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Superman quits his day job

Monday, October 22, 2012
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Image from Superman issue 13 in which Clark Kent quits the Daily Planet (DC Comics)

Superman is quitting the news business, bailing out of the Daily Planet and, apparently, he is going to become a blogger.

In Issue 13 of Superman due out this week, the mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent quits the Daily Planet, which has served as his employer since the comic began in the 1940s. It's also becoming part of a multimedia corporation Galaxy Broadcasting.

New Superman writer Scott Lobdell tells the USA Today, "This is really what happens when a 27-year-old guy is behind a desk and he has to take instruction from a larger conglomerate with concerns that aren't really his own."

But Lobdell says Kent will continue to write about the stuff that matters to him, but do it in a different way.

"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," he said.

Read more at http://usat.ly/VvPCRb

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