The new Superman is bisexual

People's reactions to the news, says Tom Taylor, creator of the comic book series "Superman: Cal-El Son", were very positive.

On the day of raising awareness of the LGBTQ population, the American publishing house "DC Comics" announced that the new Superman is bisexual, and that the focus of the new issue of the comic will be the love affair between this superhero and the journalist Jay Nakamura.

Thinking about what Superman would look like today, Tom Taylor, the creator of the "Superman: Cal-El Son" comic book series, in which John Kent takes over the robe from his father Clark, told the BBC he thought he would a great opportunity was missed if Clark Kent's successor were another "straight" person.

 

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According to Taylor, even before presenting the idea of ​​John Kent as bisexual, he was told that DC Comics was already considering the idea.

"There has been a really big shift in the last few years. "5 or 10 years ago this would have been much more difficult, but now the idea has been accepted," Taylor explained.

 

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People's reactions to the news, he said, were very positive.

"There were people who cried when they read this news, as well as those who said they could not have imagined that in their lifetime they would see Superman, the most powerful superhero in comics, look like them," Taylor said.

As announced, a new issue of the comic is expected in November.

 

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