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Comics Alliance Presents The Queer Superteam Fantasy Draft [Pride Week]

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There was a time not so long ago when one could count off all the LGBTQ superheroes at Marvel and DC on the fingers of one hand. We’ve seen an increasing number of queer heroes make their debuts in recent years, and a few established heroes have come out as LGBTQ, but the number of queer superheroes at the Big Two in any given month is still sometimes small enough to count on one hand.

To celebrate Pride, and the many LGBTQ heroes that have appeared at Marvel and DC over the years, we’ve assembled a panel of ComicsAlliance contributors to hold a fantasy draft. Our writers will take turns building up seven-member dream teams of LGBTQ superheroes from the ranks of both publishers.

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Comics Unmasked: UK Comics’ Rebel Edge At The British Library

Photograph by Tony Antoniou, courtesy of the British Library.
Photograph by Tony Antoniou, courtesy of the British Library.

Comics have seized center stage at the venerable British Library in London this summer in an exhibition celebrating the history of British comics and the work of British creators. Subtitled, 'Art and Anarchy in the UK', the Comics Unmasked exhibition places an emphasis on protest, outsider culture, and anti-authoritarian voices.

Curated by Adrian Edwards, Paul Gravett, and John Harris Dunning, Comics Unmasked draws heavily on the British Library's own collection to establish and define Britain's relationship to the comics art form -- stirring up nostalgia, scandal, and some surprising discoveries along the way. And Kieron Gillen's giant head.

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Landscape-Format ‘Promethea Immateria’ and Morrison’s ‘Animal Man’ Omnibus Among Vertigo Offerings for May 2013 [Solicitations]

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Courtesy of DC Entertainment, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books and collected editions going on sale in May 2013 from the publisher's Vertigo line for mature readers...

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Comics Pride: 50 Comics and Characters That Resonate with LGBT Readers

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We are not the mainstream.

That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. We are not the audience. We are not the market. We are not the people...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – September 29: Where Did She Go? Out. What Did She Do? We’ll Never Know.

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Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

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