Comics

America Vol. 1 - Gabby Rivera and Joe Quinones
9781302908812 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian
Category: Science Fiction, YA, Comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what’s a super-powered teenager to do when she’s looking for a little personal fulfillment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an interdimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that’s begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin.
Ask Me About Polyamory: The Best Of Kimchi Cuddles - Tikva Wolf
9780996460118 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Asexual, Bisexual, Nonbinary
Category: Comic book, non fiction
Content: Not yet tagged

If your relationships or your gender are unconventional, you'll find useful advice and plenty of laughs in this compilation of the wildly popular webcomic Kimchi Cuddles. Quirky, endearing and charmingly (and sometimes painfully) realistic characters, many based on real people, explore polyamory, queer and genderqueer issues.
Iceman - Sina Grace, Alessandro Vitti, and Robert Gill
9781302908799 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Science Fiction, YA, Comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most – but what has he left behind besides a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships? And now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream – and he’s more put together than Bobby ever was. He grapples with his gay identity and his family and how to build a life and legacy he can be proud of…and become the best Iceman he can be!
Saga Vol. 1 - Brian K. Vaughan
9781607066019 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Not yet tagged
Category: Science Fiction, YA, comic book
Content: Not yet tagged

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to raise their child in a dangerous world.
The Runaways - Brian K Vaughan 
9781302904999 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian
Category: Science Fiction, Comic book
Content: Violence, Child abuse

At some point in their lives, all young people believe their parents are evil … but what if they really are? When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives – vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy.
Top Ten: The 49ers - Alan Moore
9781845761493 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Science Fiction, Comic book
Content: Violence, War

The newly-built city of Neopolis is tough place to be…especially when it’s populated with superheroes and supervillains, not to mention organised criminal vampire gangs, rogue war criminals and anti-robot demonstrators! Steven “Jetlad” Traynor is a recent arrival who must not only find his place amongst the city’s police force, but also find himself. Featuring a cast of characters both new and familiar, this touching story explores the origins of the fantastic city of Neopolis.
Young Avengers #1: Style > substance - Kieron Gillen
9780785167082 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Lesbian, Gay
Category: YA, Comic book, Series
Content: Not yet tagged

Legacy isn't a dirty word...but it's an irrelevant one. It's not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You're someone. Do the math. As a figure from Loki's past emerges, Wiccan makes a horrible mistake that comes back to bite everyone on their communal posteriors. Fight scenes! Fake IDs! And plentiful feels! (aka "meaningful emotional character beats" for people who aren't on tumblr.) Young Avengers is as NOW! as the air in your lungs, and twice as vital. Hyperbole is the BEST! THING! EVER!
Witch Boy - Molly Ostertag
9781338089523 | WorldCat Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Fantasy, Children's Books and Picture Books, YA
Content: Violence


In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be.

When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help -- as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family . . . and be truly himself.
Nimona - Noelle Stevenson
9780062278234 | WorldCat | Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Fantasy, comic books
Content: Mental illness, violence

Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
Witch Boy - Molly Ostertag
9781338089523 | WorldCat Book Depository
Representation: Gay
Category: Fantasy, Children's Books and Picture Books, YA
Content: Violence


In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be.

When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help -- as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family . . . and be truly himself.