2SLGBTQIA+ Graphic Novels for Teens

Comics and graphic novels for teens with 2SLGBTQIA+ stories

Updated June 13, 2023
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Heartstopper. Volume 1
Oseman, Alice
Paper Book
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork. Now streaming on Netflix! Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to...
Gender queer : a memoir
Kobabe, Maia
Paper Book
In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns,thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographicalcomic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortablewith strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here. Maia's...
Mooncakes
Walker, Suzanne
Paper Book
"Mooncakes is spellbinding. It had everything I love in a story--magic that felt inventive, characters that became my friends, and a romance that felt truly authentic. It was one of those books that I was sad to see end. Luckily, I can always reread." --Tillie Walden, creator of Spinning and On a...
Be gay, do comics! : queer history, memoir, and satire from The Nib
Bors, Matt
Paper Book
The dream of a queer separatist town. The life of a gay and Jewish Nazi-fighter. A gender reveal party that tears apart reality. These are the just some of the comics you'll find in this massive queer comics anthology from The Nib. Be Gay, Do Comicsis filled with...
Spinning
Walden, Tillie
Paper Book
Tillie Walden's Eisner Award winning graphic memoir Spinning captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know. It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the...
Check, please! Book 1, #Hockey!
Ukazu, Ngozi
Paper Book
Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? There's...
Cheer Up: Love and Pompoms
Frasier, Crystal
Paper Book
2021 Goodreads Choice Award Finalist 2021 New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2021 Cybils Award Winner 2022 GLAAD Media Award Winner 2022 Lambda Literary Award Finalist   A sweet, queer teen romance perfect for fans of ...
On a sunbeam
Walden, Tillie
Paper Book
"Tillie Walden is the future of comics, and On a Sunbeam is her best work yet. It's a 'space' story unlike any you've ever read, with a rich, lived-in universe of complex characters." --Brian K. Vaughan, Saga and Paper Girls Two timelines. Second chances....
Laura Dean keeps breaking up with me
Tamaki, Mariko
Paper Book
Laura Dean, the most popular girl in high school, was Frederica Riley's dream girl: charming, confident, and SO cute. There's just one problem: Laura Dean is maybe not the greatest girlfriend.Reeling from her latest break up, Freddy's best friend, Doodle, introduces her to the Seek-Her, a mysterious...
Bloom
Panetta, Kevin
Paper Book
For fans of Heartstopper! Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band--if he can just persuade his dad to let him quit his job at their struggling family bakery. Though he loved working there as a kid, Ari cannot fathom a...
The old guard. Book one, Opening fire
Rucka, Greg
Paper Book
COMING TO NETFLIX ON JULY 10, 2020 AND STARRING ACADEMY AWARD WINNING ACTOR CHARLIZE THERON AND CHIWETEL EJIOFOR! "An action blockbuster with historical tragedy in its bones." -The AV Club "Something refreshing and new." -IGN Old...
Exit stage left : the Snagglepuss chronicles
Russell, Mark
Paper Book
2019 GLAAD Media Award Winner for Outstanding Comic Book Drama! Comedy! Tragedy! For the renowned Southern playwright called Snagglepuss, these are the ingredients that have made him a star of the New York stage and the glittering world that surrounds it. But the year is 1953, and...
Flamer
Curato, Mike
Paper Book
Award-winning author and artist Mike Curato draws on his own experiences in Flamer, his debut graphic novel, telling a difficult story with humor, compassion, and love. "This book will save lives." --Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of National Book Award Finalist Hey...
The magic fish
Trung, Le Nguyen
Paper Book
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by New York Public Library . Kirkus Reviews . Booklist . Publishers Weekly In this gorgeous debut graphic novel, fairy tales are the only way one boy can communicate with his Vietnamese immigrant parents. But how will he find the...

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