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It’s one of two new comic book days this week! What are you all excited about to get today? Sound off in the comments below. While you decide on that, here’s some comic news from around the web.

Sequart Organization – From Fan Favorite to Most Despised: The Curious Case of Dr. Hank McCoy – An interesting read about a controversial character.

Smash Pages – ‘The Magic Fish,’ ‘The Contradictions’ among the nominees for the 2021 Lambda Literary Awards – Congrats to all of the nominees.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: MEOW MAN is weird but strangely endearing – Free comics!

The Contradictions

Nominees for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Announced

GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD has announced the nominees for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honor media for “fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues”. The awards began in 1990 and this year features 198 nominees in 28 categories.

Award recipients will be announced during a virtual ceremony scheduled for April 2021.

Below are the nominees in the comic category. You can get the full list of nominees at the GLAAD website.

The Old Guard, based on the comic series by Greg Rucka, Leandro Fernández, Daniela Miwa, and Jodi Wynne was nominated for “Outstanding Film – Wide Release“.

Harley Quinn, the HBO MAX/DC Universe animated series based on the DC Comics character created by Bruce Timm and Paul Dini was nominated in “Outstanding Comedy Series“.

Supergirl, based on the DC Comics character, Wynonna Earp based on the character created by Beau Smith, and The Umbrella Academy based on the comic by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá were nominated for “Outstanding Drama Series”.

Outstanding Comic Book

  • Empyre, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling, Empyre: Aftermath Avengers, written by Al Ewing, Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Anthony Oliveira, Valerio Schiti, Manuel Garcia, (Marvel Comics)
  • Far Sector, written by N.K. Jemisin, Jamal Campbell, and Deron Bennett (DC Comics)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, written by Al Ewing and Marcio Takara (Marvel Comics)
  • Juliet Takes a Breath, written by Gabby Rivera and Celia Moscote (BOOM! Studios)
  • Lois Lane, written by Greg Rucka, Juan Cabal, and Mike Perkins (DC Comics)
  • The Magic Fish, written by Trung Le Nguyen (Random House Graphic)
  • Suicide Squad, written by Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo (DC Comics)
  • Wynd, written by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas (BOOM! Studios)
  • X-Factor, written by Leah Williams and David Baldeon (Marvel Comics)
  • You Brought Me the Ocean, written by Alex Sanchez and Julie Maroh (DC Comics)

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Dracula Motherf**ker

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d you all get? What’d you like? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

iO9 – Comics, Contracts, and Covid: Inside the Scandal at Terrific Production – We obviously won’t be supporting the publisher (and haven’t been)… not that there’s anything to support.

Kotaku – Spider-Man: Miles Morales Lets You Wear A Cat On Your Back – We’re in!

Kotaku – Comic Book Covers Make Lousy Video Game Collectibles – Yes to this. Hated this being part of tasks for a video game.

Review

Monkeys Fighting Robots – Dracula Motherf**ker
Collected Editions – Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 1 Millennium
The Beat – The Magic Fish
The Geekiary – Swamp Thing: Twin Branches

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Rorschach #1

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

ICv2 – AMC Theaters Warns Investors That It Might Run Out of Money By Late 2020 or Early 2021 – This isn’t too surprising.

Review

Talking Comics – Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 4
The Beat – The Devil’s Red Bride #1
The Beat – The Magic Fish
The Beat – Rorschach #1

Comics Deserve Better Episode 10: Corpus – A Comic Anthology of Bodily Ailments

In the Comics Deserve Better Season 1 finale, Brian, Darci, and Logan talk about the end of Stumptown (The TV show) and Lumberjanes as well as Brian Stelfreeze‘s new creator-owned title. They also cover selected stories from the graphic medicine masterpiece, Corpus: A Comic Anthology of Bodily Ailments and talk about their personal connections to them. The episode and season wraps up with previews of Seen: True Stories of Marginalized Trailblazers, TrunglesThe Magic Fish, and Steve Orlando and Davide Tinto‘s Commanders in Crisis plus all of the hosts’ favorite comic of the season! (Episode art by Mark Wang)

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