Holy popping out, Batman!
Within the newest installment of “Batman: City Legends,” the DC comedian guide character Tim Drake — a okay a the Caped Crusader’s sidekick Robin — accepts an invite to go on a date with a person named Bernard Dowd — thereby confirming Robin’s LGBTQ standing, TMZ has reported.
Robin’s bisexual narrative unfolds in what one fan calls a “lightbulb second” as he and Bernard discover themselves in a streetside brawl. After the hero finally rescues Bernard, Robin later pays him a go to at his condo.
As Drake, the character could be seen psyching himself up for greeting Bernard: “It’s OK, Tim. You bought this.”
At Bernard’s door, Drake stammers, “I’m actually glad you bought house okay. I used to be relieved. And I’ve been doing lots of considering, about that evening. And I — I don’t know what it meant to me. Not but. However I’d prefer to determine it out.”
Bernard responds, “I hoped you’ll. Tim Drake … do you need to go on a date with me?”
“Yeah, I feel I would like that,” Robin solutions — thus concluding the episode till the following, coming in December.
Followers have lengthy speculated that Robin could also be queer, although he has dated ladies in earlier iterations. Mentioned one such reader, “Loopy factor, I noticed Tim DRAKE popping out, years in the past.. congrats to DC for making it a actuality.”
Comics have been more and more consultant of the LGBTQ group as of late. In March, Marvel unveiled they’re first homosexual Captain America character — a queer youth advocate named Aaron Fischer — to be included within the upcoming “United States of Captain America” comedian guide miniseries.
“Aaron is impressed by heroes of the queer group: activists, leaders, and on a regular basis people pushing for a greater life,” creator Aaron Trujillo informed Leisure Weekly on the time of that announcement.
“He stands for the oppressed, and the forgotten,” Trujillo added. “I hope his debut story resonates with readers, and helps encourage the following technology of heroes.”