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Preview: Drawn to Sex: The Basics

Drawn to Sex: The Basics

(W/A/C/CA) Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan
Age Rating: Young Adult Audiences
Genre: Non-fiction— Price: $19.99— Page Count: 160

Erika and Matthew are ready to talk about sex! Have you ever had a question about sex, but didn’t know who to ask? Well, Erika and Matthew have spent years learning, talking, and creating informative comics about all aspects of sex. Using comics, jokes, and frank communication, they’re here to demystify the world of sex and answer your questions—including ones you might not even know you had! In this first book of the Drawn to Sex series, they explore the practical side of sex, from the basics of what defines sex, to barriers and testing, masturbation, and the ins-and-outs of having sex with other people. Pick up this fun book if you’re looking to learn something new, understand sexuality better, or know someone (maybe you!) who might benefit from some judgment-free education. Erika and Matthew are here to help you out!

Creators of ‘Oh Joy Sex Toy’ Bring You ‘Drawn to Sex’

The creators of the popular Oh Joy Sex Toy comics, Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan, have teamed up with Limerence Press once again to create Drawn to Sex, a new series that is specifically geared toward approachable and fun sex education! While previous collections of Oh Joy Sex Toy comics have included toy reviews and short stories, Drawn to Sex exclusively covers sex education, making it ideal for educators, and a handy resource for anyone! The first installment of the three-book series, Drawn to Sex: The Basics is out November 7, 2018.

Erika and Matthew are ready to talk about sex! Have you ever had a question about sex, but didn’t know who to ask? Well, Erika and Matthew have spent years learning, talking, and creating informative comics about all aspects of sex. Using comics, jokes, and frank communication, they’re here to demystify the world of sex and answer your questions—including ones you might not even know you had!

In this first book of the Drawn to Sex series, they explore the practical side of sex, from the basics of what defines sex, to barriers and testing, masturbation, and the ins-and-outs of having sex with other people.

Pick up this fun book if you’re looking to learn something new, understand sexuality better, or know someone (maybe you!) who might benefit from some judgment-free education. Erika and Matthew are here to help you out!

Creators of ‘Oh Joy Sex Toy’ are Releasing a Sex Education Series

Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan, creators of the popular Oh Joy Sex Toy comics, have teamed up with Limerence Press once again to create Drawn to Sex, a new graphic novel series that specifically discusses sex education. The first installment of the three-book series, Drawn to Sex: The Basics, is set for release November 18, 2018.

Erika and Matthew are ready to talk about sex! Have you ever had a question about sex, but didn’t know who to ask? Well, Erika and Matthew have spent years learning, talking, and creating informative comics about all aspects of sex. Using comics, jokes, and frank communication, they’re here to demystify the world of sex and answer your questions—including ones you might not even know you had!

In this first book of the Drawn to Sex series, they explore the practical side of sex, from the basics of what defines sex, to barriers and testing, masturbation, and the ins-and-outs of having sex with other people.

Pick up this fun book if you’re looking to learn something new, understand sexuality better, or know someone (maybe you!) who might benefit from some judgment-free education. Erika and Matthew are here to help you out!

Preview: Oh Joy Sex Toy, Volume 4

Oh Joy Sex Toy, Volume 4

(W/A/C/CA) Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan
Age Rating: Adults Only
Genre: Humor/Education
Price: $29.99
Page Count: 304
Erika & Matthew think the world of sex is fantastic.

Using comedy, real-life experiences, and research, they create some the best educational, informative, sex-positive comics around. (The puns are an added bonus!)

In this fourth volume, they tackle a variety of interesting topics, including sex toys, what to expect at a gynecologist visit, the question of “what even IS sex?”, and STI testing. In addition, an entire third of the book is dedicated to showcasing guest cartoonists with their unique experiences and perspectives about sex, covering topics from body image to fursuiting to pegging, to name a few!

Every volume of Oh Joy Sex Toy is a stand-alone adventure into the world of sex, so whether you’ve collected the other volumes or not, this book is a great fit on any shelf.

Limerence Press’s ‘Oh Joy Sex Toy’ Secures Support From Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette and The Magic Wand

Limerence Press and Oni Press have announced that Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan’s widely acclaimed Oh Joy Sex Toy, the free weekly sex education webcomic, has secured support from Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette and The Magic Wand personal massager.

