Who was the first gay superhero DC? Extraño is a superhero magician appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Joe Staton, he first appeared in Millennium #2 (January 1988). Extraño is noted for being the first openly gay superhero in DC Comics.
Who was Marvel’s first gay character? Alpha Flight’s Northstar, a member of the original Alpha Flight superhero team, was the first major gay character created by Marvel Comics. Creator John Byrne said that Northstar was planned to be gay from his inception in 1979.
When was the first gay superhero created? Northstar was a disjointed golem of communal trauma, carrying the weight of 40 years of contradictory stereotypes. Marvel’s first gay superhero is an amalgamation of straight assumptions. Northstar was introduced in 1979 as the first gay character in the superhero genre.
Is Phastos the first gay superhero? Phastos appears in Eternals, portrayed by Brian Tyree Henry. He is an Eternal and an intelligent weapons and technology inventor. He is the first superhero to be depicted as gay in an MCU film. Phastos was sent to Earth in 5,000 BC to progress the planet’s societal development, and protect it from the Deviants.