Same-Sex Comic Book Wedding: A Long Time Coming

Jean-Paul Beaubier, the mutant speedster better known as Northstar, is marrying his partner, Kyle, next month in a much-ballyhooed Central Park ceremony. All you need to do to RSVP is buy Astonishing X-Men issue 51, slated to come out on June 20.

You’ve probably heard about the wedding. Not since that Kardashian tied the knot has so much attention been paid to upcoming nuptials. Rolling Stone. USA Today. Huffington Post. The View. Not to mention the comic book-related outlets that have been hinting since March that something major was about to happen. Northstar’s handlers have made the rounds, making sure you know that an openly gay superhero is getting married. The first same-sex wedding to take place, on or off panel, in a comic book, Marvel or otherwise.

Read more, and join the conversation: http://goodmenproject.com/arts/same-sex-comic-book-wedding-a-long-time-coming/

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