Sean ( The Comic Guy ) here and if you guessed that DC Comics would have chosen Alan Scott to come out the closet? Then you were right! ( cause I didn't! Damn you DC!! ) DC comics announced this morning that the coming issue of “Earth 2″ No. 2 will feature Alan Scott, a gay man who also happens to be the superhero Green Lantern on an alternate version of Earth.
According to a statement from DC Comics “Alan’s storyline is a direct result of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 and DC’s commitment to taking a fresh look at its characters.” The new Earth 2 series by writer James Robinson and artist Nicola Scott, are putting a new spin on Alan Scott the original Green Lantern introduced in the 1940's
Marvel's superhero character Northstar is set to marry his long time boyfriend in Astonishing X-Men #50. DC went a different direction by outing an established character. Both story lines seem like they will keep readers interested, so let's see how this will turn out for both brands.
Here is a preview of DC's upcoming issue: