Gay superhero returns in his own comic

Gay superhero returns in his own comic

A gay superhero is to take the lead in his own comic.

Midnighter will debut in his own DC Comics title in the summer.

The bio-engineered superhero, who has a love of extreme violence, first appeared in 1988, and is married to his husband Apollo.

Midnighter is the latest in a line of gay superheroes to feature in their own comic book, following DC"s Batwoman. Marvel Comics" Northstar, and Archie Comics" Kelvin Keller.