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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DIRTY GAY FICTION WEBZINE, SHOUSETSU BANG*BANG

  • All issues and stories are posted on Livejournal! Right here!

  • All issues and stories are also on a standalone website! Right here!

  • The stories on the website have little hearts to click on the bottom if you love them! And there’s lists of the most liked stories, art, and the most recently liked stuff!

  • You want ebooks? We got some! Those take a while, but relvetica works hard and brings them to you! You can find those here!

  • We’ve got a wiki that you can put whatever you want on! Info on authors, on stories, rec lists, you name it! It’s right here!

  • Want to talk to your fellow creators and readers about anything? Our bulletin board will let you do just that! Here it is!

  • Curious about our upcoming schedule? Check out 2015 and 2016!

  • We’re on twitter! Of course we are!

  • We’re on Tumblr! Believe it!

  • Prefer updates by email? Sign up to get them!

  • And the ask box is always open, as is our email at shousetsubangbang@gmail.com!
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Themes and Dates for 2022

Always forward, never straight! We're looking ahead to 2022 with a batch of themes and dates leading up to (so exciting!) our 100th regular issue!

To make sure you don't miss a single deadline, click here for our Google calendar with the dates pre-loaded.

Issue 95: Celebrity Skin
* issue date: Monday, February 28
* text deadline: Tuesday, February 15
* art deadline: Saturday, February 26
Everybody wants to be naked and famous in our red-carpet first issue of the year!

Issue 96: Coming Around Again
* issue date: Monday, April 25
* text deadline: Tuesday, April 12
* art deadline: Saturday, April 23
That porn you like is going to come back in style.

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Issue 97: Fit to Be Tied
* issue date: Monday, June 27
* text deadline: Tuesday, June 14
* art deadline: Saturday, June 25
Get ready to show some restraints for an issue that's bound to be sexy!

Issue 98: The Way We (Never) Were
* issue date: Monday, August 29
* text deadline: Tuesday, August 16
* art deadline: Saturday, August 27
Bring your best period pieces to this (alternate) historical issue, where the past isn't always what it used to be.

Issue 99: 'Til Death Do Us Part
* issue date: Monday, October 31
* text deadline: Tuesday, October 18
* art deadline: Saturday, October 29
Our traditionally spine-tingling October issue will have you saying "I do" to making everyone's Halloween sexier.

Issue 100: Theme Free
* issue date: Monday, December 19
* text deadline: Tuesday, December 6
* art deadline: Saturday, December 17
Can you believe it? Our centennial! Join us for the biggest, bang-bangiest theme-free issue yet!

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Interested in doing a cover for one of the first five issues? We're looking for full-color, finished pieces with homosuggestive, if not downright homoerotic, themes. Looking back at the covers of our previous issues, you can see that they run the gamut from sweet to sexy, from serious to silly, and everything in-between.

If you're game, send us an email at shousetsubangbang@gmail.com and list your top three theme choices. We can't promise that everyone will get everything they want, but we'll do our best. Preference will be given to individuals who a) have been active participants in SSBB, and b) have not done a cover the previous year.
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Prospective Participants for Bang*Bang 93

This is a signup for the October 25 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, October 12 and the art deadline is Saturday, October 23.

Please comment here if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue. Artists should specify whether you're submitting a standalone piece, offering to illustrate a story, or doing both. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style; writers wishing to collaborate with artists (or artists wishing to collaborate with writers) should respond directly to comments to this post. If you don't have an LJ account, please leave alternate ways to get in touch with you. As always, you don't have to sign up to participate, and you're not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it's always a good idea!

The theme for this issue is Strange Aeons: That is not dead which can eternal lie ... but is it sexy? Find out in our traditional spooky October issue!

NOTE: SSBB's October issue traditionally waives that general rule that says all stories submitted here should have shiny happy endings. If you still want your characters to wind up happily ever after, go for it! However, if you're inclined from time to time to take things to more ambiguous conclusions, this is your chance.


Find the Shousetsu Bang*Bang community on Discord! Join us on our very own server for discussions, inspiration, shop talk, silliness, and other behind-the-scenes fun.

