Prism Comics: LGBT Guide to Comics Magazine 2009-2010
                    January 1st, 2011
                    ISBN 0975916440 (ISBN13: 9780975916445)

                    October 1st, 2007
                    Marvel Comics

                    Daken first appeared in Wolverine Orgins #4 as the son of Wolverine. His abilities are similar to his fathers. The ability                     that he also possesses is to project pheromones that cause desire and influence of men and women. This creates a                     bisexual storyline that he encompasses.

                    June 1st, 1987
                    Marvel Comics

                    Rictor is able to create seismic waves and create complete devastation to its target. In his role, he has been in and out of                     the X-Men universe for decades. For a time, he lost his powers and was subject to managing a simple life as a private                     investigator and started a relationship with Shatterstar.

                    January 22nd, 2014
                    ISBN13 9781938720376

                    QU33R had its genesis in an all-color queer comic zine called THREE, which featured three stories by three creators or                     teams per issue. Rob Kirby published three installments of THREE annually from 2010 to 2012, and the series did well,                     garnering not only an Ignatz nomination for Outstanding Anthology or Collection but also earning Rob the Prism Comics                     Queer Press Grant in 2011.

Active Voice the Comic Collection: The Real-Life Adventures Of An Asian-American, Lesbian, Feminist, Activist And Her Friends!
                    November 27th, 2016
                    ISBN 0986295930 (ISBN13: 9780986295935

                    “Active Voice” started as a column written by P. Kristen Enos in the LGBT Orange County & Long Beach Blade                     Newsmagazine in 1994. It was an opportunity for her to share random serious and humorous stories as an Asian-                    American, Lesbian, Feminist Activist in ultra-conservative Orange County, California (nestled between Los Angeles and                     San Diego.) The stories in this collection are primarily from Enos’s days in the UC Irvine Gay & Lesbian Student Union                     and her corporate world. 

Cassandra Igarashi
                    January 1st, 2014
                    Image Comics

                    Cassandra is one of the primary characters in The Wicked and The Divine. She is a trans-woman journalist. As her                     character develops, she transcends her human form and becomes a trans-god who carries the same identity as she                     transitions.

Kirby Soup For The Soul
                    The Mormon Humor Collection Book 5
                    January 23rd, 2013
                    ASIN B00B5HJFKI

                    Feeling lost in a confused and hostile world? Sad ... hopeless ... desperate? Hungry for words of comfort to feed the                     weary soul? Heck, so are we! We can’t promise the answer to all of life’s problems (though ‘quit whining’ is a much-                    underappreciated piece of ageless wisdom), but cough up a few bucks and you’ll get the best of The Salt Lake Tribune’s                     award-winning humor columnist Robert Kirby and cartoonist Pat Bagley.

Juicy Mother 2: How They Met
                    October 1st, 2007
                    ISBN 1933149205 (ISBN13: 9781933149202)

                    The only current publication that showcases comix by queer artists, the ground-breaking graphic novel Juicy Mother 2                     contains richly drawn tales that examine LGBT life from new perspectives: killer dykes chasing romance, a superhero                     tranny, how Hothead met Chicken, homeboys in love, lesbian internet hook-ups, West Hollywood parties, kids with queer                     parents, and many other unexpectedly funny depictions of how like-minded individuals have found each other for love,                     lust, and heartbreak. Thoroughly entertaining adult comix for gender pirates and sexual outlaws, Juicy Mother 2 contains                     depictions of sweet sex, rough sex, and confusing sex.

                    August 1st, 2003
                    Marvel Comics

                    Anole is one of the many students at the Xavier School for the gifted. He is a mutant with chameleon like abilities that                     allow him to blend with his surroundings. He left his small town and his family when the community rejected him for                     having mutant abilities. When he came to the school Noarthstar helps him come to terms with his sexuality. The                     relationship that Anole had with Northstar was deep enough that when Northstar died, Anole was not the same without                     his partner. It wasn’t until Northstar was resurrected that Anole returned to himself.

                    July 1st, 1956
                    DC Universe

                    Batwoman was one of the first, and remains to be among the few, queer comic book characters that headlines her own                     title published by DC. Kate Kane, dishonorably discharged from the military for her sexuality, finds herself inspired by                     Batman to take up the vigilante mantle after an encounter with some unsavory people. As her story line was developed,                     her story line as an independent series. When Batwoman entered the scene, there was public debate regrading Batman                     and Robin being a gay duo.

 Three #3
                    June 15th, 2012
                    ISBN 0615612415 (ISBN13: 9780615612416)

                    THREE #3, edited by Robert Kirby and published with the aid of the Prism Queer Press Grant, brings you all-new queer                     comics goodness, starting off with “Love Lust Lost,” an 8 page Wuvable Oaf tale by Ed Luce; “Fly Like an Eagle,” from                     Carrie McNinch, which tells of her stoner-teen punk rock high school years back in 1979 Los Angeles; and “Oh No!” a                     wild all-star comics jam instigated by Jen Camper also featuring Ivan Velez, Jr., Howard Cruse, Diane DiMassa, Ellen                     Forney, Joan Hilty, and Editor Robert Kirby. 

 Three #2
                    June 30th, 2011
                    ISBN 0615480616 (ISBN13: 9780615480619)

                    Created and edited by Robert Kirby, THREE is an all-color queer comics anthology series featuring 3 new stories by 3                     different creators or groups of creators per issue. This second "all-duos" issue features comic collaborations by Britain's                     Sina Evil and Jon Macy, author of the Lambda Award-nominated Teleny and Camille; alt-comics vets Jennifer Camper                     teamed with cover artist Michael Fahy; and "Go-Go Girl" creator Craig Bostick with the author of Rainy Day Recess, the                     new "Steven's Comics" collection from Northwest Press, David Kelly.

