Gay Media Awards Nominate X-Men, Buffy, Batwoman, Earth 2 And Kevin Keller

Gay Media Awards Nominate X-Men, Buffy, Batwoman, Earth 2 And Kevin KellerThis year's nominees for the GLAAD Awards, which " 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" go to the usual array of mainstream direct market titles.

Astonishing X-Men by Marjorie Liu
Marvel

Batwoman by W. Haden Blackman, J.H. Williams III
DC Comics

Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Andrew Chambliss, Scott Allie, Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg
Dark Horse

Earth 2 by James Robinson
DC Comics

Kevin Keller by Dan Parent
Archie Comics

Last year's prize was won by Batwoman, with X-Factor winning it the year before. So what will win out? Astonishing X-Men's gay maraige, Batwoman's gay solo lead, Buffy with a gay male slayer, Earth 2 with a gay Green Lantern or the only non-superhero comic Kevin Keller for causing the original founders of Archie Comics to spin in their graves?

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