Doctor DC Podcast | Issue #63 – “Pride” (w/ Niko Stratis)
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Issue #63 – “Pride” (w/ Niko Stratis)

Issue #63 – “Pride” (w/ Niko Stratis)

Hello Residents! This issue we wrap up #FANAGAR with the winner of our theme vote: Pride! We asked and you sent us questions all about LGBTQ+ characters and storylines in DC Comics! Plus we are lucky enough to be joined by the amazing Niko Stratis

Sponsored by Great Lakes Grooming Co. 

Intro Music by Aaron Barry

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)



(1:52) Andrea Stratis

(3:09) Is Andrea into comics?



(24:58) Midnighter is one of the most violent characters in DC.  Is he an analogy for not judging personalities based on who they love or being the released pent-up frustration of some non-binary?

(33:01) Why is Midnighter so cool?

(36:47) Was it worth losing Obsidian to gain New 52 Alan Scott?

(42:47) Who is the most surprising character to come out?

(49:35) How’d you feel about Alan Scott being re-imagined as a gay character in the New 52?

(50:10) What characters would be hurt by having their LGBTQ status removed?  Which ones would not be affected?

(57:57) How do you feel about some older stories handling gay characters and how that has evolved over the years?

(1:08:13) Do you feel like there has been enough representation in DC?

(1:20:29) Can you explain more about Coagula as a representation of LGBTQ characters in comics?

(1:25:26) With so many demons, aliens, and other beings, is there more room for pan-sexuality in comics?

(1:32:48) Are there any gay villains in the DC universe?


Characters, Places, Things


Recommended Reading




Non-DC Characters


Media & News


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