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Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion.Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]

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National Coming Out Day: 5 Superheroes Who Came Out Of The Closet

It allows young LGBTQ+ people the opportunity to see themselves in their favourite stories and feel strengthened by the chance to be seen as a valid part of the world (and hopefully see some positive possibilities for his future), but it's also important for non-LGBTQ+ citizens to see these people and their stories — to[...]

Trademark Office Suspends Marvel's Registration Of 'Northstar'

Not only has Hercules been straightened out, but Northstar has had his trademark application suspended.A trademark registration was made on February 11th by Marvel for the name Northstar for "Comic books; printed periodicals in the field of comic book stories and artwork" Bleeding Cool reported this is part of speculation that Northstar may be[...]

When Jack The Ripper Flashed Northstar In Hell

Thanks to today's Amazing X-Men #2, we all got a lovely image of the demonic hellion form of Jack The Ripper flashing Northstar in hell.And, from what it appears to be, firing hot knives at Northstar from.. his urethra?Whatever is going on there, I'd rather that Ed McGuinness shielded it from view...Comics courtesy of Orbital[...]

The New Gay X-Man In Today's Uncanny X-Men #14 (SPOILERS) UPDATE

This is how they did it back in 1992, in Alpha Flight #106, by Scott Lobdell and Mark Pacella. And this is how they do it in 2013, in Uncanny X-Men #14 by Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo. And one of the nice things is that this issue, which will likely get all sorts […]

Amazing X-Men #1 From Jason Aaron And Ed McGuinness Features Wolverine, Storm, Beast, Firestar, Iceman, Northstar, And… Nightcrawler

Amazing X-Men #1 will feature Wolverine, Storm, Firestar, Iceman, Beast, Northstar, and Nightcrawler.And more news spinning out of today's X-Men panel, here's a new series launch for November from Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness Amazing X-Men #1 will feature Wolverine, Storm, Firestar, Iceman, Beast, Northstar, and Nightcrawler.And more news spinning out of today's[...]

John Byrne's Second Same-Sex Wedding Proposal In A Year

Though I know to what extent some people will go to get original comic art by the man.No, I mean that last year, we had Astonishing X-Men, in which Northstar decided to pop the question to a certain boyfriend of his And then got married in a big media ceremony.And then there was today's proposal[...]

That X-Men Gay Wedding Scene Hits eBay

You may kiss the grooms… Mike Perkins, artist of Astonishing X-Men #51 is selling pages from that issue, but this is probably the one that will go for the highest price… currently at $284.

Collectors Cornered #28 – Marvel X-Men Wedding Celebration And Gay Marriage

Collectors Cornered is a weekly video column, filmed inside Collectors Corner in Baltimore. Join us every week as we discuss comic book news from a different point of view and get instant feedback from real customers on New Comics Day, as we literally corner them and and ask questions about comic books and related topics. […]

Thursday Runaround – Life In Hell Freezes Over

Afterward, comics fans posed with the newlyweds and purchased newly released copies of the Northstar/Kyle-themed Astonishing X-Men No 51 After cutting a cake emblazoned with images of Northstar and Kyle, the pair reportedly moved to a nearby hotel for a private superhero-themed reception. OatWatch: The Guardian looks at the wider implications of the Oatmeal/Funny Junk case. Web[...]

Thirteen Gay Weddings In Four Comic Stores For Astonishing X-Men #51

Next week, Marvel publishes Astonishing X-Men #51, featuring the marriage of X-Man Northstar to his boyfriend Kyle, one day early And some people are making quite the celebration.Collectors Corner in Baltimore, familiar to Bleeding Cool readers, are celebrating their own gay wedding as two longtime customers renew their vows for an event instore  to celebrate[...]

Orbital Comics Hires Gay Club For Astonishing X-Men #51 Party

And on Frith Street, lies CIRCA, a gay club that opened last year.To celebrate the wedding of Northstar & Kyle in Astonishing X-Men #51 Orbital will be hosting a wedding reception/party at there on Tuesday June 19 from 7:15pm. There will be cheap drinks, Northstar & Kyle-themed cocktails, dancing, and copies of the issue available for[...]

The Gay X-Men Wedding That Should Have Been Alpha Flight's

Artist of the cancelled Alpha Flight series, Dale Eaglesham posted a few weeks ago; This drives me absolutely crazy: Greg, Fred and I do all the work of bringing the series back and they cancel it on us. Why didn't they let US do the wedding "event" which is clearly garnering attention, to stimulate readership […]

Rafael Grampá Creates New Gay Superhero For Brazilian TV – The Gay Laxyus

As we've noted, all current media seems obsessed with a gay Green Lantern or a Gay X-Man or usually both. None more than Brazilian TV programme Fantastico, which recently ran a piece on the companies' news, mixing up Alan Scott and Hal Jordan on the way, bringing in Wertham allegations against Batman and Grant Morrison's […]

The Missing Spider-Wedding

Here's the cover to the Retailer customizable cover for Astonishing X-Men #51, which would allow a store to add their own wedding photo alongside the other Marvel wedding photos. But there seems to be a missing wedding. That of Mary Jane and Peter Parker. Oh sure, it has been erased from people's memories by the […]

Marvel's Gay Marriage News To Hit The View

Just as DC Comics is turning the headlines purple with the news at Kapow that a previously established character would be rebooted as a gay person, so Marvel Comics announced they have their own headlines in mind. Tune into ABC at 11a/10a E/C tomorrow as the hosts of ABC’s The View exclusively reveal a major Marvel[...]

Astonishing X-Men Collection Of The Marriage Issues To Be Called 'Northstar'

Even if Marvel can't say, for want of spoiling a media PR deal with a national newspaper.But the listing for the hardcover collection on Amazon makes it a little clearer. The book is called Astonishing X-Men: Northstar.Repercussions from the infighting among the X-Men's old guard reach the tight-knit New Mutants: Cannonball, Sunspot, Magma, Cypher, Warlock, Karma[...]

Marvel To Release Astonishing X-Men #50 One Day Early

of the issue on sale the next day? In which either Northstar or Kyle proposes, and the other accepts,?Never fear! If you can just put off reading the newspapers featuring either Northstar or Kyle popping the question for just a few hours, then you can actually buy that comic on that day.Bleeding Cool understands that[...]