For related nonsense, announcements, and various goings-on, find us at our main website, Twitter, Mastodon, Smashwords, and Tumblr. (Other accounts in less-used places include Facebook, DeviantArt, Archive of Our Own, and Goodreads!)

Receive reminders and deadlines by email by signing up for our newsletter! We promise: no spam, only porn.

Check out the Shousetsu Bang*Bang Wiki! We welcome all contributors who have information to share. Down at the moment, but we're working on it.

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Bang*Bang no. 92


cover by TOFU+BEAST

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Hosing down the public fuckhole, by Arson

Sula from HR, Sophia from Accounts Payable, by TK Hoshikuzu (TK 星屑)

Sunset in the West, by Shirozubon Saruko (城図凡然る子)

The Meowtamorphosis, by Domashita Romero (地下ロメロ)

Moonstricken, by Togi Kayako (土宜草子)

Leo Equum Domitor, by Iron Eater *

When You Come Around, by Miyamura Kazuma (宮村和磨)

Walkies, by shukyou (主教) *

Mutually Beneficial, by juou no zan (女王のザン) *

The Sword of Greenlake, by CircleTime

sturm und drang, by spitkitten

* illustrated

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Puppy Training, by The Winter Cynic

The Thin Line Between Love and Hate, by codeArgentum

Tom's Men, by Julian Crowe

Fox Tale, by cloven

Heroic Himbone vs. the Purrverse Pussy, by RunnyCrusty

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FOUND ISSUE
Answers to the name of Shousetsu Bang*Bang

Age: 18+

Sex: Lots

Breed: If you're into that

Collar: Yeah, sure, that too

Identifying Features: Smutty tales of many genders and bodies; delightful artwork; occasional silliness and kemonomimi; guaranteed happy endings

Location: Found in the vicinity of other issues at http://shousetsubangbang.com.

We will continue to host and foster this issue and others like it. We will not require proof of registration or ownership, but please leave comments and tell it it's a very good issue. Please help spread the word so we can bring this little issue home.

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(For summaries, authors’ notes, and more, we would usually tell you to see this issue’s entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki. In the interim, however, please visit the relevant thread at the SSBB Bulletin Boards for similar content.)
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Prospective Participants for Bang*Bang 92

This is a signup for the August 23 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, August 10 and the art deadline is Saturday, August 21.

Please comment here if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue. Artists should specify whether you're submitting a standalone piece, offering to illustrate a story, or doing both. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style; writers wishing to collaborate with artists (or artists wishing to collaborate with writers) should respond directly to comments to this post. If you don't have an LJ account, please leave alternate ways to get in touch with you. As always, you don't have to sign up to participate, and you're not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it's always a good idea!

The theme for this issue is Like Cats and Dogs: Whether you enjoy animals or just fighting like them, this issue has room for all kinds of wild opposites to attract.


Find the Shousetsu Bang*Bang community on Discord! Join us on our very own server for discussions, inspiration, shop talk, silliness, and other behind-the-scenes fun.

For related nonsense, announcements, and various goings-on, find us at our main website, Twitter, Mastodon, Smashwords, and Tumblr. (Other accounts in less-used places include Facebook, DeviantArt, Archive of Our Own, and Goodreads!)

Receive reminders and deadlines by email by signing up for our newsletter! We promise: no spam, only porn.

Check out the Shousetsu Bang*Bang Wiki! We welcome all contributors who have information to share. Down at the moment, but we're working on it.

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Bang*Bang no. 91


cover by 2013


Going Twice, by Togi Kayako (土宜草子) *

Flourishes, by Iron Eater *

Friends in Low Places, by Shirozubon Saruko (城図凡然る子) *

Pest Control, by RunnyCrusty *

Halfway, by shukyou (主教) *

Exit Strategy, by causeways

Quenchant, by Nori Kanfuyu (法 寒冬) *

Take What You Can, by juou no zan (女王のザン) *

Blood and Steam, by CircleTime

*illustrated

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suspicious handling, by Shrimp King

Stonewall was a Riot, by Phun Saa (พรรษา) and Passer Puellae

Andro, by Julian Crow

Caught, by Sparrow

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WANTED
Shousetsu Bang*Bang Issue 91

