LATEST PRISM NEWS
January 1, 2019 marks the opening of the submission period for THE 2019 PRISM AWARDS. THE PRISM AWARDS are given annually by THE CARTOON ART MUSEUM, PRISM COMICS and THE QUEER COMICS EXPO to both fiction and non-fiction comics works by queer authors. The goals of the...read more
Submissions for THE 2019 PRISM COMICS QUEER PRESS GRANT open Tuesday, January 1st. The Grant is awarded annually to help emerging independent queer comic book creators publish and promote their comics. Since its inception, the Queer Press Grant has fostered many...read more
SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2019 PRISM AWARDS AND THE 2019 PRISM COMICS QUEER PRESS GRANT WILL OPEN JANUARY 1, 2019
JANUARY 1, 2019 marks the opening of the submission periods for two major awards events in the LGBTQAI+ comics fields: THE 2019 PRISM AWARDS and THE 2019 PRISM COMICS QUEER PRESS GRANT.read more
PRISM COMICS and the CARTOON ART MUSEUM are pleased to announce the Winners of the SECOND ANNUAL PRISM AWARDS. The Awards announcements took place at the Prism Awards panel at COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL SAN DIEGO on Saturday July 21, 2018.read more
Second Annual Prism Awards Submission period begins; Submissions due by March 15, 2018read more
When: Wednesday, July 19 – Sunday, July 23 Where: Booth 2144, Comic-Con International San Diego San Diego Convention Center - 111 Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 Contacts: Ted Abenheim – firstname.lastname@example.org / Tara Madison Avery – email@example.com Prism Comics -...read more
First Annual Prism Awards Finalists Announcedread more
ANAHEIM, CA - The recipient of the 2017 Prism Comics Queer Press Grant was announced at the Queers, Comics & Social Justice panel by Prism Comics Queer Press Grant chair Elizabeth Beier, at Wondercon. This year's winner is Tee Franklin for Bingo Love. "You’d be...read more
LOS ANGELES, CA – PRISM COMICS is now accepting submissions for this year’s QUEER PRESS GRANT. The Prism Comics Queer Press Grant is specifically awarded to independent queer comic book creators. The Grant was established by Prism Comics in 2005 to assist in the...read more
Check out SAM: Storytelling Across Media in San Francisco, Saturday, November 5, 2016 – https://www.comic-con.org/frontpage/sam-storytelling-across-mediaread more
After going Bi-Coastal at FLAME CON in Brooklyn this last weekend, PRISM COMICS is thrilled to be exhibiting at the first annual COMIC CON PALM SPRINGS Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28 Palm Springs Convention Center 277 N Avenida Caballeros Palm Springs, CA...read more
What: Prism Comics at Comic-Con International: San Diego – Booth #2144 Where: Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016 San Diego Convention Center 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 When: Wednesday, July 20 through Sunday, July 24, 2016 SAN DIEGO, CA – Prism...read more
PRISM COMICS BOOTH #2144 TALENT APPEARANCE SCHEDULE As of July 17, 2016 Talent and times subject to change Please check at the Prism Comics Booth for up-to-date schedule FEATURED CREATORS: BiNet USA (The Bi Stories Project) – Every day including Preview Night...read more
The PRISM GUIDE TO ALL THINGS LGBTQ for San Diego Comic Con International 2016 is now available!! Grab it HERE. All the LGBTQ featured guests, Comic Con panels, creator booths, parties in town, and soooo much more! Compiled by Andy Mangels Edited/Designed by Charles...read more
DRINK AND DRAW AT PECS BAR SAN DIEGO Thursday, July 21 8 pm to 12 midnight (bar open till 2 am) Pecs Bar 20146 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92104 619.296.0889 #PECSisCOOL Kick back, mingle or pick up a pad and pencil and get in the Comic-Con spirit drawing our...read more
CLALLAM BAY, WASHINGTON - The fifth annual Clallam Bay Comicon will be held July 9-10, 2016, in the Lion's Club building in Clallam Bay (90 Bogachiel Street), on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula. Canadian artist, writer and illustrator Leanne Franson will be the...read more
Prism Comics is tickled pink to be exhibiting at RuPaul’s DragCon – Booth #809 – Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Con hours are: Preview Night, Friday, May 6 from 6 – 8 pm Saturday, May 7 from 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, May 8 from 10...read more
The recipient of the 2016 Prism Comics Queer Press Grant was announced at the ALPHABET -10 Years of the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant panel by Prism Comics Queer Press Grant chair Jon Macy, at Wondercon. This year was a tie betwee Catherine Esguerra for Eighty Days and Elizabeth Beier for I Like Your Headband.read more
Prism Comics is exhibiting, presenting panels and announcing the recipient of
the 2016 Prism Comics Queer Press Grant at WonderCon in Los Angeles, March 25 – 27, 2016.
