A JAY Caldron Calendars from September 1981, November 1981, February 1982 and Afternoon Delight. Lithograph prints on peach, orange, mauve, and blue paper measures from 5.5x8.5" to 8.5x14" The Caldron was a gay sex club at 953 Natoma Street, started by two members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus around 1979 and closing around 1985. Allen J. Shapiro, who published his work under the name "A. Jay,” was a prominent gay illustrator and cartoonist of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. He was a successor to Tom of Finland's iconic style and his work featured gay erotic situations. A. Jay is credited with the creation of the first gay comic strip, “The Adventures of Harry Chess"