Skip to comments.DC Comics character to come out as gay
Posted on 05/21/2012 12:30:40 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
DC Comics plans to reintroduce a character as gay, comic blog BleedingCool.com reports.
DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio announced the plans over the weekend at Kapow Comic Convention in London, saying that the existing superhero who was previously assumed to be straight will be "one of our most prominent gay characters." He did not specify in which issue the reveal will occur.
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The news comes a year after DiDio told The Advocate that he only intends to introduce new characters in the DC universe as gay rather than make existing ones gay. Of the change in plans, DC Comics Senior VP Bob Wayne told BleedingCool.com that DiDio's view "has evolved," echoing President Barack Obama's recent endorsement of same-sex marriage.
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It’s gotta be Batman.
Gee, how original, FUDC
So, basically DC Comics is fixing to write the death knell for the sales of one of their Superheroes.
Mark my words, it doesn’t matter which hero it is, sales numbers will crater.
Hey, DC! How do you kill off a successful superhero franchise?
Nah, Superman - he has always had the hots for Jimmy Olsen.
Major barf. I used to have a BODACIOUS barf graphic. I wonder if it's still around?
THE LOVE THAT WON'T FREAKIN SHUT UP!!!!!
It’s just an over-priced comic book...who cares?
Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman....let it be Wonder Woman....
Really I could care less. Comics died in the 70’s if not before.
Well, these dudes have always been gayish!
Actually, the rumor that’s going around is that it will be the Earth-2 Green Lantern, who was just re-introduced this month.
A homosexual “superhero”. The Fabulous Boa! This should be hilarious. I guess they’ll have to leave off the “SWISH!” when he/she takes off running.
Just one super hero?
Every one of them has that whole spandex tights thing going on, in all kinds of bright colors. Then you’ve got the matching cape, matching mask, and slip-on stain high top shoes.
I’m thinking the whole super hero culture is keeping a secret.
What is it with these people? (Rhetorical Question...)
Comic books were one of my favorite reading pleasures as a young child and man. I read them for the adventure or the eeriness of somewhere far away and different from where I lived and went to school. I didn’t care about a heros or villains sexual orientation nor would it have ever occurred to me to ask.
Now-a-days... These comics are quickly heading for the XXX rated adult store not the local comic book store.
I dunno. He's done some pretty goofy things to impress and get to Lois. And Lana too.
We’ve certainly come a long way from, “Truth, Justice, and the American Way!”
Hi... I’m Batman.... Wana’ see my bat cave?...
All the comic book superheroes are homosexual.
Mark my words: not if it's Wonder Woman.
Yeah, but Superman saved tens of millions in taxes by renouncing his US citizenship.
The boys and young men that buy DC 'superhero' comics may be brainwashed by the public schools and the media that being 'gay' is just dandy but as far as I can tell, it's still considered an insult for one teen-age boy to call another (both presumably heterosexual) 'gay'. That indicates the reality is that boys still know that wanting sex with another guy is wrong and probably repulsive to most of them. Thus, adding a 'gay' character to the DC comic stable will likely turn off the majority of that company's prospective consumers. Maybe Obama will bail DC comics out when they crater. Oh, wait, he won't be president by then.
“Batting Both Ways” Man
I would say Green Arrow. I think he had pacifist views in the past.
I figured Wonder Woman, come on she was raised by
And how much longer will it be before we have a
transgender super hero/ine?
Oh good grief! The comic books are not usually about with whom the characters are having sex. It’s of absolutely no importance to the stories, unless the writer is pushing an agenda, in which case it’s not a comic book, it’s propaganda.
My mild curiosity is whether this "superhero" is going to be on the Gotham Turnpike, servicing a Glory Hole in a rest stop mens room.
I always thought that was the ultimate in the romance of homosexual behavior. Odd that it never gets the publicity it deserves...
Really, who cares about comic book characters? I never understood the interest by anyone over the age of 12. In today’s environment, I doubt anyone UNDER the age of, oh, 40, cares. Collectors and guys in their 40’s who still live in mom’s basement maybe.
Sorry, this silly in and out of the closet/commie/enviro whacko trend that everyone keeps writing about creeping into comic books - what power do they have over anything or anyone that we don’t grant them? If a tree in a forest is cut down to print a comic book, do I give a...., ah, never mind.
I say ditch the dime store comics and read Melville.
Henceforth known as AC/DC Comics.
Maybe she wanted to meet Rahm Emmanuel?
Oh, wait, that was Man's Country, wasn't it?
Or maybe it's both of them?
It won't be Aquaman. He's too useless to be of interest.
Hey! Where’s “Y”?
Is he going to lick every bad man?
I think Green Arrow is with JLA heroine, Black Canary.
that whole spandex tights thing going on
Plus, Batman and Robin??? Not to mention The Lone Ranger and Tonto or Red Rider and Little Beaver. Come on now. I haven’t picked up a comic book in sixty years but the old jokes remain the same although now they’re not PC.
Oh, they meant homosexual !
A 'male' character that chooses the deviance of anal sex with another 'male' in defiant negation of their innate biology.
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REFUSE the Orwellian usurpation of OUR language by those who would destroy our culture !
This is something every one of us can do in ALL our interactions with others !
At the end of the day, your conscience will know whether you've made the effort.
Ya got me there. Comic books as a ‘gateway drug’ to actual literature. Hadn’t thought of that.
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