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DC Is Quite Pleased With Themselves Over Gay Character Media Circus

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, May 22 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
DC Is Quite Pleased With Themselves Over Gay Character Media Circus

DC is getting a ton of attention for their announcement this weekend, and they want to make sure that you know that they know that you know that they know!

In a move worthy of the WWE, DC posted an article on their blog bragging about how they're working all you marks with their announcement about turning a major character gay. The article points to posts at a ton of other websites that are talking about the story, which itself is now apparently news, in a meta sort of way. The Outhouse has yet to figure out DC's endgame, but we're getting close, and perhaps readers can help. This is what we've got so far:

1. Turn Prominent Character Gay
2. ????
3. Profit

We are hoping to get to the bottom of this soon, because this reporter would hate to think he's slept with all those men lately for no payoff (other than the obvious one).

According to recent developments, the mystery character will be male. We already know the characte will be "prominent," and there is some debate as to whether the character has already been introduced in the nuDCU. DC is no doubt hoping that this hullabaloo will eclipse Marvel's gay wedding announcement on The View this morning, and so far, they appear to be doing a good job, with conservative news outlets like Fox News (who thinks it's Superman) and The Daily Mail (who thinks it's Batman) picking up the story with all the expected outrage.

While it's nice that everyone (aforementioned conservative news outlets aside) is so positively excited about this, wouldn't it be nice if we got to a place where we could have gay comic book weddings, characters coming out, and new gay characters... and it would be no big deal at all?

Well, perhaps not, as then publishers wouldn't be able to reap so much sexy attention from it.

Source: DC
Written or Contributed by: Jude Terror

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About the Author - Jude Terror

Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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