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FOOL; Marvel To Let Readers Choose Hercules' Sexual Orientation
Specifically Hercules being described as straight by EIC Axel Alonso despite having been portrayed in that fashion classically and in Marvel continuity And Angela not being described as bisexual, choosing not to "label" her despite some full-on scenes in her current title. Hercules seems to be more a sufferer of "bi-rasure" however, and the criticism has[...]
Marvel's Hercules Comic, A Little More LGBTQI Than You May Have Been Led To Think
When Marvel launched the comic book Hercules, Marvel was initially applauded for publishing a comic with a lead bisexual character. The problem was that the creators, editor and publisher had forgotten that a previous comic had suggested that Hercules was bisexual, with Northstar as one of his previous lovers. And Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso came straight out[...]
Gay Website Suddenly Okay With New Hercules Comic
  There was some concern that the mythology-established and Marvel-hinted bisexuality of the character Hercules was going to be removed in the upcoming new series from Marvel by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross It became quite a thing. But after seeing some of the art, Dan Avery of gay-themed pop culure website NewNowNext suddenly feels a little[...]
Axel Talks Hercules Again, Teases Power Man And Iron Fist And What Of The Fantastic Four?
Last week, Marvel EIC Axel Alonso told CBR, regarding the upcoming Hercules comic book, and the identification of the Greek God as bisexual in the Marvel Universe. Hercules and James Howlett's relationship in "X-Treme X-Men" took place in a unique alternate universe, similar to how Colossus was gay in the Ultimate Universe, but is straight in the 616[...]
Tales From The Four Color Closet: Closeting The Classics
This is something he's had to do a fair bit recently, as Marvel seems to be making some pretty big missteps in regards to showing that commitment to diversity…one of which was actually in the interview. As part of the interview, they discussed the recently announced Hercules book coming from Marvel by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross,[...]
Lying In The Gutters – 3rd August 2015 – The Orientation Of A God
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Hercules – A New Bisexual Lead For Marvel Comics?
With this news, does that mean that all of them will be coming true? CBR has the exclusive news from Marvel PR of a new Hercules comic book series by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross starring the Greek God as part of Marvel lore. Hercules also has the honour of being a rare thing at Marvel Comics, a[...]
Kevin Sorbo Is Voicing Hercules In Smite
This is something. Smite has just passed 10 million players online and to celebrate, it has been announced that Kevin Sorbo will be lending his voice to the Hercules character in the game Yes As In The Hercules: The Legendary Journey Kevin Sorbo. This pack will come free with the game and is hitting August, so using[...]
Looking Into Radical, Dave Elliott, Alan Moore, Steve Moore And Hercules
Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool Editor-in-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon interviewed  Alan Moore, during which Moore expressed his extreme displeasure over the actions of Radical Studios regarding the Hercules movie staring The Rock. He alleged that they had mistreated his friend, Steve Moore, who had written the comic the movie is based upon, before his death, then lionised him afterwards to promote the[...]
Alan Moore Calls For Boycott Of 'Wretched Film' Hercules On Behalf Of Friend Steve Moore
The film Hercules by Paramount Pictures and MGM is coming to theaters on July 25th in the USA You may have seen the trailers running this week on television portraying The Rock in the title role But underneath a standard blockbuster-type summer film lies an almost standard-these-days story of creators' interests gone wrong. What sets this story[...]
New Trailer For Hercules Starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson
When you're a legendary half-immortal hero, there's very little room to be selfish, as Dwayne Johnson learns in the newest trailer for the year's second take on the Hercules myth. Johnson's Hercules just wants to be a husband and a father instead of going out and risking his life killing extremely large mythical creatures all the[...]
First Image And Poster Of The Rock As Hercules
The Rock took to Twitter to share the first official image of himself as the titular Hercules, which the new film will apparently described as "The world's first superhero." If you've ever wondered what The Rock would look like with long lustrous locks of hair, you're in luck. The Rock took to Twitter to share the[...]
Atlas Shrugs Over Aquaman #29's Premature Solicitation
No longer Atlas but… Hercules. The aquatic @JeffParker was nice enough to tip us off regarding a case of "Premature Solicitation" regarding next week's AQUAMAN #29…(1/2) — TheAquamanShrine (@AquamanShrine) March 21, 2014   …which will feature the King of Atlantis vs the Lion of Olympus: HERCULES in an issue chock full of action & intrigue! Sorry, Atlas! (2/2) — TheAquamanShrine[...]
New Trailer For Hercules: The Legend Begins
This is the one directed by Renny Harlin and starring Twilight's Kellan Lutz. In other words, this is the one no one is betting on to win the Dance of the Dueling Hercules Pictures next year Then again, you never know This one has the advantage of going first, on January 10th, while Ratner's pic bows[...]
Marvel Presents… A Very Gay Wolverine
In the Marvel Universe, it was hinted recently that Marvel superhero Hercules, famed as a lover of women, also occasionally played for the other team And that Northstar was a former paramour of his. It looks like he may not have been the only one In the recent X-Treme X-Men comic, featuring a team of X-Men[...]