Hope everyone enjoyed my queer comic book character profiles in celebration of queer history month. I put together a quick index just in case you missed some. Continue reading “Queer Comic Characters Index Wrap-Up 2010”
Queer Comic Book Characters: Satsu (Oct 24th)
Satsu appears in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic book. She’s Japanese, and she’s an out lesbian. Satsu quickly became one of the best fighters and one of Buffy’s favorite new Slayers.
Satsu falls in love with Buffy. When Buffy’s put under a magical sleeping spell, it is Satsu’s true love’s kiss that awakens her. No one knows who woke up Buffy, including the audience, until Buffy herself figures it out by Satsu cinnamon lip gloss. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Characters: Satsu (Oct 24th)”
Queer Comic Book Character: Kennedy (Oct 19th)
Kennedy is introduced as Willow Rosenberg’s love interest in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show, and her character continues into the comic book series. She’s portrayed as arrogant, self-assured, cocky, and raised upper class in New York City. (Some have speculated that she is supposed to be part of the Kennedy family.) Kennedy also starts immediately hitting on Willow upon her introduction.
Kennedy starts off as a brash potential Slayer. She’s been raised with the assistance of Watchers all her life so vampires and other demons are of no surprise to her. Kennedy’s folly is that, of course, she can be too confident. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Character: Kennedy (Oct 19th)”
Queer Comic Book Characters: Willow Rosenberg (Oct 12th)
Willow Rosenberg, along with the rest of the cast of Buffy: the Vampire Slayer, started out on the small screen. But now, she appears in the comic book, which continues the series.
Willow herself was a breakthrough as one of the first lesbian characters on network television. Willow is a computer nerd, the bookish smart one, and a witch. She’s one of Buffy’s best friend, and her and Xander have been friends since they were in kindergarten. Continue reading “Queer Comic Book Characters: Willow Rosenberg (Oct 12th)”