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No happy ending for DC's Lesbian heroine Batwoman

Gay News Network
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September 10, 2013
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Fans of DC Comics' Batwoman series were expecting a lesbian wedding in the new issue, after writers JH William and W Haden Blackmore had the gay superhero propose to her girlfriend Gotham City police officer Maggie Sawyer.

Instead the two acclaimed comic book writers have quit the comic world’s only lesbian super hero series and released a joint statement saying they were frustrated and angry after the powers that be at DC put the kybosh on the female Caped Crusader’s happy ending.

DC initially declined to comment on the axing – but as the furore of Batwoman’s fans became apparent, one of the comic’s co-publishers has come out with his version of events, suggesting Batwoman can’t get married because “heroes shouldn’t have happy personal lives”.