Elvira: Horror Hostess and Gay Icon

Elvira: Horror Hostess and Gay Icon by Durrilion Late night horror hostess Elvira is a goth, punk, valley girl, with a huge…uh, sarcastic streak.  Though she predates them by over a decade, Elvira is like the Borg of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  Resistance is futile, everyone will stare.  Her 5′ 7″ frame is wrapped in a form-fitting black dress slit to the upper thigh, and has neckline deeper than the…

LGBT Elves in Elfquest: Part 3

LGBT Elves in Elfquest: Part 3 By Durrilion “Elfquest art copyright Warp Graphics, Inc. Elfquest, its logos, characters, situations, all related indicia, and their distinctive likenesses are trademarks of Warp Graphics, Inc. All rights reserved.” Centuries have passed on the ‘World of Two Moons”, now called Abode.  In this age of space travel and solar system colonization, the Pini’s give us two new titles. Jink and The Rebels provide Elfquest…

LGBT Elves in Elfquest: Part 2

LGBT Elves in Elfquest:  Part 2 By Durrilion “Elfquest art copyright Warp Graphics, Inc. Elfquest, its logos, characters, situations, all related indicia, and their distinctive likenesses are trademarks of Warp Graphics, Inc. All rights reserved.” The wolf chief and the stargazer (as discussed in Part 1) are certainly not the only examples of LGBT themes in Elfquest.  Pike, Skot, and Krim definitely have a three bond relationship.  In issue #1…

LGBT Elves in Elfquest: Part I

  LGBT Elves in Elfquest: Part 1 By Durrilion “Elfquest art copyright Warp Graphics, Inc. Elfquest, its logos, characters, situations, all related indicia, and their distinctive likenesses are trademarks of Warp Graphics, Inc. All rights reserved.” According to David Mizejewski aka ‘Thornbrake’, one of the hosts of The Elfquest Show, in episode three of the podcast series Wendy Pini said a same sex couple would appear in the Final Quest…

An LGBT Geek At Phoenix Comicon

So in my previous post, as we remember, I was going to my first Geek LGBT panels at Phoenix Comicon 2015 armed with pen and paper, (yes I really am that ‘old’).  I was going to take notes like it was finals week and I hadn’t studied all semester.  This article about the LGBT Geek community was going to rock! First up was Dr. Who for LGBT Whovians! Sadly the…

When Gay Meets Geek

Growing up when I did there were no openly gay characters in comic books, science fiction, or fantasy.  In every story the boy got the girl; unless it was one of those rare storylines where the protagonist was female.  In those cases she got the boy. As I got older and realized I was gay, I searched desperately for someone like me in the fantasy worlds I loved.  Eventually I…