Topics :: comic books

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

Archie's Death Latest Comic Book to Inject Reality

By Derrick J. Lang | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character, who's pushing for more gun control in Riverdale.

Bluewater Comic Releases "Big Gay Comic Book"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
For Gay Pride Month, Bluewater teams up with popular LGBTQIA website, LezGetReal.com, to celebrates the lives of the icons and activists, performers and pundits who have made a difference in the gay community.

Freddy Mercury Comic to Reduce HIV Stigma

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Bluewater Productions has released a new comic book biography on the life of Freddie Mercury, the Queen frontman who died of AIDS as a way to address and hopefully reduce continuing stigma around HIV.

Death to Archie :: Comic Book Character to be Killed Off

By Derrik J. Lang | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sacrifice himself while saving the life of a friend in a July installment of "Life with Archie."

Female Force Focuses on "Funny Girl" Barbra Streisand

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
Bluewater’s Productions will be releasing a new comic book about the life of iconic singer-songwriter, author, actress, writer, film producer, director & activist Barbra Streisand.

Bent-Con Celebrates Gay Geekdom

By David Perry | Saturday Nov 30, 2013
Celebrating LGBTQ icons in the industry, both real and animated, Bent-Con is one part expo, one part networking extravaganza and the one time the LGBTQ community can as a whole joyously expose the world to its full-frontal nerdity.

New ’X-Man’ Character Identifies as Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
Comic books have been progressive when it comes to LGBT visibility and Marvel Entertainment recently announced that a new character in the "Uncanny X-Men" series would identify as gay.

Capolavoro di Uomo: Masterpiece of Man

By Michael Cox | Monday Sep 30, 2013
"Capolavoro di Uomo: Masterpiece of Man" is an art gallery of some of the world’s most intriguing and diverse gay erotic art, from 46 artists. What makes this collection so becoming is the way the artists take us into the secret realms of unique desire.

’Ender’s Game’ Stars Answer Gay Rights Questions

By Chris Talbott | Thursday Jul 18, 2013
Real-world issues are rare at Comic-Con where fantasy almost always trumps reality. But for the stars and director of "Ender’s Game," comments made by Orson Scott Card regarding gay marriage are leading to questions as they promote the film.