Basil and Oregano (2023)



Genre: , ,

Series Type: , ,

Tone: ,

Art Style: , ,

Queer Representation: , ,

Other Tags: , ,


Content Warnings: None


Porta Bella Magiculinary Academy is the finest school for the art of cooking with magic, and Basil Eyres is determined to be the top student. On the first day of her senior year, Arabella Oregano, the daughter of a renowned chef, joins the academy for her senior year as well. The two are instantly smitten with each other, but Basil senses theres something Arabella is hiding from her. Still, the two work together to stand out from the class as the end of year culinary festival approaches. But when Arabella’s secret is reveled, Basil is faced with the hardest decision of her life, which has the potential to throw her future aspirations in jeopardy.

From: Dark Horse Books

Notes on This Title

The main character of this title is a queer teen girl who shown to have two dads. The supporting cast includes a nonbinary teen, a Muslim woman, and a character who uses the honorific ‘Mx’. The cast has a variety of skin tones, but no racial or ethnic identities are established on-panel.






Fanbase Press: “Cartoonist Melissa Capriglione on Overcoming Early Frustrations, Appreciating Colorists, and Making Her Puppy Into a Comic Hero

Leave a Comment