Bisexual Superman reveal sparks threats, police protection


Some Superman followers are seeing purple over the latest reveal that Big Blue is bisexual.

Los Angeles legislation enforcement have been dispatched to the properties of various DC Comics illustrators and producers as protests from followers over the Man of Steel’s latest popping out rose to the extent of credible threats.

DC staffers requested LAPD to patrol the non-public residences of some artists’ properties, TMZ reported, and the comics places of work at Warner Bros. Studios, based on TMZ’s insider sources, although no authentic hurt has but been reported.

It was simply three weeks in the past when the present Superman — not Clark Kent, however his 17-year-old son, Jon, who donned the purple cape for a brand new technology — was revealed to be bisexual, after a latest installment of the present sequence, “Superman: Son of Kal-El,” depicted the younger superhero locking lips with a “hacktivist” reporter with a magenta mane, named Jay Nakamura.

LAPD have offered safety to DC Comics workers as protests from followers over the Superman’s latest popping out rose to the extent of credible threats.
John Timms/DC Comics

“I hope this kind of thing will not be seen as a big deal in the future,” DC artist John Timms told IGN in October.

Jon Kent’s Superman is alleged to be yet one more involved with Earth’s social points as a lot as threats from supervillains.

“The question for Jon (and for our creative team) is, what should a new Superman fight for today? Can a 17-year-old Superman battle giant robots while ignoring the climate crisis? Of course not,” mentioned DC author Tom Taylor final month. “Can someone with super sight and super hearing ignore injustices beyond his borders? Can he ignore the plight of asylum seekers?”

Among DC’s critics contains Dean Cain, 55, former live-action superhero actor in “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” which aired from 1993 to 1997.

“They said it’s a bold new direction,” Cain informed “Fox & Friends” in a televised interview following the announcement. “I say they’re bandwagoning,”

Superman is the most recent hero to formally be a part of the LGBTQ group — alongside Batman’s sidekick Robin, X-Men’s Kate Pryde and the brand new Captain America, all of whom got here out as queer through the previous year.