Prismatic Pull: Thimble, Deadendia, and an Asexual Succubus

Welcome to the Prismatic Pull, a weekly recap of LGBTQIA comics news. Should be called the Prismatic Lull, considering its occasional delays.

Out Last Week

Single Issues:space-battle-lunchtime-tp-vol-01-lights-camera-snacktion

  • Space Battle Lunchtime #5
  • Wonder Woman #8
  • Shutter #23
  • Detective Comics #942

Collected Trades:

  • Cognetic TP
  • Space Battle Lunchtime vol. 1
  • Wonder Woman The Golden Age Omnibus HC Vol. 01
  • Catwoman vol. 8

News Reel

  • Announcements
    • Sarah W. Searle’s graphic novel Thimble, a coming-of-age story about 12-year-old Harriet Flores and the summer after her move to Chicago from rural Indiana.
      • To be published in 2019 by Lerner Publishing’s Graphic Universe
    • A teaser for something called Iceman #1 as part of Marvel’s upcoming ResurrXcion event.
      • Many websites report that it’s an ongoing series, though that confirmation is not present in the teaser.
      • Out in Spring 2017

Past the Page

  • Supergirl set photos with the first look at Maggie Sawyer! Unfortunately, she looks much less butch than her comics counterpart.

Chromatic Crowdfunding

  • Iris Jay’s queer cyber post-punk webcomic Crossed Wires is now funding for its first print volume.
    • As of writing, it is 28% funded with 22 days left to reach its goal.
  • Hamish Steele’s queer-inclusive webcomic Deadendia follows a group of friends’ adventures in a haunted theme park. It is now funding for a print volume of season one.
    • As of writing, it is 54% funded with 22 days left to reach its goal.
  • P. Kristen Enos is adapting Active Voice, a column detailing her life as an Asian-American lesbian activist in an ultra-conservative part of California, into a print comics collection.
    • As of writing, it is 8% funded with 28 days left to reach its goal.
  • Discord Comics‘ Minority Monsters Book is a humorous field book collecting the short stories of queer mythological creatures. They include Madame Lucie Decline the Asexual Succubus, Mx. Alex the Genderfluid Phoenix, and Baroness Camp Von Glamour the Lesbian Harpy.
    • As of writing, it is 27% funded with 29 days left to reach its goal.

Queer Protagonists List Update

  • Added Dr. Val Ventura, a.k.a. Flatman, in Great Lakes Avengers by Zac Gorman and Will Robson

This Week in Comics

Backstagers #3, Spell on Wheels #1, Harley Quinn #6, Midnighter vol. 2, Torchwood #2.

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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