A majority of comic superheroes are straight, white males, but that has started to change. DC Comics recently announced that Jonathan Kent, son of Clark Kent and inheritor of his father’s mission, would come out as bisexual in “Superman: Son Of Kal-El.” While the timing of the announcement could be regarded as a marketing ploy, the move to broaden inclusive representation is significant for many. Listen to hear a pop culture reporter discuss this revelation and what it might mean for superhero comics and movies and their audiences.
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