Rina Ayuyang’s The Man in the McIntosh Suit


Rina Ayuyang (Blame This on the Boogie) brings us today’s D+Q Work In Progress, a snapshot from The Man in the McIntosh Suit. Bobot, who works in Watsonville’s strawberry fields, heads to San Francisco’s Manilatown in search of his long-lost wife, encountering gangsters and con men along the way in this Filipino-American noir. Acquiring editor Tom Devlin, foreign rights available.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Rina Ayuyang was always inspired by the Sunday newspaper funnies and slice-of-life tales. Her short stories have been nominated for the Ignatz and Eisner awards and she has been honored with a MoCCA Arts Festival Awards of Excellence silver medal. Her comics have appeared in Mutha Magazine and The Comics Journal. She is also the publisher of the micro comics imprint, Yam Books. She is the author of Whirlwind Wonderland and Blame This on the Boogie. Ayuyang lives in Oakland, CA, with her husband and son.



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