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SDCC: Gays in Comics XXVII Takes on the Issues

SDCC: Gays in Comics XXVII Takes on the Issues

Comic book creators discuss the issues facing LGBT representation in comics today -- with a healthy serving of fandom ships on the side.

READING LIST: Celebrating LGBT Pride in Comics

READING LIST: Celebrating LGBT Pride in Comics

Casey Gilly rounds up some of her favorite LGBT and non-normative comics in honor of Pride Month.

In Your Face Jam - 2/5/2014

In Your Face Jam - 2/5/2014

With "Ms. Marvel" #1 on stands and "iZombie" getting a television pilot, writer Brett White recounts his social justice origin story.

X-POSITION: Peter David Concludes

X-POSITION: Peter David Concludes "X-Factor"

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.

Dan Parent Takes Archie's Diversity Beyond

Dan Parent Takes Archie's Diversity Beyond "Kevin Keller's" Kiss

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.

SDCC: Archie's Kevin Keller Panel

SDCC: Archie's Kevin Keller Panel

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.

Kevin Keller's First Kiss Turns Criticism Into Comics

Kevin Keller's First Kiss Turns Criticism Into Comics

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.

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Kupperberg on "Life with Archie" and His New Kevin Keller Novel

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.

Kevin Keller Comes Into His Own With Dan Parent & A New Love Triangle

Kevin Keller Comes Into His Own With Dan Parent & A New Love Triangle

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.

George Takei On Teaming Up With Archie's Kevin Keller

George Takei On Teaming Up With Archie's Kevin Keller

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.

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Greenberg on "Buffy: Season 9" #15 & Billy's Inner Strength

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.

CBR SUNDAY CONVERSATION: P. Craig Russell

CBR SUNDAY CONVERSATION: P. Craig Russell

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.

NYCC: Gay Marriage In Comics

NYCC: Gay Marriage In Comics

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.

Espenson Introduces the Buffyverse to Billy the Vampire Slayer

Espenson Introduces the Buffyverse to Billy the Vampire Slayer

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.

In Your Face Jam - 9/12/2012

In Your Face Jam - 9/12/2012

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.

Scott Allie Talks

Scott Allie Talks "Billy" The Vampire Slayer

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.

A Gay, Male Vampire Slayer Joins

A Gay, Male Vampire Slayer Joins "Buffy Season 9"

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.

CCI: Figuring Out the Rules of Gay Characters in Comics

CCI: Figuring Out the Rules of Gay Characters in Comics

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.

CCI: Northstar - Coming Out To Get Married

CCI: Northstar - Coming Out To Get Married

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.

Florida Fundamentalist Group Targets Marvel, Retailers Over

Florida Fundamentalist Group Targets Marvel, Retailers Over "Astonishing X-Men"

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.

Comics A.M. - Comics Numbering (and Renumbering); the Problem With DRM

Comics A.M. - Comics Numbering (and Renumbering); the Problem With DRM

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!

Comics A.M. - Wedding Bells Ring For Northstar -- and For Comics Fans

Comics A.M. - Wedding Bells Ring For Northstar -- and For Comics Fans

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!

LGBT Characters, Themes Throughout Comics History

LGBT Characters, Themes Throughout Comics History

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.

Comics A.M. - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize For Libraries Launches

Comics A.M. - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize For Libraries Launches

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!

Alan Scott and Readers Through the Ages

Alan Scott and Readers Through the Ages

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.

Alan Scott: From Golden Ager To Iconic Gay Green Lantern

Alan Scott: From Golden Ager To Iconic Gay Green Lantern

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.

Pro-Gay Group Rises After One Million Moms Leaves Facebook

Pro-Gay Group Rises After One Million Moms Leaves Facebook

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 Drops Off Facebook After Green Lantern Post Backfires

One Million Moms Drops Off Facebook After Green Lantern Post Backfires

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.

Robinson Promises Another Gay Character In

Robinson Promises Another Gay Character In "Earth 2"

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.

James Robinson Talks Alan Scott, DC's Gay Green Lantern

James Robinson Talks Alan Scott, DC's Gay Green Lantern

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.

CBR's Gay Heroes News Index

CBR's Gay Heroes News Index

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.

POLL: Who is DC's New Gay Character?

POLL: Who is DC's New Gay Character?

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Inside

EXCLUSIVE: Inside "Astonishing X-Men's" Northstar Proposal

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.

Scottish Parliament Motion Acknowledges Marvel’s Same-Sex Wedding

Scottish Parliament Motion Acknowledges Marvel’s Same-Sex Wedding

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."

Marvel Capitalizes On Gay Wedding Interest With

Marvel Capitalizes On Gay Wedding Interest With "Astonishing" Variant

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.

Jim Lee, Geoff Johns Discuss DC's Gay Icon, Television Adaptations

Jim Lee, Geoff Johns Discuss DC's Gay Icon, Television Adaptations

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.

What's So Special About Marvel's Gay (Mutant) Wedding?

What's So Special About Marvel's Gay (Mutant) Wedding?

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 Reveals Noto's

Marvel Reveals Noto's "Astonishing X-Men" #51 Create Your Own Wedding Variant

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.

Who is DC's New Gay Character?

Who is DC's New Gay Character?

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.

Alonso, Liu & Perkins Invite You To An

Alonso, Liu & Perkins Invite You To An "Astonishing" Wedding

CBR News spoke with Marvel EIC Axel Alonso and "Astonishing X-Men" creators Marjorie Liu & Mike Perkins about the history making proposal in #50 and the wedding of the year that follows in #51.

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