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A colorist involved in the creation of the Superman comic says he is stepping down in response to the “awakening” of the franchise.

“I’m terminating my contract with DC. I’m tired of this s***, I’m tired of ruining these characters; they don’t have a right to do that,” Superman: Sons of Kal-El Colorist Gabe Altayeb recently said during a podcast, According to Bounding in the Comics.


DC Comics blasts to change Superman’s ‘American Way’ motto: ‘A perversion and a disservice to fans’

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“What really pissed me off was what it told me about truth, justice, and a better world,” said Altayeb. “F*** that it was truth, justice and the American way,” he said. “My grandfather almost died in World War II; we don’t have a right to destroy the shit that people died to give us. This is a bunch of f****** crap.”

DC Comics, Long Publisher of superman comics, recently announced That Superman’s new slogan no longer states that the protagonist is fighting for “Truth, Justice and the American Way”, but now stands for “Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow”.

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The change reflects a broader, more global vision for the world of Superman, Jim LeeDC’s chief creative officer and publisher said during the company’s virtual DC Fandome event on Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Lee said, “To better reflect the stories we’re telling at DC and to honor Superman’s incredible legacy over 80 years of building a better world, Superman’s motto is evolving “

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Actress Margot Kidder is featured in a scene from the 1978 film "Superman" with Christopher Reeve.

In addition to the slogan change, DC Comics announced earlier this month that Superman would be introduced as a bisexual in an upcoming comic.

For those unfamiliar with the current continuation of DC Comics, there are currently two protagonists serving as Superman. One is Clark Kent, who originally debuted in comic books in 1938. The other is his and Lois Lane’s son, John Kent. Inevitably, John spent some time as Superboy before his father recently convinced him to take the title Superman as well.

In an upcoming issue, John will look after his father as he begins a relationship with a budding journalist named Jay Nakamura.

According to An announcement from DC Comics, the two initially became friends when John was attempting to keep a secret identity as a high school student. However, in “Superman: Son of Kal-El” number five, the two will share a kiss after Superman is mentally and physically burned out from trying to save everyone else.

Reeve in the 1978 film

“They call us bigoted and racist and sh*t, I’ll ask them, find me in the f**king mainstream, not on the edge, a f****** book, a f******t -Shirt, a movie that says the Left is bad, and conservatism is good, find it for me, they f****** won’t give people a voice, they’re f****** bigots ,” Altayeb said in the podcast.

Granthshala News’ Dom Calicchio and Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report