but I’ll get him here, don’t worry. 😉

    Thank you everyone putting the work into making this comic as good as it is! <3

    • You’re very welcome, Juliet! Thank you so much for the very kind words! 😀

      (And while I know my comics aren’t for everyone, we do have a very nice [and cool] straight-boy contingent, so you can let your bf know that at least he won’t be alone. 😉 )

      • Juliet

        I will let him know. 😉 I think once he actually starts reading it and realizes it’s just a superhero comic with some romance, not porn, he’ll be more interested in reading. See, the reason I’d never read anything with the word “Yaoi” in or related to it is that it tends to have that stigma… But this is not too naughty, with just enough romance, so I am very pleased! Yay!

        • Well, you’ll have to let me know if he gets into it. Glad you found us! 😀

          • Juliet

            Me too!! I’m going to try to show it to him today. 😉

  • Love this comic, if you ever offer to sell graphic novels of it, I’m game!

    • Thank you, Ixious! I’m working on a Kickstarter campaign for that right now. Stay tuned! 😀

  • Aaqib Farhan Hossain

    Hey I’m straight and I love this comic. It doesn’t just appeal to one demographic, its just good work all across the board.

    • Thank you, Aaqib! It always makes me happy to hear that my work has broad appeal. Thank you for taking the time to let me know! 🙂

  • Diana_Christine

    I absolutely ADORE this comic. It is the highlight of my Saturdays! (And lately Wednesdays!) 🙂

  • I absolutely LOVE this comic 😀

  • Nikki J.

    Absolutely love this comic! More Tsunami PLEASE!!

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  • Erin N.

    i’ve never been so happy from clicking on a link

  • Hmm. I haven’t. I figure that the archive will be most useful for new readers.

  • I’d be cool with a latest page button myself, bypass the archives all together for stories I’m current with. But like you, I find it gets a bit tedious to scroll down as the comic gets longer.

    • I hear you. Unfortunately, coding for that is non-trivial.

      Have you tried using shift-right-arrow? On any page of the comic, it will take you to the most current page. That’s what I do.

      • I was not aware of that trick. :O

  • Again, I’m mostly seeing the Archive page as being a benefit for new readers. Either way, someone is going to have to scroll and my thinking is that experienced readers are more likely to know about the Shift-Right Arrow and other navigation tricks (listed on the title page of every chapter.)

    (Although, maybe I’ll also add them to the FAQ…)

  • RustyBurrell

    It happens to me from time to time. I suggest just going in from the ‘Comics’ dropdown menu and pressing Shift+Right Arrow.

    • KaelemGaen

      I can’t seem to get that to work at the moment

  • vessto

    Yup, it happens sometimes to me too, it is some temp site prob I suppose.

  • stickfigurefairytales

    It’s still gone for me at the moment.

  • Luke Liedtke

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! hot shot and flyboy!!!!!!!!

    • Becky Buckwild

      calm down >//////<

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  • Rashel Izro

    I was wondering..Is there a character Who’s Who page thingy?

  • Joe Murray

    Like Really When Is the Next chapter Coming out kuz i was so getting into this story and it just stopped im so pissed right u just dont know. I want More Im just so loving this Comic

    • Howdy Joe,

      Very glad you’re loving the comic. The main story will continue once this Bonus Comic is finished up, so in about a month. You can read more about why I’m temporarily posting the Bonus Comic on the site in the notes under the page here:

      • Joe Murray

        I Have a Question Why Do U Have Only Two Comic Book Stories? Do You Have Anymore short stories or long comic stories? Bkuz i would love to read them for now until u get finish with Young Protectors

  • The main story will continue once this Bonus Comic is finished up, so in about a month. You can read more about why I’m temporarily posting the Bonus Comic on the site in the notes under the page here:

  • Platos_Redhaired_Stepchild

    Hi, clicking on the comic pages brings up this error message:

    Fatal error: Call to undefined function inkblot_post_datetime() in /home/alwebcom/public_html/wordpress/wp-content/themes/inkblot/content.php on line 27


    • John Blue

      Same for me, unable to access any page

    • Thank you, y’all. This problem has been going on since last night. I’m on it and hopefully it’ll be fixed soon…

  • Mark Warneke

    Will this series be ending anytime soon? I’m looking forward to a new one 🙂

    • Howdy Mark,

      Alas, the Engaging the Enemy arc of The Young Protectors will have 5 chapters so it won’t be ending anytime soon. It will be continuing for at least another year or two.

      But if it’s not your cup of tea, I’d recommend you check out

      The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ & Amal

      which is very much like a cool indie film


      Buying Time

      which is a very compelling sci-fi comic.

      Hope this helps! 🙂

      • Mark Warneke

        Thanks for the recommendations, Alex!

