Was Marvel’s Top Ten Costume List An April Fool’s Joke?

Marvel has put together their top 10 costumes as ranked by their editorial and social media teams… and I have to say that I’m surprised by most of them on the list. Iron Man is on the list, which is odd for a guy who seems to have a new set of armor every episode. […]

FOOL; Marvel To Let Readers Choose Hercules’ Sexual Orientation

Marvel Comics has come under criticism of late from certain groups regarding their portrayal and description of a number of characters. Specifically Hercules being described as straight by EIC Axel Alonso despite having been portrayed in that fashion classically and in Marvel continuity. And Angela not being described as bisexual, choosing not to “label” her […]

Marvel’s Hercules Comic, A Little More LGBTQI Than You May Have Been Led To Think

When Marvel launched the comic book Hercules, Marvel was initially applauded for publishing a comic with a lead bisexual character. The problem was that the creators, editor and publisher had forgotten that a previous comic had suggested that Hercules was bisexual, with Northstar as one of his previous lovers. And Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso came […]

Gay Website Suddenly Okay With New Hercules Comic

  There was some concern that the mythology-established and Marvel-hinted bisexuality of the character Hercules was going to be removed in the upcoming new series from Marvel by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross. It became quite a thing. But after seeing some of the art, Dan Avery of gay-themed pop culure website NewNowNext suddenly feels […]

Axel Talks Hercules Again, Teases Power Man And Iron Fist And What Of The Fantastic Four?

Last week, Marvel EIC Axel Alonso told CBR, regarding the upcoming Hercules comic book, and the identification of the Greek God as bisexual in the Marvel Universe. Hercules and James Howlett’s relationship in “X-Treme X-Men” took place in a unique alternate universe, similar to how Colossus was gay in the Ultimate Universe, but is straight in the […]

Tales From The Four Color Closet: Closeting The Classics

By Joe Glass This week saw Marvel EiC, Axel Alonso, spend another week of his weekly CBR interview, Axel-in-Charge, discussing Marvel and their commitment to diversity. This is something he’s had to do a fair bit recently, as Marvel seems to be making some pretty big missteps in regards to showing that commitment to diversity…one of […]

Lying In The Gutters – 3rd August 2015 – The Orientation Of A God

The image retweeted by Alex Alonso… and then unretweeted. I dunno, I thought that was quite funny too. But anyway. I’m seeing Fantastic Four on Wednesday. Fingers crossed. So… what have you been reading this last week? Twenty Top Traffic Traffic Of The Week 1. Frank Cho’s Totally Awesome She-Hulk 2. A New Marvel Season Every Six Months From […]

Hercules – A New Bisexual Lead For Marvel Comics?

He appeared on the list of upcoming Marvel teasers that Bleeding Cool ran during San Diego Comic Con. With this news, does that mean that all of them will be coming true? CBR has the exclusive news from Marvel PR of a new Hercules comic book series by Dan Abnett and Luke Ross starring the Greek God […]

Kevin Sorbo Is Voicing Hercules In Smite

This is something. Smite has just passed 10 million players online and to celebrate, it has been announced that Kevin Sorbo will be lending his voice to the Hercules character in the game. Yes. As In The Hercules: The Legendary Journey Kevin Sorbo. This pack will come free with the game and is hitting August, […]

Looking Into Radical, Dave Elliott, Alan Moore, Steve Moore And Hercules

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool Editor-in-Chief Hannah Means-Shannon interviewed  Alan Moore, during which Moore expressed his extreme displeasure over the actions of Radical Studios regarding the Hercules movie staring The Rock. He alleged that they had mistreated his friend, Steve Moore, who had written the comic the movie is based upon, before his death, then lionised him afterwards to promote the […]

Atlas Shrugs Over Aquaman #29’s Premature Solicitation

This is the solicitation for Aquaman #29. It’s all-out action as Aquaman feels the wrath It’s all-out action as Aquaman feels the wrath of Atlas as he makes his first appearance in The New 52! And the environmental havoc seen in the pages of SWAMP THING may put Arthur on a collision course with a […]