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Time-Travelling From DC Future State To Infinite Frontier (Spoilers)

Time-Travelling From DC Future State To Infinite Frontier (Spoilers)

Justice League Dark uses The Demon's out-of-time magical nature, but Superman uses hard science-fiction.[caption id="attachment_1338856" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman: Worlds At War #2 artwork[/caption]With the message received by Metropolis from Warworld being sent by the same person who it ended up transmitting across the galaxy, courtesy of some by-your-own-bootstrap logic. [caption id="attachment_1338849" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman: Worlds At[...]

Future State: Superman: Worlds of War #1 Review: A Mixed Bag

Future State: Superman: Worlds of War #1 Review: A Mixed Bag

If you liked the Grandmaster scenes in Thor: Ragnarok, this set up might seem familiar as Clark Kent stands in a difficult position but still sticks to the moral high ground.After that, we get to Mongul's War World, where Shilo Norman has taken a Boom Tube to find himself in the thick of it, running into the[...]

The Return Of The Authority &#8211 But Whats Up With Midnighter/Apollo

The Return Of The Authority – But What's Up With Midnighter/Apollo?

On December 17th, Bleeding Cool looked at gossip that The Authority were to return to DC Comics after we got the tipoff that a) The Authority would be mentioned in an upcoming comic and b) Apollo would return as well as Midnighter and Grifter from the Wildstorm universe Whether their appearance in a Superman comic would lead[...]

The Full Timeline For DC Comics Future State &#8211 Metropolis Midnighter

The Full Timeline For DC Comics Future State – Metropolis Midnighter?

and Bleeding Cool has cut them up and put them on one shareable picture.[caption id="attachment_1300327" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Full Timeline For DC Comics Future State[/caption]2025: Arkham Knights, Batgirls, Batman/Superman, Batman Catwoman, Gotham City Sirens, Harley Quinn, Grifters, Nightwing, Outsiders, Red Hood, Robin Eternal 2027: Dark Detective, The Flash, Teen Titans 2029: Shazam! 2030: Aquaman,[...]

Bleeding Cool Celebrates LGBTQ Creators For Pride Month

Bleeding Cool Celebrates LGBTQ Creators For Pride Month

You guys are awesome. Finally, I would like to include the writer Steve Orlando in this little list:[caption id="attachment_668157" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Steve Orlando[/caption]Orlando made waves for me when he hit the DC scene with Midnighter, which featured an unapologetic and frank look at a gay character His Midnighter was a man regularly in bed with another[...]

When DC Comics Censored A Kiss Between Apollo And Midnighter

When DC Comics Censored A Kiss Between Apollo And Midnighter

He thought Midnighter and Apollo were nothing more than gay Superman and Batman and making fun of Superman and Batman So, this Jenny Sparks thing rolled around, and there was a gay kiss, and they flipped out, and they censored it Mark Miller was very good about using the social networks and using [comic book[...]

A Love Worth Fighting For &#8211 Midnighter &#038 Apollo #4

A Love Worth Fighting For – Midnighter & Apollo #4

By Joe Glass[SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO #4]Well now, this one is a doozy!For those needing a catch up (and really, why? You should ALL be picking up this book), Midnighter has descended into Hell to rescue Apollo, who was killed by the Mawzir and is now being held captive by Neron.When last we[...]

Midnighter Decapitates Your Fragile Masculinity

Midnighter Decapitates Your Fragile Masculinity

By Joe GlassMidnighter & Apollo #1 came out last week now, and I have read that comic, what, eight times by now I think? It's just that good It's everything I've been crying out for in terms of full on queer representation in mainstream comics You have gay leads, front and center They're happy (albeit[...]

Midnighter &#8211 This Is The Comic That Goes Like This SPOILERS)

Midnighter – This Is The Comic That Goes Like This SPOILERS)

Everyone seen Spamalot?Everyone at least know the songs?Everyone at least know this one?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-fG8c-CMoUMidnighter #12 is out today The final issue, the comic led with a Midnighter without Apollo The wacky adventures of a young single killing machine and the scrapes he got himself into, with or without Dick Grayson.Some liked that[...]

Amanda Waller Pwns Deadshot In Tomorrows Midnighter&#8230.

Amanda Waller Pwns Deadshot In Tomorrow's Midnighter….

