Fans react to Green
Lantern's coming out gay in the upcoming coming book Earth 2.
The AP polled the reactions of fans in
New York City's Midtown Comics.
“My reaction to this announcement is
it's a very positive thing. Fans are embracing it. We're getting
great feedback,” said Midtown Comics owner Gerry Gladston. “And
after all comic books are among one of the great American art forms
and art reflects life.”
“I think it's going to touch a nerve
with some people but again if you're a true fan and if you support
diversity and you support different things, I think they'll be for
it,” said comic book fan Sly Mata.
“It's a nice step,” said Nick
“Honestly, I'm not a big Green
Lantern fan,” Janel Lee said, “but it's an interesting take on an
old character. I would be interested in seeing how they're going to
do it and if they do it well.” (The video is embedded in the right
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