Though it had been all-but-revealed for some time now , DC today officially confirmed the identity of its latest gay superhero: Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern. He's still the pinnacle of bravery and idealism. As part of the ongoing relaunch of all DC monthly superhero titles, dubbed the New 52 , Scott was rebooted as a younger, more modernly handsome version of his Golden Age counterpart. Scott's sexuality won't be "the one identifying aspect of him," Robinson made clear. In fact, he never formally comes out as gay.
7 Characters Already in the MCU Who Are LGBTQ in the Comics
Avengers: Endgame gave us the first openly gay character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it left a lot of fans who have spent the last decade waiting to see a gay superhero join the Avengers pretty underwhelmed. Big deal. Not very momentous. Still, we can hope that this was just the start of things. Here's a selection of openly gay Marvel characters who deserve their time to shine in the MCU.
CNN After Rio de Janeiro's evangelical mayor tried to ban an illustration of two male superheroes kissing from a book fair, one of Brazil's biggest newspapers decided to put it on their front page. It was with great surprise today, to learn that the mayor of Rio de Janeiro decided to ban the sale of my and Allan Heinberg's book, Avengers:The Children's Crusade, for alleged inappropriate material. For those not familiar with the work from , the controversy involves a kiss between two male characters.
By Dareh Gregorian. Alan Scott — formerly a married father of two who first appeared in — tips readers off to his sexuality early on in the comic when he gives his boyfriend a welcome home kiss. Speculation in the comics community about which DC character would be revamped as gay was at a fever pitch in recent weeks, most notably at www.