Stripped: The Story of Gay Comics
                    November 8th, 2012
                    ISBN 3867874344 (ISBN13: 9783867874342)

Hooded Justice
                    September 1st, 1986
                    DC Comics

                    A member of the Minutemen in the Watchmen series, he was a nonpowered vigilante with a fetish for rough sex with                     young men. He was also in a relationship with Captain Metropolis.

Amy Chen
                    September 1st, 1992
                    Marvel Comics

                    Amy is a child slave that was sold into slavery. Throughout her journey she comes in contact with superheroes. She is                     outed as a lesbian in Silver Sable and The Wild Pack #28. She eventually becomes an assassin.

Allison Mann
                    September 6th, 2006
                    Vertigo Comics
                    DC Comics

                    Dr. Allison Mann is a geneticist that clones’ superheroes. Her sexuality is in speculation until she has an awkward                     conversation with 355, that she is nursing back to good health.

                    June 1st, 1982
                    DC Comics

                    While Achilles is a god, he struggles with the Amazons and marries one of them for political reasons. The marriage was                     only at face value because Achilles was introduced to Patroclus which started their relationships together. In history the                     story of Achilles and Patroclus goes back to the Trojan Wars. Politics and war aside, his bond with Patroclus endured                     through the test of time.

It's a Gay Life: Hilariously Queer Comics
                    August 25th, 2011
                    ISBN 1463789831 (ISBN13: 9781463789831)

                    "It's A Gay Life" is a robust collection of hilariously queer comics from the warped mind of Aaron Palmiter. Within these                     black ink style comics are Gay & Lesbian themes that poke fun at realities that people would often view as socially                     unacceptable. These comics are ironic in nature but funny nonetheless. Other themes include Pop Culture,                                         Television/Movie Characters, Sex and Personified Animals. What started as a hobby has now been brought into print for                     everyone to enjoy. Flip the pages with caution because you might find yourself rolling on the floor laughing, if not then                     know you will at least laugh out loud! This collection is fun, edgy, imaginative and hilariously queer.

Shining Knight
                    September 1st, 1941
                    DC Comics

                    Shining is a sixth century English Knight of the Round Table and a member of King Arthurs court. She possesses                     magical armor and weapons and rides a winged horse named Victory. She is the first Intersex character within the DC                     Universe.


Meatmen: An Anthology Of Gay Male Comics, Volume 1
                    December 1st, 1989
                    ISBN 0917342232 (ISBN13: 9780917342233)
                    Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics is a series of paperback books collecting short comics featuring gay and                     bisexual male characters. The comics included a mixture of explicit erotica and humor.[1][2] Between 1986 and 2004, 26                     black-and-white volumes of the series (160–200 pages each) were published by Leyland Publications, making it the                     longest-running anthology of gay male pornographic comics.

Prism Comics: Your LGBT Guide to Comics
                    March 1st, 2008

                    ISBN 0975916432 (ISBN13: 9780975916438)

                    July 1st, 2003
                    Marvel Comics

                    She is a member of the alien race known s the Skrulls and she has both male and female forms which lends to her                     gender fluidity. She has many superhuman abilities and is known for her engagement to Karolina Dean. Xavin pronouns:                     they, them, theirs

ALPHABET: The LGBTQAIU Creators from Prism Comics
                    June 17th, 2016
                    ISBN13 9780997048711

                    For over a decade the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant has provided up and coming LGBTQAIU cartoonists with the                     resources they need to bring their work to the reading public. ALPHABET celebrates this mission with a diverse                     collection of comics creators from all corners of our community. Herein you will find past grant winners, queer comics                     pioneers, and promising new talents, each of them detailing their unique place in the mosaic of a polychromatic culture.

                    March 1st, 1991
                    Marvel Comics

                    Shatterstar is genetically programmed to become a machine-like gladiator. He has the ability to time travel which lends to                     his numerous adventures. While his bisexuality causes some struggles, his relationship with Rictor helps him through                     many of them, including death.

Boy Trouble
                    June 29th, 2004
                    ISBN 0974885509 (ISBN13: 9780974885506)

                    Editors Robert Kirby and David Kelly celebrate Boy Trouble's 10th anniversary with some of today's best gay and lesbian                     cartoonists as they riff on the alternative boy aesthetic. Jennifer Camper's protagonist spends a whirlwind day with his                     juvenile delinquent dyke sister; Ivan Velez, Jr. chronicles the heartaches of the well-endowed; and Craig Bostick                     captures the bittersweet angst of teen rock'n'roll boys. Then, Kelly and Leanne Franson explore alienating bar life; Kirby                     and underground legend G.B. Jones present an encounter with an artsy adolescent; and Andy Hartzell offers a                     whimsical and beautifully drawn 12-page fantasy. 

The Initiation
                    February 1st, 2008
                    ISBN13 9781897102367
                    It's Alex's first year away from home and it certainly will be a memorable one with sex crazed campus hotties. It's hard to                     focus on studies while your hot roommate gets it on with the football team! Fortunately, Alex finds a tutor who is willing to                     pull all-nighters... and discovers that his Prof gives credit for 'extracurricular activities'. It really heats up when the final                     pledge night begins for the fraternity Zeta Mega Phallus. Alex will do anything necessary to come out on top of the                     fraternity pledge initiation!.

