Rat Queens, written by Kurtis J. Wiebe with art by Roc Upchurch, has won the the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book!! The awards honor outstanding portrayals of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. The Image Comic’s Eisner-nominated books characters includes a lesbian Halfling named Betty.
The other nominees were Hawkeye, by Matt Fraction, David Aja, Javier Pulido, Annie Wu, et al; Lumberjanes, by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Booke Allen and Shannon Waters; Memetic, by James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan; and Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. This is Rat Queens first GLAAD Award.