Grease Bats: Gossip

So, no one told you life was gonna be this gay! Welcome to Grease Bats, an on-going monthly comic, created by Archie Bongiovanni!

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In a five panel, black-and-white comic, Gwen tells Ari that they are stressed and bored by the pandemic and they need some HOT GOS — any kind of gossip, anything to break up the monotony.

In a five panel black-and-white comic, Gwen continues to spiral. They decide they must become "the gossip they want to see in the world" and ultimately decides, over Ari's objections, to text an ex's ex "Nude4Nude"

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I'm a cartoonist living in Minneapolis. Co-Author and artist of A Quick And Easy Guide To They/Them Pronouns. Author of Grease Bats, coming out Fall 2019 with Boom! Studios! If I'm not working I'm socializing. If I'm not out with friends I'm drawing. If I'm not doing any of those things I'm probably depressed. Support me using Patreon.

Archie has written 117 articles for us.


  1. oh god, I just this week was contemplating whether to seduce my ex’s ex through instagram, and now this comic is fully calling me out for it.

    (buuuut…… should I?)

  2. archie i made ari my profile image on autostraddle slack like years ago when your book came out. and i can’t understand how you have captured me and exactly who i am, so much, in this character. just how? how am i ari and ari is me? so much?

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