I like Wolverine, pre-Utopia Cyclops, Colossus, Gambit, Nightcrawler, Beast, Joseph, and Cable, all for different reasons.
Wolverine tops the list though, which is odd seeing as how I haven't liked the character all that much since Claremont left the books. There's just something about animal magnetism (tempered with a sense of right and wrong) that does it for me. ^_^
It's funny, but I don't like any of the blond X-Men. Havok, Archangel, and Longshot are the ones who first come to mind. Most of them are insecure, excessively angsty, or just plain bland. (Cypher's interesting and has a really cool power, but I'm not hot for him)
As long as he's been around, and as much as he really doesn't care what other people think of him, I always figured Wolverine for a versatile bi guy who goes both ways. Men, women, top, bottom, it doesn't matter.
Logan should, logically, be secure enough in his masculinity that he should be able to be comfortable with an attraction to anyone, regardless of who they are.
I saw a kind of romance in his relationship with Nightcrawler, different from the way he felt about JEEEAAAAAN the whole time she was around, but no less meaningful.
Last edited by Ingonyama on Apr 18th, 2012 at 02:42 PM
To be fair, the problem isn't with Logan's confidence in his masculinity so much as it's Marvel being too scared to have one of their #1 poster boys admit to liking dudes.
Attitudes are changing, but Marvel still sells to a largely heterosexual demographic, which is why none of The Big Names are going to come out as bi any time soon. For everyone who thinks like you and I do, there's like 10 bigoted Fuzzy McKillStab fanboys out there who'd RAGEQUIT the comic if they saw even a hint of same-sex attraction from their favorite paragon of testosterone.
Even Storm, who I'm almost positive likes girls as much as guys (see her tension with Yukio and Callisto, and the closeness she always shared with Jean), has never been explicitly stated as such.
Last edited by Ingonyama on Apr 20th, 2012 at 06:49 PM