Superman Hates America


So, this just happened. In Action Comics #900, to be specific.


?Yep, Superman is renouncing his U.S. citizenship. As I expect this to start a nerd-clusterfuck of massive proportions, I’m just going to slowly step back and let you all freak out in the comments. I understand this discussion is inherently political, but let’s try to keep the Democrat and Republican-bashing to a minimum, please. I’m also genuinely curious what you foreign folks thing of all this. Impressed? Feel it’s about time? Pleased? Couldn’t care less? Thanks to everyone who sent in the tip. (Via Comics Alliance)

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.