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‘Superman: Son of Kal-El’ no. 5 sees unprecedented amount of orders

"Superman: Son of Kal-El" no. 5, which sees Lois and Clark's son Jon accepting his sexuality, has had an influx of orders expressing fan excitement for DC Comics' new Superman. Issues 1-4 will be reprinted and issue no. 5 will be available at local comic shops on November 16.

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Following the news of the upcoming reveal of Jon Kent coming out as bisexual in issue no. 5 of “Superman: Son of Kal-El,” global fan excitement has led to more orders for the upcoming issue than the series’ debut issue! 

For fans that may not be caught up on the series, DC is going back to the printers for the first four issues of “Superman: Son of Kal-El.” Fans can place their orders at their local comic book shops for each of the single issue reprints, which will now feature the DC Pride logo on their covers, by October 30th for an in-store date of Nov. 23, 2021.

From writer Tom Taylor (“Dark Knights of Steel”), artist John Timms (“Harley Quinn”), colorist HI-FI (“Wonder Woman”) and letterer Dave Sharpe (“Batgirl”), issue no. 5 of “Superman: Son of Kal-El” will be available in comic book shops and digital retailers on Tuesday, November 16.

After initially striking up a friendship with reporter Jay Nakamura, he and Jon become romantically involved in the pages of “Superman: Son of Kal-El” no. 5. Following a scene where Superman mentally and physically burns out from trying to save everyone that he can, Jay is there to care for the Man of Steel.

“Superman: Son of Kal-El” no. 5 features a main cover by Timms. Two special variant covers were created by Travis Moore (“Nightwing”) and Tamra Bonvillain (“Wonder Woman”) and Inhyuk Lee (“Batgirls”).

Clark Kent

Clark Kent came to the city of Metropolis to study journalism at Metropolis University. After graduation, Clark took a job at the Daily Planet as a reporter. Under the direction of editor-in-chief Perry White, he quickly gained a reputation as a journalist who was unafraid to cover the injustices of the city, including its political corruption .

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