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- Cushi, by Jay Hosler, the life of a cartoon ant tells us more about the natural world, winter 2024, HarperAlley.
- Reclusivia, by Melanie Gillman, a non-binary kid finds horror at an art residency, summer 2025, RH Graphic.
- Saachi’s Stories, by Maia Kobabe and Lucky Srikumar, coming-of-age of a non-binary aspiring author from the author of Gender Queer, spring 2025, Scholastic/Graphix.
- Sixth-Grade Superhero!, first of a four-book series called The Fantastic Freewheeler, by Molly Felder, Scott Brown, and Yury Guzman, about a young superhero who uses a wheelchair, starts fall 2023, Capstone.
- Woodland Hills, by Joshua Smeaton, a popular bear and a less social skunk make friends in this debut series, summer 2025, Pixel+Ink.
Johanna Draper Carlson has been reviewing comics for over 20 years. She manages ComicsWorthReading.com, the longest-running independent review site online that covers all genres of comic books, graphic novels, and manga. She has an MA in popular culture, studying online fandom, and was previously, among many other things, webmaster for DC Comics. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
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