graphic noiz

book 1

by Natsuya Uesugi

Graphic Noiz - Natsuya Uesugi
Editions:Kindle: $ 2.99
ISBN: B01MU3D088
Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
Pages: 123

Noiz is 19, an illustrator who just graduated from art school and created his first manga entitled Disaster Code. He is excited to be showing his work at a comic convention in New York City. He eagerly sets up his table at the con but when no one stops by on the first day he gets discouraged. The famous writer Shiro Ijima is at the con signing books in his bestselling scifi Fissure series. Shiro wanders the aisles in Artist Alley on a break and runs across Noiz' table. Shiro seems intrigued with Noiz' art and walks away only to have his agent come over and inquire. A cat and mouse game starts as Keita, Shiro's agent tempts Noiz trying to see if he will bite on a project to turn Shiro's bestselling, scifi thriller Fissure volume 1 into a manga. Keita wants to use Noiz to have the work cost less weighing the risk of using an amateur manga artist instead of a well established one. Noiz realizes that his work looks like an old out of print manga called Dawn that Shiro drew eight years ago and initially published in Japan but Shiro is not a mangaka any longer due to a tragedy that occurred when he was just starting out. Keita has Shiro play games with Noiz getting him anxious to start the collaboration. Shiro is a womanizer who goes on lavish dates with his female fans then dumps them cruelly on the second date. He is snobbish and aloof but his fans love him for it. However, Shiro seems to be taking an interest in Noiz for reasons other than just his art. Follow the antics of a naïve manga artist and the arrogant bestselling writer as they plan to start the Fissure manga project in graphic noiz #1, the first volume of a YA yaoi series.

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Pairings: MM
Heat Level: 1
Romantic Content: 1
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Bisexual, Gay
Protagonist 1 Age: 18-25
Protagonist 2 Age: 26-35
Tropes: Class Differences, First Time
Word Count: 32860
Setting: New York City
Languages Available: English
Series Type: Continuous / Same Characters

About the Author

Natsuya Uesugi, by day, is a systems analyst who has designed aerospace, semiconductor, and financial systems. With an MBA in International Management and a minor in Japanese, Natsuya uses his Japanese, Black, and Native American heritage to paint his stories keeping an eye on diversity.

By night, Natsuya is an author and manga artist weaving stories in his dystopian cyberpunk "grydscaen" novel series, his dark fantasy trilogy "The Seer of Grace and Fire," and his contemporary yaoi novellas and manga "graphic noiz."

He studied animation and game design at the Art Institute of Phoenix, and graphic design at The New School for Social Research in New York City where he learned traditional animation fueling his childhood dream of creating manga. To date he has written and illustrated "A Storm's Coming" manga set in the grydscaen universe, and two manga in the "graphic noiz" series.  He also works as art director for the "A Storm's Coming" anime about an LGBT homeless youth which won the "Creative Conscience Award" for addressing gay teen homelessness.

He enjoys skydiving, cosplay, World Cup futbol, reading manga, watching French news, eating ramen and anything with matcha, watching anime in Japanese, and writing poetry.


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