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Sparkler Podcast

Industry news, Feminism, Geekiness, 16+
A new podcast every month!

Knights-Errant

LGBT Historical Drama, 16+
Updates Tue/Thurs (1 page)

Lettera

Comedy Fantasy Adventure, 16+
Updates Mon/Wed/Fri (2 pages)

Orange Junk

Shojo Romantic Comedy, 13+
Updates Mon/Wed/Fri (1 page)

The Cat Lover’s Circumstances

Geeky Modern Comedy, 13+
Ongoing, next chapter in July 2015

Gatesmith

Dark Fantasy Western, 16+
On break before Vol 2

Windrose

Historical Adventure, 13+
Updates Tue/Thurs (1 page)

Off*Beat

Boy’s Love Mystery Drama
Series complete!

Tokyo Demons

Urban Fantasy Adventure Drama, 16+
Updates monthly

Mahou Josei Chimaka

Magical Girl Woman Satire, 16+
Series complete!

Before You Go

Girl’s Love Sweet Romance, 13+
Two stories complete!

Shut In Shut Out

Modern-day Friendship Drama, 13+
Story complete!

For Peace

Lady Trucker Romance, 16+
Updates Tue/Thurs (1 page)

Witch’s Quarry

LGBT Fantasy Adventure, 16+
Updates Tue/Thurs (2 pages)

Dusk in Kalevia

Alt History Boy’s Love Supernatural, 16+
Novel complete!

Skyglass

Sci-Fi Musician Drama, 16+
Updates monthly

Dinner Ditz

Boy’s Love Cooking Comedy, 13+
Series complete!

The Ring of Saturn

Musical Historical Drama, 13+
Series complete!

Short Stories (prose)

One-shot prose stories
Last update: DNA-RW, Nov 2014

Dead Endings

Dark Comedy Ghost Story, 16+
Novel complete!

Awake

Science Fiction Mystery Drama, 16+
Series Complete!

Tokyo Demons

Fully-voiced audio book
Book 01 complete

Gauntlet

Survival Horror, Romance, 16+
Novel complete!

Dire Hearts

Fantasy Adventure, 13+
On hiatus


Recent News

Issue #023, and Happy Birthday to ME!

June 2nd, 2015
Hi Sparkler Fans, Guess what?! It’s my birthday this month! And guess who just completely coincidentally made all my birthday wishes come true? Jen Lee Quick, that’s who! Returning to Off*Beat for a little encore, this month features a brand new chapter, set in the middle of Volume 3. Cut from the original release of […]

UPDATE: Tokyo Demons body pillow voting begins now!

May 21st, 2015
Update: Kiyoshi has won #TDdaki Round One! (Illustration by Angeline Mauri of Devil’s Cake and Dusk in Kalevia: The Range.) Next round of voting will be Sachi vs Miki when the Membership Drive hits 240! The incredible Rem is going to design a sexy Tokyo Demons bishonen dakimakura (NSFW link) for ages 16 and up. Yes, we’re doing a sexy body pillow […]

Shop updated with Ring of Saturn paperback, Mahou Josei Chimaka, and more!

May 19th, 2015
Now that we’re back from TCAF 2015, we’ve stocked the Sparkler Shop with our newest products! We have brand-spanking-new Ring of Saturn perfect-bound paperbacks (whee! XD), all of which were signed by KAIJU during their TCAF appearance. We also have Christy Lijewski‘s slick art book BLKBT; although we’re sorry to say that Dire Hearts is still on hiatus due to […]

EDITORIAL: Why do we need “comics for women”? Why not “comics for everyone”?

April 30th, 2015
Hello there! Welcome to the Sparkler Monthly Blog, a companion to the Sparkler Monthly Podcast. This is a space for the Sparkler editors to rant on various topics from time to time. I felt like responding to a question I still run into sometimes, since Sparkler is explicitly designed to appeal to the Female Gaze. Here’s a 101 Primer on […]


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