Check out new comics this week from Mark Waid, Dan Mora, Chip Zdarsky, Peach Momoko, Ram V, Javier Rodríguez, Dan Slott and more.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital this week.
I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below, but for the complete list of everything you might find at your local comic shop and on digital this week, you’ll want to check out one or more of the following:
As a reminder, things can change and what you find on the above lists may differ from what’s actually arriving in your local shop. So always check with your comics retailer for the final word on availability.
Continue reading “Can’t Wait for Comics | ‘World’s Finest’ returns, ‘JLA/Avengers’ returns in a limited run”
DC announces a wave of new titles, reprints and variant covers that will arrive in June featuring LGBTQ+ characters and creators.
DC has announced new projects that will debut in June as a part of Pride Month, including another Pride anthology, a Poison Ivy miniseries, another miniseries featuring Nubia, lots of variant covers and more.
In addition, DC will release Galaxy: The Prettiest Star by writer Jadzia Axelrod and artist Jess Taylor in May, which is a young adult graphic novel about a new character — an alien princess disguised as a human boy. DC will release a preview of the title as part of their 2022 Free Comic Book Day offerings.
Here’s a rundown of what to expect in June:
Continue reading “Poison Ivy, Tim Drake + more headline DC’s Pride Month titles”
The writer and editor discusses his latest graphic novel, which is now being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.
Nate Cosby has been writing and editing comics for years His work has included from Cow Boy, Pigs and other projects, including his latest graphic novel, Alter Ego.
Alter Ego stars Hollywood stuntman Ace Adams as two different superheroes. Cosby mentioned the late great Gene Kelly as one inspiration for their hero, and it’s easy to see the balletic acrobatics of Kelly’s The Three Musketeers in Ace Adams’ moves as artist Jacob Edgar depicts the character’s double duty as the heroes Whiz-Bang and The Black Dog.
The graphic novel is currently being kickstarted and Cosby answered a few questions about the book and his inspirations.
Continue reading “Smash Pages Q&A | Nate Cosby on ‘Alter Ego’”
The annual awards recognize LGBTQ books, poetry, comics and more.
The nominees for the 34th annual Lambda Literary Awards have been announced, celebrating “the very best in LGBTQ literature.” The awards include an “LGBTQ Comics” category.
According to the press release, this year was the “most competitive yet,” with the highest ever submission volume in Lammy Award history. “We are particularly inspired by such amazing numbers in the LGBTQ Young Adult and Children’s/Middle Grade categories,” the unnamed awards manager said. “The modern movement to ban access to LGBTQ books for young people is horrendous, but we hope the publishing industry continues backing these remarkable works in volume to meet that resistance.”
The nominees in the “LGBTQ Comics” category include:
Continue reading “‘Stone Fruit,’ ‘Thirsty Mermaids’ among the nominees for the 2022 Lambda Literary Awards”