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May 22, 2012

Creators of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to make existing character gay

Superheroes Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman could be coming out of the closet in a forthcoming issue, according to their creators.

DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio announced at the Kapow Comic Convention in London on Sunday (20 May) that a character who was previously straight will now be 'one of our most prominent gay characters.

The news comes as a surprise to fans of some of the world's best loved superheroes, as DiDio had previously said it would not change the sexuality of its characters but would introduce more LGBT ones.

April 27, 2012

Batman comic writer Grant Morrison says caped crusader is 'very, very gay'

Batman's love of tight rubber and bromance with boy wonder Robin hinted at it, but now one of the comic's writers has confirmed it - the caped crusader is gay.

Grant Morrison, who has been writing Batman stories for DC Comics since 2006, told Playboy that Bruce Wayne is a 'sexual deviant'.

'Gayness is built into Batman,' said Morrison.

'I'm not using gay in the pejorative sense, but Batman is very, very gay. There's just no denying it.