Jonah Newman's Debut Graphic Novel, Gay Teen Baseball YA Book, Out of Left Field

Jonah Newman's Debut Graphic Novel, Gay Teen Baseball YA Book, Out of Left Field

Jonah Newman is a comics writer and artist based in Brooklyn, New York, after studying comics at the Rhode Island School of Design and the School of Visual Arts. The author of many self-published short comics, and the historical fiction webcomic Empire On Edge. And now Newman has had his debut graphic novel bought at […]

Jeremy Whitley, On Not Being Allowed To Write Gay Characters Kissing in Comics

Jeremy Whitley, On Not Being Allowed To Write Gay Characters Kissing in Comics

Jeremy Whitley, author of Princeless, The Unstoppable Wasp, The FF, Rainbow Brite, the upcoming The School For ExtraterrestrialGirls and many other comic books has just shared one part of the editorial process. And shown what is still going down. He posted out in a series of tweets and replies; So, this was the week I […]

Andy Mangels Remember Howard Cruse

Andy Mangels Remembers Howard Cruse and Talks About His Legacy

Prominent gay comic book creator, activist and commentator, Andy Mangels, has shared a few words with Bleeding Cool over the passing of fellow comics creator Howard Cruse yesterday, at 75, after being diagnosed with cancer. Mangels writes in Memorium about Andy's life, his world and planned future projects that still may see fruition HOWARD CRUSE: […]

Pennywise and the Babadook

The Babadook Has Found Love At Last In Pennywise The Dancing Clown

Remember some time ago when the Babadook made a surprising turn as a new gay icon, appearing everywhere from the RuPaul's Drag Race Season Finale to Pride parades and marches the world over? Well, it seems the shadowy horror of queer fabulousness has found himself love…in the arms of fear-feeding demon from beyond reality and […]


Iceman #5 Review: The Icebreaker Becomes A Heartbreaker

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Iceman has hit its stride now; this much is obvious. The last few issues have been powerful, fun, incredibly deep, and full of heart — none more so than the new Iceman #5. Iceman #5 picks up where the last issue left off, with Bobby Drake having finally come out to his parents. […]

Why Marvel Should Really Publish A #STUCKY Comic After Secret Empire

When it was first announced, a year or so ago, that Captain America was going to have big headlining news, some people seized on the possibility that Captain America may be getting a boyfriend. Instead, the reveal was that he'd been a sleeper agent for decades for the fascist organisation Hydra, which led to the […]

ComiXology Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month With ComiXology

Well, there's not much Pride Month left for 2017, but ComiXology have the perfect deal to help you celebrate the last few days of LGBTQ+ acceptance, remembrance and excellence with a special Pride sale on various indie LGBTQ books and titles. You have until the end of June to take advantage of this incredible sale, […]

Up-And-Coming LGBTQ Creators To Watch This Pride Month

It's Pride Month, and we here at Bleeding Cool have covered the discussions, conflicts, and LGBTQ creators and projects that we found inspiring to date. But what of the new and rising LGBTQ voices in comics now? Which creators do we think are going to be making waves in the time to come? Well, here […]

Chinese Censors Have Removed Gay Kiss From Alien Covenant

Happy Pride Month everyone! Yup, Chinese censors have removed what was, admittedly, a rather odd part from the recent new addition to the Alien saga, Ridley Scott's Alien Covenant. Now, it doesn't seem that the franchises first gay couple were removed from the film, as they were barely in the film anyway after all. But […]

The Babadook Leaves The World Babashook In First Pride Appearances

The Babadook is a gay icon now. Okay, took me a while to understand this one, but now I am fully behind it. Stemming from a hilarious mistake on Netflix's part, when they wrongly categorised the film as LGBT interest in late 2016, Jennifer Kent's The Babadook slowly built as a meme on the likes […]