Jon Kent, the son of the fictional character ‘Superman’, will come out as bisexual in an upcoming comedian collection, reported DC Comics. The comedian titled ‘Superman: Son of Kal-el #5’ might be launched on November 9 this yr.
Reportedly, Jon Kent (the son of fictional characters Clarke Kent and Lois Lane), and the ‘new Superman,’ might be seen falling in love with a reporter named Jay Nakamura after having developed a friendship.
Nakamura, who possesses particular powers, may even be seen supporting the superhero when he turns into bodily and mentally exhausted. The character of ‘Superman’ has historically been that of a straight, white male.
While talking concerning the new improvement, author Tom Taylor justified the choice. He stated, “I’ve always said everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves in their heroes and I’m very grateful DC and Warner Bros share this idea…Superman’s symbol has always stood for hope, for truth and for justice. Today, that symbol represents something more. Today, more people can see themselves in the most powerful superhero in comics.”
Just like his father earlier than him, Jon Kent has fallen for a reporter 💙 Learn extra concerning the story to return in SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #5: https://t.co/bUQAsos68o #DCPride pic.twitter.com/wfQPc3CEVD— Superman (@DCSuperman) October 11, 2021
“The idea of replacing Clark Kent with another straight white saviour felt like a missed opportunity,” Tom Taylor additional added. Jon Kent may even be seen specializing in real-life occasions and political points similar to holding protests in opposition to refugee deportation, extinguishing wildfires and stopping mass shootings at excessive faculties.
DC Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee remarked, “We discuss rather a lot concerning the energy of the DC Multiverse in our storytelling and that is one other unbelievable instance. We can have Jon Kent exploring his identification within the comics in addition to Jon Kent studying the secrets and techniques of his household on TV on Superman & Lois. They coexist in their very own worlds and instances, and our followers get to take pleasure in each concurrently.