January 12, 2023

DC pride Month 2021 Is Going huge To celebrate LGBTQ+ Creators as well as Characters

While June 2021 feels like it is still ages away (it’s technically March 376th, 2020, considering that that month will never end), DC has already revealed a number of pride Month features. markets normally do something to join the celebration, however we’ve never seen such a huge comic book event from the huge two (or three or four or five). Not only will DC function a number of variant covers, however likewise a one-shot with an entire LGBTQ+ designer lineup. So, let’s take a look at DC pride Month 2021!

DC pride #1 is the centerpiece of DC Comics’ pride Month 2021 Celebration

Overall, this appears like a best superhero team. as well as Jim Lee’s art is quite great. (Image: DC pride #1, DC Comics)

Firstly, we have the huge anthology DC pride #1. The deluxe size comic, which is essentially a graphic book altogether, features a few of the very best LGBTQ+ characters as well as creators. inspect out the lineup:


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Batwoman (Kate Kane) by James Tynion IV & Trung Le Nguyen

Poison Ivy & Harley Quinn by Mariko Tamaki & Amy Reeder

Midnighter by Steve Orlando & Stephen Byrne

Flash of Earth-11 (Jess Chambers) by Danny Lore & Lisa Sterle

Green lantern (Alan Scott) & Obsidian by Sam Johns & Klaus Janson

Aqualad (Jackson Hyde) by Andrew Wheeler & Luciano Vecchio

Dreamer by Nicole Maines & Rachael Stott

Renee Montoya by Vita Ayala as well as Skylar Patridge

Pied Piper by Sina Grace, Ro Stein & Ted Brandt

James Tynion IV?! Vita Ayala?! Steve Orlando?! Sina Grace?! I can’t choose which story I’m looking ahead to the most. exactly how about you?

The Variant Covers for DC pride Month Are absolutely Beautiful

This may be one of my preferred covers of all time. (Image: DC pride #1, pride Variant, DC Comics)

Secondly, the variant covers are one of marvel as well as DC Comics’ basic methods to celebrate pride Month, together with Black history as well as Women’s History. However, the collection from DC Comics for pride Month 2021 is beautiful. The lineup of artists include:

Batman #109 by Jen Bartel

Crush & Lobo #1 by Yoshi Yoshitani

DC pride #1 by Jen Bartel

Harley Quinn #4 by Kris Anka

Nightwing #81 by Travis G. Moore

Superman #32 by David Talaski

Teen Titans Academy #4 by Stephen Byrne

Wonder woman #2 Pride by Kevin Wada

Wonder lady #774 by Paulina Ganucheau

While the primary cover of DC pride is empowering, the rest offer a variety of emotion, however all centered around love. right here are a few of the other covers DC previewed so far:

(Superman #32, pride Variant, DC Comics)


(Harley Quinn #4, pride Variant, DC Comics)


(Nightwing #81, pride Variant, DC Comics)


(Crush as well as Lobo #1, pride Variant, DC Comics)


(Wonder woman #2, pride Variant, DC Comics)

Which one is your favorite?

A Crush as well as Lobo Mini-Series will Debut during pride DC Month 2021

Not even a Helmet? Worst Homicidal daddy Ever! (Image: Crush as well as Lobo #1, DC Comics)

What’s more, one of the newest, as well as already a fan-favorite, LGBTQ+ character in DC Comics is Crush, the child of Lobo the Czarnian. Overall,  DC Comics incredibly explains the new series:

Crush…is in full-on self-destruct mode! After rage-quitting the teen Titans as well as blowing up her connection with her sweetheart Katie, Crush makes a decision it’s time to lastly face her daddy in area jail as well as get her baggage sorted before she wrecks everything. like father, like daughter?

In addition to the variant cover above, Crush as well as Lobo #1 will have a few others for DC pride Month 2021:

(Crush as well as Lobo #1, pride Variant 2, DC Comics)


(Crush as well as Lobo #1, Hipp Variant, DC Comics)

So far, the new series by Mariko Tamaki as well as Amancay Nahuelpan already looks wonderful.

DC Comics releasing LGBTQ+ centered graphic Novels for pride Month—and All Year Long!

Congrats to the suicide Squad innovative team for a well-earned GLAAD nomination! (Image: suicide Squad: poor Blood, DC Comics)

Several DC comics stories earned GLAAD nominations in the past few years, such as Tom Taylor’s suicide Squad: poor Blood. however together with poor Blood, we’re getting even a lot more incredible graphic novels for DC pride Month 2021. However, one month is as well short for all this awesomeness!

Suicide Squad: poor Blood, April 27th

Poison Ivy: Thorns, June 1st

I am Not Starfire, July 27th

(Poison Ivy: Thorns, DC Comics)


(I am Not Starfire, DC Comics)

Lastly, DC Comics had a number of other nominations. These include NK Jemisin as well as Jamal Campbell’s far Sector, Greg Rucka as well as Mike Perkin’s Lois Lane, and, obviously, Alex Sánchez as well as Julie Maroh’s You Brought Me the ocean have all got Glaad nominations too.

So, exactly how will marvel Comics contend with DC Comics on all of this pride Month 2021 awesomeness? Hopefully, we’ll soon see.

(Featured Image: DC Pide #1, pride Variant, DC Comics)