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I read with interest that CW Seed is going to have the first TV show, albeit an animated one, that features  a gay lead hero, The Ray. They’ve had quite a bit of success with Vixen, an African-American female hero, so I’m happy to see them moving in this direction as well.

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Or – “So, I Don’t Know If You’ve Heard About This…” Mutants, mind-control, and the wedding of the year.  It’s the Major Spoilers review of Astonishing X-Men #51!

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Or – “His Original Costume Is The Only One That Isn’t Awful…” With the recent announcement that Jean-Paul “Northstar” Beaubier would marry his long-time (you should excuse the expression) beau, Kyle, I started thinking about the long and illustrious career of Canada’s fastest man alive.  From his earliest days with Alpha Flight to his current stay on Utopia, Jean-Paul has a long and storied career of heroism, haughty attitude and terrible costumes, but I imagine many of us only know him as Marvel’s first openly-gay superhero.  Seems to me that it’s time to right that particular wrong…

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Marvel has sent a text free sneak peek of the marriage of Northstar and Kyle that occurs in Astonishing X-Men #51.

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With the wedding of the year just around the corner from Marvel, the company has announced a variant cover for Astonishing X-Men #51.

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Press Release The X-Men, one of the world’s most popular super hero teams, have always been at the forefront of the biggest stories in comic history; and today is no different as Marvel is proud to announce the wedding that has everyone talking! Today, fans worldwide learned on ABC’s The View, that Jean-Paul Beaubier, AKA Northstar and a popular member of the X-Men, proposes to his boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in Astonishing X-Men #50, on-sale tomorrow in comic stores, on the Marvel Comics app and at the Marvel Digital Comics Shop.

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