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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.

Does Apple Think LGBT Comics Are Inappropriate?

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Apple apparently ordered a comic book app to cut 56 comics, including some LGBT comics, from its app store because they do not meet the computer company’s guidelines.

Archie Comics’ Gay Kiss a Poke at Real Controversy

By Matt Moore | Monday May 20, 2013
Archie Comics’ upcoming issue centering around the comic’s gay character pokes fun at conservative groups that have criticized the series’ attempt to tackle LGBT issues.

DC Comics Reveals First Transgender/Bisexual Character

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Apr 13, 2013
DC Comics announced that they introduced their first transgender character in a new issue of "Batgirl."

Superman Comic Artist Quits Over Writer’s Anti-Gay Views

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 8, 2013
The illustrator for a new Superman comic has quit the project because of DC Comics’ decision to not fire sci-fi novelist Orson Scott Card, who has been sharply criticized for his opposition to gay marriage.