DC Comics under fire for hiring anti-gay writer to pen Superman

Feb 12, 2013 Full story: The Guardian 17

Ender's Game author Orson Scott Card has called gay marriage 'the end of democracy' - and some comics fans want him fired In a letter to to publisher, actor Michael Hartney wrote: 'Card is an embarrassment to your company, DC.' Photograph: Reuters Superman fans are up in arms at the decision of the publisher to appoint a noted anti-gay writer to ... (more)

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#1 Feb 12, 2013
Mr. Card, I have been a major fan of yours over the years, and have promoted your books widely. I never expected to say this ... It's OVER.
JrEsq

El Segundo, CA

#3 Feb 12, 2013
Superman is not queer, so what is the problem?

Since: Jan 12

Port Richey, FL

#4 Feb 12, 2013
JrEsq wrote:
Superman is not queer, so what is the problem?
what makes you so sure Clark Kent his alter ego may have been getting it on with Jimmy Olson in the dark room

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#5 Feb 12, 2013
Earl wrote:
I always liked DC Comics. I like them even more now!
Go DC Comics go!
Maybe next year you can read a real book, one without drawings in it. Maybe start with something appropriate, "Black Beauty" or "Stuart Little".
David Traversa

Argentina

#6 Feb 12, 2013
If " Democracy " ( as he sees it ) is so weak that homosexual marriage would end it then to hell with it .. Who needs weaklings ? But he should stick to his job and leave political philosophy to those qualified ..
David Traversa

Argentina

#7 Feb 12, 2013
JrEsq wrote:
Superman is not queer, so what is the problem?
He came from another planet and , surely , Kryptonites were more advanced in sexual matters also .. probably bi and Lois Lane the aperitif .. less of a square that way too .. all that wholesomeness is tiresome after awhile ..
ATTABOY

Strunk, KY

#8 Feb 12, 2013
America salutes you Mr. Card. We are behind you 100%. Never give in to the that filth and diseased way of life.
David Traversa

Argentina

#9 Feb 12, 2013
ATTABOY wrote:
America salutes you Mr. Card. We are behind you 100%. Never give in to the that filth and diseased way of life.
"America salutes you .. " (?) Speak for yourself .. Don't involve the whole country in your own bigoted views ..

DNF

“Religious Freedom to Marry”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH / Baltimore MD

#10 Feb 12, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Maybe next year you can read a real book, one without drawings in it. Maybe start with something appropriate, "Black Beauty" or "Stuart Little".
Reagan's dog Minnie's memoir would be more his speed.

DNF

“Religious Freedom to Marry”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH / Baltimore MD

#11 Feb 12, 2013
I am against firing someone for expressing their views on this.

But to Mr. Card, with all due respect:

DNF

“Religious Freedom to Marry”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH / Baltimore MD

#12 Feb 12, 2013
ATTABOY wrote:
America salutes you Mr. Card. We are behind you 100%. Never give in to the that filth and diseased way of life.
romo

Houston, TX

#13 Feb 13, 2013
What the fk...now you can't hire anti gay writers...next thing can't hire anti gay burger flippers...
Chuck

Prague, Czech Republic

#14 Feb 13, 2013
I always liked DC Comics. I like them even more now that I know they hate queers!

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#15 Feb 13, 2013
Chuck wrote:
I always liked DC Comics. I like them even more now that I know they hate queers!
I always liked Topix users who only use one name and are not cowardly little liars!

Since: Jan 12

Port Richey, FL

#16 Feb 13, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>I always liked Topix users who only use one name and are not cowardly little liars!
speaking of the Devil where is Foxie

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#17 Feb 13, 2013
disaster in the making wrote:
<quoted text>
speaking of the Devil where is Foxie
Probably MOVING!

DNF

“Religious Freedom to Marry”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH / Baltimore MD

#18 Feb 14, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Probably MOVING!
Hopefully. Like I said when he posted he hadn't moved in weeks, I hope he at least has someone come in and dust him off once a week and take care of his cats.

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