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Archie To Die Taking A Bullet For Kevin Keller. Same-Sex Marriage, Gun Rights, Beloved Childhood Character, Internet Start Your Engines!

Archie Comics had told us that Archie would die in the out-of-continuity-such-as-there-is Life Of Archie comic, that looks at a number of future and what if scenarios for the familiar characters, often taking a route down more serious issues of …

What If A Gay Superhero Kissed His Boyfriend And No One Cared?

It’s been argued that the most important portrayal of homosexuality in comic books is when it isn’t a mater of comment. It just is. Could this be a turning point? When reading Teen Titans #29, we said this, Hmm… all this …

Oni Press Boycotts Uline Over Their Support For Anti-Gay Campaigns

A Chicago-based political action committee, Family-PAC has campaigned for voters to tell Representative Mike Smiddy to vote against last year’s proposed marriage equality bill, saying children raised by same-sex couples will “never know their real parents”. Family-PAC director Paul Caprio spoke …

Gay Group Turns Politician Into Comic Book Supervillain. Like He Wasn’t Already.

 The Des Moines Register reports how local conservative politician Bob Vander Plaats has been turned into a comic book schoolyard supervillain Bull Von Ploots in a comic book starring superhero-schoolgirl-with-two-mothers, Mighty Moxy. Vander Plaats is also the CEO  of The Family …

Is There A Story Under Lois Lane’s Nose That She’s Ignoring?

Today, Lois Lane gets her own New 52 one shot comic book, Superman: Lois Lane. Well, he does turn up for a panel. But in the comic, Lois Lane goes on the track of Amanda, someone close to her sister, …

ComiXology Rejects Dale Lazarov’s First-To-Digital Gay Erotic Comics

ComiXology carry a number of sexually explicit comic books such as Black Kiss and Sex from Image Comics. They are not available through Apple’s iOS but can be purchased through the digital distributor’s main site. But not all books are …

South Carolina Legislators To Punish College For Assigning Gay-Themed ‘Fun Home’ Comic To Freshmen

So that’s where Doctor Frederic Wertham went. The Associated Press reports that South Carolina is to remove $52,000 from the College of Charleston’s budget. Which, coincidentally, is exactly the same sum the college spent on a program that saw the …

Why I Will See Every Film Ellen Page Is In From Now On, Forever

Timothy Carsons writes, I didn’t think you deserved your Oscar nomination, Ellen Page. I thought Juno was an incredibly overhyped and overrated movie. But, after watching the speech below, I will attend any film you’re in – big or small. …

Young Avengers, Batwoman, Fearless Defenders, Life With Archie And Husbands Nominated For Gay Media Awards

GLAAD has announced its nominees for its 2014 awards for the treatment of gay characters and themes, including for comic books. The awards usually favour the mainstream familiar comic books over the more personal works. But it makes for an …

Is Young Avengers The First Mainstream All LGBT Superhero Team?

Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (and a few friends) comes to an end today, and it also concludes Gillen’s Loki story, even more that Journey Into Mystery did. The new Loki story picks up in All New …

Al-Qaeda’s Super Secret Gay Weapon Blocked By Apple iBooks

Al-Qaeda’s Super Secret Weapon, an erotic political satire, actually – written by David Zelman, was recently released by Northwest Press in mid-November. The book has been absent from one particular venue since its release: Apple’s iBooks store. Today the publisher …

And Now America’s Typical Teenage Girl Is Gay, Thanks To Archie Comics

Okay, so this is from Afterlife With Archie #2. It’s a big zombie attack, it’s for teenage readers, it’s separated from the main Archie titles. You’re not going to find Ethel turning up in the main Archie Comics as a …

The New Gay X-Man In Today’s Uncanny X-Men #14 (SPOILERS) UPDATE

This is how they did it back in 1992, in Alpha Flight #106, by Scott Lobdell and Mark Pacella. And this is how they do it in 2013, in Uncanny X-Men #14 by Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo. And …

Support The Pride – The LGBTQLA (UPDATE)

Bleeding Cool writer Joseph Glass writes: I’ve been working on my labour of love, The Pride, for some time now. It’s been long and hard, and the journey has been fraught with difficulties, but me and my team work very …

Dale Lazarov And Changing Digital Comic Content Considerations

It’s not just Sex Criminals #2. Gay erotic comic creator Dale Lazarov writes to his latest digital comic book distributor. Possibly. And shares it with Bleeding Cool; Dear [name redacted]: It’s encouraging to hear that you’re happy with the gay …

How To Morally Carbon Offset The Cost Of Going To See Ender’s Game – UPDATED

Brendon’s Update: Before you get to Rich’s story below, I want to include the preface that, according to many good sources, Orson Scott Card won’t see a single cent from your Ender’s Game ticket. He got his money back for …

Wizards Vs Aliens To Feature Openly Gay Lead Character?

Originally, it was meant to be Sarah Jane Adventures. After a request from the BBC to include gay characters in their series, the producers of SJA decided that Luke, Sarah Jane’s adopted son was intended to come out while at …

Gay Stereotype Superman Dooms Bill And Ted’s Hallowe’en Show

Universal Studios Hollywood has announces it is cancelling its Bill & Ted Halloween Horror Nights show, heavily criticised for being homophobic. Also racist. Also terrible.. The focus of their ire was the portrayal of Superman, who was “turned gay” by …