Swift Headline
Latest News and Updates

Dean Cain blasts DC Comics over new bisexual Superman

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s Dean Cain slamming DC comics for announcing that the new Superman is bisexual.

The 55-year-old actor — who starred in the ABC series “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” from 1993 to 1997 — hit out at the comic book makers during an interview with Fox & Friends on Tuesday.

“They said it’s a bold new direction, I say they’re bandwagoning,” Cain defiantly declared.

“Robin just came out as bi — who’s really shocked about that one? The new Captain America is gay. My daughter in [the TV series] “Supergirl,” where I played the father, was gay. So I don’t think it’s bold or brave or some crazy new direction. If they had done this 20 years ago, perhaps that would be bold or brave.”

The actor continued his on-air rant, saying: “Brave would be having him fighting for the rights of gay people in Iran where they’ll throw you off a building for the offense of being gay.”

“They’re talking about having him fight climate change and the deportation of refugees and he’s dating a hacktivist — whatever a hacktivist is.”

DC Comics announced Monday that Clark Kent’s son, Jon — who is the new Superman — is bisexual.
Travis Moore & Tamra Bonvillain/DC Comics

Cain’s claim that the comic bookmakers were virtue signaling then pivoted to a political rant, in which he brought up Afghanistan.

“Why don’t they have him fight the injustices that created the refugees whose deportation he’s protesting?” he asked.

“That would be brave, I’d read that. Or fighting for the rights of women to attend school and have the ability to work and live and boys not to be raped by men under the new warm and fuzzy Taliban — that would be brave.”

Cain is no stranger to speaking out about “woke” comic books.

Back in July, the star blasted a new Captain America comic book that questions whether the American Dream exists.

“I love the concept of Captain America, but I am so tired of this wokeness and anti-Americanism,” Cain stated during another appearance on Fox & Friends.

“In my opinion, America is the greatest country in history,” he said. “It’s not perfect. We are constantly striving for a more perfect union, but I believe she’s the most fair, equitable country anyone’s ever seen, and that’s why people are clamoring to get here from all over the globe.”

Cain’s latest remarks come one day after DC Comics announced their latest iteration of Superman — Jon Kent, the 17-year-old son of Clark Kent — is bisexual.

Dean Cain has previously spoken out about "woke" comic books.
Dean Cain has previously spoken out about “woke” comic books.
Getty Images for New York Comic

In the new comic, “Superman: Son of Kal-El,” Jon will embark on a relationship with young “hacktivist” reporter Jay Nakamura, while also addressing the world’s societal problems, according to writer Tom Taylor.

“It is a pretty big deal doing it with Jon Kent as Superman … I hope this kind of thing will not be seen as a big deal in the future,” artist John Timms told IGN.

“It will be interesting to see him not only trying to find himself as a person but a global superhero in the complex atmosphere of modern life,” he added.

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Swiftheadline is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – admin@swiftheadline.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment