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10 Important Gay Moments in Comic Book History

Marvel Comics' gay superheroes, Rictor and Shatterstar, finally kissing is an event that made quite a few headlines when it first appeared in the panels of Marvel magazines. In honor of homosexuality becoming more commonplace in comic books, here are the 10 most important LGBT moments in comic book history including gay comic book characters. As comics become more inclusive, we're sure to get more diverse characters. For example, here are the top Latino comic book characters and top African American heroes who have replaced white ones.

Who were the first gay superheroes? Who are some gay comic characters? Are there any gay comic book artists? While there has been speculation for ages that Batman and Robin are a special kind of teammates, in recent years, there has been less speculation and more confirmation about these LGBT comic book characters and their association with the gay comic books (gay comics) community.

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