Batwoman in gay marriage proposal
According to comics site Bleeding Cool, the conclusion to Issue 17 of the popular comic will see Kate Kane (Batwoman) reveal her secret identity to her lover police Captain Maggie Sawyer, and then ask her to become her wife.
The news will be welcomed by gay comic book fans who have recently criticised publisher DC Comics after they handed over two Superman issues to an anti-gay writer Orson Scott Card.
The original Batwoman character originally appeared as a straight superhero in 1956.
She was reintroduced as a lesbian in 2006 in DC Comics