Marvel Comics is extending an offer to Hornet users to read the latest Iceman issue, Iceman #3 for free
The storyline bears a direct connection to HIV and the very real epidemic that ravaged the gay community throughout the 1980s and ’90s
With decades of comic book history to choose from, it wasn’t all that difficult to point out some of the worst female superhero costumes of all time
Yes, there was once a gay Wolverine, as X-Treme X-Men #10 saw one of our favorite X-Men in a relationship with none other than Hercules
It wasn’t always cool to be a gay crimefighter, so let’s delve into three of the first gay superhero couples to ever grace the pages of a comic book
This short essay about the dangers of hate appeared in a comic book during the peak of the Civil Rights Movement
Today the web got a first look at the crime-fighting character decked out in cowl and cape, and it is marvelous
Though DC has edited the Bat-junk out of the digital version (and future copies) of ‘Damned’ #1, in a new comic, Dr. Manhattan’s penis is on full display
Last month, the first volume of ‘That Blue Sky Feeling’ came out, and it’s a beautifully low-key look at a friendship that may become something more
Queer Marvel superheroes might soon appear on television, including one with pansexual genderqueer villain Loki
“This, until recently, has been considered not only inappropriate but the abuse of children.”
In Damned #1, the debut issue of a new DC comic, you can see Batman’s penis on full display — and finally answer the question ‘Is Batman cut or uncut?’
Gay Comics fans unite!
There are plenty of gay nerds out there that love their superheroes just as much as the next fan and they’re finally getting their due.
The art of the comic book is taking on a new identity in the 21st Century. A new generation of artists and writers are coming up with their own stories, many of which feature openly gay characters and superheroes. Whether you’re an Archie fan or a die-hard member of the Wonder Woman fan club, there’s a graphic novel out there for you. Just like any other art form, gay comics are always changing as they try to reflect the modern world.
The LGBTQ community has mostly been on the outs of the comic book world, with most superheroes playing it straight. But there’s always been a gay undercurrent in the community. Gay rumors have been circling around society’s favorite superheroes for decades. Just take a look at the unusually close relationship between Batman and Robin. And what’s going on with the Green Lantern and his long-time man crush? With all of the tight spandex, it should be no surprise that some of your favorite superheroes are gay.
Gay Comics and Hollywood
Today, the world of comic books is spilling over into Hollywood. Nearly every studio is getting in the superhero business. Despite the existence of closeted or openly gay superheroes, it might be a while before we get a gay superhero on the big screen. While this lack of progress can be frustrating, slowly but surely, the comic book industry is trying to extend a hand to the gay community. Ushering in a whole new generation of gay nerds. Take a look at everything gay-themed that’s happening in the comic book world.