What: Prism Comics Is Exhibiting at Long Beach Comic Expo – Booth 1003 When: Saturday, February 20, 10 am* – 7 pm (*9 am for Advanced Ticket Holders) Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10 am* - 5 pm (*9 am for Advanced Ticket Holders) Where: Long Beach...read more
Prism Board Member, Tara Madison Avery, was featured in an article published in the New York Times December 24, 2015. The article looks at the growing number of LGBTQ characters in comics. And, as mentioned in the article, Tara has recently started her own company...read more
ALPHABET celebrates 10 Years of The Prism Comics Queer Press Grant and features new full-color work from almost 50 comics creators including recipients of the Grant, creators who submitted for the Grant and supporters of the Grant.read more
Let the Rainbow games begin! Prism Comics will be exhibiting at GX3 (also known as GaymerX) in Booth 617 at the San Jose Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley Californiaread more
Welcome, everyone, to the new Prism Comics website! We’re very excited to have a brand new, updated look and mobile device-ready site featuring tons of new features and content. Just some of the new features coming this week include IMPROVED SEARCH FUNCTIONS and...read more
Fall is a busy time of year for Prism with a number of conventions across the county. We couldn’t exhibit at conventions without the help of dedicated volunteers from around the country. Men, women, gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual, younger,...read more
We’re thrilled to welcome our newest Prism Comics Board Member, Missy Boyd. Missy joined Prism Comics as a volunteer in 2010. Since then has been one of our key volunteers, bringing wonderful spirit and leadership to our booths at San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon,...read more
PRISM COMICS is proud to be exhibiting at COMIKAZE EXPO at the Los Angeles Convention Center – BOOTH #912 from Friday, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st. Prism will be part of a festive “LGBTQIA Comics Island” along with Northwest Press in Booth #910.
Click on this article for information about our booth activities and our panel “LGBTQ COMICS TODAY – LIFE INTO ART”.read more
Prism Comics at New York Comic Con – Oct 8 – 11, 2015read more
Here’s the information for all things queer (that we at Prism Comics know of) that will be happening at San Diego Comic-Con.
This is the link the pdf version of this year’s Gay Agenda. Print versions will be available at the Prism Comics Booth.
Here’s a list of highlights
PRISM COMICS BOOTH CREATORS, DAYS AND TIMES as of 7-1-15
Zan Christensen: Northwest Press-Preview Night Through Sunday-All Dayread more
Prism Comics will be exhibiting, presenting panels and announcing the recipient of the 2015 Prism Comics Queer Press Grant at WonderCon Anaheim.
Prism Comics, the leading non-profit organization supporting LGBTQ comics, comics creators and readers, is once again exhibiting at WonderCon Anaheim, Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5. “WonderCon and Comic-Con International are very welcoming of diversity.” said Ted Abenheim, President of Prism Comics. “And we’re excited to once again be exhibiting at WonderCon Anaheim to celebrate LGBTQ comics, popular media, geek culture and cosplay.”read more
Prism Comics, will be exhibiting for the first time ever at PLANET COMICON, the Kansas City area’s premier comics and pop culture convention on March 13th through 15th.
Prism will also present a panel discussion “IT’S A QUEER, QUEER WORLD!” on March 14th at 12:30 PM in room 2504.read more
Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9
Los Angeles Burbank Marriott Convention Center
2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505
Prism Comics will once again be part of Bent-Con, the all LGBTQ comic and popular media convention at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank on Friday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 9.
Prism will be selling a wide selection of comics and books from indie creators and major publishers at their double-sized Booth B07.read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — For the last ten years the Alternative Press Expo (A.P.E.) has been the home where Prism Comics announced the recipient of the Prism Comics Queer Press Grant. Traditionally taking place after the annual Queer Cartoonists Panel, moderated by Justin...read more
Open call for contributors to the PRISM website: We need all sorts of volunteer help to make the site a viable and key resource of the latest in LGBTQ queer comics.read more