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Panels, 10th Anniversary Reception, Heroes Vs. Villains Dance Party, and More! SAN DIEGO, CA – At San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, Prism Comics is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a full roster of panels, creator signings, anniversary reception, and...read more
Now Looking Forward to the Eisners! New York City, NY – The Lambda Literary Awards were announced in a ceremony held on June 3rd, 2013, in New York City. Among the many deserving winners was No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, edited by Justin Hall and...read more
Our friends at Bluewater have sent us the following announcement: History remembers the sacrifices of icons like Rosa Parks and the efforts of Dennis Banks, Cesar Chavez, and other great defenders of American civil rights. However, less is known about the rise of the...read more
San Diego, CA – The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Nominees for 2013 have been announced and No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, edited by Justin Hall and published by Fantagraphics, was nominated as Best Anthology. Justin Hall, who has been a...read more
Prism Comics, a nonprofit supporting LGBT comics, creators, and readers, has released its schedule for WonderCon 2013, held in Anaheim, California. Prism will appear at the convention from March 29th to 31st hosting two panels, superhero costume party, and booth...read more
Dylan Edwards’ Transposes, Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama, and Justin Hall's No Straight Lines: Today, it was announced that Dylan Edwards' nonfiction graphic novel Transposes, which explores the life stories of seven transgender men who also...read more
BURBANK, CA - This weekend, the queer comics convention, Bent-Con, will take place Friday, November 30th through Sunday, December 2nd. Featuring over 50 exhibitors devoted to queer comics and fandom, a full slate of panels, cosplay, gaming, and appearances by top...read more
Pioneering gay comic strip Jayson is turning 30. Created by Jeff Krell on Christmas Day in 1982, Jayson features a boy from Farmville, Pennsylvania who moves the big city, earns a college degree, comes out of the closet, and waits for his life to start. Based on...read more
Cartoonist Matt Runkle is raising funds via Indiegogo to help with printing the third issue of his comic book, Runx Tales. To contribute, go here. Originally conceived as a zine concerned with what it's like to be broke and gay in America, RT #3 will be a beautiful...read more
Returning for a SEVENTH spectacular year! Images of the World's Most Iconic Heroines Will Help Benefit Domestic Violence Prevention-Intervention Agencies in Oregon and Texas! On October 21, 2012, Women of Wonder Day — a part of National Domestic Violence Awareness...read more
It’s a Tie Between Blue Delliquanti and Christine Smith! SAN FRANCISCO, CA — At the Alternative Press Expo (APE), Prism Comics announced the recipients of the 2012 Queer Press Grant (QPG) on October 13th during the Queer Cartoonists Panel moderated by Justin Hall. For...read more
NEW YORK, NY – Konbon-wa from the Big Apple! Just got back from Day 3 of New York Comic-Con. This convention used to be an oasis of comics fun as compared to the craziness of San Diego Comic-Con, but no more. I don’t know if it’s as big, but it’s definitely has all...read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dylan Edwards' Transposes is officially available, and will be for sale this weekend, October 13-14, at the Alternative Press Expo (APE), over at the Northwest Press table, #802, 803. Dylan will appear there to sign copies, and will also be on the...read more
Launching Not My Bag from Image Comics! NEW YORK, NY - Coming from Sina Grace in October is his new graphic novel, Not My Bag, from Image Comics! You can meet Sina at New York Comic-Con being held from October 11-14--find him in Artists Alley (#R3A). Check out Agent...read more
Queer Press Grant To Be Announced! SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Prism Comics will appear this weekend at the Alternative Comics Expo (APE) in San Francisco, on Saturday, October 13 (11am-7pm) and Sunday, October 14 (11am-6pm). Along with tabling at the convention, Prism’s own...read more
Say it ain’t so! Here’s a note we received from super-talented Brian Andersen with the sad news: “Hiya Friends and Dear Ones! Five years ago I debuted my first ever comic, So Super Duper #1, at San Francisco's Alternative Press Expo (APE). Next week APE is back (Oct...read more
NEW YORK, NY – Prism Comics will be returning to New York Comic-Con, Thursday-Friday, October 11-14. Stop by Prism’s booth #1875 and meet your favorite LGBT comics writers and artists. Also, attend Prism’s panel, “Gay Marriage in Comics: Revolutionary or a Step...read more
Debuting at New York Comic-Con and APE in San Francisco! In Jeff Krell's latest graphic novel, Jayson Gets a Job!, everyone is having a career crisis. Desperate for work, Jayson pulls out the stops to land a job at his ex-lover Walter's firm – with unexpected results....read more
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Hang out with other gay geeks this weekend October 5-7 at Gaylaxicon, taking place at the Doubletree Saint Louis Park in Minneapolis. The North Country Gaylaxians are the sponsors of what is billed as “The Annual International Science Fiction,...read more
Help Prism Comics! Through the generosity of Northwest Press, Tim Fish and a host of LGBT creators, $5 of every copy purchased of the newly digitalized Young Bottoms in Love--now available on iTunes--will go to benefit Prism Comics! The collection, edited by Tim Fish...read more
Queer Nerd Wrap-Up of SD Comic-Con 2012! Andy Gets Inkpot! Prism Presents Northstar Panel! And More!
