Top news this week is the upcoming December issue of Japanese literary magazine Eureka (ユリイカ) which will be all about Yuri, with some *amazing* contributors, including Amano Shuninta, Maria-sama ga Miteru creator Konno Oyuki, scholars Mizoguchi Akiko, (hopefully) James Welker and, gods willing, me. Keep your fingers crossed and take a look at the magazine when it comes out.
Yuri Hime Comics has a veritable embarrassment of Yuri riches, with a load of current and upcoming releases:
Katakura Ako’s Ashita no Kimi ni Hanabata wo (明日の君に花束を)
Himitsu no Kakera by Fujisawa Makoto (秘密のカケラ)
Humming Girl by Nakano Tomo (ハミングガール)
Kodama Naoko’s going with the overused title Renai Manga for her collection (レンアイマンガ).
Starlight Melody by Fuki (スターライト メロディ)
Annnnnd we’re finally get a few of the promised Hirari Comic wrap ups:
Shoushin (傷心) by Yukimura
Wakemonaku Kurushikunaruno (理由(わけ)もなく悲しくなるの) by Hakamada Mera
Kono Yo no Tadahitori (この世にただひとり) by Fuji Tamaki
Comic Natalie reports that Fujio-sensei’s autobiographical comic series parlor that ran in Pure Yuri Anthology Hirari is moving to webcomic platform Wanpoko.
The Advocate speaks with comic artist Paige Braddock about her long-running slice-of-lesbian-life comic Jane’s World.
Andrew Wheeler takes a look at the naming problems faced by female superheroes in Lady She-Woman: Female Superhero Codenames and Identity on Comics Alliance.
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