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Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles Wins the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book

Exit Stage Left

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles won the 2019 GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Comic Book.”

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.

It crosses media recognizing film, television, blogs, journalism, comics, and video games.

Published by DC Comics, Exit Stage Left is by Mark Russell, Mike Feehan, Mark Morales, Sean Parsons, José Marzan Jr., Paul Mounts, and Dave Sharpe.

Check out the comic nominees below and the full set of winners here.

Batwoman, by Marguerite Bennett, K. Perkins, Scott Godlewski, Fernando Blanco, John Rauch, Deron Bennett – DC Comics

Bingo Love, by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-onge, Joy San, Cardinal Rae – Image Comics

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, by Mark Russell, Mike Feehan, Mark Morales, Sean Parsons, José Marzan Jr., Paul Mounts, Dave Sharpe – DC Comics

Fence, by C.S. Pacat, Johanna the Mad, Joana LaFuente, Jim Campbell – BOOM! Studios

Iceman, by Sina Grace, Robert Gill, Nathan Stockman, Ed Tadeo, Rachelle Rosenberg, Federico Blee, Joe Sabino – Marvel Comics

Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass, by Lilah Sturges, Polterink, Jim Campbell – BOOM! Studios

Oh S#!t It’s Kim & Kim, by Magdalene Visaggio, Eva Cabrera, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam – Black Mask Comics

Runaways, by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, David Lafuente, Takeshi Miyazawa, Matthew Wilson, Triona Tree Farrell, Jim Campbell, Michael Garland, Joe Caramagna –Marvel Comics

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, by Kieron Gillen, Simon Spurrier, Emilio Laiso, Kev Walker, Marc Deering, Rachelle Rosenberg, Java Tartaglia, Joe Caramagna, Travis Lanham – Marvel Comics

Strangers in Paradise XXV, by Terry Moore – Abstract Studio

GLAAD Announces Their 2019 Media Award Nominees

Glaad Media Awards

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.

It crosses media recognizing film, television, blogs, journalism, comics, and video games.

This year’s nominees have been announced and Marvel leads the pack with three nominations in “Outstanding Comic Book.” DC Comics received two nominations, Image one, BOOM! Studios received two, Black Mask received one, and Abstract Studio also received one.

Below is this year’s comic nominations.

Batwoman, by Marguerite Bennett, K. Perkins, Scott Godlewski, Fernando Blanco, John Rauch, Deron Bennett – DC Comics

Bingo Love, by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-onge, Joy San, Cardinal Rae – Image Comics

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, by Mark Russell, Mike Feehan, Mark Morales, Sean Parsons, José Marzan Jr., Paul Mounts, Dave Sharpe – DC Comics

Fence, by C.S. Pacat, Johanna the Mad, Joana LaFuente, Jim Campbell – BOOM! Studios

Iceman, by Sina Grace, Robert Gill, Nathan Stockman, Ed Tadeo, Rachelle Rosenberg, Federico Blee, Joe Sabino – Marvel Comics

Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass, by Lilah Sturges, Polterink, Jim Campbell – BOOM! Studios

Oh S#!t It’s Kim & Kim, by Magdalene Visaggio, Eva Cabrera, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam – Black Mask Comics

Runaways, by Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka, David Lafuente, Takeshi Miyazawa, Matthew Wilson, Triona Tree Farrell, Jim Campbell, Michael Garland, Joe Caramagna  Marvel Comics

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, by Kieron Gillen, Simon Spurrier, Emilio Laiso, Kev Walker, Marc Deering, Rachelle Rosenberg, Java Tartaglia, Joe Caramagna, Travis Lanham – Marvel Comics

Strangers in Paradise XXV, by Terry Moore – Abstract Studio

When it comes to comic related media…

Deadpool 2 was nominated in “Outstanding Film – Wide Release,” and Black Lightning, Supergirl, and Wynonna Earp were nominated in “Outstanding Drama Series.”

Black Panther: World of Wakanda Wins a GLAAD Media Award

Black Panther: World of Wakanda has won the GLAAD Media Award for comic books. It was one of ten nominees in the comic category for the 29th annual award. Two other Marvel books, America and Iceman, were also nominated.

The award celebrates inclusivity in pop culture.

Recognized for the book was the creative team of Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, Rembert Browne, Alitha E. Martinez, Manny Mederos, Joe Bennett, Afua Richardson, Roberto Poggi, Tamra Bonvillain, Rachelle Rosenberg, Virtual Calligraphy, and Joe Sabino.

Other nominees included the Backstagers, Batwoman, Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, Goldie Vance, Lumberjanes, The Woods, and Quantum Teens are Go.

GLAAD Media Award Nominees Have Been Announced

The GLAAD Media Awards nominees have been announced, which includes a category for comic books. The awards “recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.”

The awards tend to recognize “mainstream” representation, so you’ll rarely see indie comics on the list.

