Trending Wednesday In Comics: The Fan Who Asked DC Comics About Gay Characters At Kapow Tells Us Why

We’ll break this into comic-side and film-side tonite because it’s been a busy week and I skipped last night getting everyone off to Phoenix Comic Con. If I like how it works we might just stick with it.

In the meantime, Kapow attendee Joseph Glass discusses the thought behind his question at the DC panel at Kapow which has sparked a major media attention this week.

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