The LGBTQ community has for many years been on the outs of the comic book world, as most superheroes play it straight and 'gay comics' were always a rarity. But many LGBTQ people are huge comic book fans, and that is now reflected more than ever in the comic book and graphic novel industry's output.
Even more exciting, today the world of comic books is spilling over into Hollywood. Superhero and comic book films are all the rage, and it's only a matter of time before we see a plethora of LGBTQ superheroes and villains on the big screen.
Here's where you can take a look at everything queer that’s happening in the world of comic books and graphic novels. Or maybe you're not a comic book fan per se but are more interested in the unusually close relationship between characters like Batman and Robin. We've got you covered, too, so dive in.
Rockstar and Softboy, written and illustrated by Sina Grace — best known for his Iceman run for Marvel — feels like a love letter to the queer community, highlighting the importance of queer, specifically gay, friendships. The one-shot comic focuses on the friendship between Rockstar and Softboy, two gay roommates. When[…]
We’re mourning the loss of one of our favorite canon queer relationships in mainstream comics. As of Harley Quinn #10, written by Stephanie Phillips with art by Laura Braga, one of our favorite couples — Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy — has officially broken up. Harley is the one to[…]