Issue 106: Theme Free

cover by visceralhit


Kramping, His Style, by Cattus Politterarum

The Lemon House, by Etienne Telling

How Soon is Now?, by Viy Sitante *

And I Give Myself Away, by Arbitrary Delight

Antivenin, by shukyou (主教)

Damnatio Memoriae, by Iron Eater *



We did it! Another year of Shousetsu Bang*Bang, all wrapped up and tied with a theme-free bow.

This was a big year for SSBB — as of early September, this smutty little webzine is now eighteen years old, which means that not only might it be older than some of its contributors, but also that it can now legally read itself!

Shousetsu Bang*Bang remains as it always has been: a labor of love. Everyone involved in this project volunteers their time, effort, and creative talents to bring you issue after issue of original queer erotica focused on happy endings and steamy smut.

Please help us keep SSBB going by spreading the word on social media (particularly TwitterMastodoncohost, and Tumblr), writing comments of encouragement for the creators, leaving reviews on our ebooks (at Smashwords and, and becoming one of our authors and/or artists! We’d love to welcome you — or welcome you back — to the project. 2024 has some fun themes and special issues ahead, so check out what’s coming, add the dates and reminders to your Google calendar, and join the community on Discord to keep abreast of all fun happenings.

When we say we couldn’t keep doing this without you, we mean it. Whether this is the first issue you’ve ever read or the 106th, we’re glad to have you here and hope you’ll join us again in a peaceful and happy new year.

(For summaries, creators’ 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 Google Doc of contributor commentary for similar content.)