The Stonewall Riots
                    November 4th, 2013
                    ASIN B00GGRNF8K

                    In June of 1969, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, New York called The Stonewall was raided by police. This is historically                     agreed as the catalyst to set forth the gay rights movement. Facing persecution, prosecution and a violation of their civil                     rights, the homosexual community was mad as hell and they weren't going to take it anymore. The events at Stonewall                     lead to riots and demonstrations to open the dialogue and fight for the basic human rights of the homosexual community.                     Bluewater Productions is proud to present Stonewall, a detailed account of movement that started with Stonewall and                     continues to this day with the gay community celebrating gay pride each year to commemorate the brave efforts of the                     community.

                    August 1st, 1967
                    Marvel Comics

                    Benjamin Deeds started exerting his powers on the college campus where he was recruited for the X-Men. He has                     powers that allow him to take the form of other people.

Power & Magic: The Queer Witch Comics Anthology
                    January 1st, 2017
                    ISBN 0998490407 (ISBN13: 9780998490403)

                    POWER & MAGIC is a comics anthology about queer witches of color for teens and adults ages 14-and-up. The book is                     over 160 pages long, black and white, and contains 15 original stories blending fantasy, drama, humor, and romance.

                    May 1st, 1998
                    ISBN 0966324102 (ISBN13: 9780966324105)

                    The first collection of the comic strip "Curbside," which has been running in the gay and alternative presses since 1991.                     This book was made possible by a grant from the Xeric Foundation. The sequel, Curbside Boys, was published in 2002                     by the award-winning Cleis Press, of San Francisco.

Rawhide Kid
                    March 1st, 1955
                    Atlas Comics, purchased by Marvel Comics

                    Rawhide has gradually matured over the decades into the gay gunslinger who saw the old west through modern queer                     lenses.

                    August 1st, 2001
                    Marvel Comics

                    Bloke was a member of the super team X-Force. He could mutate his skin and had superhuman strength. He was killed                     in action in his first mission with X-Force. For a time, he went by Rainbow and worked in the streets of San Francisco.

Charm School
                    August 8th, 2002
                    ISBN 0943151600 (ISBN13: 9780943151601)
                    Charm School is a book set in a Twilight World where monsters and magical people happily (and wickedly) live. In the                     town of Little Salem, good teen witch Bunny has a perfect girlfriend in vampire biker Dean, until a dark, and very insistent                     faerie comes along. Can Bunny resist Fairer Than's charms? And when she does, what will Fairer Than (and Dean) do                     about it? Find out in this romantic and action filled comedy of three hapless heroines in lust and love! Mini Series

Agent Orange
                    January 1st, 2001
                    Wildstorm Comics
                    Parent Company: DC Comics
                    Subsidiary: America’s Best Comics
                    Agent Orange is a federal investigator that has an accident and his blood is transformed. He first identifies himself as                     gay in the Swamp Three #16. He crosses over into multiple story lines.

Homo-Hero's Big Book of Fun and Adventure
                    May 2nd, 2002
                    ISBN 1931160074 (ISBN13: 9781931160070)

                    Homo-Hero’s Big Book of Fun and Adventure contains 64 fun-filled pages of homoerotic fun. Fantasy superheroes in all                     their glory cavort through the pages of this interactive erotic game book. They beckon with titillating and explicit                     brainteasers, coloring pages, connect-the-dot games, word puzzles, and other activities designed to bring out the inner                     imp. Intended for adults only, it’s a perfect novelty gift for all occasions.

                    February 1st, 1998
                    DC Comics

                    Andrew Pulaski is one of the most powerful members of Stormwatch and The Authority. He is celebrated in his marriage                     to Midnighter. His powers are similar to Superman, but the spectrum of his moral compass makes him wildly desperate                     at times.

Tongue in Cheek
                    February 1st, 2013
                    ISBN 3867875073 (ISBN13: 9783867875073)

                    JC Etheredge's drawings are sexy, funny, charming, and outright provocative! This book is filled to the brim with absurd                     situations, hilarious anecdotes, and romantic dreams.

100 Crushes
                    June 10th, 2014
                    DC Comics

                    While Achilles is a god, he struggles with the Amazons and marries one of them for political reasons. The marriage was                     only at face value because Achilles was introduced to Patroclus which started their relationships together. In history the                     story of Achilles and Patroclus goes back to the Trojan Wars. Politics and war aside, his bond with Patroclus endured                     through the test of time.

Harley Quinn
                    October 1st, 1999
                    DC Universe

                    Harley is most recognized as the girlfriend to the Joker, but since Harley's solo title launch in 2011, and her pop culture                         takeover thanks to Suicide Squad, she's become one of the most identifiable characters in the DC Universe. Harley's                     relationship with Poison Ivy, by comparison to the Joker, is significantly healthier as a bisexual character.

                    January 1st, 1988
                    DC Comics

                    When introduced DC Comics was not able to introduce this character as gay because of cultural boundaries. Extrano is                       a Hispanic magician, and as such through his story, they incorporated cultural suggestions that he was gay without an                     outright announcement regarding his sexuality.

The Book of Boy Trouble: Gay Boy Comics with a New Attitude
                    August 8th, 2006
                    ISBN 1931160457 (ISBN13: 9781931160452)

                    From its first photocopied edition in 1994, Boy Trouble: Gay Boy Comics with a New Attitude emphasized personal                     stories and viewpoints outside the mainstream, with subject matter that ranged from sex, love, and longing to porn,                     drugs, and punk rock. The Book of Boy Trouble compiles the greatest hits from the zine’s first ten years, including                     favorites like Michael Fahy’s "Valentine’s Day Love Poem," Andy Hartzell’s "Dinner at Achmed’s," and Anonymous Boy’s                     "The Non-adventures of Wayne," plus 24 pages of spanking new work from both regular contributors and up-and-coming                     talents.

