Week in Geek: The Best of 2012

By: Jase Peeples
12.30.2012

 


Northstar Puts a Ring on it

Marvel Comics’ Northstar made history in 1992 when he became the first superhero in a mainstream comic book to proudly proclaim, “I am gay.” Twenty years later, the character snagged another spot in the record books when he married his boyfriend Kyle in June’s Astonishing X-Men #51 – another first for a superhero from a mainstream publisher. While superhero marriages have an even worse survival rate than those of celebrities, let’s hope Marvel’s first gay newlyweds get to enjoy marital bliss for many years to come.

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