In a series of comics recently released by DC Comics, Jon Kent, 17 years old and son of Superman, inherited his father’s post and assumes a relationship with a hacker friend
The series of comics “Superman: Son of Kal-El” shows the life of the 17-year-old hero, taking over from his father. DC showed images and details of the relationship of the son of Clark Kent with Jay Nakamura, a hacker activist. According to Tom Taylor, screenwriter of the comic book, the first kiss of the two, who are friends, will be in the fifth edition of the series.
“We are in a very different and much more welcome place today than we were ten or even five years ago,” the writer told IGN, who added: “I’ve always said that everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves it. see yourself in them. Today, Superman, the strongest superhero on the planet, is coming out of the closet.”
The new series of comics follows Kent as he becomes the new Superman of Earth and struggles with the immense responsibility, which previously belonged to the father. Meanwhile, Nakamura, a bespectacled writer with bubblegum pink hair, appears as a shoulder for the character to lean on when the task of being the superhero gets tough.
In August, it was also announced that Robin is bisexual. colleague of Batman in the comics of the DC Comics, the character assumes sexual orientation in the latest issue of “Batman: Urban Legends”, publication written by Meghan Fitzmartin and with art by Belén Ortega.
titled “Sum Of Our Parts”, the story ends with a scene in which Tim Drake, one of the men to assume the identity of Robin, rescues Bernard, an old friend, from the hands of powerful monsters. Fighting side by side with Bernard, Robin has a “bright moment”, as the plot emphasizes. Later, after the battle is over, Tim agrees to go on a “date” with Bernard.
Superman: Son of Kal-El #5 will be released in print and digital versions on November 9 in the United States.