Rainbow Country
                    October 1st, 2006
                    ISBN 1897102216 (ISBN13: 9781897102213)
                    This erotic gay comic revolves around the intimate exploits of a group of friends and lovers living in the gay mecca of                     Rainbow Country! Mark decided to go clubbing when his partner Frank stands him up to play "Doctor" with an intern.                     Unfortunately, things get very out of hand in the back room of the club! Frank gets unexpectedly "tied up" in the woods                     and receives a surprise visit! Follow these escapades and more in this hot and heavy comic!

Gay Cowboy Comics #1: Clint Corngood in "Tender Victuals"
                    September 16th, 2015
                    ASIN B015I1NFKW

                    Cowboy Clint Corngood helps a young boy become a man when the kid must confront the murderous mountain lion that                     slew his parents.

Grace Choi
                    August 1st, 2003
                    DC Comics

                    Recruited by the Green Arrow, she is half Amazon and carries the gift of the gods Athena, Aphrodite, Demeter, Hera, and                     Hestia with her abilities.

                    December 1st, 1980
                    Marvel Comics

                    Karma is one of the founding members of the New Mutants. She has the ability to take mental possession of people and                     redirect their actions. In her story, she blames a rape on her lesbian sexuality. Within the script though the weak theory is                     disproven as the event has nothing to do with her attraction to women.

                    April 1st, 2005
                    Marvel Comics

                    The Young Avengers formed and were fashioned after the original Avengers, and the Hulkling after the Hulk. Having the                     same physical structure and abilities. His public identity is Teddy Altman, but otherwise he is a shapeshifting Skrull prince                     who was exiled to earth for his own protection. As a child he was raised by a single mother. When he meets Billy Kaplan,                     the Wiccan, they start the best gay romance in comics as they are each the love of their young lives.

America Chavez
                    September 1st, 2011
                    Marvel Comics

                    America is the second person to hold the title of Miss America. She is also the first Latin American lesbian character to                     have her own series. She first entered the scene in 2011 and soon after joined the Young Avengers

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Kevin Keller
                    September 1st, 2010
                    Archie Comics

                    Kevin premiered in Veronica #202 and is the first openly gay character in the story. His story outlines the ideal coming                     out that people hope for when they come to terms with their sexuality. In keeping with the Archie framework, Kevin is                     able to address social concerns and still maintain the positive approach that Archie is known for.

Mikaal Tomas
                    March 1st, 1976
                    DC Comics

                    He is only one character out of a list that adopted the name Starman. He is an alien from the planet Talok III who                     possesses the ability to fly and can project energy.

Adam Keith
                    September 1st, 2009
                    Marvel Comics
                    Adam is a lawyer that represents a troubled model in her murder case. He identifies himself as gay in issue number 2.

The Big Gay Comic Book Volume 1
                    June 11th, 2014
                    ASIN B00KY754HS

                    Bluewater celebrates the lives of the icons and activists, performers and pundits who have made a difference in the                     LGBTQ community. Celebrate with us in this graphic novel featuring the stories behind the musicians Cher, Madonna,                     and Kylie Minogue, television personalities Tom Daley, Kathy Griffin, Anderson Cooper, and Rosie O'Donnell, and the                     effervescent RuPaul. A special edition in collaboration with the popular LGBTQ website "Lez Get Real".

Dancin' Nekkid With the Angels
                    September 1st, 1987
                    ISBN 0312011040 (ISBN13: 9780312011048)

                    A volume containing some of the old favorites of one of America's most prominent underground cartoonists, including 14                     pages never before published. Satires, parodies and fables abound from such publications as Heavy Metal, and The                     Village Voice. Cartoons throughout.

The Question
                    June 1st, 1967
                    American Comics, later purchased by DC Comics

                    Renee Montoya worked for the Gotham police force and helped Batman. She leads an independent life because when                     she came out as a lesbian, she became estranged from her family and colleagues that judged her life. When Vic Sage,                     the original Question died of cancer Renee took on the name and the character in the story.

My Brother's Husband
                    January 12th, 2016
                    ISBN 1101871539 (ISBN13: 9781101871539)
                    As Mike continues his journey of discovery concerning Ryoji's past, Yaichi gradually comes to understand that being gay                     is just another way of being human. And that, in many ways, remains a radical concept in Japan even today. In the                     meantime, the bond between Mike and young Kana grows ever stronger, and yet he is going to have to return to Canada                     soon--a fact that fills them both with impending heartbreak. But not before more than a few revelations come to light.

Lord Fanny
                    October 1st, 1994
                    DC Comics

                    Assigned as a male at birth, Lord Fanny is a powerful witch and a member of the Invisibles, a group of freedom fighters                     on a mission to save humanity from extra dimensional demons. Once she transitioned, she adopted the name Lord                     Fanny.

Sara Lance
                    October 10th, 2012
                    DC Comics

                    Sara is a martial arts expert that was trained by the League of Assassins. She adopted the code name Canary and had                     relationships with both Oliver Queen, The Green Arrow, and with the daughter of Ra’s Al Ghul. She is also the first                     character to appear in the television series as a bisexual.

                    February 11th, 2015
                    Graphic Novel Comics

                    Zhen is a transgender woman that appears in Trees, a storyline in which alien life comes to earth in the form of Trees,                     and they do not recognize humans as intelligent life. Zhen’s storyline is coupled with overarching themes in a police state                     and political controversy over gender equality.

Madame Xanadu
                    February 1st, 1978
                    DC Comics

                    An immortal with supernatural sensitivity to occult activities, she is well versed in the magical arts and has many                     relationships with men and women.

                    Marvel Comics

                    Angel is a character in the comic series 1602. Please note that the character that identifies as gay only applies to that                     story line and not the original character or the ultimate version of angel. In 1602 #2 we find him in prison contemplating                     life when he encounters a spaceship from another universe. The X-Men force were disguised at his execution. He                     mistakes Jean Grey for a boy and jealousy soars within the team until his sexuality comes to the surface.

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For
                    November 12th, 2008
                    ISBN 0618968806 (ISBN13: 9780618968800)

                    For twenty-five years Bechdel’s path-breaking Dykes to Watch Out For strip has been collected in award-winning                     volumes (with a quarter of a million copies in print), syndicated in fifty alternative newspapers, and translated into many                     languages. Now, at last, The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For gathers a “rich, funny, deep and impossible to put down”                     (Publishers Weekly) selection from all eleven Dykes volumes. Here too are sixty of the newest strips, never before                     published in book form.

Sunfire II
                    January 1st, 1970
                    Marvel Comics

                    Mariko Yashida is a mutant from an alternate universe that can manipulate energy. As she traveled from universe to                     universe, her time travel took her to many different places. She was identified as a lesbian in Exiles #11

John Constantine
                    June 1st, 1985
                    American Comic Books
                    John first appeared in Hellblazer as a protagonist, but his first sighting was in the Swamp Thing #37.After his outing as a                     bisexual the spectrum of his sexuality has been celebrated within his identify. In addition to being a beautiful British hero                     he also happens to be the world’s most powerful sorcerer.

Family Home Screaming
                    The Mormon Humor Collection Book 4
                    January 23rd, 2013
                    ASIN B00B5HJC5G
                    Just when you thought it was safe, Pat & Kirby follow you home. If families are forever, will Mom always have gray hair?                     What happens when the dog makes more sense than your kids? Planned Parenthood. The perfect oxymoron? Is selling                     your teenager for 3 cents a pound really good family value? Fatherhood. Shouldn't I have a license to do this? If                     questions like these plague you and yours - or worse, if they make sense - you need this book. Pat and Kirby delve                     deeply into the secrets of effective parenting (there are three, and no one knows what they are), and explore what makes                     relatively nice men and women want to hurt themselves by having kids. 

Stripped Uncensored
                    August 1st, 2009
                    ISBN 386787025X (ISBN13: 9783867870252)

                    The unbelievable success of the first anthology "Stripped - The Illustrated Male" proofs that there is market for high class                     collections of gay erotica. "Stripped Uncensored" will fill the gap.

                    September 1st, 2006
                    DC Comics

                    Power Boy is a member of the Legion Academy and was born with complete control over his body’s molecular density                     which gives him increased strength and endurance. He has multiple encounters with Gravity Boy that suggest a gay                     relationship. He had a lead role as one of the Teen Titans.

Gay Comics
                    March 29th, 1989
                    ISBN 0452262291 (ISBN13: 9780452262294)

What's Your Sign, Girl?
                    September 1st, 2015
                    ISBN13 9780990343332

                    Most people can say what sign of the zodiac they are, whether or not they know what the sign means or even believe in                     astrology. But the twelve alt-cartoonists in What's Your Sign, Girl? have something to say about their locations on the                     zodiacal calendar. With enthusiasm, skepticism, or dismay, the artists share how their signs impact self, relationships,                     and their places in the cosmos. Edited by Ignatz Award winner, Robert Kirby

Gravity Kid
                    August 1st, 2010
                    Marvel Comics

                    With his focus on education he often chooses to focus on grades and staying in school while other superheroes are out                     finding mischief. In Adventure #523 he has several moments that suggests that he has a relationship or is more than                     friends with Power Boy.

Likewise: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag
                    April 7th, 2009
                    ISBN 1416552375 (ISBN13: 9781416552376)

                    Ariel Schrag concludes her turbulent ride through high school in the long-awaited final volume of her acclaimed series of                     compelling and strikingly honest autobiographical graphic novels. Set in Berkeley, California, Likewise takes us into the                     holy grail of teenagers, every bit as terrifying as it is liberating: senior year. Struggling with a major longing for her ex-                    girlfriend who has gone away to college, her parents' post-divorce relationship, anxiety over the future, and all the                     graphic details of her complicated life, Ariel sets out to document everything and everyone. And when she discovers                     James Joyce, a whole new world of creativity opens up to her.

Wake Me for the Resurrection
                    The Mormon Humor Collection Book 2
                    January 23rd, 2013
                    ASIN B00B5HJEN6

                    Where did I come from before I was Born? Where am I going when I die? What if I'm dead already and just don't know                     it? If I am, how will I know when it's time to get up on Resurrection Day? If these Questions plague you, then Wake Me                     for the Resurrection is the answer: Following on the heels of the enormously popular Sunday of the Living Dead, Wake                     Me for the Resurrection has the right prescription for anyone in danger of sleeping in on the morning of the Resurrection.

                    April 1st, 1979
                    Marvel Comics

                    Northstar holds the title as the first openly gay superhero. During the early years of the AIDS epidemic Northstar found a                     baby born with the disease but while taking care of her she died from the complications in Alpha Flight #106. This event                     prompted him to publicly come out and started promoting visibility to the disease so that the public would take more                     interest in their health and prevention.


                    July 1st, 2003
                    DC Comics

                    Anissa Pierce joined the superhero squad the Outsiders where she met and became romantically involved with Grace                     Choi.

