YNN Correspondent Jocelyn B wants to make sure you know that award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki is teaming up with Lumberjanes‘ artist Rosemary Valero-O’Connell to bring us a after-the-happily-ever-after story of queer teen romance and dysfunctional relationships, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me. The LA Times has a terrific interview with them on the needs for after the coming out/romance story and why teens deserve a story in which love isn’t a many-splendored thing.
Ichijinsha has a pile of new volumes coming out next month:
The July issue of Comic Yuri Hime, (コミック百合姫2016年7月号)
Saboruta’s Citrus, Volume 5
The 2nd volume of Kawai Roh’s horror manga Shoujo Shikaku (少女失格);
Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san Volume 5 (犬神さんと猫山さん)
Kururi’s Momoiro Trance, Volume 1 (桃色トランス)
Girls Love Festival will be returning to the Pio Building at Kamata Station, Tokyo on June 5th!
If you missed me at Baruch College this week, you can catch me talking about Queer Manga at LaGuardia College on April 18th.
YNN Correspondent Mariko has this surprising news, “Yurikuma Arashi is available as a BD/DVD set for preorder on Funimation’s site.” She (and I) hadn’t seen any news about it, but there it is!
Senior YNN Correspondent Erin S points out this “sweet, short f/f sci-fi comic,” by Bee.
GLIMP! is a queer art newsletter from the Netherlands that is available online for free. Check it out on their website, Stichting Quast.
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