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bi your command?!....another comic book superhero is coming out [ Superman ]......
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: October 11, 2021 03:34PM
.....the new Superman, Jon Kent (not Clark Kent), will come out as bisexual.....


The new Superman comes out as bisexual in an upcoming comic

....Superman's done it all, almost. He's saved the world more than a few times. He's died and come back to life. He dodged punches from Muhammed Ali and even faced off against White supremacists.

Until this year, though, every comic iteration of Superman has been besotted with longtime love Lois Lane. But in an upcoming issue of a new "Superman" series, the Man of Steel enters into a queer relationship -- a first for the character, who's been around for more than 80 years.

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 Lane -- is bisexual after falling for Jay Nakamura, a male reporter, DC announced this week.

The "Superman: Son of Kal-El" series follows Kent as he becomes Earth's new Superman and grapples with the immense weight of his new gig. Nakamura, a bespectacled writer with a bubble-gum pink mop, first appeared in the series' third issue as a shoulder for Kent to lean on when the business of being Superman gets too rough.

But in the forthcoming fifth issue, coming next month, Kent falls for the journalist -- he is his father's son -- after he "mentally and physically burns out from trying to save everyone that he can," according to DC.

The particulars of the issue's plot are to be revealed in November, but images from the comic show Kent and Nakamura sharing a kiss and sitting together atop a building, their legs dangling off the edge.

Series writer Tom Taylor said the evolution of this new Superman is keeping with the values the character has always represented -- and, importantly, reflects the experiences of many comic fans.

"Superman's symbol has always stood for hope, for truth and for justice," Taylor said in a statement. "Today, that symbol represents something more. Today, more people can see themselves in the most powerful superhero in comics."

In an August interview with Nerdist, Taylor teased that Kent would find a "very good friend very early on ... and they're going to have a big role in this."

That friend, it soon became clear, was Nakamura. He and Kent are the newest, but far from the only, LGBTQ characters in the DC universe -- earlier this year, the character Tim Drake, one of the many Robins to fight alongside Batman, accepted a date from a male admirer. And before Kent and Drake, there was Batwoman, also known as Kate Kane, who at one point was punished for her relationship with another woman under the US military's former "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy; Harley Quinn, who's ditched the Joker for her friend Poison Ivy in recent comic runs; and the transgender scientist Victoria October, who debuted in a 2017 Batman series.

NPR's Glen Weldon, who's written a book on Batman and regularly writes about comics, said that the queering of characters like Robin and Superman is "progress," but because the characters who come out are not the canonical iterations of heroes -- Drake isn't the only Robin in the DC Universe, and Jon Kent's father will always be the best-known Superman -- the plot developments aren't as significant or genre-shifting as they seem, Weldon wrote this week.

Still, Weldon said, a bisexual Superman and queer Robin are worth celebrating -- they're not a one-dimensional villain or side character who's quickly killed off, but the "heroes of their own stories."
Fans can read more about Kent's burgeoning romance when the fifth issue of "Superman: Son of Kal-El" is released on November 9.



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Posted by: S. Pupp
Date: October 11, 2021 03:54PM
Good pic!

For those without gigantic ultra high resolution screens, here is a magnified view:

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Re: bi your command?!....another comic book superhero is coming out [ Superman ]......
Posted by: Blankity Blank
Date: October 11, 2021 05:52PM
Cool.



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Re: bi your command?!....another comic book superhero is coming out [ Superman ]......
Posted by: Rolando
Date: October 11, 2021 11:21PM
Soooooo edgy.....
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Posted by: S. Pupp
Date: October 12, 2021 10:07AM
Well, now my post makes no sense at all.

When I posted, the post consisted of a pRICE cUBE style "."
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