      • SRK

        No fair! Make me fall in love with Buying Time and it hasn’t updated in years! Too bad 🙁

  • Becky Buckwild

    howdy alex,
    this is some good yaoi comic! i happened to stumble upon it (btw i was NOT looking for yaoi though… im NOT a yaoi fangirl) and im surprised how good it is. i look forward for the new pages to come out 🙂

    • Archbishop of Banterbury

      haha !! I am not a yaoi fangirl but…i want alex to suck my BIG DICK !!

  • Becky Buckwild

    me too… <3

  • Becky Buckwild

    ya it is youre messed up <3

  • Christian

    HI Alex,
    I honestly love your work! Sometimes when things in life aren’t necessarily working out for me, I like to read(reread) your work. I love the fact that it doesn’t make a huge thing about homosexuality that your work goes into the actual problem or romance and doesn’t stick to the fact that it’s gay. It’s more like “ok I’m gay, cool now who am I going to date?” and I love the fact that it is more normalized.
    One question though….are you ever going to continue “tough”?
    That is one of my favorites, and I have been a bit disappointed to see that nothing has really progressed since the Chapter three preview pages

    Anyways I know you are busy, thanks! Keep up the good work 😀

    • Howdy Christian,

      Thank you very much for the kind words. It makes me happy to hear that my work gives you a boost when life challenges come up! 🙂 And yes, you totally get what I’m trying to do with heroes “who just happen to like other guys.” I’m glad you’re liking that.

      As for Tough, due to artist unavailability, that comic is currently on hiatus with no plans in the foreseeable future to continue it. Hopefully someday I’ll be able to start it up again, but for now, my focus is solely on The Young Protectors.

      Thank you again for taking the time to let me know you’re enjoying my comics!

  • nhall19 .

    Hi Alex, i happened to be looking for new comics to read and found yours! I love everything about it, especially all the hardwork you’ve put into it, the story and the art! I REALLY love how the story goes with the idea of being gay isn’t a big deal *which it isn’t* and i wish the rest of the world worked and thought like that! Finally I read everything in one day so obviously i’m Hooked 😀

    • Thank you, nhall19! Really glad you found my work!

      I hope to see you back here soon! 🙂

  • I love your work so I’ve decided to give it a boost on your amazing manga specially “The Young Protectors” (Here is the link: Please keep the amazing work.

  • Marih Calefi

    You are amazing. Just keep be Amazingç By: A Brazilian fallen in love with your work

  • Kyle Hill

    From the moment i found this site i got hooked to THE YOUNG PROTECTORS. Its the best comic i have seen in a very long time. Just keep up the good work you have accomplished so much

  • Fadi Naaman

    Omg I love that comic book! Please tell me there is a chapter 4 to it!

  • Elizabeth R. Moonhaven

    Had some time and caught up with the series, really loving it and the side stories add wonderful bonuses to the characters which make me love them even more. It was really great meeting you at Ahn!Con.

    • Thank you, Eli! It was great meeting you at Ahn!Con too! 🙂

  • SethBlizzard

    Wonderful series! Nice to have such a beautiful and intelligent comic with gay overtones. If I may make a suggestion about the site, I would like it if there were a page introducing us to the main characters, where certain information could be shared that the story doesn’t allow for.

  • Gail. Xx

    Just spent the last four hours reading everything on the website. Amazing, and can’t wait for Wednesday 😀

  • Lugh

    Looove it!!!!!!!

  • Omi-Chan

    I love ! I live for this comic! From the layout of the plot to the actual characters themselves!! I literally thought bout this comic at school and couldn’t wait to read the latest update! XD It’s a mixture of two of my favorite genres! BL and Super heroes! YAY! I really cant wait to read the next update!! It’s Wednesday or Friday right?? OOOOHH IM SO EXCITED !! X3

    • Very glad to hear you’re enjoying the comic, Omi-Chan! And yep, we update every Wednesday and Saturday. 🙂

  • Tex Allison Orihara


    Best. Purchase. Ever. OF ALL TIME!

    I love your book its really amazing <3.

    I can't help but rereading it again :3 [ and its only been 2 days ]

    I am caught up with the story and cannot wait for the next page ^u^

    It was nice meeting you and talking to you, hope to see you again next year.

    ~Tex :3

    [ PS: Your book also helped me with the writers block I had giving me some ideas :3, so thank you 🙂 ]

    • Thank you, Tex! I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed Volume One! (And that it gave you inspiration!) That’s awesome to hear! 😀

  • OMG when’s the next? x.x

  • elisuccia

    I am waiting patiently for the next chapter 🙂

    • Glad to hear it. The Young Protectors updates every Wednesday and Saturday. 🙂

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  • iAmSin

    I am waiting patiently for the next chapter!

