New DC Gay Character Is An Iconic Male…

New DC Gay Character Is An Iconic Male…"One of the major iconic DC characters will reveal that he is gay in a storyline in June"

That's the comment DC's Senior VP Publicity Courtney Simmons gave to ABC News from Burbank when asked for comment on the story we ran yesterday, that DC were to reintroduce a preexisting character into the New DCU, and changing their sexual orientation in the process. It caused quite the stir.

So we have a gender, we have a date and we have a level of recognisability. And we know it's not Skeets.

Suddenly the candidates have reduced rather…

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

twitter   facebook square   instagram   globe