I’ve had a lot of fun doing this series, and here’s the entire list of the LGBT characters who graced my comic blog for LGBT History Month.
Continue reading “Queer Comic Characters Index Wrap-Up”
Argh. To continue, a theme, Rose Copen’s yet another lesbian pirate. Okay, she’s actually in the Australian Navy, but she has an eye patch from a gun fight.
From Brian K. Vaughn and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man, Rose is introduced toward the middle of comics when Yorick Brown, Dr. Allison Mann, and Agent 355 need water transportation from San Fransisco to Australia. Continue reading “Queer Comic Characters: Rose Copen (Oct 29th)”
Hero’s one of the female characters in Y: The Last Man, who starts out as straight, only to become a lesbian out of neccessity. (Especially since the only man alive is her brother, Yorick Brown.) However, Hero’s journey is more about her redemption and struggle for her humanity than her new sexuality.
Hero starts off as something of a lost character. She’s working as a paramedic in Boston; though she seems to be preoccupied with following her libido. Her world’s immediately crushed when all the men die. She ends up joining the Daughters of the Amazon, who believe that the Y chromosome was a stain on the Earth and the plague was the Earth cleaning itself. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Characters: Hero Brown (Oct 19th)”
In Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man all the male mammals die except Yorick Brown and his pet monkey Ampersand. This makes the text full of lesbians as there are no other options. However, not all the characters became gay due no other choices, some such as Doctor Allison Mann started out that way.
Doctor Allison Mann
Allison is a brilliant geneticist. She’s dedicated to science, finding the truth about the plague, and helping humanity to survive via cloning. When we first meet her, she’s pregnant and giving birth to her clone. Yes, that’s right her clone. The plague hits at the same time her clone’s born. The baby does not live. However, Allison blames herself and her Frankenstein-like actions as the plague’s source.
Allison when the plague hits.
Due to her prestige (even in all the chaos), Yorick, Ampersand, and Agent 355 (secret agent and bodyguard to Yorick) come to meet up with Allison in order to figure out why Yorick survived. Of course, Allison’s labs blown up and the trio, plus monkey, go on the run to San Fransisco where Mann’s other lab is.
MAJOR PLOT SPOILERS AHEAD. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Characters: Doctor Allison Mann (Oct 16th)”