If you’ve got people in your life who could use some help, Archie Bongiovanni and Tristin Jimerson have a brand new book that will explain how to use they/them and other gender neutral pronouns, and also why it’s so important.
“The joy these people are feeling for having found happy, loving and affirming relationships is radiating off of the page. These are clearly trans people who have found happiness with who they are and where they are in life, and the art goes a long, long way to show that.”
Everyone who’s been clamoring for a romance comic about queer Black women written by a Black woman and with art by women has gotten exactly what they want with “Bingo Love.”
I’d suggest hopping on board now so you can say you were there when they had their first kiss. It’s gonna be worth it.
We’re all lucky enough to see an exclusive preview of this book about dresses, gender, true selves and love right here.
Checking out the #hourlycomicday hashtag on Twitter is a great way to find a bunch of your favorite artists, as well as new ones you haven’t seen before, giving you a little snapshot of their lives.
The most wholesome comics content on all of Twitter is about two line-drawn girlfriends who sometimes shapeshift into orbs.
Over the last two years, a story about a trans girl living in Seattle and surviving through sex work was published in issues of ISLAND Magazine. Now, It’s being put together as one book, The Pervert, by Michelle Perez and Remy Boydell.
By focusing on Kate Bishop instead of Clint Barton, that means we get a tonal and moral shift to one focused on women and girlhood and feminism. And it means we get a kickass, fun and thoughtful comic about one of the best young superheroes in the Marvel Universe.
“The first time I read a comic with America Chavez, it was Young Avengers and it changed my entire view of comics. I had never seen a character that was so much like me and such a badass. The first time I read a comic with America Chavez written by former Autostraddle writer Gabby Rivera, it changed everything all over again.”
2017 was a banner year for comics by queer and trans women and women of color.
There are over 80 queer and trans comics creators and illustrators to support on this list!
This comic is gorgeous, well-written, hella gay, sexy AF and one of my favorite books I’ve read in a while.
Always Human is great for fans of anime or manga-style romances, and for fans of creative science fiction stories. And, of course, it’s great for anyone who wants to read about two women falling in love.
Kerry Washington will produce, and Rashida Jones will adapt and direct this into a franchise of movies.
“5. Center Your Universe on Wonder Woman, Not Batman”
You know what one of my most common questions at school visits is? “How do you come out?” Kids actually ask me this, in front of their peers and teachers. It’s unbelievable to me, it’s so brave.
The #MeToo hashtag was an important one. It was also imperfect. These comics are illuminating that. They’re speaking up for others who feel the same way but were or still are afraid.
The Tea Dragon Society is a perfect all-ages book for anyone who wants a fun fantasy story, something calming to read on a stormy day or before bedtime or anyone who enjoys art that puts a smile on your face and a warm feeling in your heart.
Sunmi’s art has a lot of elements that you might’ve seen in paintings from the 19th century, but it never feels dated, or from a certain time. It’s expressionistic, full of feeling and gestures towards the things the artist wants you to see.