In The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics, comics scholar Ramzi Fawaz traces Johnny’s history as a queer figure all the way back to his initial appearance Fantastic Four #1, so Johnny is not only currently queer,he has always implicitly been written that way.
Sometimes the hints were subtle, like in his Fantastic Four #309 trip to Fire Island, which was, at the time it was published, a notorious gay vacation spot.
I know a lot of people have talked about Harrison possibly playing Harry Osbourne, in a spiderman movie alongside Tom Holland. But what would be great for me, is if he played a character in need of a renewal. Johnny Storm or Human Torch.
Sure, to them I’m just a kid! And they’ll never treat me any differently unless I give them a reason to! I feel like doin’ something spectacular! Solve a big case by myself…or catch a colorful villain, single-handed.