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that one kid with the silly questions writes...

First off, it's been enjoyable reading through your little Q&A's, second off, this little series you’re producing, Young Justice, is incredible. Only nine episodes in and it’s done so much for me, it was really what I needed to finally take a leap into reading comics.

My question is more or less about your personal opinion and how you see your characters rather than… what the heck is going to happen. Ha-ha, I think I can wait, save my questions until the first season is out of the way.

Fans have a tendency to sprinkle series with homosexuality, sometimes because it seems like something that could be “in-character”, other times because they think it’s something that looks “good”. This has recently been the case with Young Justice, so, I wanted to ask, how do you feel about this? No so much on the level of right verse wrong, but more on level of your general opinion. Is there any character that you can potentially see as homo-, bi-, or “pan”-sexual in the main cast? Why? Why not?

… Considering the ages of the characters, ha-ha, this is probably a warped question.

You’re probably asking yourself “does this even matter?”

Greg responds...

I think of all characters in sexual terms. Not exclusively, of course, but to fully get a character, you need to think about everything major about him, her (or it). And sexuality is too big to ignore, even if it's not directly addressed on screen. And that's particularly true of teenagers.

Having said that, it also wouldn't be too wise of me to express my opinions on such matters with regards to characters in an on-going, in progress series that is owned by a big multi-division corporation.

So, in short, I think it does matter. But I'm not putting anything in writing, I'm afraid. Not at this time.

As for the fans, I say, "Knock yourselves out!"

Response recorded on May 25, 2011