Tag Archives: comics

Underoos Are Back (In Adult Sizes)

Cosplay costume alert. Via IO9: Right now, Hot Topic is selling seven sets — Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Captain America, He-Man and Skeletor — for just under $20 each (new Batman Underoos definitely exist, but they seem to be sold out online). Happily, besides being for kids and adults, that’s a 50/50 split of characters for guys ...

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Archie Comics: Archie To Die After Taking Bullet For His Gay Friend Kevin Keller

Mashable has the story: Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character. Andrews’ death, which was first announced in April, will mark the ...

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Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Responds After Some Papers Refuse To Run Comics

Yesterday’s Dilbert comic strip outed the long-running Indian intern character Asok in panels that criticized India’s recent recriminaliztion of homosexuality. As several JMG readers noted, the gay-themed strip did not appear in some newspapers around the country, where older strips were rerun. The Sandusky Register yesterday wrote about the substitution: Today and Saturday, the syndicate distributing “Dilbert” — in an ...

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Dilbert Mocks Indian Anti-Gay Law

Today’s Dilbert comic strip mocks India’s recent recriminalization of homosexuality via the strip’s Indian intern character Asok, who first appeared in 1996 and is now, apparently, openly gay. (Tipped by JMG reader Mike)

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How To Suck At Your Religion

Go read the full thing at The Oatmeal.  And don’t miss the final line at the bottom.

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xkcd

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Teach The Children About Hammertime

I actually do remember JFK’s assassination rather vividly and I was only four years old. Source.

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Oatmeal: How To Suck At Your Religion

Click over for more great Oatmeal panels on this theme.

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The Final Life In Hell

The continuing demise of print has claimed another victim, Matt Groening’s seemingly eternal Life In Hell strip, in which cavorted Jeff and Akbar, the gay “lovers or brothers or both, whatever offends you the most.” “Life in Hell” actually earned Groening his big break in Hollywood. It started running in Wet Magazine in 1978, then moved to the now-defunct LA ...

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Green Lantern’s Gay Lip-Lock

As predicted, Green Lantern is gay. More preview panels are at the link. (Tipped by JMG reader Mike)

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Green Lantern Is Gay

So says this guy.

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Batman Is Gay

“Gayness is built into Batman. I’m not using gay in the pejorative sense, but Batman is very, very gay. There’s just no denying it. Obviously as a fictional character he’s intended to be heterosexual, but the basis of the whole concept is utterly gay. All these women fancy him and they all wear fetish clothes and jump around rooftops to ...

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Mitt Romney Or Charlie Bucket?

From xkcd.

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Safer Sex Comic From France

Via Copyranter.

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I Hate That I Get This

Therefore, mission accomplished. Source.

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Bee Yourself

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Archie Comic Gets Gay Character

After running for 69 years, the venerable Archie comic has added a gay character. “We’re trying to reflect society and we’re just trying to show Riverdale is a diverse place,” says Dan Parent, the artist-writer behind the series. Kevin Keller makes his debut in September in “Veronica” No. 202, on sale in September, as a hunky new kid who catches ...

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Sworn To Protect A World That Hates And Fears Them

The New York Times visits a NYC meeting of gay guys who like to dress up as superheroes. This is Skin Tight U.S.A., the occasional costume-fetish party held at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village, which draws a regular group of men (and their admirers) who enjoy a special kind of dress-up. Some wear heroic outfits; some, wrestling gear. ...

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Rise Of The Pink Ninjas

JMG reader Sean McGrath sends us a comic made by him and some friends titled Rise Of The Pink Ninjas (PDF). If you scroll down to the bottom, you’ll find comic versions of Rob Tinisai, Pam Spaulding, Dan Choi, and…me! A way too hot and musclebound me, but I’m not complaining about that. Thanks guys! And ooh-wee, what y’all did ...

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Captain Picard Proposes

(Via – Comic Alliance)

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