The new Superman will soon begin a romantic relationship with a male friend, DC Comics announced. “The idea of replacing Clark Kent with another straight white savior felt like a missed opportunity,” said Tom Taylor, who writes the series.
Continuing a recent US trend of comic book characters coming out as LGBTQ, Superman is now confirmed to be bisexual, according to DC comics (IGN/NYP)
The fifth issue of the DC comic series “Superman: Son of Kal-El” will confirm that the new Superman — Jon Kent, child of Clark Kent and Lois Lane — is bisexual, DC announced this week.
What people are saying?
Scott Turek I’m all for inclusion. But why not make a new character that is bisexual from the jump instead of changing a character just to say “look, we are inclusive!”? To me, it comes off more as pandering than actually being progressive. I don’t remember any LGBTQ members asking for this.
William Lawrence The baddest man on the planet, kissing dudes!! I thought maybe kryptonite or Lois Lane would be his downfall. What outfit he gonna wear now? Exchange the “S” with a “B”.