26th annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees for comics announced

This year’s GLAAD Media Awards have been announced, which includes comics from mainstream publishers that are deemed to best depict LGBT people. The nominees for comics this year include:

  • Hawkeye (Marvel)
  • Lumberjanes (Boom! Studios)
  • Memetic (Boom! Studios)
  • Rat Queens (Image)
  • Saga (Image)

That’s two nominees from Image, two from Boom!, and one from Marvel. DC seems to be snubbed; the negative changes made to “Batwoman” surely can’t have helped, nor its cancellation.

Another positive sign of the boom in independent comics, though Marvel’s “Hawkeye” is itself a decent title.

A full list of nominees is available here.

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