The Man of Metal is popping out of the telephone sales space like no different iteration earlier than — Superman’s son shall be bisexual going ahead … ushering in a brand new period underneath DC.
The announcement got here down Monday by the comedian e-book large … specifically, that Jon Kent — Clark Kent and Lois Lane’s son, who’s the brand new Superman — is certainly each into guys and women. Not simply that … however a male relationship shall be explored inside a forthcoming subject.
Within the November 9 subject of DC Comics’ present Superman — Jon Kent, son of Clark Kent — comes out as bisexual. pic.twitter.com/tIPbNteYNu
This new collection, titled “Superman: Son of Kal-El,” acquired underway again in July … and it follows younger Jon as he navigates taking over the crimson cape and the tasks as Earth’s superest of heroes — whereas his pops steps again. Beginning in November, DC says Jon will formally come out … with promotional photographs of him kissing his pal, Jay, surfacing to tease the discharge.
The adventures of Jon are far more related and well timed than something Kal-El ever handled — to date, he is battled local weather change crises, stopped a faculty capturing and even addressed immigration head-on … not with fists, however with protest!
Tim Drake lastly popping out is so inspiring, DC by no means needed a queer Robin however after years and years of campaigning from writers and followers it lastly occurred
An enormous thanks to Meghan Fitzmartin, Belén Ortega and Alejandro Sánchez for making this second so stunning ❤️ pic.twitter.com/xb5YugEYd9
As for this new transfer to make him bi … the collection’ lead author, Tom Taylor, says they did not wish to go up the chance to make Superman as trendy (and inclusive) as attainable — saying the thought of creating a brand new Superman one other straight white savior appeared lame.
In fact, this comes on the heels of DC asserting that their newest model of Robin/Tim Drake would additionally be bisexual … which was hinted at and method much less specific as that is.
Right here, Superman is straight up making out with a man — so DC’s going all-in on LGBT illustration.