NOTORIOUS DISTRIBUTOR OF SMUTTY QUEER LOVE STORIES

Age: 18+
Build: one cover, nine stories (seven illustrated), and four standalone illustrations
Distinguishing Features: descriptions of criminal activity; various sexualities and genders; NSFW text and illustrations; happy endings

Shousetsu Bang*Bang, alias "SSBB", is known as a criminal principally online, and is wanted for peddling smut, welcoming kink, queering romance, and generally being horny on main. Has served time in horny jail for these very crimes, but was pardoned and immediately returned to its prior pernicious ways. Is now considered to be beyond rehabilitation.

Unless captured, will certainly publish again.

If you encounter Shousetsu Bang*Bang, do not call the authorities. Try to approach it yourself first.

Persons who are in possession of any information regarding the high quality of the contents of this issue shoud communicate immediately by social media and relay this vital information to the public. Concerned citizens should also leave comments on individual entries, warning others of the delights and wonders contained within.

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(For summaries, authors’ notes, and more, we would usually tell you to see this issue’s entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki. In the interim, however, please visit the relevant thread at the SSBB Bulletin Boards for similar content.)

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Prospective Participants for Bang*Bang 91

This is a signup for the June 28 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, June 15 and the art deadline is Saturday, June 26.

Please comment here if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue. Artists should specify whether you're submitting a standalone piece, offering to illustrate a story, or doing both. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style; writers wishing to collaborate with artists (or artists wishing to collaborate with writers) should respond directly to comments to this post. If you don't have an LJ account, please leave alternate ways to get in touch with you. As always, you don't have to sign up to participate, and you're not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it's always a good idea!

The theme for this issue is Be Gay Do Crimes: Prepare to have your heart stolen by this issue's rakes, rapscallions, and other irresistible rogues


Find the Shousetsu Bang*Bang community on Discord! Join us on our very own server for discussions, inspiration, shop talk, silliness, and other behind-the-scenes fun.

For related nonsense, announcements, and various goings-on, find us at our main website, Twitter, Mastodon, Smashwords, and Tumblr. (Other accounts in less-used places include Facebook, DeviantArt, Archive of Our Own, and Goodreads!)

Receive reminders and deadlines by email by signing up for our newsletter! We promise: no spam, only porn.

Check out the Shousetsu Bang*Bang Wiki! We welcome all contributors who have information to share. Down at the moment, but we're working on it.

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Bang*Bang no. 90


cover by Swedishjazz


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The Maiden Voyage, by CircleTime

Before Landfall, by causeways

Rule 63, by shukyou (主教) *

Dead Man's Switch, by Shirozubon Saruko (城図凡然る子)

Anywhere I Wander, by Togi Kayako (土宜草子)

Pluto Needs Porn!, by Shiawasena Ryokō-sha

"My heat was triggered by my fandom nemesis?!?!", by juou no zan (女王のザン) *

Me, Myself, and I, by Iron Eater *

* illustrated

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Wildlife Conservation Efforts, by the Winter Cynic

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THE FOLLOWING PREVIEW HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR AUDIENCES 18 AND OLDER BY SHOUSETSU BANG*BANG. THE ISSUE ADVERTISED HAS BEEN RATED NSFW FOR GRAPHIC NUDITY, SEX, SEXUALITY, DRINKING, INTENSE SITUATIONS, PERVASIVE LANGUAGE, RECKLESS BEHAVIOR, XENOPHILIA, PARAPHILIA, ORGIES, KITTY EARS, UNEXPECTED GENDERS, AND OTHER GENERAL AWESOMENESS

MUSIC: DRAMATIC CRASH FOLLOWED BY TENSE STRINGS

NARRATOR (V.O.)
In a world...


FADE IN ON DISTANT SHOT OF A MOB WITH PITCHFORKS AND TORCHES. SOUNDS OF HATEFUL SHOUTING AND BOOING.

NARRATOR (V.O.)
Where all hope is lost...


