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Comics: New Joker Comic Includes MPreg

Pregnant Joker

The Joker wakes up nine months pregnant in a new DC comic book story and fans are here for it. In a short story at the end of the latest Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing, the Joker has a confrontation with magical being Zatanna – and his decision to flirt massively backfires. Zatanna casts a backwards curse on him: “On eno esle lliw reve evah ruoy ybab!” (“No one else will ever have your baby!”). This results in the Joker waking up pregnant. Full Story from Pink News

comic Book “Power Bear” Tackles Gay Shame, Mental Health and An Alien Apocalypse

Power Bear

In a world of buff, statuesque heroes, Power Bear is bringing body positivity and discussions of mental health to the queer community. Imagine a superhero. They may be tall and muscular, like Henry Cavill’s Superman, or have the shoulder-to-waist ratio of Chris Evan’s Captain America. Maybe they even have his beloved “America’s ass”. But a new breed of hero is slowly emerging in pop culture which is more representative of the beauty and variety of body shapes in the real world. “Bears are hard to find in the comic mainstream,” Łukasz Majcher, creator of Power Bear, tells PinkNews. “The only … Read more

COMIC BOOKS: New Wonder Woman Comic Reveals First Trans Amazon

trans amazon

DC Comics has become a little bit queerer as Themyscira, the island home of Wonder Woman, officially welcomed its first known trans Amazon. The creators of DC’s new series Nubia and the Amazons have confirmed that trans women can be Amazons and are welcomed onto Themyscira – the island nation of the female warrior women known as the Amazons. The first comic in the series begins with a flashback to Bia’s arrival on ​​Themyscira. In the DC universe, the Amazons are born through the Well of Souls, a portal through which women who died as a result of violence at … Read more

It’s a Gay Marvel Superhero Wedding!

Empyre #4

Marvel has decided to give the gays everything they want by featuring its first ever same-sex wedding between two gay superheroes in a new comic. In Empyre #4, it was finally confirmed that Young Avengers co-founders and superheroes Hulkling and Wiccan are married. Wiccan (William “Billy” Kaplan) and Hulkling (Theodore “Teddy” Altman) are revealed to be married on the final page of Empyre #4 in a flashback to a ceremony attended by other Young Avengers, Bleeding Cool reports. While there have been same-sex weddings in Marvel Comics in the past, this incredible moment makes it the first same-sex wedding between … Read more

COMICS: Pryde Force Fyve

Pryde Force Fyve

A team of queer black superheroes – and their unicorn – are fighting the evil forces that want to make ‘Transfransisco Straight Again.’ The Pryde Force Fyve is the team saving ‘Transfrancisco’ from evil mayor Ford Whyteguy McWhyteman. The story revolves around five, queer black superheroes, each representing a different part of the LGBTI community. With a huge range of different gender, sexual, and romantic identities – together they want to stop the newly elected Mayor from political party ‘Making Transfransisco Straight Again.’ By Jamie Wareham – Full Story at Gay Star News

COMICS: Meet the Writer of America Chavez

Gabby Rivera

America Chavez, Marvel Comics’ first queer Latina superhero, is now featured in the groundbreaking solo series “America.” The comic was written by Gabby Rivera, who has a lot in common with her title character. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano sat down with Rivera to talk about how her personal life contributed to the conception of Marvel’s latest superhero. IVETTE FELICIANO: Author Gabby Rivera hasn’t always been a big comic book fan, but growing up in the South Bronx, she had her fair share of exposure to superheroes at home. GABBY RIVERA: My parents were huge Marvel comic fans, and X-Men fans, … Read more

COMICS: Marvel’s New Queer Superhero

America Chavez

Marvel has launched a kick-ass LGBT superhero to lead her own comic book – and fans are applauding the move. America Chavez, a queer Latina teenager with lesbian parents, debuted in comic books in 2011, but with the character winning rave reviews as part of a group, she has taken the spotlight for herself. The comic, called America, debuted earlier this month, prompting an outpouring of support from readers who were overjoyed to finally see an LGBT Latina superhero lead her own comic. Writer Gabby Rivera, herself a queer Latina, said Chavez is “a foxy, badass, hard femme Latina who … Read more

New Flintstones Comic Goes There

Flintstones Comic

Yes there is a Flintstones comic to answer your first question. Released by DC Comics as a ‘realistic’ reboot of the beloved cartoon, it’s a flashback to the ‘gay old time’ of Bedrock. And just like the cartoon, which was a smart take on The Honeymooners, it’s a little bit more clever than your average graphic novel. By Joe Morgan – Full Story at Gay Star News

Iconic DC Gay Superheroes to Return

DC’s most iconic gay superhero couple Apollo and Midnighter are returning for a new joint series. Written by Steve Orlando and drawn by Fernando Blanco, the comic book will follow on from the Midnighter solo series which concluded last month. The solo series, which began with him finding himself single after splitting with husband of 13 years, Apollo, ended with the two reconciling. By Joe Morgan – Full Story at Gay Star News