Below are the nominees for comics, and comic related other media. You can find the full list at their site.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women from Annapurna Pictures was nominated for “Outstanding Film – Wide Release.” The film is a loose history of the creation of Wonder Woman.

Wynonna Earp, which is based on a comic series, was nominated for “Outstanding Drama Series.”

Legion‘s episode “Chapter 8” was nominated for “Outstanding Individual Episode (in a series without a regular LGBTQ character).”

For comics, the nominees are:

America, by Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones, Ming Doyle, Stacey Lee, Ramon Villalobos, Walden Wong, Jen Bartel, Annie Wu, Aud Koch, Flaviano, Joe Rivera, Paolo Rivera, José Villarrubia, Jordan Gibson, Tamra Bonvillain, Brittany Peer, Rachelle Rosenberg, Travis Lanham (Marvel Comics)

The Backstagers, by James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh, Walter Baiamonte, Jim Campbell (BOOM! Studios)

Batwoman, by Marguerite Bennett, James Tynion IV, Steve Epting, Jeromy N. Cox, Stephanie Hans, Renato Arlem, Adriano Honorato Lucas, Fernando Blanco, John Rauch, Deron Bennett (DC Comics)

Black Panther: World of Wakanda, by Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Yona Harvey, Rembert Browne, Alitha E. Martinez, Manny Mederos, Joe Bennett, Afua Richardson, Roberto Poggi, Tamra Bonvillain, Rachelle Rosenberg, Virtual Calligraphy, Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics)

Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, by Sarah Vaughn, Lan Medina, Phillip Hester, José Villarrubia, Janice Chiang (DC Comics)

Goldie Vance, by Hope Larson, Jackie Ball, Brittney Williams, Noah Hayes, Sarah Stern, Jim Campbell (BOOM! Studios)

Iceman, by Sina Grace, Alessandro Vitti, Ibraim Roberson, Edgar Salazar, Edgar E. Tadeo, Robert Gill, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics)

Lumberjanes, by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters, Carolyn Nowak, Ayme Sotuyo, Maarta Laiho, Aubrey Aiese (BOOM! Studios)

Quantum Teens are Go, by Magdalene Visaggio, Eryk Donovan, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam (Black Mask Studios)

The Woods, by James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Ed Dukeshire (BOOM! Studios)

BOOM! Studios and GLAAD Announce ‘The Future Is LGBTQ’ Panel at New York Comic Con

BOOM! Studios and GLAAD have announced “The Future is LGBTQ” panel at New York Comic Con (NYCC) on Saturday, October 7th, 2:45pm in Room 1A02 of the Javits Center. Moderated by Vulture Editor Abraham Riesman, the panel includes Gabby Rivera (Marvel’s America), Brooklyn Allen (Lumberjanes), Mariko Tamaki (First Second Books’ This One Summer, Abrams’ Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power!), Steve Orlando (DC’s Justice League of America, Namesake), James Tynion IV (The Woods, The Backstagers), Megan Townsend (Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis, GLAAD), and Shadi Petosky (Amazon’s Danger & Eggs) as they gather to discuss LGBTQ representation in pop culture and the path toward a brighter and more inclusive future.

 

BOOM! Studios was the recipient of the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book in 2016 for Lumberjanes, created by Shannon Watters, Brooklyn Allen, Grace Ellis, and Noelle Stevenson, and in 2017 for The Woods by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas.

BOOM! Studios returns to NYCC with star-studded panels, a new booth (#1828), and exclusive merchandise debuting at the show.

The Woods Wins this Year’s GLAAD Media Awards for Comics

The 28th annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced this past Saturday in Los Angeles, and The Woods won in the comic book category. Receiving credit were James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Josan Gonzalez, Ed Dukeshire. The series is published by BOOM! Studios (with the latest issue out this week).

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.

There’s two events, one held in Los Angeles on April 1 and another in New York City on May 6.

This year’s nominees included:

  • All-New X-Men (Marvel)by Dennis Hopeless, Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, Paco Diaz, Nolan Woodard, Rachelle Rosenberg, Cory Petit
  • Black Panther (Marvel) – Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze, Chris Sprouse, Walden Wong, Karl C. Story, Laura Martin, Matt Milla, Joe Sabino, Clayton Cowles
  • DC Comics Bombshells (DC Comics) – Marguerite Bennett, Laura Braga, Sandy Jarrell, Maria Laura Sanapo, Mirka Andolfo, Pasquale Qualano, Marguerite Sauvage, Juan Albarran, Kelly Diane Fitzpatrick, J. Nanjan, Jeremy Lawson, Wendy Broome, Wes Abbott
  • Kim & Kim (Black Mask Studios) – Magdalene Visaggio, Eva Cabrera, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam, Taylor Esposito
  • Love is Love (IDW Publishing/DC Comics) – anthology originated by Marc Andreyko
  • Lumberjanes (BOOM! Studios) – Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Carey Pietsch, Ayme Sotuyo, Carolyn Nowak, Maarta Laiho, Aubrey Aiese
  • Midnighter / Midnighter and Apollo (DC Comics) – Steve Orlando, David Messina, Aco, Hugo Petrus, Fernando Blanco, Gaetano Carlucci, Romulo Fajardo, Jr., Jeremy Cox, Tom Napolitano, Josh Reed
  • Patsy Walker, A.K.A Hellcat! (Marvel) – Kate Leth, Brittney L. Williams, Natasha Allegri, Megan Wilson, Rachelle Rosenberg, Clayton Cowles
  • Saga (Image Comics) – Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples, Fonografiks
  • The Woods (BOOM! Studios)James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Josan Gonzalez, Ed Dukeshire