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Steve Orlando Named By The Advocate As One Of Their 40 Under 40

Steve Orlando Named By The Advocate As One Of Their '40 Under 40'

Writing ultra-violent stories with gay men at their center has earned Orlando criticism from some LGBT readers who worry about the messages comics like Midnighter and Virgil send Orlando brushes them off, pointing out that what’s needed is a wider range of characters from across the LGBT spectrum and queer heroes who embrace violence are needed[...]

Tales from the Four Color Closet: Top 5 LGBTQ in Comics in 2015

Tales from the Four Color Closet: Top 5 LGBTQ in Comics in 2015

Midnighter by Steve Orlando et al (DC Comics)When DC announced their new DC You initiative, I was hugely surprised to see that Midnighter was getting his own series.Midnighter is of course well known and established as one of DC's LGBTQ superheroes, but up until know was pretty much part of 'Apollo & Midnighter', falling in[...]

How This Weeks Midnighter Reunited Grant Morrison With Warren Ellis (SPOILERS)

How This Week's Midnighter Reunited Grant Morrison With Warren Ellis (SPOILERS)

Wednesday saw the launch of the new James Bond comic by Warren Ellis and the Santa Claus origin comic Klaus by Grant Morrison.But it wouldn't be the only thing that joined them together that day.Midnighter, was a character created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch back in the Stormwatch days A Batman analogue, and the partner[...]

NYCC 15: Has Azrael Already Re-Appeared In Midnighter

NYCC '15: Has Azrael Already Re-Appeared In Midnighter?

until Midnighter writer Steve Orlando interrupted, to say "you possibly already have..."Midnighter readers? Can you identify an Azrael hidden in plain sight in back issues of the Midnighter? Asked at the DC All Access panel at New York Comic Con, if the character Azrael might appear anytime soon in DC's comics, the panel began to[...]

The Latest In Dick Graysons ButtWatch (Midnighter SPOILERS)

The Latest In Dick Grayson's ButtWatch (Midnighter SPOILERS)

Gotta catch them all.And in this case, we have Midnighter #3 by Steve Orlando and Aco, a splendid comic with much to recommend it, innovative, fresh and......unable to resist the possibility of a Dick Grayson buttshot Let alone a final page scene the continues the budding bromance between the two.Almost.. Herculean, isn't it?Comics courtesy of[...]

SDCC 15: LGBTQ Geek Year in Review

SDCC '15: LGBTQ Geek Year in Review

This was touched on again, before moving to the final arcs controversy of its own, as many, if not most, fans felt there was an undesirable and unwanted rape plotline involved.The group mused on how the climate has become such now that whereas in the past a queer audience may have felt they had to[...]

Cleaning Up DC Comics LGBT History With The Advocate

Cleaning Up DC Comics' LGBT History With The Advocate

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUP_9BB6zWo[/youtube]The Advocate's Jase Peeples presented a special episode of DC All Access on YouTube, looking at the history of LGBT characters in DC Comics as part of Pride month, but makes a number of curious omissions.While it looks at what may have been clumsier efforts to portray such characters and issues in the past, he[...]

SE: NYC 15 &#8211 Corporations Are People We Can Punch &#8211 The DC You Panel

SE: NYC '15 – Corporations Are People We Can Punch – The DC You Panel

Derek Trum is sat in today's DC You panel at SE: NYC '15 and reports in... "If corporations are people, they're people we can punch."- Steve Orlando Steve Orlando talked about his relaunch of Midnighter Covers were shown for first three issues In issue #3 Midnighter will face off with Multiplex, a villain most recently featured during[...]

Tales From The Four Color Closet &#8211 Midnighter: The Hero We Need

Tales From The Four Color Closet – Midnighter: The Hero We Need!

By Joe GlassThis week has seen the release of the first DC comic headlined by a gay male lead, in the form of Midnighter by Steve Orlando, Aco and Romulo Fajardo Jr.Midnighter is of course an existing character, albeit one who’s gone through some changes since the New 52 came around In the 90s, he[...]

Midnighter Just Had A One Night Stand With Warren Ellis

Midnighter Just Had A One Night Stand With Warren Ellis

In today's Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #2, the backup preview features Midnighter, by Steve Orlando and ACO.And we open with the young, naked Midnighter in bed, grabbing his Batman underoos, amidst a pile of condoms.Is this the first condom appearance in DC's standard superhero comic line? It's been a while since that issue of Static that caused all the[...]