|I'm not saying the writers are on coke,|
I'm just saying it would explain a few things.
Oh, and let me be upfront about this right now. It's going to get super-nerdy from here on out, so if you aren't a grown-up man-child (or woman-child) who follows comics, and you want to bail out now, I'll understand.
|Everyone put on their nerd-hats and protective |
turtlenecks, we're going to run into some chop.
|"That's just barmy, that is. Pure|
tosh. Even by our standards..."
Anyway, I only mention this temporal goat rodeo because while we are talking about a time-displaced Bobby Drake, he's as legitimately Iceman (from the non-alternate universe) as his adult self. This means that despite dating Kitty Pride and constantly making randy comments about women so we all know how gay he's not, he totally was the whole time.
|"Hey there ladies. Have I mentioned how much I love the sports? Oh and beer.|
I love beer. Hey maybe later we can make out and then have straight sex."
-Iceman, trying a little too hard
|Besides, it was more plausible than having |
Jean Grey come out as secretly Asian.
|You can be forgiven for not knowing|
who Northstar is. I mean, he is Canadian.
I'll pretend you just asked me who that is. He's the psychiatrist who back in the 50's testified before Congress that comic books were corrupting the nation's youth with veiled references to homosexuality. The hearings led to the creation of the Comics Code and to decades of self-censorship. All because one guy thought Batman and Robin were doin' it and that kids would catch the gay from reading comics. This one's for you Fredric...
|Pictured: That time back when Congress was treated to a lengthy harangue |
on the subject of Batman and Robin's hot man-on-youthful ward action.