Boi Wonder

Painting of young man leaning against a wall, in a costume not unlike that of Robin, the Boy Wonder, of Batman fame.
Painting of young man leaning against a wall, in a costume not unlike that of Robin, the Boy Wonder, of Batman fame.

2020, 17 in. x 11 in.
Gouache on paper

$50, unframed

A saucy take on certain well-known sidekick. Who’s he waiting for? And what does he have in mind?

To me, the superhero genre has always lent itself to homoerotic takes—usually without much effort. The dynamic duo perhaps more so than most.

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Published by eddy

Writer and artist Edward Ficklin (he/him) focuses on illustration and visual storytelling using traditional media. He loves exploring the many facets of queer identity and representation in his stories and images. His comics have been published by Snowyworks/Indie Comix Dispatch and Outlet Comics. His paintings have appeared in the Doable Guys annual anthology and in their first in-person show in NYC in 2021. His comic sci-fi romp Chasing the Flame hits digital outlets and select indie comix stores in early 2022.

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