gender queer Archives

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Nothing like that terrible Gender Queer graphic novel I read about on Fox News Although, TokyoPop are publishing Disney comics like Disney: Descendents so who knows… Sorry, my mistake, TokyoPop is publishing a Japanese take on Gender Queer called At 30 I Realised I Had No Gender, as well as a story about gay marriage in[...]
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Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition has come out from Oni Press. Initially marketed toward older audiences, winning an American Library Association Award in 2020 for "books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12 through 18"[...]
Gender Queer Maia Kobabe's New Kids Graphic Novel, Saachi's Stories
Maia Kobabe is the creator of the most-banned graphic novel in America – and one of its best-selling – Gender Queer: A Memoir That book, initially published in 2019, was not initially intended for kids, but won awards for its appeal to a younger audience However, the reaction from some parents – and politicians –[...]
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Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition has come out from Oni Press. Initially marketed toward older audiences, winning an American Library Association Award in 2020 for "books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12 through 18"[...]
Hunter Gorinson Quits Boom To Be Oni Press' New President & Publisher
The company merged with Lion Forge Comics in 2019, creating the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group, a subsidiary of Lion Forge founder David Steward II's media company, Polarity, and taking on the most-banned book in the United States Of America in recent years, Gender Queer. Says Steward on Gorinson's new role, "From our earliest conversations, it was clear[...]
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The New Hampshire Union Leader reports that Brian O'Connell, the principal of Bow High School in Bow, New Hampshire had been targeted by parents of the school, concerned that the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe was in his school library. Local politician Manchester Alderman Joe Kelly Levasseur had posted select pages to[...]
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Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition has come out from Oni Press Initially marketed toward older audiences, winning an American Library Association Award in 2020 for "books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12 through[...]
Neil Gaiman, Evan Dorkin, Ryan North Petition Missouri Over Book Bans
Bleeding Cool has been covering the increase in such activity in the US, concerning schools, school libraries, public libraries and commercial bookstores which have been targeted over a number of titles, specifically those concerning racial, sexual or gender issues, with Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe published by Oni Press getting the brunt[...]
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Conservative political action committee Maine Families First PAC has announced a $600,000 television advertising campaign targeting the Democrat Maine Governor Janet Mills, by highlighting the comic book Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe and published by Oni Press The graphic novel has become the centre of attention of conservative campaigns across a number of[...]
Andrea Colvin Launches LB Ink Graphic Novel Imprint At Little, Brown
She also served as an Adjunct Professor in NYU's Graduate Publishing Program in 2011 and completed the Yale University Publishing Course in 2013. In 2016, Andrea Colvin was made Senior Editor and then VP Executive Editor of Lion Forge Comics, where she acquired one of the most banned and best-selling graphic novels in the USA this[...]
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Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition has come out from Oni Press. Initially marketed toward older audiences, winning an American Library Association Award in 2020 for "books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12[...]
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Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition comes out from Oni Press. The Cowboy State Daily reports that a meeting of the Natrona County School Board in Casper, Wyoming, saw police step in after a substitute teacher was called a[...]
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Two weeks-and-change ago, Bleeding Cool ran the article, A Week In The Life Of Banned Graphic Novel, Gender Queer Last week we followed up with Another Week In The Life Of Graphic Novel, Gender Queer Since then we had Banned Books Week which saw even more coverage of the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia[...]
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Last week, Bleeding Cool ran the article, A Week In The Life Of Banned Graphic Novel, Gender Queer Well, it has been quite a week since then, and it's not even Banned Books Week yet As Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe is about to become even well known just as a new edition[...]
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It's been quite a week for Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe Again, I mean No sooner has it defeated obscenity lawsuits and been investigated by Plymouth police than it is back in the news as the most banned book of 2022, as it was 2021, at the same time as Oni Press publishes a[...]
Course To Teach Librarians How To Resist Graphic Novel Bans
It's not just the graphic novel Gender Queer that is under assault in public libraries, schools libraries, or even bookstores, plenty of books and graphic novels are being targeted by groups, for having LGBTQ and racial content, often with an eye to try and engender suspicion, hate and outrage in order to get elected Well,[...]
Filth, Grammar & Gender Queer, Thank FOC It's 3rd of September 2022
Time Magazine gave an interview to Maia Kobabe over eir graphic novel, Gender Queer: A Memoir, which has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, and occasionally the right ones Kobabe identifies as non-binary, prefers the use of non-binary pronouns e/em and eir, and eir journey towards that is much of what the graphic[...]
