Tag: LGBTQ2+

Stage Dreams is the Comic Queer and Trans Teens Deserve

Stage Dreams Mel Gillman Lerner Publishing/Graphic Universe September 3, 2019 A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Three years ago, I interviewed incredible color pencil artist Mel Gillman about Stage Dreams, a young adult graphic novel they were drawing for Lerner Publishing’s imprint, Graphic Universe….

Korra and Asami first kiss from Turf Wars by Irene Koh via comicbook.com

WWAC Chats: Bicons For Bisexual Awareness Month

Oh hey—it’s that time again! That day—September 23rd—or week, or heck, that whole MONTH where we remember that bisexuals exist and have our own unique styles, struggles, and memes. We have a LOT of memes, y’all. https://gallusrostromegalus.tumblr.com/post/166314618898/are-you-a-finger-guns-bisexual-or-an-awkward   We also have a lot of disaster bisexuals, including me—your humble zine-loving bisexual who really meant to…

A stylized character with purple-skin tone, donning a blue hairstyle holds a giant pen over their right shoulder. They lean over the block of text: 'Bluestockings Comics Festival'.

Bluestockings’ Inaugural Queer + Trans Comics Fest 2019

Conventions and art shows tend to grow with success, but that growth can come at the cost of exponentially increasing competition in ways many of its exhibitors cannot keep up with. The number of attendees increase year by year, inevitably encouraging greater involvement with corporate interests. Cost-effectiveness becomes a question, as the commercialization and franchising…