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Pennywise and the Babadook

The Babadook Has Found Love At Last In Pennywise The Dancing Clown

Remember some time ago when the Babadook made a surprising turn as a new gay icon, appearing everywhere from the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season Finale to Pride parades and marches the world over? Well, it seems the shadowy horror of queer fabulousness has found himself love…in the arms of fear-feeding demon from beyond reality and […]

Iceman

Iceman #5 Review: The Icebreaker Becomes A Heartbreaker

Iceman has hit its stride now; this much is obvious. The last few issues have been powerful, fun, incredibly deep, and full of heart — none more so than the new Iceman #5. Iceman #5 picks up where the last issue left off, with Bobby Drake having finally come out to his parents. They are […]



Why Marvel Should Really Publish A #STUCKY Comic After Secret Empire

When it was first announced, a year or so ago, that Captain America was going to have big headlining news, some people seized on the possibility that Captain America may be getting a boyfriend. Instead, the reveal was that he’d been a sleeper agent for decades for the fascist organisation Hydra, which led to the […]


ComiXology Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month With ComiXology

Well, there’s not much Pride Month left for 2017, but ComiXology have the perfect deal to help you celebrate the last few days of LGBTQ+ acceptance, remembrance and excellence with a special Pride sale on various indie LGBTQ books and titles. You have until the end of June to take advantage of this incredible sale, […]


Up-And-Coming LGBTQ Creators To Watch This Pride Month

It’s Pride Month, and we here at Bleeding Cool have covered the discussions, conflicts, and LGBTQ creators and projects that we found inspiring to date. But what of the new and rising LGBTQ voices in comics now? Which creators do we think are going to be making waves in the time to come? Well, here […]

Chinese Censors Have Removed Gay Kiss From Alien Covenant

Happy Pride Month everyone! Yup, Chinese censors have removed what was, admittedly, a rather odd part from the recent new addition to the Alien saga, Ridley Scott‘s Alien Covenant. Now, it doesn’t seem that the franchises first gay couple were removed from the film, as they were barely in the film anyway after all. But […]

The Babadook Leaves The World Babashook In First Pride Appearances

The Babadook is a gay icon now. Okay, took me a while to understand this one, but now I am fully behind it. Stemming from a hilarious mistake on Netflix’s part, when they wrongly categorised the film as LGBT interest in late 2016, Jennifer Kent‘s The Babadook slowly built as a meme on the likes […]


Gotham Star Calls Critics of Gay Penguin Storyline Homophobes

Robin Lord Taylor, who stars as Penguin in Fox’s Gotham show set in a pre-Batman Gotham City, has once again blasted back at critics of the gay storyline between his character and Cory Michael Smith‘s Riddler. In an interview with Collider, Taylor blasts back at fans who have criticised his portrayal of the character in […]

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 […]

Aqualad Rises in Teen Titans – Teen Titans#6 Review

Ever since the DC Rebirth one-shot last year, we waited to see Aqualad surface. After all, he was briefly introduced in the issue, along with confirmation that he was a new gay character for the DC Universe. Now, with Teen Titans #6 this week the erstwhile character returns, and we have his home-life, history and […]