No one is taking that away from you. Cornelius turned Mei Feng female. Marcy marcyjcook is an immigrant trans woman and writer. InMilestone Comics introduced the character Masquerade, a shapeshifter who was a male superhero, but was assigned female at birth. Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.
This was fascinating to read.
The Complete History of Transgender Characters in American Comic Books
She also has a nerd job, too many cats, is a part time volunteer sex educator and has an ongoing sordid love affair with Lego. Point of order though- that panel of the Ultra-Humanite was drawn by Kurt Shaffenburger, who drew Superman and Superboy for many decades, starting in the s. And lets not forget the Earth Daredevil fully transitioning to female in For this week there are a few other comics with female or LGBT lead characters that everyone might be interested in. You May Also Like
In this story King Arthur and his knights of The Round Table are reincarnated in the year in order to fight off Morgan le Fay and an alien invasion. Whenever one was dominant, the other existed in a mystical realm, and could only return to this dimension when the other traded places. Thanks for mentioning my Shining Knight. You can find a list of DC trans characters hereand Marvel characters here. While this attitude toward gender and ability to shapeshift make Xavin not really representative of the human transgender experience, the character did explore changing gender in a way that was pretty revolutionary for a comic book character.