Mayor Bloomberg Cameos in X-Men Wedding Issue to Promote NY Marriage Equality

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June 22, 2012
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This week, Marvel Comics released its much ballyhooed "Astonishing X-Men" #51 featuring the wedding of gay X-Man Northstar to his longtime boyfriend Kyle. The issue has inspired waves of response from supportive events at comic book shops across America (most notably a marriage at New York's Midtown Comics Wednesday for Ohio couple/comic fans Scott Everhart and Jason Welker) and a series of increasingly strange and largely unsuccessful protests from conservative groups. Amidst all other activities, fans who bought issue #51 on Wednesday may have also noticed an unannounced guest star in the issue in the form of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg...