Bunker's First Kiss – As A Nightclub Is Attacked

Bunker was a new Teen Titans character introduced 5 years ago as part of DC Comics' New 52. A gay male superhero character, this was relatively rare at the time. And now, as he seems to be erased by the current DC Rebirth, along with lead character Midnighter, we get one last outing for him. And, […]

Talking To Joshua Hale Fialkov About Hell, Atheism And Killing John Stewart

Joshua Hale Fialkov has a new series from Dynamite Entertainment on the way. The Devilers. About hell opening on earth and a bunch of religiously associated folks from all manner of faiths joining to fight whatever comes out. Dynamite asked if I wanted to chat to Josh about it. And I always want to chat […]

Superior Spider-Man Spoilers Spur Advance Reorders As We Get A Bunker Buster

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! Well, […]

DC Comics' Gay Teenager Who Prays To God – And Gets Answers

From today's Teen Titans… DC's characters may not be allowed to marry, gay or straight, but at least they are allowed to pray to God… gay or straight. Such as Bunker, DC's teenage gay character, also a God-fearing Catholic. Though refreshingly free of the the ispasms that might stereotypically engulf such a character. Maybe he […]

Will Bunker's Boyfriend Turn Out To Be Vibe?

You can never trust Scott Lobdell. Seriously, you can burn that on your forehead as a motto and never live to regret it. But yesterday, he did tweet, concerning the upcoming introduction to Teen Titan Bunker's boyfriend-in-a-coma. SPOILER ALERT: Bunker's BF will NOT be 'FRIDGED! In fact, there's a very good chance he's going to […]

Time To Meet Bunker's Boyfriend

In the DC New 52 panel at San Diego Comic Con, Scott Lobdell announced a mini-spoiler, that in a near future issue of Teen Titans, we'll meet Bunker's boyfriend in Mexico, who has just woken up from a coma, to discover his boyfriend has run off to America to become a superhero…

Out And Proud – Bunker Gets Gay Cred

The new issue of Out magazine, the biggest voice of gay culture, lifestyle and politics in the USA, is running an article on a certain Teen Titan.  Scott Lobdell's Teen Titans introduced a new, out, gay man going under the name of Bunker. Flamboyant, dressed in purple, this is not the kind of gay man […]

Brett Booth And Scott Lobdell On The Creation Of A New Gay Teen Titan

This morning Bleeding Cool posted the news that the Teen Titans relaunch by Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth will feature a new gay character, Bunker. On his blog, Brett quotes Scott, describing the character to him in the Teen Titans script; His real name is Miguel Jose Barragan. He was raised in a very small […]