Skip to comments.Marvel Comics plans wedding for gay hero Northstar
Posted on 05/22/2012 11:09:56 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar.
The New York-based publisher said Tuesday that Canadian character Jean-Paul Beaubier will marry his beau, Kyle Jinadu, in the pages of Astonishing X-Men No. 51. Thats due out June 20.
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My word, is nothing sacred?
They’re sure making up for Bert and Ernie not getting married,aren’t they?
Mark Dayton will be so excited. (Northstar is also the nickname of MN)
No wonder they shortened the name to “Stars” when the hockey team came here from Minnesota.
At least Wonder Woman is not lesbo.
Bleh. Northstar’s a minor Marvel character anyhow. He and his split-personality fraternal twin sister Jeanne-Marie (aka Aurora); Marvel gave them a real unstable family background too.
Never heard of him.
Well, that’s IT. I’ve cancelled my subscription.
Well, she is hot and if her "partner" is equally as hot, sales will go through the roof.
I don't have a problem with hot lesbos.
I guess his super powers aren’t the only thing that makes him a mutant. Being Canadian makes it more believable, eh?
These are the death rattles of a once thriving and proud industry that told tales of heroics and wonder for kids and adults without getting mired in politics, liberalism and overt sexual issues. In other words, they were escapism. Now, most thinking readers have escaped the comics instead!
Today, a title is considered successful if it sells over 50,000 copies. In the 90s, it was 100,000 copies. In the 80s, 250,000 and so on, back to million sellers like Superman, Donald Duck and Captain Marvel in the 1940s. I would not be surprised if Disney (Marvel) and Time-Warner (DC) cut their losses and eliminate the publishing divisions and mine the characters for multi-million dollar movies for years to come.
I bet they won’t take the “courageous” stand and put a gay character in Avengers II. Not when there is a risk of losing actual money by offending the audience. That’s not the case in comics.
At least Wonder Woman is not lesbo.
I’m sure they will get around to “fixing” that problem.
This is actually Marvel Comics, not DC Comics. DC is the one with the upcoming outed character. Northstar has been around and has been out for a while now.
An “Ex-Man” is homosexual? Tie some tin cans to his bumper.
“At least Wonder Woman is not lesbo.”
Next month’s issue written and edited by Howard Stern.
So it looks like all other flying superheroes will now have to check their six more than before.
I’m convinced the entire comics publishing industry has turned lavender. DC plans to turn one of its superheroes gay. Marvel comes up with this obscure token gay superhero. Last summer while perusing the programming for San Diego Comic Con, I noticed the majority of comics panels were gay-themed. Gay this, gay that, gay, gay, gay. No wonder the medium is dying out.
Not to worry It will be sanctified by the Rt. Reverend B. Hussein 0.(”I’ve evolved to favor ‘gay marriage’”), Presiding.
Not exactly. We’re the “North Star State.”
However, the state motto of “L’Etoile du Nord” (The Star of the North) comes painfully close too.
Most gay guys aren't thinking about the wedding plans...
no, but at least currently, Batwoman is
Most interesting is the creator, Marjorie Liu, doesn’t have any info on her family or private life listed on linkedin or wiki.
He’s Canadian, he could have gotten married a long time ago.
I’m afraid to ask what his “super power” is.
The “Year of the Queer” continues
One of the top editors at Marvel or DC was an out homosexual. The head of Disney is.
It’s about ushering in “change”, not equality. They seek to push propaganda in the culture war.
The only winning move is to boycott Big Media.
They don’t see a dime when you buy used books, movies, albums...
This is an additional coming out. This is Marvel Comics. DC comics announce the other day...probably going to be Superman...er... Thuperman.
A few years back, Marvel retroactively made Rawhide Kid gay.
Swell. Maybe after DC has outed their gay superhero, they can do a crossover episode where they double-date and go clubbing.
I think I’ve seen more threads today about gay comic-book characters than anything else.
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