Marvel creation Iceman was recently outed as gay, and original creator Stan Lee didn’t know about his sexuality.
Stan Lee, 92, first created the character of Iceman back in 1963 but the character was “outed” in a recent issue of X-Men.
When Stan was told about Iceman’s sexuality on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, he said: “I wasn’t involved in that, that may have been after I stopped writing the books. I didn’t really have any gay characters. If they were gay I didn’t play up to the fact that they were. I wasn’t aware of my characters sexual proclivities.”
“In fact your telling me that is the first time I’d heard. Is Iceman really gay? Wow! I never knew that. I don’t care what happens as long as they tell good stories.”
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