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Brett White examined Marvel's diverse lineup of books and noticed that one section of the population is underrepresented.
Comic book creators discuss the issues facing LGBT representation in comics today -- with a healthy serving of fandom ships on the side.
Casey Gilly rounds up some of her favorite LGBT and non-normative comics in honor of Pride Month.
With "Ms. Marvel" #1 on stands and "iZombie" getting a television pilot, writer Brett White recounts his social justice origin story.
In the wake of "X-Factor's" conclusion, longtime series writer Peter David joins X-Position to answer fan questions about his storied series run and tease his next big project.
With his most recent story, Archie's new pal Kevin Keller took aim at anti-gay activists, but cartoonist Dan Parent explains that the publisher's commitment to diversity is more than just a political game.
At Comic-Con International in San Diego, Archie Comics President Mike Pellerito and Kevin Keller creator Dan Parent spoke about the creation and lifestyle of the Riverdale sensation.
For his next "Kevin Keller" story, creator Dan Parent takes conservative criticisms of Archie's gay pal and turns them into the story of Kevin's first kiss.
Writer Paul Kupperberg spoke to CBR about "Life with Archie," how he came to write his new Kevin Keller novel "Kevin," his comics-themed novel "Same Old Story," his DC tenure and more.
Archie writer/artist Dan Parent describes the life of Kevin Keller as Riverdale's gay teen starts his second year headlining a solo title with a new romance, an Archie-esque love triangle and more geeky fun.
Famed "Star Trek" actor, internet celebrity and gay rights advocate George Takei brings a bit of his pop culture class to Archie's "Kevin Keller." The actor tells CBR why it's just the most recent step in his history of advocacy.
Writer Drew Z. Greenberg tells CBR News about what keeps him returning to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," gay vampire slayer Billy's hidden super-power, and compares and contrasts Buffy and Billy.
Legendary creator P. Craig Russell joins CBR for the return of SUNDAY CONVERSATION, an in-depth chat with the creators of your favorite projects and their lives away from the books themselves.
At the NYCC Gay Marriage in Comics Panel, Paul Kupperberg, Dan Parent, Joan Hilty and Phil Jimenez discussed the controversy and representation, Queer vs. Gay comics and Kevin Keller's high school love life.
Writer Jane Espenson discusses her return to Dark Horse Comics' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9," laying out Billy the Vampire Slayer's power-level and explaining the benefits to writing with an agenda.
Dark Horse Comics is introducing the first gay, male Slayer. SPOILER ALERT: Brett White praises this decision as a bold step towards gender inclusiveness and attempts to silence the haters.
On the heels of yesterday's news that a gay, male vampire slayer would be joining the cast of "Buffy Season 9," Editor Scott Allie discusses the origin of the story and its long term implications for the series.
Dark Horse Comics has announced another twist to its already hot button "Season 9" of Joss Whedon's "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" as Jane Espenson and Drew Greenberg introduce Billy – a gay man chosen to be a Slayer.
Gail Simone, James Robinson, Ivan Velez, Oliver Nome, Nicola Scott and Charles Christensen discuss the rules of writing and drawing LGBTQ characters in modern mainstream comics at Comic-Con.
Marjorie Liu, Phil Jimenez and Scott Lobdell headlined a discussion the evolution of Marvel's pre-emminent gay character, Northstar, and the current state of gay characters, relationships and more in comics.
Declaring Marvel has "crossed the line," a Florida fundamentalist group has launched an email campaign to convince the publisher, parent company Disney and retailers to pull from distribution "Astonishing X-Men" #51.
The ridiculousness of comics numbering! The problem with digital rights management! Maryland couple renews vows to celebrate "Astonishing X-Men" #51! The 15 best creator duos! Plus much more!
Couple weds today at Midtown Comics! A closer look at Marvel's twice-monthly comics and cover prices! Dean Haspiel donates mini-comics collection to Library of Congress! Plus much more!
CBR contributor Alan Kistler brings a detailed history of LGBT characters and concepts in superhero comics from Tijuana Bibles to the creation of Northstar and Alan Scott's reimagining as a gay man.
American Library Association, Eisner Foundation launch Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize for Libraries! Graphic novels at BookExpo America! Are gay superheroes really news? Plus much more!
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant considers the history and role of Alan Scott in the DC universe in light of the announcement that Earth 2's Green Lantern is gay.
DC Comics newest gay hero has been grabbing headlines, but Alan Scott's long journey to iconic status has many twists and turns from Mart Nodell's original mystic engineer to his relationship with his gay son Obsidian.
Following the temporary retreat from Facebook by the anti-gay One Million Moms, a pro-gay group - also calling itself One Million Moms - has sprung up the social-media site, hoping to capitalize on the original's absence.
One Million Moms abruptly removed its Facebook page after a post warning followers about the reintroduction of Green Lantern Alan Scott as gay was inundated by comments supporting DC Comics.
With word of Alan Scott's New 52 sexual orientation breaking today, "Earth 2" writer James Robinson has already made it clear Green Lantern won't be the only gay character in his and Nicola Scott's new series.
After hints of an iconic coming out, DC and James Robinson reveal original Green Lantern Alan Scott will be written as a gay hero in the pages of "Earth 2," as the writer shares word of GL's family history and future romance.
With Marvel and DC both making waves this week announcing a gay wedding in "Astonishing X-Men" and an iconic character who will be gay in the New 52, CBR invites you to visit our Gay Heroes news index.
With speculation running wild about which established DC Comics character will be gay in the New 52, CBR invites you to vote for the most likely candidate. Results will be revealed Monday.
Mike Perkins and Marjorie Liu give readers a glimpse inside the most talked about moment of the week with alternate takes on Northstar's proposal to Kyle leading to the buzzed about wedding in "Astonishing X-Men" #51.
A motion has been introduced in Scottish Parliament to acknowledge the wedding Northstar and to declare that “same-sex marriage should not be restricted to the world of literature and fantasy."
A new variant for "Astonishing X-Men" #51 presents the wedding of Northstar and Kyle by Marko Djurdjevic as Marvel Comics takes its promotion to the general public.
At DC Entertainment's "Darkness & Light" charity art event, DC Co-Publisher Jim Lee and CCO Geoff Johns spoke about the publisher's as yet unidentified gay character and the importance of TV for the company.
With the X-Man known as Northstar his boyfriend in June, Brett White asks, what does Marvel's latest plot development say about modern comics and American culture?
Marvel has revealed a new take on the get-a-sketch variant cover for "Astonishing X-Men" #51 where fans can add their own wedding portraits amongst the other many memorable Marvel marriages.
With DC Comics announcement of the reveal of an established, iconic character as gay this June igniting debate and conjecture across the web, CBR weighs in with our theories on who may be coming out in the New 52.