Valley of the Silk Sky: The Long Run Part One

Valley of the Silk Sky (2015)


Follow the adventures of a crew of queer and trans scientists as they attempt to discover new medicinals, find lost artifacts, and generally try to avoid being eaten by the more dangerous denizens of the Valley.

From: Valley of the Silk Sky

Notes on This Title

The comic depicts a society whose language does not include gendered pronouns. Instead, the text uses xe/xer to refer to all characters. The cast includes asexual and demisexual characters.

Although the comic does not take place on Earth, cartoonist Dylan Edwards has said that Razi is represented as ethnically Middle Eastern and Chadsen as Black and Asian.






The Comics Journal: “LGBTQ Speculative Fiction: A Creative Roundtable”

Hornet: “INQ INTERVIEW: Dead and Not Loving It In ‘The Valley of the Silk Sky’”

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