During the panel “Rewriting the rules of gays in comics” that occurred in this years Comic-Con in San Diego, the writer Ivan Velez said that came from Brazil, the most aggressive criticism he received for having transformed the original Green Lantern into a homosexual.
Velez signs the story that Alan Scott, the Green Lantern, turns out to be homosexual. “The fiercest criticism I received were tweets from Brazil. I had commented that I was having a bad liver when someone wrote” your liver is punishing you for what you did to Green Lantern. ”
After starting laughter of those present to his speech, the writer said that in retaliation, when Alan Scott is free to love, the man of his life will be Brazilian.
Among the recent gay events in comics was also the gay marriage of the Polaris character, by Marvel Comics.