ZOOM IN ON THE MOB, LIT ONLY BY THEIR TORCHES. A FEW CARRY SIGNS WITH SLOGANS LIKE "WE ♥ QUEERBAITING" AND "ONLY SANITIZED CORPORATE PROPERTIES ARE VIRTUOUS" AND "YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF FOR BEING HORNY"

NARRATOR (V.O.)
One long-running sexy webzine...


QUICK CLOSEUPS OF MULTIPLE SCREENS -- COMPUTER, TABLET, PHONE, WATCH -- EACH LOADING A LOGO: A SINGLE RAINBOW ASTERISK. ONE YOUNG PERSON LOOKS NERVOUSLY AT THEIR BROWSER WINDOW, BITING THEIR LIP IN ANTICIPATION DESPITE THE DIN OUTSIDE.

NARRATOR (V.O.)
Will bring smut back.


MUSIC SWELLS TO A TERRIFYING CRESCENDO. POUNDING NOISES FROM OUTSIDE THE DOOR. THE MOB IS GETTING LOUDER. THE YOUNG PERSON, EYES WIDE, HOVERS OVER THE LINK AND CLICKS. SCREEN CUTS TO BLACK.

NARRATOR (V.O.)
Now playing on the internet everywhere...


MUSIC DIES AWAY, TEXT APPEARS ONSCREEN: SHOUSETSU BANG*BANG ISSUE 90

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(For summaries, authors’ notes, and more, we would usually tell you to see this issue’s entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki. In the interim, however, please visit the relevant thread at the SSBB Bulletin Boards for similar content.)

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Prospective Participants for Bang*Bang 90

This is a signup for the Monday, April 26 issue; the text deadline for the issue is Tuesday, April 13 and the art deadline is Saturday, April 24.

Please comment here if you plan to submit a story or artwork for this issue. Artists should specify whether you're submitting a standalone piece, offering to illustrate a story, or doing both. Artists offering to illustrate should provide either links to or thumbnails of past works as examples of style; writers wishing to collaborate with artists (or artists wishing to collaborate with writers) should respond directly to comments to this post. If you don't have an LJ account, please leave alternate ways to get in touch with you. As always, you don't have to sign up to participate, and you're not creating an unbreakable contract by signing up, but it's always a good idea!

The theme for this issue is Science Fiction Double Feature: Bring your A game to some B-movie magic! You know you wanna go.


Find the Shousetsu Bang*Bang community on Discord! Join us on our very own server for discussions, inspiration, shop talk, silliness, and other behind-the-scenes fun.

For related nonsense, announcements, and various goings-on, find us at our main website, Twitter, Mastodon, Smashwords, and Tumblr. (Other accounts in less-used places include Facebook, DeviantArt, Archive of Our Own, and Goodreads!)

Receive reminders and deadlines by email by signing up for our newsletter! We promise: no spam, only porn.

Check out the Shousetsu Bang*Bang Wiki! We welcome all contributors who have information to share.

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Bang*Bang no. 89


cover by Iron Eater

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The Screwup Letters, by Togi Kayako (土宜草子)

Mending Porch, by Hyakunichisou 13 (百日草 十三)

Caked, by CircleTime

Folding Over, by Shiawasena Ryokō-sha

moon language, et cetera, by Lee Gabrielle Crow

(unsent), by shukyou (主教)

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View Attachment, by the Winter Cynic

Wishing Well, by Bennie

Affectionately Yours, by RunnyCrusty

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Shousetstu Bang*Bang
Customs Declaration

☒ Gift ☐ Commercial Sample
☒ Documents ☒ Other

Quantity and detailed description of contents
- 6 smutty short stories
- 3 cheeky standalone illustrations
- multiple sexy encounters
- guaranteed happily-ever-afters
- work-unsafeness galore

Commercial value (US $)
priceless ($0)

We, the undersigned, who have spent many long hours putting this issue together, certify that the particulars given in this declaration are correct and that the issue's contents have been thoroughly constructed, inspected, arranged, and presented for the enjoyment of readers in the mood for sexy queer love.

Date and sender's signature
2/22/21 Your Editors

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For summaries, authors' notes, and more, see this issue's entry on the Shousetsu Bang*Bang wiki.