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Five All-New Ongoing Solo Series We Need From Marvel, NOW!

Five All-New Ongoing Solo Series We Need From Marvel, NOW!

With Magneto getting his first monthly series decades after his debut, we turn our attention to five other classic characters worthy of ongoing attention.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark "Marvel?"

Did an openly gay Northstar nearly helm a solo series in the early '90s? How did Peter David get the last word in a battle with a Paramount executive?

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!

Axel-In-Charge - 6/22/2012

Axel-In-Charge - 6/22/2012

Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso and his staff celebrate the wedding of Northstar in style in NYC while discussing artist changes and arc shortenings as Marvel moves to more than 12 issues a year.

Marvel & Mayor Michael Bloomberg Promote NYC's Marriage Opportunities

Marvel & Mayor Michael Bloomberg Promote NYC's Marriage Opportunities

Marvel's much discussed same-sex wedding in "Astonishing X-Men" crossed paths with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week, both on and off the page as the politician and publisher promoted marriage equality.

National Organization for Marriage Grapples With

National Organization for Marriage Grapples With "Sanctity" of Gay Comic Wedding

Taking a cue from One Million Moms, the president of the National Organization for Marriage has responded to "Astonishing X-Men" #51 with a fundraising message voicing concerns about "the sanctity of a comic book gay wedding."

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.

"Astonishing X-Men" Same-Sex Marriage Originally Planned For "Alpha Flight" Says Eaglesham

UPDATE: Dale Eaglesham has retracted his earlier statement, explaining that he misunderstood the plans for Northstar's wedding to his boyfriend and that it was never intended to be an "Alpha Flight" storyline.

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.

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."

One Million Moms Targets DC, Marvel Over Gay Storylines

One Million Moms Targets DC, Marvel Over Gay Storylines

The conservative Christian group One Million Moms is calling on DC Comics and Marvel to immediately cancel all plans involving "homosexual superhero characters."

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.

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?

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.

Liu & Perkins Characterize Their

Liu & Perkins Characterize Their "Astonishing X-Men" Run

CBR News spoke with incoming "Astonishing X-Men" writer Marjorie Liu and artist Mike Perkins about the characters in their run, plus exclusive character designs by Perkins.

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