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Check Out The First Pages Of 'X-Men's' Gay Wedding Issue: IMAGES

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Astonishing X-Men #51 doesn't come out until next month, but publisher Marvel Comics has already released a few unlettered pages from the issue featuring the same-sex marriage of one of the team's gay members, Northstar. Check them out AFTER THE JUMP.

Meanwhile, the issue in which Northstar proposed to boyfriend Kyle has reportedly seen a surge of reorders in anticipation of a sell-out.

Before that, though, you can see the first four pages and two covers AFTER THE JUMP.

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  1. I had the pleasure of meeting Marjorie Liu (the current writer of "Astonishing X-Men") this past weekend in Boston. She was absolutely lovely and gracious and very excited about plans for both the wedding and events in the title afterwards.

    Posted by: shaun | May 31, 2012 9:50:23 AM


  2. Oh I love that variant cover!

    Posted by: Fenrox | May 31, 2012 9:57:52 AM


  3. Are folks overlooking the fast forward page that shows in a few months the happy couple will not be so happy?

    Seriously, why make a big deal out of a wedding only to see the marriage fall apart a few months later?

    Posted by: John | May 31, 2012 10:17:57 AM


  4. That's not a flash forward page John. That's a flashback.

    Posted by: Polyboy | May 31, 2012 10:25:40 AM


  5. Every Marvel couple has drama; even now, Northstar and Karl are in conflict because Karl doesn't feel equal to Northstar/Jean-Paul. Cyclops and Jean Grey (The Phoenix) didn't last because she has to be killed every time she has to come to life. Even now, Storm and her husband are on opposite ends because she is an X-men and he's an Avenger and they're fighting. There's no "Happily ever after" in the world of Marvel.

    Posted by: Tony | May 31, 2012 10:44:57 AM


  6. That's a flashback. Northstar is saving Kyle before the wedding. Swoon.

    Posted by: Brett M. | May 31, 2012 10:47:52 AM


  7. Love the twin-power flash. :D Rocking it old-school Aurora and Northstar.

    Posted by: luminum | May 31, 2012 11:06:57 AM


  8. wow. that "almost kiss" is..WOOF.

    Posted by: Danny in the East Village | May 31, 2012 12:55:39 PM


  9. always thought the hulk should be gay, a guy who gets angry and grows 4x his normal size? woof...or giant man...lol

    Posted by: Glen | May 31, 2012 1:11:28 PM


  10. More importantly they have DOOP on the cover! DOOP 4 eva.

    Posted by: ryan | May 31, 2012 10:13:04 PM


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