FENCE

FENCE

Reading through the first three volumes of Fence has been one of the most pleasant surprises I’ve had in a while. On its surface, Fence is a light-hearted American take on sports manga with queer themes. I expected it to be fun. I expected I might like it. But I...
THE WHITE TREES

THE WHITE TREES

The White Trees is a beautiful two-issue fantasy miniseries written by Chip Zdarsky and brought to life by Kris Anka’s gorgeous artwork and Matt Wilson’s brilliant colors. The story features two excellent queer lead characters and explores themes of redemption...
FORTUNATE BEASTS

FORTUNATE BEASTS

Letters for Lucardo: Fortunate Beasts is the second book of the acclaimed Iron Circus graphic novel series by Otava Heikkila. I wrote a review of the first book for Geeks OUT back in 2017; you may want to start there if you’re thinking of reading the series. This...
MY BROTHER’S HUSBAND

MY BROTHER’S HUSBAND

My Brother’s Husband is an all-ages manga series by Gengoroh Tagame. It was recently collected into two volumes by Pantheon Books, the first of which won the 2018 Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia. It tells a powerful and heartwarming...
THE RED THREADS OF FORTUNE

THE RED THREADS OF FORTUNE

The Red Threads of Fortune by nonbinary queer Singaporean author JY Yang picks up four years after the events of The Black Tides of Heaven and centers on the prophetic twin Mokoya. Where Black Tides was a coming-of-age story that takes place over several years, Red...