Apollo and Titus O'Neil

WWE’s Apollo Drops Crews Surname in Wake of Florida School Shooting

WWE has decided to drop the Crews from the name of superstar Apollo Crews, reportedly due to similarity to Nikolas Cruz, the shooter at last week’s tragic school shooting in Florida. Crews will simply be known as Apollo from now on, as his WWE.com profile, Twitter username, and Raw entrance graphics seem to confirm. While […]

When DC Comics Censored A Kiss Between Apollo And Midnighter

The WildStorm Oral History has been released. A massive collection of interviews with people who worked at or worked for Jim Lee’s WildStorm Studios in the nineties and noughties¬†before – and after – the DC Comics buyout, stripped and stranded chronologically and by theme. And what better time to release it than on WildStorm’s 25th […]

A Love Worth Fighting For – Midnighter & Apollo #4

By Joe Glass [SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR MIDNIGHTER & APOLLO #4] Well now, this one is a doozy! For those needing a catch up (and really, why? You should ALL be picking up this book), Midnighter has descended into Hell to rescue Apollo, who was killed by the Mawzir and is now being held captive by […]

Midnighter Decapitates Your Fragile Masculinity

By Joe Glass Midnighter & Apollo #1 came out last week now, and I have read that comic, what, eight times by now I think? It’s just that good. It’s everything I’ve been crying out for in terms of full on queer representation in mainstream comics. You have gay leads, front and center. They’re happy […]

Cleaning Up DC Comics’ LGBT History With The Advocate

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUP_9BB6zWo[/youtube] The Advocate‘s Jase Peeples presented a special episode of DC All Access on YouTube, looking at the history of LGBT characters in DC Comics as part of Pride month, but makes a number of curious omissions. While it looks at what may have been clumsier efforts to portray such characters and issues in the […]

Dynamite Announces Battlestar Galactica: The Death Of Apollo

If you were a child growing up with the original Battlestar Galactica television series, then you probably had a favorite between Apollo, Starbuck or Boomer. Well, if Apollo was your choice, then I have some bad news for you. Dynamite Entertainment has hired Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy) to kill him and Dietrich Smith […]

The Many Deaths Of Futures End #1 (SPOILERS)

By stint of the book being set five years in the New 52’s future, this is of course a changeable timeline. As Alan Moore wrote in his pitch proposal for Twilight Of The Heroes, which this series draws on significantly, talking about the lessons of Batman: The Dark Knight. It does no damage to the […]