27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Comic Nominess Announced

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives. The awards cover movies, television, music, comics, and more.

This year’s nominees for “Outstanding Comic Book” include:

  • Angela: Queen of Hel by Marguerite Bennett, Kim Jacinto, Israel Silva, Stephanie Hans, and Marvel
  • Harley Quinn by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Chad Hardin, John Timms, Jed Dougherty, and DC Comics
  • Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Carolyn Nowak, Brooke Allen, and BOOM! Studios
  • Midnighter by Steve Orlando, Aco, Hugh Petrus, Alec Morgan, Stephen Mooney, and DC Comics
  • The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Kate Brown, Tula Lotay, and Image Comics

Also comic related, Alison Bechdel‘s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers was nominated as “Outstanding Talk Show Episode.” Also nominated for “Outstanding Drama Series” was Arrow.

Rat Queens won for “Outstanding Comic Book” last year.

The 27th Annual GlAAD Media Awards will be held in in Los Angels on April 2 and New York on May 14.

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