Timed to announce during Pride Month, Dark Horse has revealed that the illustrated prose and comics anthology The Secret Loves of Geek Girls will be followed by a a sequel titled: The Secret Loves of Geeks. Editor Hope Nicholson returns to assemble a mix of prose, comics, and illustrated stories from a number of creators.
These stories, told by “cartoonists and professional geeks” tell “intimate, heartbreaking, and inspiring stories” about love, sex, and dating. Contributors are creators of all genders, orientations, and cultural backgrounds.
The anthology includes work by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale), Gerard Way (Umbrella Academy), Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind), Dana Simpson (Phoebe and Her Unicorn), Gabby Rivera (America), Hope Larson (Batgirl), Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home), Valentine de Landro (Bitch Planet), Marley Zarcone (Shade), Sfé R. Monster (Beyond: A queer comics anthology), Amy Chu (Wonder Woman), and more.
Becky Cloonan (The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) illustrates the “catastic” cover.