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:
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New comics arriving this week include more Future State titles from DC, some King in Black tie-ins from Marvel and a new underwater horror series from Image.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide each week to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital.
This week brings another wave of DC’s Future State and Marvel’s King in Black tie-ins, as well two Star Wars: The High Republic comics. There’s also a fun new graphic novel featuring drunk mermaids who get stuck on land.
Check out a few recommendations below, or visit ComicList for this week’s full list of new comics arriving in stores, and the comiXology new releases page for what’s available digitally.
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