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Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. Author of FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND THE SECULAR STATE (2012), HUMANITY ENHANCED (2014), and THE MYSTERY OF MORAL AUTHORITY (2016).

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Sunday supervillainy, er heroism - 10 LGBT superheroes/couples

Not a bad list from Newsarama - though I should point out that Karolina Dean is now dating Lightspeed from the Avengers Academy, which also has Striker on its roster.

(I've gotta promote Avengers Academy - it has a real freshness and joy about it, like comics used to have when I was a kid.)

1 comment:

godsbelow said...

Not bad. One of my favourites, omitted here, is Anole. I particularly like the depiction of his relationship with Rockslide, who, despite being a typical, boorish, perpetually horny heterosexual teenager, is entirely unfazed by Anole's sexuality.

It's a pity that the generation of characters from New X-Men/Young X-Men (with the exception of X-23 and Pixie) is generally ignored by the current X-Men writing staff. It was good to see some of them receiving some attention in the current Avengers Academy A vs. X tie-in. I'd love for there to be an X-Men equivalent of Avengers Academy, with a comparable quality of writing, in the near future.