Notable publications included Gay Comix , which was created in by Howard Cruse , featured the work of LGBT artists, and had close ties with the gay liberation movement. Nick Fury reports that Northstar's body was not found and he is presumed dead, while actually being in S. Creator John Byrne said that Northstar was planned to be gay from his inception in Alpha Flight ' s Northstar , a member of the original Alpha Flight superhero team, was the first major gay character created by Marvel Comics. Timely Comics.
Ultimate X-Men depicts an alternate version of Northstar who is in a same-sex relationship with that dimension's Colossus. This man is very homophobic and it leads to an actual fight between the two on the driveway of the X-Men's mansion. This story diverged from the story in X-Men , where Alpha Flight was assigned to capture Wolverine and return him to the service of Canada. Described as "pansexual" by Reynolds and by co-creator Fabian Nicieza as "whatever his brain tells him to be that day," Deadpool is ready to have fun with anyone from moment to moment.