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OUT FRONT Magazine – May 2023 issue

OUT FRONT Magazine – May 2023 issue published on
excerpt from a Dylan Edwards comic for OUT FRONT Magazine

The topic this issue is “queering mental health,” so I elected to do a comic about the high correlation between being trans and being autistic, and how this can affect mental health outcomes for folks.

You can read the whole comic in the digital edition, available on the OFM website (flip to page 40):

Obviously a half page comic is too small a space to get deep into this extremely complex and evolving topic, but the TL;DR is simply that trying to force autistic people to act more allistic leads to poorer mental health outcomes, and trying to force trans people to be cis leads to poorer mental health outcomes. If you’re both trans and autistic, you get a double whammy.

At this point, it’s clear that an unusually high percentage of trans people are autistic, but the why is unknown. One possibility, hinted at in the excerpted panel, is that autistic people often take exception to following rules if the underlying reasons for the rules make no sense. So it’s possible autistic people have a leg up in figuring out trans stuff, because a lot of society’s rules about How to Gender don’t really make a lot of sense if you pick them apart.



No Straight Lines on PBS

No Straight Lines on PBS published on
No Straight Lines queer comics documentary promotional graphic

Perhaps you would like to watch a documentary about queer comics? Well, you can now stream No Straight Lines on PBS!

I was interviewed for this film back in 2017 while I was at the Queers & Comics Conference organized by Jennifer Camper and Justin Hall, so yeah, you’ll see me and my work in there!

The film, directed by Vivian Kleiman, shares the same name as the anthology Justin published through Fantagraphics back in 2012, in which I also have some work. The book and the film focus on the last 50-ish years of queer comics history, how we get from utterly marginalized underground indie comics to Alison Bechdel’s bestseller-turned-hit-musical Fun Home.

The film will be available for streaming for the next three months on PBS, so head over and watch at your leisure: 



OUT FRONT Magazine – November 2022 issue

OUT FRONT Magazine – November 2022 issue published on

My comic for this month’s issue of OFM tackles the difference between Gender Affirming Care and Gender Exploratory Care.

Nearly identical sounding names, very different agendas.

You can read the whole comic in the online edition here (I’m on page 6), or if you’re in the Denver area you can pick up a free print copy at one of their drop locations.



OUT FRONT Magazine – January 2022

OUT FRONT Magazine – January 2022 published on

Why yes, I do indeed have a new comic in the January 2022 issue of OUT FRONT Magazine! Grab a print copy if you’re in the general vicinity of Denver, CO, or read online here (I’m on page 6):



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