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Courtesy of various publishers, Diamond BookShelf presents exclusive first-looks at upcoming and best-selling graphic novels. See all available preview pages here!
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Diving deeper into the creation of some of the comics industry's best-selling titles, check out these exclusive interviews with comic creators courtesy of Diamond BookShelf and PREVIEWSworld.
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While comics have embraced lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) themes and characters, historically this content was intentionally omitted due to censorship and notions that comics were only for children. With homosexual content banned by the Comics Code Authority between 1954 and 1989, mainstream comics portrayed only subtle hints regarding any character’s sexual orientation.
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Teacher Librarian Sara Smith discusses the importance of LGBTQ+ representation in today's school libraries.
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