Openly Gay Comic Book Characters, Latest In ‘Astonishing X-Men’

If I was a backwoods old timey conservative I’d say that ‘the gays have been infiltrating the media for years,’ and that it’s gone beyond just movies and television.

Yes, as if Queer As Folk, Will & Grace, The L Word, Brokeback Mountain, Skins, and Modern Family weren’t enough, there are homosexuals in video games (Dragon Age, Mass Effect, The Witcher 2) and comic books! Get the pitchforks.

Doonesbury (in 1976), Wonder Woman (1988), The Authority (1999), Batwoman (2006) and Archie (2010) are all examples of comics with gay characters.

In 1992 as a part of Alpha Flight, the Marvel superhero Northstar came out of the closet.

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Speaking Of Ryan Reynolds…

The dude doesn’t play any other characters besides shirtless goofs and comic book characters. (I didn’t even include a pic of him in Blade: Trinity cause it’s not costume-y enough)

I just wanted to point out that Ryan has now starred in FOUR superhero type movies (Blade: Trinity, indie dramedy Paper Man, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Green Lantern)

If he’s not exposing gleaming chest skin and hip bones than he’s parading around in latex or starring in comedies with Betty White or Tara Reid, who are visually the same age.