It's common for superheroes like Batman, Superman and Spider-Man to have secret identities, but there has long been speculation in certain circles that they have other secrets as well. The whispers began in when psychiatrist Dr. Although Wertham's allegations have been long been ridiculed by the comics community, some industry insiders like Joe Phillips see a gay subtext throughout the superhero genre. He says he's fascinated by the underlying "gayness" of the superhero, and he's taking it out of the closet and into a series of paintings he calls "Beefcake Heroes," currently on display at a San Diego art gallery.
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When the Clark Kent and Lois Lane from the post- Crisis on Infinite Earths reality find themselves in the post- