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WATCH: Up, Up And Away With “Super-Heroes Can’t Be Gay”

Channeling a little bit of the Lonely Island boys, Norwegian comedy sensation Kollektivet has launched a new music video that, in the words of producer Aleksander Herresthal “ironize” how comic books don’t have enough gay role models.

What do you think: Is it fierce like Wolverine or lame like Aquaman?

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Apr 30, 2012
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  • 10 Comments
    • Red Assault
      Red Assault

      It’s vaguely homophobic.

      More “gay people are all obsessed with cock 24/7″ weirdness.

      And then the kid telling them that being gay is “gross.”

      And then the kid and his fat father threatening them and chasing then, presumably to attack them.

      Not sure what it is about this that seems like “a lot of effort for very little funny,” but it’s hard to figure out what exactly is being said here. Watching this video is a bit like when that secretly-homophobic boyfriend of your sister keeps making gay jokes around you.

      Apr 30, 2012 at 11:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • R
      R

      This is fierce like Wolverine! Or Batman!

      Apr 30, 2012 at 11:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dr. Dick
      Dr. Dick

      Fierce like Rogue, but a little cheesy like Scarlet Witch, ya know?

      Apr 30, 2012 at 2:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hephaestion
      Hephaestion

      They couldn’t find any gay superheroes that had been to a gym?

      Apr 30, 2012 at 6:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • andy_d
      andy_d

      @Hephaestion: Shame he couldn’t find some that were OLDER.

      Apr 30, 2012 at 7:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dick Grayson
      Dick Grayson

      @Hephaestion:

      Catwoman?

      Apr 30, 2012 at 7:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fanboi
      fanboi

      This is fierce like The Midnighter!

      Apr 30, 2012 at 7:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Storm
      Storm

      Hey! Hey! Aquaman isn’t lame. Well, not anymore after the DC 52 reboot! Now Hawkman, he’s still lame.

      Apr 30, 2012 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gay Bacon
      Gay Bacon

      Bring back Rage from QAF!

      May 1, 2012 at 11:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ian
      Ian

      This song is quite outdated. The marvel superhero Northstar came out in 1992, that’s like a bagullion years ago. Since then Marvel has slowly introduced a slew of gay characters. One notable character is Piotr Rasputin (Colossus), granted it’s from an alternative Marvel universe, but still.

      May 9, 2012 at 1:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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