’10 queer superheroes who changed the face of comics’ was published in SBS Online on 3 February 2016.
A few years back I was reading comics at home one night – the cool kid that I was – and after a few glasses of wine decided I should send an email to one of my favourite comic book writers, a guy named Peter David.
It was the first time I’d ever written a fan letter, and after a bit of rambling about how much I loved his work on X-Factor (an X-Men spinoff and my favourite comic book of the time) I cut to the chase. As a gay man, I told him, I would love it if he would out one of his characters as gay.
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