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Superman Quits Newspaper Job to Become a Blogger

Clark Kent learns how marketable his skills are.

DC Comics is planning major changes for the life of Superman/Clark Kent. For example, he’s going to quit writing for the Daily Planet and engage in independent journalism. Comic book writer Scott Lobdell explains:

“Rather than Clark be this clownish suit that Superman puts on, we’re going to really see Clark come into his own in the next few years as far as being a guy who takes to the Internet and to the airwaves and starts speaking an unvarnished truth.”

Entertainment reporter Cat Grant also quits the Planet with him, and Lobdell says she’ll be bringing “a whole other set of skills” to their next venture. It probably won’t be at another media outlet in Metropolis, though.

“I don’t think he’s going to be filling out an application anywhere,” the writer says. “He is more likely to start the next Huffington Post or the next Drudge Report than he is to go find someone else to get assignments or draw a paycheck from.

Yeah, he’ll make a fortune in the blogging business. Once again, DC is appealing to unrealistic fantasies.

Link -via Ace of Spades HQ | Image: DC Comics

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October 23rd, 2012

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