A Message about Women in Big Dog Books

A Message about Women in Big Dog Books

60% of Our Customers are Women You might find that hard to believe. Comic shops are not often thought of as bastions of feminism; but there you go. Women buy the majority of books, graphic novels, and D&D materials; they pay for the comics subscriptions and event...
LGBT History Month: Introducing…. Prizefighter!

LGBT History Month: Introducing…. Prizefighter!

All this month we’re posting up articles about LGBT culture in comics as part of LGBT History Month. In this character profile we’re looking at one of the hottest new things on the block – Prizefighter from Steve Orlando’s Commanders in Crisis....
LGBT History Month: Mystique & Destiny

LGBT History Month: Mystique & Destiny

All this month we’re posting up articles about LGBT culture in comics as part of LGBT History Month. Today’s article we’re looking at the long and complicated relationship of classic X-Men characters Mystique & Destiny.   Mystique &...
LGBT History Month: Grant Morrison

LGBT History Month: Grant Morrison

All this month we’re posting up articles about LGBT culture in comics as part of LGBT History Month. Today’s article is looking at the work of famous Scottish comics author Grant Morrison. This article is based on a previous one written by the author in...
LGBT History Month: Fun Home

LGBT History Month: Fun Home

All this month we’re posting up articles about LGBT culture in comics as part of LGBT History Month. Today’s article is examining Fun Home, the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel.   Fun Home   Get the book here!   Summary Fun Home (2006) is a...
LGBT History Month: Phil Jimenez

LGBT History Month: Phil Jimenez

All this month we’ve been putting up articles every day covering aspects of LGBT culture in comics as part of LGBT History Month. Today we’re looking at the Daddy of comic artists, Phil Jimenez. Content Warning: This article contains shameless thirst...
LGBT History Month: The Iceman Cometh Out

LGBT History Month: The Iceman Cometh Out

All this month we are hosting articles focusing on different aspects of LGBT culture in comics in support of LGBT History Month. Today we’re taking an in-depth look at the coming out of X-Men character Iceman.   Bobby Drake, Iceman   Biography Robert...
LGBT History Month: ComicsGate

LGBT History Month: ComicsGate

All this month we’re looking at different aspects of LGBT culture in comic books in honour of LGBT History month. While it’s been a positive journey so far it wouldn’t be honest to write about this period in history without covering the bad points as...
LGBT History Month: The 2000s

LGBT History Month: The 2000s

All this month we’re hosting daily articles looking at LGBT comics culture in recognition of LGBT History Month. On Mondays we start each week with a history post charting the progress of LGBT representation; today we’ve made it all the way up to the...