    • Glad to hear it! The Young Protectors updates every Wednesday and Saturday. 🙂

  • Hello, @alexwoolfson:disqus. I’m a reader of your comic for about a year and I’m loving it. I’m from Brazil (and sorry for my english). I have two questions for you: How long will The Young Protectors be? And the Artifice will continue?

    • I can answer one part for you.The Young Protectors will be 5 chapters + interludes/bonus comics. In the end it will be three volumes book comics.

    • Howdy Dr. Rafael –

      I just saw your comment. Looks like Danish already answered your first question. 🙂

      As for Artifice, I’d love to continue that story with a second book, but I wouldn’t want to do it without Winona Nelson and she’s become a rock star in the art community (as she should be), so she’s crazy busy. So maybe someday, but for right now, there are no plans for it to continue.

      Hope that helps!

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  • Émilie Maltais

    hi @alexwoolfson:disqus when will the next chapter be released. it just stops at chapter 5 page 28. i read this manga for the first time a half a year ago but it was incomplete so i saved it to my bookmarks but my computer crashed and i lost everything. i only found it again when i saw you would be at anime north this year, so i started reading it again but now im eager to read the rest. i love the young protectors and cant wait to see you at anime north 🙂

    • davefragments

      I can partially help you. Sorry to hear about the computer crash.
      Thanks for your interest in The Young Protectors.
      A new page of TYP is being released twice a week.
      Updates occur around 10pm to midnight Eastern Standard Time on Tuesdays and Fridays.
      Chapter 5 p29 is due this Tuesday (31Jan, ’17) and I don’t know how many more pages are left in Chapter 5 to finish this story.

    • Howdy Émilie!

      So glad to hear you’re enjoying The Young Protectors! Looks like Dave answered your question—we’re still updating the story twice per week, and we’re in the last chapter now. The next page will be up on Wednesday of this week, and the page after that on Saturday, and so on until this arc is complete.

      Please let me know if you have any more questions. I look forward to seeing you at Anime North! 🙂

  • Raven R. Bloodwolf

    Oh gosh its been forever since I’ve been here.

    Its been so long and now I have the first printed volume and when I thought I was caught up its actually the opposite lol. Oh I’m so happy its still up and going though!

    Quick question, with the first volume in printed copies, would the other chapters follow suit? I would love to have printed copies of all the chapters.

    • Yep, the other chapters will definitely follow suit.

      Volume Two will contain Chapters 2 and 3 plus bonus comics. I’ll have the Kickstarter for the printing of that this year.

      Volume Three will wrap up the Engaging the Enemy arc with Chapters 4 and 5 and bonus material. The Kickstarter for that should be early 2018.

      If you want to get a heads up about the Kickstarter, be sure to join my mailing list here

      Hope that helps!


  • unknownlight927

    Really enjoying the Coda arc. Dunkid is such an intriguing character. Though the inner fan boy/shipper in me cannot wait until the Spooky/Kyle arc starts. How much longer until that starts?

    • Glad to hear it! 🙂

      • unknownlight927

        Definitely my favorite side story, second only to the first Interlude which is always hilarious!! Speaking of which, I don’t know how far you are going to go with Spooky and Kyle romantically and/or sexually but assuming you do go there, I hope you include some callbacks to the many innuendos from the Interlude. That would be AMAZING!!

  • Ken

    I am STILL trying to buy a couple of Prints and the trading cards. Last time it said there was a problem with the payment processing. NOW it says AGAIN…it can’t be shipped to my area, which is Nebraska…Does this system EVER work?? I am getting VERY discouraged. I was thinking of sponsoring you on patreon. I will wait until THIS matter clears up…if ever.

    • Howdy Ken,

      I’m sorry that you’ve been having trouble placing an order with my store. I’ve reached out to my online store provider, who looked into your issue and this is what they said:

      “So after taking a look into the store logs, I can confirm this is not being caused as the result of an issue with your store.”

      “What is causing this issue is the customer is entering in their zip code with a space after the first two numbers. Here is a screenshot with the error message and zip code I’m seeing.”

      “Your shipping settings are setup correctly and that was the only error that was occuring when the customer was trying to checkout.”

      Because the screenshot includes your address information, I’m not going to post the link to it here, but I’ll have my assistant Teri send it to you via private email so you can review it.

      Please try editing your zip code so it doesn’t include any spaces, and let’s see if that solves the problem. If it doesn’t, please let me or Teri know, and I will pursue things further with my store provider. One way or another, we’ll get this resolved.

      Thank you very much for your interest in supporting our work here! 🙂

  • William Clapie

    Will the Young Protectors be out (printed) in full?

  • William Clapie

    Oh. Never mind. Question is answered.