Superman has come out as bisexual following Batman’s Robin revealing he is bi and months after a model of Marvel’s Captain America mentioned he’s homosexual
Superman has come out as bisexual.
Jon Kent, the son of the DC comedian e-book legends, Clark Kent and Lois Lane, has revealed he’s drawn to each women and men.
Jon, the newest incarnation of the long-lasting superhero, made the announcement within the November situation of the Superman: Son of Kal-El comedian e-book.
Author Tom Taylor mentioned of the information: “I’ve all the time mentioned everybody wants heroes and everybody deserves to see themselves of their heroes and I’m very grateful to DC and Warner Bros.
“Superman’s image has all the time stood for hope, for fact and for justice. As we speak, that image represents one thing extra. As we speak, extra individuals can see themselves in probably the most highly effective superhero in comics.”
Jon is sporting the well-known cape and saving the planet whereas his father has taken a break free from earth.
Like the unique Superman, Jon has fallen for a reporter however this time, it’s one other man – his outdated school buddy Jay Nakamura.
The present situation of the comedian sees their relationship take a romantic flip.
DC Chief Inventive Officer and Writer Jim Lee added: “We couldn’t be prouder to inform this necessary story from Tom Taylor and John Timms.
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“We speak rather a lot concerning the energy of the DC Multiverse in our storytelling and that is one other unbelievable instance.
We will have Jon Kent exploring his id within the comics in addition to Jon Kent studying the secrets and techniques of his household on TV on [series] Superman & Lois. They coexist in their very own worlds and occasions, and our followers get to get pleasure from each concurrently.”
This follows DC’s newest Robin, Tim Drake, additionally popping out as bisexual in Batman: City Legends and some months after a model of Marvel’s Captain America got here out as homosexual.
However whereas that is being seen as progress and much-needed range by a number of followers, together with activists within the LGBTQ group, it has confronted backlash and criticism from many in conservative circles and a few well-known faces.
Dean Cain, who performed Superman in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman from 1993 to 1997 has slammed comedian e-book writers for the transfer.
Talking on right-wing US breakfast present, Fox & Buddies, he mentioned: “They mentioned it’s a daring new course, I say they’re band-wagoning.
“Robin simply got here out as bi — who’s actually shocked about that one? The brand new Captain America is homosexual. My daughter in [the TV series] Supergirl, the place I performed the daddy, was homosexual. So I don’t suppose it’s daring or courageous or some loopy new course.
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“If they’d executed this 20 years in the past, maybe that may be daring or courageous. Courageous could be having him preventing for the rights of homosexual individuals in Iran the place they’ll throw you off a constructing for the offense of being homosexual…
“Or preventing for the rights of ladies to attend faculty and have the power to work and stay and boys to not be raped by males underneath the brand new heat and fuzzy Taliban — that may be courageous.”
For many years, Superman has confirmed to be one of the common Sci-Fi characters and made the careers of a number of of Hollywood’s greatest actors, together with Henry Cavill, George Reeves, Dean Cain the maybe probably the most iconic portrayal by Christopher Reeve.
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