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This comic book image released by Archie Comics shows issue 10 of "Kevin Keller" features openly-gay character Kevin Keller, right, kissing his boyfriend Devon. The issue will go on sale on Aug. 7.Image: Archie Comics

Gay kiss in upcoming Archie Comics a poke at real controversy

Monday, May 20, 2013
It's a just quick kiss, but it's a long step forward for Archie Comics' only openly gay character Kevin Keller. [ Read more → ]

DC Comics introduces first transgender character in mainstream comic series

Friday, April 12, 2013
DC Comics, who recently brought us gay and lesbian comic book heroes Alan Scott (a.k.a., the Green Lantern) and Kathy Kane (the Batwoman), has introduced the first transgender character in a mainstream comic book series. [ Read more → ]

Digital comic blocked over ‘tiny porno images’ depicting gay sex

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Apple, known for its tight controls over material and apps sold through its channels, has blocked the latest edition of a digital comic called "Saga" from being sold through comic book apps on the iPad and iPhone because it contained two scenes depicting gay sex. [ Read more → ]

‘Glee’ meets ‘Archie’ in TV-comic book crossover

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Blaine Anderson and Kevin Keller? Betty Cooper and Noah Puckerman? Things are not as they usually are in the halls of William McKinley and Riverdale high schools. [ Read more → ]
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DC Comics artist quits Superman project over anti-gay author controversy

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The illustrator for the new DC Comics' "Adventures of Superman" digital anthology has backed out of the project as a result of an outpouring of public criticism over the company's decision to hire anti-gay author, activist, and National Organization For Marriage board member Orson Scott Card to pen the story line. [ Read more → ]

DC Comics’ ‘Batwoman’ proposes to her secret girlfriend in latest issue

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
LONDON — The British comic blog and critique site, reported Wednesday that the latest DC Comics issue of “Batwoman” ends with the heroine proposing to her girlfriend, Maggie Sawyer. [ Read more → ]

DC Comics provokes protest over hiring of anti-gay activist, writer

Monday, February 11, 2013
NEW YORK -- DC Comics has come under fire from LGBT fans and advocates for hiring anti-gay activist and novelist Orson Scott Card to write for their new digital "Adventures of Superman." [ Read more → ]

George Takei, husband team up with ‘Dick Tracy’ in comic’s latest storyline

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Beloved "Star Trek" star and gay rights activist George Takei is back on the comic circuit. This time he's teaming up with husband Brad Altman for a guest starring role in the the newspaper comic strip "Dick Tracy." [ Read more → ]

George Takei makes appearance in Archie’s ‘Kevin Keller’ comic

Saturday, December 8, 2012
George Takei makes a special appearance as himself in issue No. 6 of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller, when the two come face to face at a science fiction convention. [ Read more → ]

Marvel Comics proves religious right has unhealthy obsession with gay community

Monday, June 4, 2012
In the last few years, “The Punisher” comic book has been the showcase of, shall we say, repulsive actions, all viewed in living color ... But not once, I repeat, not once have any religious right group raised anything resembling anger, outrage, disgust, or downright shock over any of these things... [ Read more → ]

DC Comics reveals: Green Lantern is back, and he’s gay

Friday, June 1, 2012
Alan Scott, aka the Green Lantern, is coming out. DC Comics has announced that one of its oldest and most enduring heroes, the Green Lantern, is returning -- as an out, proud and openly gay super hero. [ Read more → ]

‘Cancel homosexual superheroes immediately,’ says ‘One Million’ Moms

Friday, May 25, 2012
The notoriously anti-gay group that bills itself as One Million Moms, but in reality has only about 47,000 supporters judging by its Facebook page, is now targeting Marvel and DC Comics over their announcements to introduce and marry gay characters in their mainstream comics. [ Read more → ]

Marvel Comics’ first openly gay super hero, Northstar, is getting hitched

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Marvel Comics has announced that its first openly gay hero -- Northstar -- is getting hitched. Northstar will marry his boyfriend in mainstream superhero comics’ first same-sex wedding in an upcoming issue of “Astonishing X-Men.” [ Read more → ]

American Family Association targets Toys R Us over gay couple in Archie comics

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
After failing to convince JC Penney to fire Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson because she is openly gay, now the American Family Association’s group One Million Moms is putting Toys R Us in its cross hairs for selling an Archie comic book that features a same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]

Archie Comics’ gay pal Kevin Keller is getting married

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Archie Comics' gay pal Kevin Keller is getting married. In a first for mainstream comic books, gay marriage will be the storyline in the January edition of the "Life with Archie" series, as the characters of fictional Riverdale gather for the wedding between Kevin and his partner. [ Read more → ]

Archie comics’ openly gay student to get his own monthly comic book series

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Kevin Keller, the first openly gay resident of Archie comics' fictional Riverdale, will have his own monthly comic book starting in February. [ Read more → ]

Archie Comics’ openly gay character gets four issue spin-off

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Archie’s first openly gay character Kevin Keller will receive receiving his own run in a four-issue spin-off this June. [ Read more → ]

Spiderman comics to feature gay kiss on October cover

Friday, July 30, 2010
A comic classic, The Amazing Spiderman, will debut what is likely the first gay kiss to be featured on the cover of a mainstream comic book. Kudos to Marvel Comics for illustrating that the LGBT community is a normal part of everyday society. [ Read more → ]

Archie comics to introduce first openly gay teen at Riverdale High

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Riverdale High School, the stomping grounds of comic books' favorite teens is opening its doors to an openly gay student - a first in the 69-year history of Archie comics. "We're trying to reflect society and we're just trying to show Riverdale is a diverse... [ Read more → ]
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