This past year, Marvel had teenage Bobby Drake/Iceman (boy?) from the past, come out, in present day, with the “assistance” of past teen Jean Grey. The internet reacted, and, in general, the fans weren’t happy. This seemed like a move designed to garner gay money without actually having a gay character/storyline, especially since it could be easily changed back. Not too long ago, DC got into some hot water with fans due to not allowing Batwoman (who is a lesbian) to have a wedding, though DC has issued their own reaction to that. There’s been a rise in mainstream gay comic characters, and an explosion in the indie and online market. So, with New York Comic Con here, it seemed a great place and time to talk to some of the creators about where we stand with queer representation in the comic industry. [Read more…] about We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re Going to NYCC 2015!!