Joe Corallo: With Allies Like Simon Pegg…

Joe Corallo

Joe Corallo

Joe Corallo is a queer cisgender white guy who tries to keep his privilege in check while residing in Queens, NY. He's been an active participant in life for three decades, has been reading comics for over two of those decades, and has dabbled in writing comics for over half a decade. He's self published four issues of a cyberpunk comic titled Electronic, has work published in Geeks OUT Presents: Power Anthology, Margins Publishing's Our Hearts Still Beat zine, and Grayhaven's The Gathering: Music anthology. He's currently back at self publishing with a new series, Saturn's Call, alongside co-creator and illustrator Robby Barrett with issue #2 ready for release later this year. A couple of other projects are going on currently that can't be announced yet. Joe also contributes at Geeks OUT and [insertgeekhere].

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  1. Mindy Newell says:

    Joe, I thought it was IN HONOR of Mr. Takei that Pegg, et.al., “made” Hikaru Sulu gay…and I also thought what was wonderful about it was that it was not done in a “showy” way (oh, look, here’s Sulu kissing a guy! Aren’t we diverse?) but by establishing Hikaru as a man with a loving partner AND a daughter…just an extension of his private life, y’know? One that we have never seen before, or had been established…other than that Sulu is also a botanist, a swordsman, and a master of martial arts. It really surprised me that Mr. Takei was against it, and I still don’t understand his reasoning.

    I also think that if Pegg, et.al., had created a new character who was gay…well, THAT would have been a token decision.