• Round-Table: LGBTQIA+ Comic Influences

    Round-Table: LGBTQIA+ Comic Influences0

    June is National Pride Month, a time for celebrating identity and creating a space where LGBTQIA+ individuals can speak up and have their voices heard. Women Write About Comics has an interest—naturally—in queer comics and how they influenced us for better or worse. We sat down with some of our staff and contributors to talk

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  • Authenticity and Happiness Shine Through in The Bride Was A Boy

    Authenticity and Happiness Shine Through in The Bride Was A Boy0

    The Bride Was A Boy Chii (story and art) Seven Seas May 2018 A great example of queer representation in manga, The Bride Was A Boy is an autobiographical story about a Japanese trans woman and her experience falling in love, transitioning, and getting married in Japan. Everything about this book is cute and heartwarming—Chii’s

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  • Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia

    Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 gives the Middle Finger to Misogyny and Transphobia0

    XTC69 Jessica campbell Koyama Press May 2018 Sometimes, when I feel buried under a flood of stress both in my personal life and from the general state of the world, I want to consume media that just makes me feel joy. I need to smile and laugh, to step out from under the weight of

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  • Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #4: Social Headaches

    Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #4: Social Headaches0

    Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions #4 “Tasty” Sina Grace (Writer), Hannah Templer (Artist), Shawn Lee (Letters) “Jemojis” Kevin Panetta (Writer), Abby Boeh (Artist), Heather Danforth (Colours), Shawn Lee (Letters) IDW Publishing 7 March, 2018 In the final issue of Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions, the two rival bands find themselves at the receiving end of

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  • Yes, Roya: Feminist Sex Positive Comics to the Rescue

    Yes, Roya: Feminist Sex Positive Comics to the Rescue2

    Yes, Roya Emilee Denich (art), Kinomatika (cover), C. Spike Trotman (writing) Iron Circus Comics April 18, 2017 Yes, Roya is a book I couldn’t put down. Published by Iron Circus Comics, a comics publisher known for their adult titles and amazing anthologies (Smut Peddler), and written by their founder and fearless leader C. Spike Trotman, Yes, Roya affected

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  • Get Ready for a Silver Sprocket Takeover

    Get Ready for a Silver Sprocket Takeover1

    Silver Sprocket is a comic book publisher like no other: they’re a collective of artists and friends who create radical books alongside zines, music, and art. You might have heard of some of their most well known books, such as Ben Passmore’s radical look at microaggressions Your Black Friend and Michael Sweater’s much-shared webcomic Please

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