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Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

Shannen Murphy Shannen Murphy
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November 15th, 2016

I'm a writer and blogger who's been focused on analyzing representation of LGBT and disabled folks in superhero, sci-fi, and fantasy media since 2014.

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?
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LGBT characters are finding more and more space in comics these days and our very own Shannen Murphy is here to break down the rising opportunities and the way things are being handles by the big two comics publishers.

Are Marvel And DC In A Gay Arms Race?

It's a good day to be a gay Marvel or DC fan.

I know, I know, how often do we get to say that?

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Neither company has the best track record for representation, and small presses and self-published work are far outstripping them still, but I like to take the victories where I can.

In January, Marguerite Bennet of the super queer-friendly DC Bombshells

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