Sebastian O
                    January 1st, 1993
                    Vertigo Comics, later DC Comics

                    Abbé is a supporting character in the storyline for Sebastian. The comic is a mini series

Spandex - Fast and Hard
                    June 19th, 2012
                    ISBN 0857689738 (ISBN13: 9780857689733)

                    Prowler, Liberty, Glitter, Indigo, Butch, Mr Muscles, Diva — all superpowered, all British, and the first all gay super-hero                     team there ever was! Created by independent creator Martin Eden, Spandex charts the highs and lows of a group of                     Brighton-based heroes, doing battle with 50-foot lesbians, a group of deadly pink ninjas, as well as their own complicated                     love lives! Packed with pop culture references, nods to classic comics and chock-full of humour and drama, Spandex is a                     super-hero book like no other! This is the very first collection of Martin Eden’s award-nominated comic and collects                     Spandex #1-3, plus bonus material!

                    July 23rd, 2010
                    ISBN 0615377343 (ISBN13: 9780615377346)

                    Edited by Robert Kirby, THREE is a new all-color queer comics anthology featuring 3 new stories by 3 different creators                     or groups of creators per issue. Issue one features work by Eric Orner, Joey Alison Sayers, and Robert Kirby. The                     collection as a whole was nominated for an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology or Collection in 2011, and the                     individual story "Weekends Abroad" by Eric Orner was also nominated for Outstanding Story.

Danny the Street
                    August 1st, 1990
                    DC Comics

                    Danny is a sentient stretch of roadway with the power to teleport and integrate himself into geography. In his role, he is a                     transvestite with a flamboyant personality. On his street, he lines his shops with gun shops and sporting good stores and                     then decorates them in feminine colors and objects.

The Big Gay Comic Book Volume 2
                    June 11th, 2014
                    ASIN B00KYA4DCC

                    Bluewater once again celebrates the lives of the icons and activists, performers and pundits who have made a difference                     in the LGBTQ community in the sequel to the popular graphic novel! Celebrate with us in this graphic novel featuring the                     stories behind Stonewall, Freddie Mercury, Keith Haring and the musicians Barbra Streisand, Olivia Newton-John, Lady                     Gaga, Joan Jett and Britney Spears. A special edition in collaboration with the popular LGBTQ website Lez Get Real.

Wuvable Oaf
                    March 24th, 2015
                    ISBN 1606998161 (ISBN13: 9781606998168)

                    Wuvable Oaf is the first-ever collection of the acclaimed self-published comic book series by cartoonist Ed Luce. Oaf is a                     large, hirsute, scary-looking ex-wrestler who lives in San Francisco with his adorable kitties and listens to a lot of                     Morrissey. The book follows Oaf s search for love in the big city, especially his pursuit of Eiffel, the lead singer of the                     black metal/queercore/ progressive disco grindcore band Ejaculoid. Luce weaves between the friends, associates,                     enemies, ex-lovers and pasts of both men into the story of their courtship. A romantic comedy at its core, Wuvable Oaf                     recalls elements of comics as diverse as Scott Pilgrim, Love and Rockets, and Archie, set against the background of San                     Francisco s queer community and music scene."

Slave Annie: a lesbian BDSM Comic
                    May 23rd, 2017
                    ASIN B071P8VZZY

                    Someday in the future, on Planet XX - Just a few weeks ago, Slave Annie submitted to her Love - Mistress XENIA - the                     owner of the Wilson Estate. But this weeks training-routine will take its toll on poor Annie's bum. Public Toilets, Pet Play,                     and kinky Machines are waiting!

                    February 1st, 1998
                    DC Comics

                    Midnighter debuted in Stormwatch. He was a regular man who underwent biological and cybernetic enhancements                     which turned him into a super weapon. While many heroes have great powers, Midnighter is the greatest tactician who’s                     ever lived. While having appeared in several series, his relationship with his husband, Apollo, the series celebrate his                     diversity.

                    September 1st, 1983
                    DC Comics

                    The son of the original Green Lantern, he possesses various shadow based powers that allow him to pass through solid                     objects. In his darkness he has the ability to envelope people and show them their worse selves.

Juicy Mother: Celebration
                    November 30th, 2004
                    ISBN 1932360700 (ISBN13: 9781932360707)

                    Juicy Mother is a cartoon anthology with work by and about queers, women and people of color. The collection includes                     comix about an older butch dyke and her Lolita, an African American gay man coming of age, an Arab Muslim dyke                     searching for her identity, two big hairy men getting married, a cynical Latina teen encountering aliens and a wild cartoon                     jam. In a genre especially known for being dominated by straight white men, Juicy mother is an alternative to alternative                     comix. The collection places emphasis on the voices least represented in the comic world. As such, the stories within are                     exceptionally exuberant and carefree; they are a celebration.

                    September 1st, 1963
                    Marvel Comics
                    While populating multiple character storylines that cross the spectrum of time, in 2015 with the help of Jean Grey,                     Iceman confirms that he is gay. There have been suggestions throughout time that he was, but he never said the words.                     Even in the 90’s Rogue tried to help him, but he eventually confronts himself which leads to difficult conversations as the                     revelation of his sexuality is revealed.

Wonder Woman
                    January 1st, 1942
                    DC Comics

                    Diana Prince has long been recognized as a bisexual in her universe. The speculation of her sexuality has been rising                     since she entered the story lines. Living on an island, inhabited by the Amazons, and infused with female relationships.                     The female relationships have been described as “mono-gendered”.

Prism Comics: Your LGBT Guide to Comics
                    July 28th, 2004
                    ISBN 0975916408 (ISBN13: 9780975916407)
                    Prism Comics is the premier annual resource guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) creators working in                     comics, with bios, art samples, web resources, contact information and more. The 2004 edition includes information on                     eighty different creators, interviews with Alison Bechdel, Phil Jimenez, José Villarrubia and Detective Comics writer                     Andersen Gabrych, and dozens of exclusive and preview comics pages.

