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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 June 2015

Gatesmith

Dark Fantasy Western, 16+
Updates Mon/Wed/Fri (1 page)

Windrose

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

Off*Beat

Boy’s Love Mystery Drama
Series complete!

Tokyo Demons

Urban Fantasy Adventure Drama, 16+
Ongoing, next chapter in June 2015

Mahou Josei Chimaka

Magical Girl Woman Story, 16+
Updates Mon/Wed/Fri (2 pages)

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

Tokyo Demons body pillow voting begins now!

May 21st, 2015
We hit 220 in our Membership Drive…which means voting for the #TDdaki begins! 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 case, because fujoshi. (And we’re in good company.) You’ll also get to vote which dude from Tokyo Demons is […]

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 […]

May the Fourth (er…Fifth…) Be With You!

May 5th, 2015
(I’m not just a manga nerd! I’m an all-around nerd! :-D ) Ah, I’m so excited about our May issue!! After folding the first 40 pages of Jennifer Doyle’s amazing political drama Knights-Errant into the magazine last month, we finally get to update with new pages!! I’m super psyched to be working with Jen, and […]

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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