Rockstar and Softboy #1
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Rockstar and Softboy #1

Writer: Sina Grace Artist: Sina Grace Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 23, 2022 Cover Price: $8.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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SINA GRACE returns to writing and drawing for the first time in five years to deliver a frenzied story about two best friends and their antics in Hollyweird, California!
Rockstar plans the greatest house party ever as a means of lifting roommate Softboy's spirits, but things take a gnarly turn when the dreaded PARTY ANIMAL shows up to make a mess of things...and dredge up long-held secrets between two BFFs who were supposed to share everything!

  • 9.5
    Comics Bookcase - Anna Bailey Feb 23, 2022

    Friendships are what make the world feel safe, and Sina Grace gives us an up-close and personal look at his own intimate friendship. It feels safe within these pages. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Feb 23, 2022

    Rockstar and Softboy is a wholesome and entertaining comic overall even for those who look at it and think they can't possibly be the target audience. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Feb 27, 2022

    Rockstar and Softboy is a rare and wonderful queer friendship story from Sina Grace that isn't afraid to embrace its chaotic side once the house party gets going. The comic is also filled with frank and honest conversations from the main characters as they discuss their relationships, flaws, and why they end up clicking in the end. It's definitely worth adding to your Sina Grace slice of life/memoir library, and he even uses some tricks from working in superhero comics for the big gay super sentai battle royale at the end in a fusion of indie and mainstream styles. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Feb 7, 2022

    Writer and artist Sina Grace crafts a crazy story about two BFFs on a quest throw a great party. But when you strip away the outlandish clothing, shapeshifting cat and the occasional jockstrap, Rockstar and Softboy is a really story about friendship. You don't need to relate to the eccentric characters to seek what this pair is really after. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Colin Moon Feb 23, 2022

    With all its good-times energy, Rockstar and Softboy is a very accurate analog for BFFs living in a party culture. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jan 22, 2022

    So, when all is said and done, Rockstar and Softboy #1 strive to deliver a zany misadventure about a house party gone wrong that is unfortunately stifled by an obnoxious main character. Read Full Review

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