Ultimate Colossus
                    May 1st, 1975
                    Marvel Comics

                    This is an alternative version of the Russian mutant, who starts out as an arms dealer but eventually joins the X-Men. In                     his role he builds on his relationship with Northstar who is openly gay.

Bottoms Up
                    January 1st, 1966
                    ISBN None
                    A GAY BAR FOR THE GAY BOYS IN SAN FRANCISCO...It all began when Jamie Corwin, wet-behind-the-ears, is given                     a taste of the gay life at the cruel hands of Rex, a fellow cowboy in the wilds of the Oregon mountains. Sadistic Rex                     threatens the innocent young cowpoke, "You oughta be damn glad I don't take a horsewhip to you... then use you like a                     sheep!" Now Jamie knows he has to fight cruelty with greater cruelty — until he is forced to flee to San Francisco. Here,                     he discovers that there's more to being gay than he suspected.

The Book of Boy Trouble, Volume 2
                    October 1st, 2008
                    ISBN 1931160651 (ISBN13: 9781931160650)

                    The second volume of The Book of Boy Trouble further expands the zine’s influence and relevance. Its roster of 24 male                     and female cartoonists spans generations, exploring the alternative gay boy experience and aesthetic from a host of                     diverse perspectives. Included are works by queer zinester and scene-maker Anonymous Boy, legendary underground                     cartoonist Howard Cruse, Andy Hartzell, author of the critically acclaimed graphic novel Fox Bunny Funny, and Tim Fish,                     creator and editor of Young Bottoms in Love.

Nyssa Raatko
                    August 1st, 2003
                    DC Comics

                    The daughter of Ra’s Al Ghul and a member of the League of Assassins, she is a martial arts and weapons master who                     embraces her passion for Sara Lance.

                    February 1st, 1994
                    DC Comics

                    A former Female Fury from Apokolips, and later a member of the suicide squad she possesses superhuman strength                     and abilities and has the power to regenerate. She has had romantic relationships with Superboy and Scandal Savage.

Victoria Hand
                    December 1st, 2008
                    Marvel Comics

                    Victoria first appears in The Invincible Iron Man #8 as a supporting role. She identifies as queer without making a big                     deal about it. She is the right hand to Norman Osborn, and quickly became a powerful political in Avengers titles.

Green Lantern
                    July 1st, 1940
                    DC Comics

                    Alan Scott, the first Green Lantern, comes out in 2012. Through the evolution of DC Comics, the reveal of his sexuality                     occurred as storylines were consolidated and branding changed. When DC announced that the Green Lantern was gay                     it brought new focus and fans to the story and the character.

Parallel Earth Beast
                    September 1st, 1963
                    Marvel Comics

                    This character was from an alternate universe and a model of The Beast and a part of Exiles. He was in love with Earth’s                     Wonder Man.

Scandal Savage
                    July 1st, 2005
                    DC Comics

                    Daughter of the immortal villain Vandal Savage and a member of the Secret Six, Scandal has enhanced durability and                     can regrow body parts. She is a ferocious fighter that uses wrist blades that have been in her family for generations.

Andy Jones
                    January 19th, 2009
                    DC Comics

                    Andy is a comedian that identifies as a lesbian in Supergirl #26. Andy’s alter ego is the human-equine hybrid Comet.                     Once she declares her love for Supergirl their relationship escalates quickly.

                    April 1st, 2005
                    Marvel Comics

                    As a member of the Young Avengers, Wiccan joins a team of teenage superheroes. Billy Kaplan is the son of the Scarlet                     Witch and Vision. His mutant powers were identified when he was confronted by bully’s and he stood up for himself.                     When he joins the Young Avengers, he meets Teddy Altman, otherwise known as Hulking, and they fall in love.

                    January 1st, 1981
                    Marvel Comics

                    Starting as a member of the Brotherhood of Mutants, Irene Adler possesses the ability of precognition. For many years                     she and Mystique managed a relationship, even adopting a daughter. Their adopted daughter later also became an X-                    man and was known as Rogue.

Karolina Dean
                    January 1st, 2003
                    Marvel Comics

                    Karolina first appears in The Runaways which is a book that is adapted for comics. She was brought to earth with her                     parents in exile. She has the power to manipulate solar radiation, light, and because she can fly, she is a formidable                     hero.

The Walking Dead
                    November 11th, 2009
                    Image Comics

                    In the walking dead a story line character was developed for Aaron and Eric. A gay couple that was working to survive.                     They both take an active role in helping survivors get to the Alexandria Safe Zone.

Pied Piper
                    May 1st, 1959
                    DC Comics

                    The Pied Piper came out to the Flash in 1991. Hartley Rathaway is one of the longest standing rogues to the Flash,                     spanning decades. After the Flash dies, the piper retires from a life of crime and becomes a social activist fighting for the                     poor and underprivileged. As a supporting character he doesn’t have enough momentum to have his own story line.

James Howlett
                    March 1st, 2005
                    Marvel Comics

                    James is an alternate universe mutant, and a version of Wolverine, who lusted after the god Hercules. The pair travel                     throughout time and dimensions together hunting the evil professor Xavier’s.

Dez Trevius
                    June 1st, 2014
                    DC Comics

                    Dez can throw rings of energy at his enemies. He is a member of the Sinestro Corps and a part of the inner council. His                     sexuality was revealed in Sinestro Annual #1

                    April 1st, 1978
                    Marvel Comics

                    Mystique's first appearance was in Ms. Marvel #16 where she was seen in a shape-shifted form. She was first seen as                     Mystique two issues later. She has the ability to transform into male or female characters. Mystique and Destiny were                     confirmed to be a lesbian couple years later after speculation of her bisexuality.

