Guide for the Modern Bear (Paperback)

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Staff Reviews

The winking bear in his tightey-whiteys should tell you a lot about Guide for the Modern Bear. It’s a tongue-in-cheek instruction book to gay subculture, complete with cool city maps and cheerful pictures. It’s both a travel guide for gay bears traveling around the USA, and a glossary for those perplexed as to what a bear is, all done in a fairly adorable package.

— Ken White - Books Inc. in the Castreo


A humorous, stylish guide to the gay subculture.

About the Author

Austin Smith is a cartoonist, writer, and blogger with a made-up-sounding name based in Austin Texas. He has been producing individual comics and books for more than three years. His work resides on

Product Details
ISBN: 9780985187187
ISBN-10: 0985187182
Publisher: Pixelita Press
Publication Date: October 2012
Pages: 114
Language: English