Spider-Man protects New York! Superman keeps Metropolis safe! Batman watches over Gotham! Manchester, UK is guarded by The Queen of Diamonds!


Chances are this is the first mention you’ve heard of this character. So, who is this Queen of Diamonds? Bevis Musson is the Queen’s creator and he describes the character as an all around nice chap who fights crime who happens to be an unapologetically “great big screaming queen”.

Actually, the city’s a bit generic in the first three issues, but the fourth has some very recognisable Mancunian landmarks in it.