Oh Joy Sex Toy debuted in April 2013 and updates every Tuesday, covering everything sex-related, from sexuality and the sex industry, to toys, workshops, birth control and much more. With the aid of guest contributors giving as many perspectives as possible, Oh Joy Sex Toy strives to be relevant to a wide variety of genders, body types, and sexualities. The first volume was published by Limerence Press in November 2016.

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) is the largest non-profit family planning and reproductive rights organization in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Since 1963, PPCW has provided a broad range of sexual and reproductive health care, including family planning and other medical services, trained and educated community members on issues of sexuality, and advocated for the protection of reproductive rights and freedom in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Introduced to the United States over 30 years ago, The Magic Wand®—formerly the Hitachi Magic Wand—is a vibrating personal massager, originally manufactured for relieving tension and relaxing sore muscles, but most famously used as a sex toy. The Magic Wand® is America’s most recommended personal massager, and is known for its pleasure and formidable power.

Volume 4 of Oh Joy Sex Toy is scheduled for release on November 4, 2017 from Limerence Press.

Preview: Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 3

OH JOY SEX TOY VOLUME 3

(W/A/CA) Erika Moen
(W/C) Matthew Nolan
AGE RANGE: Adult, 18+
GENRE: Education, Humor
PRICE: $29.99
312 PAGES

Erika and Matthew think the world of sex is pretty rad.

Using humor and research, their awesome comics are about everything that relates to sex. They review sex toys, share sex education, interview sex workers, and crack horrible, horrible puns, all in the name of promoting sex positivity.

In this third volume they visit a swingers’ house party and a queer porn set and cover all sorts of topics like HPV, foreskins, and UTIs, in addition to the newest and oddest sex toys. Each volume is a unique dive into the world of sex, making this book a great standalone addition to your shelf whether you’ve already read the rest of the series or this is your introduction.

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Preview: Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 2

Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 2

(W/A/CA) Erika Moen
(W/C) Matthew Nolan
AGE RANGE: 18 and up
GENRE: Education, Humor
PRICE: $29.99
328 PAGES

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Volume Two is a hefty 328 pages of comics by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan. This volume collects the second year’s worth of content from the weekly comic Oh Joy Sex Toy, covering all kinds of sex topics in the form of toy reviews, education pieces, interviews and more. With its positivity, terrible puns and diverse cast, Oh Joy Sex Toy is an indispensable resource for anybody exploring comics or their own sexuality. In addition to Erika and Matthew’s work, almost a third of the book is dedicated to other comics artists, adding other unique voices and perspectives. The book also features never-before-seen  bonus comics and behind-the-scenes content!

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Preview: Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 1

Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 1

(W/A/CA) Erika Moen
(W/C) Matthew Nolan
AGE RANGE: 18 and up
GENRE: Education, Humor
PRICE: $29.99
268 PAGES

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Volume One is 268 pages of comics by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan about sex, sex toy reviews, sexuality, sex education, safer sex practices, interviews with sex industry workers, AND MORE. Volume One collects the first year’s worth of content from the weekly comic Oh Joy Sex Toy. Combining helpful facts with terrible puns and the occasional Star Trek joke, Volume One is an indispensable resource for fans of sex, fans of comics, and nerds of all stripes. It also features the comics of nearly a dozen other cartoonists, plus brand new comics made exclusively for the book and behind-the-scenes content!

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Oni Announces New Imprint Limerence Press, an Adult Line of Erotic and Sex Education Comics

Oni Press has announced Limerence Press, a new erotic and sex education comics imprint focused on positive, diverse, and approachable stories that reflect a wide variety of emotional and intimate experiences. Limerence Press is launching with printed editions of volumes 1–3 of Oh Joy Sex Toy, a popular sex education and sex toy review webcomic by creators by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan. Ari Yarwood will be the managing editor for the line.

As part of the deal, Limerence Press will be printing Moen and Nolan’s Oh Jo Sex Toy Volume 3 which was funded through Kickstarter. This helps decrease costs for the creative team.

Future titles will be announced this summer.

Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 1 and Volume2 will come to comic shops October 5 for $29.99 and Oh Joy Sex Toy Volume 3 will hit shelves November 9.