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Sep 28, 2016


@ZTMAC108 | Geeks Out

Stripling Warrior became the first Gay Morman Superhero comic last year. Brian Andersen, a Mormon gay man, is the author. It is illustrated by gay man James Neish. Today, the comic represents more of the queer community.

Sep 24, 2016

Our Big Gay Mormon Superhero Widens His Tent

Rich Johnson | Bleeding Cool

The only gay Mormon Superhero comic book that certainly we know of, Stripling Warrior from SoSuperDuper Comics, is extending its scope with new stories and characters that include Lesbian, Bi, Trans and Asexual heroes to the mix.

Jan 30, 2016


Ben Kelly | Attitude

Stripling Warrior explores the mythology of the Mormon religion through a queer lens.

Jan 30, 2016

This World Needs This Gay Mormon Superhero

Samantha Allen | The Daily Beast

Stripling Warrior isn’t just about a gay superhero—it’s about a divided church.

Jan 26, 2016

The Comic World Just Got Its First Gay Mormon Superhero

Jon Levine | Mic

Mormons haven't gotten the best rap in recent years. Mitt Romney, the first serious Mormon candidate for president, went down to defeat, pilloried as a soulless plutocrat. The church's vocal opposition to same-sex marriage set its followers at odds with a growing trend of acceptance throughout the United States. 

Jan 23, 2016

Meet The World's First Gay Mormon Superhero

James Michael Nichols | Huffington Post

If my little comic can bring some small measure of comfort and pleasure to those who’ve felt marginalized by their faith because of their sexuality then I’ve hit a touchdown.

Apr 26, 2015

Kickstarting The First Gay Mormon Superhero with Stripling Warrior

David Pepose | Newsarama

Representation in comic books has become one of the most prevalent topics in today’s industry, but writer (and Newsarama alum) Brian Andersen is looking to reach out to a previously unserved demographic – namely, with a comic about a gay Mormon superhero.

Apr 19, 2015

With ‘The Stripling Warrior’, Brian Andersen Brings the First Gay Mormon Superhero to Comics

Steve Morris | Comics Alliance

Just funded on Kickstarter, The Stripling Warrior is a new superhero character created by Brian Andersen and James Neish. A gay Mormon hero, the character is a personal project for Andersen, who is himself gay and a Mormon — and also, perhaps, a hero.

Apr 08, 2015

Meet “Stripling Warrior,” The World’s First Gay Mormon Superhero

Snicks | New Now Next

Comic Book creator Brian Andersen has started a Kickstarter Page for Stripling Warrior, the world’s first Gay Mormon Superhero. Here’s the synopsis.

Apr 08, 2015

Meet the world’s first out gay Mormon superhero

Joseph Patrick McCormick | Pink News

This comic book writer has set out to make history – by creating the world’s first gay Mormon superhero.

Feb 21, 2008

Strip tease: Gay characters find home in comics

Chris Cadelago | Chronicle Staff Writer

Hey, check it out - gay characters in the comics!

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