The Boys: What to Expect from Herogasm, the Superhero Orgy

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The Boys season three features an episode about Herogasm, the superhero orgy, which has an arc of its own in the original comics. But what is this event anyway? Let’s see what to expect from this chapter.

Herogasm is quite infamous among The Boys fans. It is a six-issue miniseries, originally released in 2009.

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The plot revolves around an annual Vought event, in which selected US heroes are invited to a remote tropical island.

The company gives the excuse to the people, saying that the heroes went to fight a global threat. They are welcomed back as saviors, when the reality is very different.

There, they engage in the most depraved acts possible, including orgies, drugs, alcohol, strippers and more. Since they have powers, none of these acts are done in a “normal” way.

Vought still hires sex workers for superheroes, but they also have sex with each other, as is the case with Homelander and Soldier Boy. The Captain even promises a position among the Seven in exchange for this.

The Boys’ Big Controversy

The big controversy in the comics came not only from the nudity and shocking events, but also from the inserted reference to 9/11.

In the comics, the Seven were involved in the event and prevented the crash of one of the hijacked planes into the World Trade Center. But they ended up redirecting the plane to the Brooklyn Bridge.

This scene was reworked into the series, reimagined as the plane incident in season one, involving Homelander and Maeve.

But the story of Herogasm isn’t just about sex, drugs, alcohol and more. In the comics, the boys infiltrate the event and discover secrets about the Seven, something that should appear in the series.

It is worth remembering that Maeve disappeared in The Boys and they gave the excuse that she went to a retreat in Malibu. This could be the hook for Herogasm in the Amazon Prime Video series.

Anyway, we can expect a lot of nudity and craziness in this long-awaited episode of the series.

The Boys has two full seasons on Amazon Prime Video. Year three is on air, with new episodes released on Fridays.

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