Another Comic-Con comes to an end! It goes by in a rush, with me feeling like a salmon swimming upstream. Sometimes I’m able to stand still long enough to Twitter and other times I'm sweating, desperately running from one side of the convention center to another. This...read more
My fourth day at Comic-Con and only my second blog. Apologies but I’ve been busy. For one, I got to meet John Barrowman! If you ask “Who?”, well, your dilithium tiara is revoked! He’s Captain Jack Harkness of Torchwood who can also sing, dance, and charm the pants off...read more
Back at Comic-Con! And gayer than ever. With Alan Scott, Northstar, Tom Cruise, I mean, it’s been a really queer year. Got here on Wednesday, before the Con was open. Had heard that a fan had died the day before. It was a Twilight fan, but that does not matter and I...read more
Dylan Edwards Appears at Prism Comics booth, in No Straight Lines Anthology, and Northwest Press Panel at San Diego Comic-Con!
The ubiquitous Dylan Edwards sent us this note about his upcoming appearance at Comic-Con: "San Diego Comic Con approaches! What sorts of exciting things await? First off, you will be able to pick up a copy of No Straight Lines, the new queer comics anthology from...read more
Meet Ed Luce and Get Your Wuvable Oaf Comics and Merch at the Prism Comics Booth at San Diego Comic-Con!
The "Wuvable Oaf" himself, Ed Luce, has sent us the following details about his upcoming appearance with Prism this week! "Join Wuvable Oaf for Comic-Con International 2012 at Prism Comics, booth #2144-48! Here’s the schedule: Wednesday, July 11th (Preview Night) 6-9...read more
Meet Queer Comics Fans and Creators at Prism Comics’ Fan Mixer & Silent Auction on Saturday, July 14th during San Diego Comic-Con!
San Diego, CA – On Saturday, July 14, from 7-8pm, the "Gay Comic Fan Mixer and Prism Comics Silent Auction!" is happening directly after the "Gays in Comics" panel (5:30-7pm) in Room 6A at San Diego Comic-Con. The fan mixer and silent auction is hosted by and...read more
In anticipation of his appearance at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, the lovely Brian Andersen sent us the following note: "Just wanted to let you all know that this Sat July 14th, I will be attending the world's famous Geek Superbowl (aka Comic Con in San...read more
Oso Oro, a Celebration of International Bear Pop Culture, hits Pecs Bar on Thursday, July 12th, during San Diego Comic-Con!
San Diego, CA - On Thursday, July 12, from 8pm to Closing, Ivan Velez, Jr. (Static, Blood Syndicate, Tales of the Closet, Dead High, and Ghost Rider) brings his long-running "Oso Oro" party to San Diego at Pecs Bar. Flex your artistic muscles at this multimedia...read more
Party with Prism Comics at “Heroes and Villains Party” on Friday, July 13th, during San Diego Comic-Con!
San Diego, CA – On Friday, July 13, 10pm-2am, the "Heroes and Villains Party" returns to Rich's Dance Club for the 8th year! Party with Prism Comics at Hillcrest's number one Geek party! Geek Knight Production's Ned Cato Jr. (Cub Club San Diego) is bringing back sexy...read more
Panel and Release Party to Celebrate Justin Hall’s Massive Anthology No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics during San Diego Comic-Con!
San Diego, CA – Two events will commemorate the release of Fantagraphics Books’ anthology No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, edited by Justin Hall. First, on Friday, July 13, 2-3pm, in Room 25ABC at San Diego Comic-Con, Prism Comics presents the panel...read more
Just in time for San Diego Comic-Con International 2012, Jayson creator Jeff Krell debuts Jayson Comics #2, containing three new chapters from his upcoming graphic novel Jayson Gets a Job. Picking up where Jayson Comics #1 left off, issue 2 sees Krell's alter ego...read more
Reception for Exhibit of Joe Phillip’s Joe’s Boys on Saturday, July 14th, during San Diego Comic-Con!
San Diego, CA – On Saturday, July 14, 7:40pm, attend the reception for Joe Phillips' Joe's Boys, exhibiting at Alexander Salazar Fine Art. The exhibit will run from July 12 through July 15. The Alexander Salazar Fine Art Gallery in downtown San Diego is within walking...read more
At Comic-Con 2012, Prism Comics Celebrates the Release of No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, Northstar’s Wedding, Alison Bechdel’s New Graphic Novel, and 25 Years of “Gays In Comics”!
Triple Queer Comics Booth (#2144, 2146, 2148), Creator Signings, Panels Galore, and the Most Queer Events at any Comic-Con Ever! San Diego, CA - Prism Comics, the premier nonprofit supporting LGBTQI comics, creators, and readers, has announced its biggest year ever...read more
Terence Griep’s Real Life Gay Wrestling Alter Ego SpiderBaby Crosses Over Into Comics in Champions #55!
Long Beach, CA - Heroic Publishing today announced the release of a comic book with a postmodern kink. "At What Price Victory?", the lead story in Champions #55, guest stars the alter ego of author Terrance Griep who spends his nights and weekends as professional...read more