“Life is a matter of balls! The bigger they are, the better… cause that means you are a real man.”
BOXING JULIAN #1 shows us how macho society can make your life a living Hell! False appearances can become a prison from which you cannot escape, making you exceptionally unhappy, and even hurtful others.
The main character of the book is Julian. A pro athlete who enjoys the limelight, Julian struggles with his homosexuality which he feels he must absolutely keep secret in order to hold on to the life of fame and fortune to which he’s become accustomed.
His self-loathing knows no bounds, and he often takes his rage out on those closest to him. His devoted girlfriend Lola; Ben the kind-hearted physiotherapist. Both often fall prey to Julian’s aggression.
Julian’s ongoing struggle against himself and his desires translates into daily violencethat explodes ever more fiercely in each and every fight, allowing him to go on leading a life that deep down he doesn’t want. Confused by a terrible past, under his outer beauty and his macho ways lies a childhood trauma that shattered his soul.
While this might all sound extremely grim, it’s important to remember that Cantero is a master at telling a compelling, serious story while infusing it with humor. BOXING JULIAN #1 is a wonderful, challenging read, but it ultimately leaves you breathless. It’s a sexy and exceptionally hot read that is at moments truly shocking, this 52 PAGE GRAPHIC NOVEL will leave you breathless.
BOXING JULIAN IS A GRAPHIC NOVEL WHICH CONTAINS SERIOUS MATERIAL ALONG WITH THE FUN PARTS.