Marvel's First Gay Male Superhero Will Be Married With Kids. shirtless superhero. “He's married, he's got a family, and that is just part of who he.
Back in the Golden Age of comic books, a character's sexuality was probably never considered when they were created. When the X-Men were first introduced in , the team consisted of Cyclops, Beast, Angel, Marvel Girl, and Iceman. He's also Marvel's first openly gay character.
While superhero movies are hardly bastions of queer representation, Marvel and DC Comics feature a surprising number of LGBTQ superheroes—including some A-list characters. In the past few years, these hints evolved into outright statements, with several Wonder Woman comics.