GLAAD have announced the nominees for its annual Media Awards, including a category for "Outstanding Comic Book." Superhero, science fiction and humor are represented in the category, but the organization only names the the writers as authors of the books -- ommitting the artists involved.
Designed to honor the "fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBT community and issues that affect their lives," the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be given out in April 2016 ceremony to be aired on LOGO.
The nominees for "Outstanding Comic Book" are:
- Angela: Queen of Hel, written by Marguerite Bennett (Marvel Comics)
- Harley Quinn, written by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (DC Comics)
- Lumberjanes, written by Noelle Stevenson, Shanonn Watters, Kat Leyh (BOOM! Studios)
- Midnighter, written by Steve Orlando (DC Comics)
- The Wicked + Divine, written by Kieron Gillen (Image Comics)
The full list of nominees in all categories is at GLAAD's website.