Thank FOC It's 3rd of September 2022
This mass market edition of FILTH & GRAMMAR: THE COMIC BOOK EDITOR'S (SECRET) HANDBOOK includes 8 new pages and an updated cover." Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe gets a new printing for a brand new audience from Oni Press Thanks Fox News! "In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic[...]
Republican Candidate Reported To Police Over Possessing Gender Queer
Like a number of Republican candidates, as noted by CBLDF's Interim Director Jeff Trexler, she has been using the possibility of the graphic novel Gender Queer and other books concerning sexuality and identity being in high school libraries as a call to arms, whether it has anything to do with her campaign or not. Last week,[...]
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Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported that courts in Virginia, USA had thrown out the obscenity case which alleged that the graphic novel Gender Queer, written and drawn by Maia Kobabe, coloured by Phoebe Kobabe and published by Lion Forge/Oni Press was "obscene for unrestricted viewing by minors." The criminal lawsuits were filed by lawyer Republican Virginia assembly delegate Tim Anderson on behalf of himself[...]
Gender Queer Obscenity Lawsuit Dismissed
Lawsuits were filed last in May in Virginian courts that alleged that the graphic novel Gender Queer, written and drawn by Maia Kobabe, coloured by Phoebe Kobabe and published by Lion Forge/Oni Pres was "obscene for unrestricted viewing by minors." The criminal lawsuits were filed by lawyer Republican Virginia assembly delegate Tim Anderson on behalf of himself and Republican congressional candidate[...]
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Sorry to be sane." The now-deleted tweet was accompanied by selected images from the graphic novel  Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe, a coming of age story that has become a target for politically motivated censorship from prominent Republican politicians To the extent that Comic Book Legal Defence Fund Interim Director Jeff Trexler has[...]
Lion Forge and Oni Press to Merge, Set Up in Portland
There was a smile in his voice, but he was serious that this is what was being said by numerous people over the gin and popcorn. Oni Press/Lion Forge had been hitting the headlines (not just Bleeding Cool's) recently, with former owners James Lucas Jones and Charlie Chu pushed out by parent company Polarity, others departing voluntarily, and their newly reprinted Gender[...]
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Maia Kobabe is named in the criminal lawsuit of obscenity brought against em and Oni Press over the graphic novel Gender Queer by Republican Virginian politicians as part of a political campaign that has previously proved successful They didn't sue Phoebe Kobabe, in what may be one of the few examples of a colourist being[...]
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The graphic novel Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe and Pheobe Kobabe, published by Oni Press, tells the story of Maia Kobabe's journey to self-discovery regarding being non-binary Gender Queer has been named the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association and PEN America, the writers' advocacy group Poets, Playwrights,[...]
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Lawsuits filed last month in Virginian courts by lawyer Republican Virginia assembly delegate Tim Anderson on behalf of himself and Republican congressional candidate Tommy Altman who lost in the recent primary for Congress, citing an obscure state obscenity law. Whenever he has reasonable cause to believe that any person is engaged in the sale or commercial[...]
Free Comic Book Day Warnings Over Mature Content To Shops & Libraries
Such as the issues of the graphic novel Gender Queer that Bleeding Cool has covered; "I mentioned the parent in Virginia who went viral after talking about this Then, that became the heart of the Youngkin campaign One could say that the protest of Gender Queer became the hub or the foundation of a movement that[...]
Gender Queer Graphic Novel Repeatedly Removed From Schools & Libraries
Gender Queer: A Memoir is a graphic novel by Maia Kobabe, first published by Lion Forge in 2019 and now republished from Oni Press But in recent weeks it has become a hot topic, and targetted as a book to be banned in public libraries and school libraries, generally by people who have not read[...]
Official: Charles Brownstein Fired By the CBLDF
But, with the New Year upon us, they are making an appeal to their most basic of missions, defending Free Speech and fighting censorship in the United States Of America, when it comes to comic books. The official logo of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund As we approach the new year, attacks on comics are intensifying. In[...]
Texas Asks if V For Vendetta & Y The Last Man are in School Libraries
These include (and why this story is running on Bleeding Cool) graphic novels such as V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd, Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe, Tomboy : a graphic memoir by Liz Prince, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki, all seven volumes of Wandering Son by Shimura Takako, Wait, what? : a comic[...]