Over the previous few years, comedian guide characters have been tumbling out of the closet. There’s Batwoman’s Kate Kane, the primary lesbian superhero on tv, and earlier this yr Aaron Fischer grew to become the primary homosexual Captain America. Final yr Star-Lord went bi, at the least within the Guardians of the Galaxy comics, and final month, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki strongly implied he swung each methods, too. And now one of the crucial iconic comedian guide characters in historical past (since 1940) has revealed he does as effectively.
As per Leisure Weekly, within the newest situation of Batman: City Legends, Tim Blake (this comedian’s iteration of Robin the Boy Surprise) makes a giant life resolution. He reunites with an previous good friend named Bernard, however their dinner is interrupted by a baddie named Chaos Monster. The 2 click on, and some pages later, Tim goes to go to him at his residence, at which level Bernard makes his transfer.
“Tim Drake… do you need to go on a date with me?” Bernard asks him.
“Yeah… Yeah, I feel I need that,” replies Tim.
Although a conservative backlash could also be en route, proper now the response has been extraordinarily optimistic. One of many comedian’s illustrators, Belén Ortega, stated, “It’s overwhelming all of the feedback and love I’m receiving from you guys, thanks on your assist on my very first sequence with @DCComics.”
#Batmanurbanlegends #6 is already out and with it our final chapter of “Tim Drake: sum of our elements”. It’s overwhelming all of the feedback and love I’m receiving from you guys, thanks on your assist on my very first sequence with @DCComics ♥️
See you quickly Tim!
— Belén Ortega (@BelenOrtega_) August 10, 2021
Batman’s relationship with Robin has lengthy been the topic of hypothesis, however with the most recent City Legends, it seems Robin’s discovering himself by going his personal method.