Congrats to everyone!

(via The Hollywood Reporter)

GLAAD Announces their Media Awards Nominees. Check out the 10 Comics Nominated

GLAAD has announced the nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Comics were well represented with ten nominations that vary quite a lot in their content, creators, and publishers.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.

There’s two events, one held in Los Angeles on April 1 and another in New York City on May 6.

This year’s nominees include:

  • All-New X-Men (Marvel)by Dennis Hopeless, Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy, Paco Diaz, Nolan Woodard, Rachelle Rosenberg, Cory Petit
  • Black Panther (Marvel) – Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze, Chris Sprouse, Walden Wong, Karl C. Story, Laura Martin, Matt Milla, Joe Sabino, Clayton Cowles
  • DC Comics Bombshells (DC Comics) – Marguerite Bennett, Laura Braga, Sandy Jarrell, Maria Laura Sanapo, Mirka Andolfo, Pasquale Qualano, Marguerite Sauvage, Juan Albarran, Kelly Diane Fitzpatrick, J. Nanjan, Jeremy Lawson, Wendy Broome, Wes Abbott
  • Kim & Kim (Black Mask Studios) – Magdalene Visaggio, Eva Cabrera, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam, Taylor Esposito
  • Love is Love (IDW Publishing/DC Comics) – anthology originated by Marc Andreyko
  • Lumberjanes (BOOM! Studios) – Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Carey Pietsch, Ayme Sotuyo, Carolyn Nowak, Maarta Laiho, Aubrey Aiese
  • Midnighter / Midnighter and Apollo (DC Comics) – Steve Orlando, David Messina, Aco, Hugo Petrus, Fernando Blanco, Gaetano Carlucci, Romulo Fajardo, Jr., Jeremy Cox, Tom Napolitano, Josh Reed
  • Patsy Walker, A.K.A Hellcat! (Marvel) – Kate Leth, Brittney L. Williams, Natasha Allegri, Megan Wilson, Rachelle Rosenberg, Clayton Cowles
  • Saga (Image Comics) – Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples, Fonografiks
  • The Woods (BOOM! Studios)James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Josan Gonzalez, Ed Dukeshire

Congrats to all of the nominees and you can watch the full announcement below.

Around the Tubes

sexcriminals15-coverIt’s new comic book day tomorrow and we’re one day closer to Captain America: Civil War and Free Comic Book Day!

To keep you entertained, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

Women Write About Comics – Fainted When She Saw My Body: Social Construction of Monstrousness in Saga  – A very interesting read.

Kotaku – The Only Thing This Ant-Man Cosplay Doesn’t Do Is Shrink – It looks pretty great!

The Nerdy Bird – GLAAD’s 2016 Hollywood Report: “Historic Low” For Representation, Star Wars Call Out – Always interesting to see these reports.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews

CBR – Daredevil #6

CBR – Faith #4

Big Shiny Robot – Golem

Comic Attack – I Am a Hero Vol. 1

CBR – Insexts #5

Talking Comics – Library Wars

CBR – Ms. Marvel #6

CBR – Sex Criminals #15

Newsarama – Best Shots Reviews: Doctor Strange – The Last Days of Magic #1, Cyborg #10, Faith #4

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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Rat Queens Wins GLAAD Media Awards

26GMA_long_r1a_0The winners of 16 of this year’s 31 media categories for the GLAAD Media Awards were announced at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards March 21. The awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives.

In one geek related award, GLAAD previously announced that it was acknowledging BioWare’s hit video game Dragon Age: Inquisition with a Special Recognition Award.

This year’s nominees in the comics category were:

  • Hawkeye, written by Matt Fraction and published by Marvel
  • Lumberjanes, written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis and published by BOOM! Studios
  • Memetic, written by James Tynion IV and published by BOOM! Studios
  • Rat Queens, written by Kurtis J. Wiebe and published by Image Comics
  • Saga, written by Brian K. Vaughan and published by Image Comics

Last night it was announced the Kurtis Wiebe’s Rat Queens had won. Congrats to all the nominees and Wiebe on the win!

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