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12 Queer Romance Comics To Read This Valentines Day

Looking for queer love stories? From YA sapphic romance to gay love anthologies and non-binary erotica, here are 12 LGBT comics that focus on love, romance and relationships perfect for valentines day.

We've included the queer representation along with the recommended reading age for each graphic novel to help you pick the perfect book for you.

Young Men In Love - Joe Glass & Matt Miner

Queer Rep: Queer Men, Trans Men

Reading age: 14+

An original graphic novel anthology of queer male romances by a host of amazing queer male (cis/trans) creators. Haphazard pirates, wayward ghosts, dashing knights, rampaging kaiju (and down-to-earth regular joes!) are all assembled here to amaze and delight you in a wildly unique anthology celebrating love between men, from an astounding array of comics creators who know exactly how it feels. Young Men in Love is a heartwarming, uplifting, and vibrant return to the glory days of romance comics!

Coming Back- Jessi Zabarsky

Queer Rep: Queer Women

Reading Age: 12+

A beautiful graphic novel fantasy romance that follows two young women who have to go on their own separate adventures to discover the truth about themselves and about each other.

Preet is magic. Valissa is not. Everyone in their village has magic in their bones, and Preet is the strongest of them all. Without any power of her own, how can Valissa ever be worthy of Preet's love? When their home is attacked, Valissa has a chance to prove herself, but that means leaving Preet behind. On her own for the first time Preet breaks the village's most sacred laws, and is rejected from the only home she's ever known and sent into a new world.

Divided by different paths, insecurities, and distance, will Valissa and Preet be able to find their way back to each other?

Check Please! - Ngozi Ukazu

Queer Rep: Queer Men

Reading age: 10+

Eric Bittle is a former Georgia junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and amateur patissier. But as accomplished as he is, nothing could prepare him for his freshman year of playing hockey at the prestigious Samwell University in Samwell, Massachusetts.

It's nothing like co-ed club hockey back in the South! For one? There's checking. Second, there is Jack - his very attractive but moody captain.

Check, Please!: # Hockey is the first in a hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life.

On A Sunbeam - Tillie Walden

Queer Rep: Non-Binary & Genderqueer, Queer Women

Reading age: 12+

Throughout the deepest reaches of space, a crew rebuilds beautiful and broken-down structures, painstakingly putting the past together.

As new member Mia gets to know her team, the story flashes back to her pivotal year in boarding school, where she fell in love with a mysterious new student. Soon, though, Mia reveals her true purpose for joining their ship—to track down her long-lost love.

An inventive world, a breathtaking love story, and stunning art come together in this new work by award-winning artist Tillie Walden.

Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator - Leighton Gray & Vernon Shaw

Queer Rep: Queer Men

Reading age: 16+

Oni Press presents Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator, a comics series based on the acclaimed Game Grumps visual novel video game!

Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator invites the player to Maple Bay, where they play as a single Dad new to town and eager to romance other hot Dads. The comic series tells five standalone stories, each focused on different Maple Bay Dads, their kids, and their relationships with one another. Dive into entirely new stories featuring the backstories and adventures of your favorite Dads, told by game co-creators Leighton Gray and Vernon Shaw, along with the comic industry's top indie talent.

Hello, Melancholic! - Yayoi Ohsawa

Queer Rep: Queer Women

Reading age: 13+

A coming-of-age yuri manga series about playing music and falling in love with abandon! Asano Minato is a tall but stooping first-year high school student. Though she’s an awesome trombone player, she does everything she can to fade into the background. Despite her best efforts, however, Minato catches the attention of her bubbly and charismatic upperclasswoman Hibiki, who wants Minato to join the band she’s forming at school and won’t take no for an answer! Will Minato be able to let go of the past and play in a band again? Can polar opposites harmonize through music?

Nether Realms - Tab Kimpton

Queer Rep: Non-Binary & Genderqueer

Reading age: 18+ (Explicit)

From the PRISM and Lambda Award nominated publisher of Nectar & Ambrosia, comes Nether Realms: a Sci-Fi Non-Binary Erotic Comics Anthology. Our theme is star-hot sex that explodes beyond our Earthling understanding of body, gender, and self-identity. 15 strange, sexy tales from far across the universe, where each comic has at least one character who goes beyond the gender binary or explores gender in an interesting way. Freed from the tethers of the nethers, or delving into them deeper than ever before, let’s hyper jump into Future Fucking, hand in [robotic] hand. Our mission? To boldly bang where no thems have boinged before. *MATURE READERS ONLY*

Henry & Glenn Forever + Ever - Tom Neely

Queer Rep: Queer Men