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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following up on Co-Publisher Dan DiDio's comments over the weekend, DC Comics has stated that a major, iconic male character will be outed in June, which happens to be LGBT Pride Month.
Dan DiDio, Bob Wayne, Ian Churchill & Scott Snyder discuss DC Comics' New 52 one year later, dropping hints and revealing that one straight character pre-New 52 will now be gay.
Less than a year after Dan DiDio indicated DC Comics wouldn’t alter the sexual orientations of existing characters in the New 52, the co-publisher revealed at the Kapow! Comic Convention that the position has changed.
"Spandex" writer/artist Martin Eden spoke to CBR News about his new all-gay British super-team, England's gay comics scene, 50 ft. lesbians and John Byrne's influenced on the book.
Marvel's premiere gay couple, the Young Avengers known as Wiccan and Hulkling, kissed for the first time in last week's "Avengers: Children's Crusade," and Brett White can't stop pondering the wider implications.
With the much discussed, more flamboyant gay teen superhero Bunker debuting this week in DC Comics "Teen Titans" #3, writer Scott Lobdell discusses the metaphorical underpinnings of a series that turns young heroes into outlaws.
Blogger Brett White mulls over the announcement of the flamboyantly gay Bunker joining Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's "Teen Titans" while exploring the overall status of LGBTQ characters in comics.