#GGN2019 Nominees Round Up, September 20 Edition

What Does Consent Really Mean? by Pete and Thalia Wallis, Illustrated by Joseph Wilkins
Singing Dragon
Publication date: November 21, 2017
ISBN: 978-1848193307

While heading home from school one day, a coed group of friends talks about consent: what does it really mean, and how does it apply to their lives? As they talk, it becomes clear that guys and girls face different societal pressures. However, the group quickly realizes that neither gender is exempt from the negative effects of peer pressure, pornography, and media portrayals of gender roles.

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Women in Comics – 2017 Eisner Award Nominees

The 2017 Eisner Award nominees are here and once again they include a number of female creators. Though there are too many to list, below are some noteworthy nominees that you may want to add to your reading list or library collection.

Beasts of Burden returns this year in a standalone story named What The Cat Dragged In, which earned a Best Single Issue/One-Shot nomination for Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer, and Jill Thompson. In addition to being a good new story in this universe, it is a great starting place for those who haven’t read Beasts of Burden in the past. This is also a great recommendation for any horror fans you may know.

Not surprisingly, Fiona Staples has two personal nominations (for Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team and Best Cover Artist) and a nomination with Brian K. Vaughan for Best Continuing Series all for her great work on Saga. If you don’t already have this series in your library, you should definitely consider it for your older comic fans.

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