Superman Author Reveals a Hidden Story Unfolding in Son of Kal-El

Author Tom Taylor reveals a hidden, heartwarming story that is secretly been unfolding within the pages of DC’s Superman: Son of Kal-El sequence.

Author Tom Taylor revealed a heartwarming story hidden within the pages of Superman: Son of Kal-El.

In a Twitter publish, Taylor revealed he secretly included a hidden story involving Gail the polar bear in Superman: Son of Kal-El. “Time to share {that a} story happened within the background of Superman: Son of Kal-El,” Taylor’s caption reads. “Gail the bear, rescued by Jon in our 2021 annual, finally had infants, as seen in Superman Son of Kal-El #14.”

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In Superman: Son of Kal-El (2021) Annual #1 (by Taylor, Steve Pugh, Clayton Henry, Romulo Fajardo Jr., Steve Buccellato and Dave Sharpe), Superman/Jon Kent flies to the Arctic to go to the Fortress of Solitude after Batman provides him a particular message from his off-world father, Clark. On the best way, Jon notices a polar bear is trapped on a melting ice cap. Jon saves the bear, brings her to the fortress and provides her berries, although the younger superhero additionally informs her she’ll should do her personal searching. “I am Superman,” Jon feedback. “I am not clubbing a child seal for you.” In 2022’s Superman: Son of Kal-El #14 (by Taylor, Cian Tormey, Federico Blee and Sharp), Jon takes his boyfriend Jay Nakamura to the Fortress of Solitude, the place he provides Jay a brand new costume. Hanging out contained in the fortress are Gail and two polar bear cubs.

Jon Kent is Coming into a New Chapter

DC introduced throughout New York Comedian Con that Superman: Son of Kal-El #18 would be the final issue of the sequence. Jon Kent’s adventures are removed from over, nevertheless, because the writer additionally introduced a brand new Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent (by Taylor and Henry) miniseries is launching in March 2023. “Jon will lastly get his likelihood to tackle the person who’s accountable for kidnapping and torturing him, Ultraman. The Superman of Earth-2, Val-Zod, will even play a significant half within the 6-issue miniseries arriving in comedian outlets in early 2023,” DC beforehand teased.

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Superman: Son of Kal-El #18 releases on Dec. 13, 2023. The synopsis for the difficulty reads, “THE RISE OF RED SIN! With the landmark Motion Comics #1050 simply across the nook, put together for the last word battle between Superman and Lex Luthor as Clark and Jon proceed their intensive coaching. However will it’s sufficient to beat the mysterious new villain calling themselves Purple Sin?”

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