Nominations have been announced for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s 23rd annual Media Awards, which honor outstanding portrayals of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities.
The nominees for outstanding comic book are:
- Avengers: The Children’s Crusade, by Allan Heinberg and Jimmy Cheung (Marvel)
- Batwoman, by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman (DC Comics)
- Secret Six, by Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore (DC Comics)
- Veronica Presents: Kevin Keller, by Dan Parent (Archie)
- X-Factor, by Peter David, Emanuela Lupacchino, Valentine De Landro and others (Marvel)
This is the third nomination in a row for X-Factor, which won last year, and the second for Avengers: The Children’s Crusade and Veronica. Winners in all categories will be presented during ceremonies in New York City (March 24), Los Angeles (April 21) and San Francisco (June 2). It’s unclear at which event the comics category will be presented.