Kiku Hughes first came to my attention a few years ago when I saw a lovely short comic she did about some space lesbians. I was immediately drawn to her lush and deeply rich character designs and colors. The comic looked like a galactic dessert, and I wanted seconds and thirds.
She’s sensitive and nervous, super emotional and super, super gay. She’s a perfect gay role model.
“They want good ant representation in the media they watch. They freak out and throw up when a girl ant actually says “yes” to going on a date with them. Lesbian Ants! They’re just like us!”
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.
The most wholesome comics content on all of Twitter is about two line-drawn girlfriends who sometimes shapeshift into orbs.
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.
If you’re tired of all the terrible things we all see on a daily basis and want something to help you calm down before bed, This is Not Fiction is the gay teen comic for you.
Everyone on earth knows that I’m gay for ladies in armor. So even if this was just a series of drawings and didn’t have any story at all, I’d still be madly in love with it. But the story is great too! It’s fun and intriguing and exciting, and it always leaves you wanting more!
For seven years, Homestuck gave LGBTQ fans the opportunity to find reflections of themselves, build relationships and community with other queer people, and become confident enough to own their identities.
When reading Lady of the Shard, you become a part of this world, you become a part of this faith, you become a part of this battle and you become a part of this romance. This is the gay space comic of our dreams.
Patreon is sort of like a virtual tip jar, or a Kickstarter that keeps on going each month, and it lets you support all your favorite creators so that you can let them know you appreciate them and so that they can keep doing what they do.
A handy list of some of the Eisner-nomiated comics I think you’d enjoy!
ChaosLife is a hilarious, beautifully drawn, super well-written comic that touches on so many things that queer people (and cat owners) experience on a daily basis. I love this comic and I know you will too!
Valerie Halla’s art is on a higher level, making each panel feel magical and stunningly gorgeous, and her writing really nails the feelings and emotions of queer characters in the most adorable ways.
“If Magical girls, stories about ladies being friends and/or kissing is your jam, definitely take some time to check out my Kickstarter and help me get the word out about it!”
Every year on Hourly Comics Day we get some wonderful journal comics from some of the best artists on the web. It’s a great way to learn more about the artists you love and see what their art looks like when they’re being casual and just having fun. Also, you’re gonna love Jonesy!
This whole comic about two witches trying to find themselves is told with such a profound hope kindness. It lifts your spirit and makes your heart swell.
Get into the plucky would-be fairy godmother of Peritale and learn all about the (hopefully gay) new Xena comic!
If you’re a fan of women of color-owned comic shops or webcomics about queer witches and werewolves of color like “Mooncakes,” I’ve got some good news for you!
The holiday season is the perfect time to support your favorite queer lady and non-binary artists, whether it’s by signing up to give them monthly support through their Patreon pages or buying gifts from their online stores for all your friends and loved ones.