Within the last decade, we have witnessed a new, cinematic renaissance with comic books. They have slowly been saturating our screens and the momentum doesn't seem to be slowing down. Growing up, I would never have imagined that I would see so many of my favorite comic book characters into another of my favorite mediums: television.
What went into making The X-Men with legendary scribe Chris Claremont, who wrote Uncanny X-Men for 17 years! The X-Men is a diverse found-family that l resonated powerfully with LGBT readers and was crucial reading material for several generations of queer geeks, despite having few explicitly queer characters.