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Blink and you may have missed gay Atlanta fashion designer Nicholas Komor's debut on “Under the Gunn.” But that didn't mean there weren't plenty of catty quips and snark for us to enjoy during Thursday's premiere.

We held our breath to catch a glimpse of our gay, but Tim Gunn seemed to keep telling us “wait for it” on his Project Runway spinoff. And wait we will. Komor, potentially the show's villain, got benched until next week's episode. Look quick in the video above and you can catch him in the opening of the show as the 15 contestants gather outside the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles.

But really, you would have been better off joining Komor Thursday night at Mary's for a special screening of the premiere. Producers split the contestants to be vetted by Gunn and the mentors separately, and Atlanta’s guy won’t appear for another week. That isn’t to say there weren’t freaks, geeks, gays and fashion aplenty. There were.

While we wait for Komor’s grand entrance, enjoy our favorite moments from the debut in the video above, including an epic meltdown that brought Gunn to tears. And rest assured, we’ve already met some requisite reality TV archetypes. That includes the crier (Natalia), the purveyor of cha-cha gaudy (Oscar), an over-confident queen (Blake), a gay streetwear cutie (Brady), and a few other personalities worth watching. Bring on the next batch of gays!


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