“I remember the absolute last copy of the first print run, which I sold at Comic-Con. It was to a middle-aged, straight woman who was buying it for her teenage, gay son. She told me that she was getting the book for him because she wanted him to know his history and lineage, and she couldn’t tell that story to him herself. She thanked me for creating the book for the both of them and I promptly burst into tears. Then we hugged it out. It was an incredible moment.”
While reading the New York Times article on Black Panther over the weekend, I couldn’t help but notice the journalist made mention of a number of notable comic writers associated with the character over the years such as Reginald Hudlin and Ta-Nehisi Coates but neglected to include Don McGregor despite referencing his groundbreaking work on […]
Flame Con, billed as “the world’s largest queer comic con,” marks its fourth year with a move to Times Square.
As one of Nickelodeon’s most popular shows on air currently, The Loud House presents viewers with its dichotomous nature right off the bat. While borrowing the aesthetics of a classic fifties comic strip and the sensibilities of a sitcom from the same decade, the energetic family comedy about Lincoln Loud, the lone middle boy adrift […]
The 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees have been announced, honoring the best in media portrayals of LGBTQ characters and themes. For the first time, 10 comics were nominated, up from 5 in other years; on the flip side only TWO wide release films were nominated, Moonlight and Star Trek Beyond. Steven Universe was nominated […]
DC and IDW are teaming up for LOVE IS LOVE, a project spearheaded by writer Marc Andreyko intended to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. The result is an anthology with more than 100 stories and 200 creators on board, with all the proceeds going to victims, survivors, and their families […]
2016 Flame Con will be held for TWO days this time. And that’s not all: they’re moving to a bigger location too
We sat down at Flame Con with Cecil Baldwin, star of the podcast Welcome to Night Vale, and talked WTNV’s origins, it’s explosive popularity and how serialized storytelling expands representation of LGBTQ characters
Artist and writerPhil Jimenez talks gay comic fandom, the many faces of Wonder Woman and why Midnighter leaves him cold.
As anticipated, writer James Robinson has made a statement to GLAAD about the controversy over the issue of Airboy #2, which we reported on earlier today. And as also expected, he knows that he fucked up. It will certainly be interesting to see how this affects reprint volumes of AIRBOY. When Batgirl has a similar controversy, the trade […]