MARVEL LEGACY “changes the comic book industry.” So says a bold announcement about the future of Marvel Comics that will certainly make fans nostalgic with a gallery of covers hearkening to some of the moments.
As Pride celebrations are in full color around the globe in many cities, it’s time to reflect on gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans characters in comics. It’s a very good time and promises to get even better. More GLBT heroes are headlining their own books by the big two publishers. A comic book icon recently identified as queer conquered the global box office and set records.
For Pride month here’s an update on the state of popular GLBT superheroes starting with Marvel and this knockout:
Joker vs Riddler? Two of Batman’s greatest enemies in a never-before-revealed “failure” of the Dark Knight’s past. Hulk and Wolverine – like you’ve never seen it. And the most tell it like it is new comic book title of the year. It’s all in our new comic book picks of the week.
Invasion of evil Batmen! A Dark Multiverse was introduced in Dark Days: The Forge – the prelude to DARK NIGHTS: METAL.
DC Comics shared what coming for DC’s heroes in a series of one-shots with the major event:
Looking at the teasers, Batmen are coming to fight Justice League icons?
Evil versions of the Dark Knight will terrorize Earth this September, as DC teased early details on a series of seven one-shot comics connecting to DARK NIGHTS: METAL. Each one-shot story centers on a different, corrupted version of Batman spawned from the Dark Multiverse to wreak havoc on Earth. Continue reading EVIL BATMEN & GOTHAM RESISTANCE in DC METAL