Prismatic Pull: Themyscira Besieged By Gay Mafia, Wonder Woman Now Queer

Welcome to the Prismatic Pull, a weekly recap of LGBTQIA comics news. Not to be confused with the Prismatic Pall, the ominous feeling that envelops a straight person before they’re set upon by the Gay Mafia.

Out Last Week

Single Issues:

  • Backstagers #2
  • Hellblazer #2
  • Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys #6
  • ODY-C #11
  • New Avengers #16
  • Lumberjanes #30
  • Detective Comics #941

News Reel

  • Results for the 3rd Annual Autostraddle Comic and Sequential Art Awards are in! Did your favorite queer-inclusive comic win?
  • Oh, did you hear that Wonder Woman’s queer? Learn more about Themyscira’s worst-kept secret in the Comicosity interview between Wonder Woman writer Greg Rucka and editor Matt Santori-Griffith.

Queer Commentary

  • In her weekly ComicsAlliance column, Elle Collins delineates why overt canon acknowledgement is important for Wonder Woman.

Past the Page

  • Unleashed photos from the Legends of Tomorrow season two set reveal the first look at the Justice Society of America, including Dan Payne’s Obsidian.


Queer Protagonists List Update

  • Added Diana Prince, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, in:
    • Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka, Nicola Scott, and Liam Sharp
    • Justice League by Bryan Hitch, Matthew Clark, Sean Parsons
    • Trinity by Francis Manapul
  • Removed Dr. Harleen Quinzel, a.k.a. Harley Quinn, in Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys by Justin Palmiotti, Frank Tieri, and Mauricet.

This Week in Comics

Insexts #8, Goldie Vance #6, Goldie Vance vol. 1, Woods #26, DC Comics Bombshells #18, Harley Quinn #5, Midnighter and Apollo #1, The Wicked + The Divine vol. 4, Oh Joy Sex Toy vol. 1, Oh Joy Sex Toy vol. 2, Vote Loki TPB.

Have tips for upcoming installations of the Prismatic Pull? Tweet me @HonestlyJon or email me at jonerikchristianson[at]gmail[dot]com.

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