                    April 1st, 1940
                    DC Comics

                    Catwoman first appeared in Batman #1 as she began her career. Selina Kyle pillaged Gotham’s rich and famous and                     came out as a bisexual in Catwoman #39.

The Complete Wendel
                    June 1st, 2001
                    ISBN 0789322161 (ISBN13: 9780789322166)

                    The complete collection of the entire groundbreaking gay comic strip series. Originally published in The Advocate                     throughout the 1980s, Howard Cruse’s Wendel is widely considered the first gay comic strip to be featured in                                       mainstream media. A topical and heartfelt chronicle of one gay man’s journey through the often-rocky Reagan-Bush                     years, the strip followed the adventures of Wendel Trupstock, his boyfriend Ollie, and an unforgettable cast of supporting                     characters. 

                    November 1st, 2011
                    DC Comics

                    Bunker comes out as his role in the Teen Titans. He is one of the first super heroes that are of Mexican decent. He                     comes to America as he learns of dangers to metahumans and meets Red Robin. When the character was created, his                     ability focused on creating and projecting psionic bricks that he uses against his enemies.

Red Racer
                    October 1st, 2014
                    DC Comics

                    The fastest human alive on Earth 36, this dimensional hopping hero is a found love with his Justice 9 teammate                     Flashlight. He was later recruited to join president superman of Earth 2’s super team, the Justice Incarnate, to defend all                     creation across the multiuniverse.

No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics
                    April 30th, 2012
                    ISBN 1606995065 (ISBN13: 9781606995068)

                    Queer cartooning encompasses some of the best and most interesting comics of the last four decades, with creators                     tackling complex issues of identity and a changing society with intelligence, humor, and imagination. This book                     celebrates this vibrant artistic underground by gathering together a collection of excellent stories that can be enjoyed by                     all. No Straight Lines showcases major names such as Alison Bechdel (whose book Fun Home was named Time                     Magazine's 2006 Book of the Year), Howard Cruse (whose groundbreaking Stuck Rubber Baby is now back in print), and                     Ralf Koenig (one of Europe's most popular cartoonists), as well as high-profile, cross-over creators who have dabbled in                     LGBT cartooning, like legendary NYC artist David Wojnarowicz and media darling and advice columnist Dan Savage. 

Rude Girls and Dangerous Women
                    September 1st, 1994
                    ISBN 0963252658 (ISBN13: 9780963252654)

                    Cartoons by Jennifer Camper. "A perverted, violent, juvenile anti-feminist who seems to have no boundaries                                         whatsoever". -- Diane DiMassa. "In Jen Camper's universe of sexy, sweaty, swaggering... women, the only law is: Dykes                     Rule". -- Alison Bechdel

                    September 14th, 1999
                    ISBN 1573440906 (ISBN13: 9781573440905)

                    Set in the toxic labyrinth of abandoned subway tunnels, SUBGurlz chronicles the superhero happenings of three                     chemically altered girlfriends. Swizzle is the strongest person on earth - unfortunately, the poor thing's always killing                     people accidentally. Liver, her girlfriend, is blessed with the power to bring back the dead. Byte has brainpower so                     stupendous that she's unable to grow hair on her head. Are the SUBGurlz good or bad? It all depends on which side                     you're on.

                    January 1st, 2000
                    ISBN 094315104X (ISBN13: 9780943151045)

                    Ariel Schrag continues her tumultuous passage through high school in the second book of her acclaimed series of frank,                     insightful, and painfully honest autobiographical graphic novels. Written during the summer following her junior year at                     Berkeley High School in California, Potential recounts Ariel's first real relationship and first-time love with a girl, her quest                     to lose her virginity to a boy, and her parents' divorce -- as well as the personal and social complications of writing about                     her life as she lives it. Along the way she hangs out with her favorite teacher, obsesses over clothes, gets drunk, smokes                     pot, and tries to connect the biology she reads about in textbooks with the biology she's living.

Pat & Kirby Go To Hell
                    The Mormon Humor Collection Book 3
                    January 23rd, 2013
                    ASIN B00B5HJB0C

                    Pat and Kirby finally get their eternal reward. Join them as they follow St. Peter's advice and "go toward the light." That                     glow in the distance may be coming from the Pearly Gates, but, knowing our boys, it's more likely the boiler room in hell.                     Still, it's nothing more than they deserve.

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                    January 1st, 1940
                    Pep Comics

                    An alternate version of Supergirl, she is winged like an angel. She is the combination of the female character Andrea                     Martinez and the heterosexual male Andrew Jones, making her bisexual with the character of both.

Tasmanian Devil
                    November 1st, 1986
                    DC Comics

                    The Tasmanian is a werewolf with enhanced features and abilities. He has been a member of the Justice League and                     the Global Guardians. Readers learned of the Tasmanian Devil’s sexual orientation when he made a passing comment                     to his fellow Global Guardian colleague Seraph. Hugh fell in love with JLA liaison Joshua Barbizon before they both                     moved to Australia.

Political Power: Anderson Cooper
                    June 6th, 2013
                    ASIN B00D6NLHW8

                    Bluewater Productions' Political Power: Anderson Cooper focuses on the life and career of the celebrated CNN                     newsman. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth and now nicknamed The Silver Fox, Anderson Cooper chose to follow                     his passion for journalism with a vengeance. Join writer Michael Troy and artist Jason Moser for an account of Cooper's                     life from decorated journalist to out and proud gay man.

                    January 1st, 1963
                    DC Comics

                    Thomas Blake is a clever criminal that has been depicted as a bisexual. Being an outspoken criminal that love both men                     and women he makes his mark on the Gotham skyline.