Pride Month 2023 is just around the corner! DC Comics always goes all-out in its celebration of the month and its wonderful cast of LGBTQIA+ characters, and this year looks to be no different. According to the press release that DC just dropped, DC Pride #1, which debuts in May, will feature LGBTQIA+ characters from Tim Drake to Batwoman to Harley Quinn and more! In addition, the book boasts a bevy of talented creators contributing stories to the anthology, including Neil Gaiman, Leah Williams, Jeremy Holt, and Leah Williams, just to name a few. DC Pride is always a highlight of Pride Month for comic fans and we can’t wait to check out the upcoming 100-page installment!
Check out this sneak peek of pages and covers featured in DC Pride 2023 #1, debuting May 30th from DC Comics. And be sure to check out the full press release from DC for all the details!
From the official press release:
DC Pride is back with DC Pride 2023, an all-new 104-page anthology starring DC’s fan-favorite stable of LGBTQIA+ characters—this time, with a focus on never-before-seen team-ups! DC’s 2023 Pride collection of books and comics will be available at your local comic book shop, bookstore, library, and beyond, delivering bold stories, brave characters, and more pride than ever. DC Pride 2023 will publish on May 30.
Below is the full list of contents in DC Pride 2023, which also includes an introduction by Phil Jimenez, sampled above; a preview of the upcoming Bad Dream graphic novel starring Dreamer (written by Nicole Maines and drawn by Rye Hickman!); pinups by artists Angel Solorzano, Noah Dao, Babs Tarr, Maria Llovet, Brandt & Stein, Claire Roe with Triona Farrell, Travis Moore with Tamra Bonvillain; a tribute to trailblazing comics writer Rachel Pollack from Neil Gaiman, Tom Peyer, Jadzia Axelrod, and more.
Don’t miss the rest of DC’s amazing DC Pride 2023 covers, including a wraparound open-to-order variant by fan-favorite Teen Titans: Robin artist Gabriel Piccolo (making a rare appearance outside of DC’s young adult graphic novel line), which will also be offered as a 1:25 spot gloss variant cover!
For more information about DC Pride 2023, the DC Multiverse and more, visit the DC website at www.dc.com and follow DC on social media at @DCOfficial. Fans can also celebrate DC Pride and read comics featuring LGBTQIA+ characters online by visiting the DC Universe Pride hub page on DC Universe Infinite, DC’s premium digital comic book service. New titles are added every month, and a selection of free-to-read titles will be featured for registered users during Pride!
Stay tuned for more Pride announcements from DC and Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products between now and June, including more details on DC Pride Through the Years!