Guilt|Pleasure / Jo ChenJo Chen is one of the most prolific artists in the mostly male dominated American Comic industry to date. Her work has spanned over 15 years and includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Thor, Runaways, Street Fighter and even XBox's FABLE franchise.
G|P is her two year-old foray into BL with her writing partner Kichiku Neko. During this short period of time, G|P's flagship title, In These Words, has been licensed in the US and in Japan. ITW is currently published in Libre's BeBoy Gold under the handle Togai Jun and Narcussus. G|P made their premier at Comiket in August.
Jo will once again visit Yaoi-Con 2012 as a guest. Please visit her in the Dealers' Room for the latest G|P releases and Yaoi-Con exclusives; she will be signing merchandise all weekend. Please drop by one of the following events for a more in-depth look at G|P!
Guilt|Pleasure Meet and Greet: Friday, 6pm-7pm (Melbourne)
Come meet Jo and the staff on Friday Night for some interesting chats about the men in G|P-verse, what it's like working for one of Japan's biggest BL publishers, and anything that comes to mind! Study up! We'll also be rewarding prizes for right answers to some trivia we've concocted!
Guilt|Pleasure Focus Panel: Saturday 1pm-2pm (Centennial Ballroom)
Jo and the G|P staff will be discussing the finer points of how to break from doujin (self-publish) status into commercial success. Our experienced editorial team will impart advice on what the publishers are looking for and how to guide your manga or novel into the aggressive BL market. We will also be discussing the group's projects in the coming years.