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Gay Comic Books

WATCH: Archie Comics Sees Its First Gay Kiss!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Archie Comics continues to push the envelope -- and we couldn't be happier! Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the Archie universe, ha...

Batman: Old, Narcissistic And... Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

A contentious new book is re-imagining the lives and sexual exploits of iconic comic book superheroes as they age, and specifically constructing the o...

10 Moments That Shaped LGBT History In Comics

| Posted 06.24.2013 | Books

Originally posted on Bookish: Comic books have made a fascinating forum for the real-life strides and setbacks of LGBT rights, from antagonism to ...

'X-Men,' 'Buffy' And 'Batwoman' Among Comic Books Honored For Gay Content

Joseph Hughes | Comics Alliance | Posted 01.20.2013 | Gay Voices

The Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has announced its nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD media awards, which "recognize and honor media fo...

Groundbreaking Gay Character Planned For Popular Comic Series

Posted 09.11.2012 | Gay Voices

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" has always cultivated a solid gay fanbase in both its television and print incarnations. Now the "Buffy" comics series, whi...

LOOK: RuPaul Gets The Comic Book Treatment

Posted 08.29.2012 | Gay Voices

The world's most famous drag queen is trying a new crown on for size -- that of comic book heroine. Written by Michael Troy and illustrated by Nat...

Gay DC Comics Character In The Works, Says Co-Publisher

Posted 05.21.2012 | Gay Voices

The homoerotic subtext of comic book superheroes has been a hot topic in the gay community for some time. Now comics fans and the lesbian, gay, bisexu...

Why It Is Important To Have Queer Comics

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Maria Burnham

A young boy experiencing thoughts or feelings that may be completely foreign to how he was raised can find some truth and validation in a comic book. Will it have openly gay characters who don't treat homosexuality as something to be ashamed of or disguised?

'Funky Winkerbean' To Feature Gay Couple Planning To Attend Prom

Posted 04.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Newspaper comic strip "Funky Winkerbean" is set to mark its 40th anniversary in groundbreaking style: by featuring a story arc about a gay couple plan...

The Myth Of Sexy Superman: The Search For Superhero Beefcake

Comics Alliance | Andrew Wheeler | Posted 01.21.2012 | Gay Voices

2011 was a good year for superhero beefcake. Not in comics, of course, but at the movies. And not in terms of quantity, but in terms of quality. What ...