Since the dawn of the Silver Age, legacy characters have been a staple of superhero fiction, and having a new character step into a well loved role can open up new opportunities for writers and artists to tell different kinds of stories. In The Replacements, we’ll look back at the notable and not-so-notable heroes and villains to assume some of the most iconic mantles in the superhero genre.
This week, we're celebrating Pride Week at ComicsAlliance and changing things up a little bit. Instead of looking at a singular identity and the legacy it created, we're looking at eight distinct LGBTQ+ characters who stepped into iconic superhero roles.
If there's one thing comic book readers like to do, it's talk about what they'd do if they were in charge, and I'm not going to lie to you, folks: We here at ComicsAlliance are no exception. Sure, we try to keep it to ourselves, but with DC slowly rolling out their new titles for September's line-wide relaunch, we can't help but speculate.
Admittedly, they've covered a their bases pretty well with genre-bending super-hero horror titles like Swamp Thing and the hilariously named Justice League Almond Dark, perennial second-stringers like Hawk & Dove and Hawkman, and even sparkly Twilight nonsense with the return of I, Vampire, but there's still plenty room for more. That's why today, I'm stepping in to play Armchair Editor with nine comics I'd like to see from DC's relaunch!
With this week's release of Marvel's "Black Knight" #1 -- not to be confused with DC's similarly named space zombie epic -- creators Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz are revisiting the age of Camelot to reveal the long-lost origin of the Black Knight and the the sword that's basically Excalibur in one of those Evil Mirror Universe Goatees from "Star Trek," Chaos the Doombringer...
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