Trans Comic Spotlight

By Books With Pictures

By Books With Pictures


Erin Nations


Erin Nations, a Portland-based trans cartoonist, creates vignettes about his own life & profiles other folks on the LGBTQ+ rainbow.

The Pervert

Michelle Perez

$17.98 $16.54

A transitioning factory worker engages in sex work to pay for hormones and nicotine gum. An unflinching look at crossing the gender binary, with complications, pitfalls, and doubt.

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Jen Wang

$16.99 $15.63

The dressmaker has talent. The prince has a secret. The two are destined to become co-conspirators in a scandal that could rock the ailing aristocracy of Europe…or set its fashion landscape on fire!

On a Sunbeam

Tillie Walden

$21.99 $20.23

Slow-burn romance and found-family soap opera adventure with a gender diverse cast… in spaaaace.

Lumberjanes Original Graphic Novel: The Infernal Compass

Lilah Sturges and Polterink

$14.99 $13.79

Trans writer Lilah Sturges weaves tales of friendship among the Lumberjanes, badass ladytypes including trans and cis, queer and straight kids at camp.

Lumberjanes Original Graphic Novel: The Shape of Friendship

Lilah Sturges and Polterink

$14.99 $13.79

Valley of the Silk Sky: The Long Run Part One

Dylan Edwards


A crew of queer and trans scientists attempt to discover new medicinals, find lost artifacts, and avoid being eaten. Text uses xe/xer to refer to all characters.

The Wicked + the Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act

Kieron Gillen

$9.99 $9.19

Gods are the ultimate pop stars, but just because you’re immortal doesn’t mean you’ll live forever. Features an ensemble cast with many bisexual characters, a trans woman, and an asexual character, most of whom are characters of color.

Steven Universe: Camp Pining Play

Nicole Mannino and Lisa Sterle

$14.99 $13.79

Steven Universe: Punching Up, Vol. 2

Melanie Gillman, Grace Kraft, et al.

$14.99 $13.79

The Backstagers Vol. 1, 1

James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh

$14.99 $13.79

When Jory transfers to the private, all-boys school St. Genesius’s, he discovers there’s a door backstage in the theater that leads to different worlds, and visits them with the stage crew! Ensemble cast includes trans & queer boys.

The Backstagers Vol. 2, 2

James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh

$14.99 $13.79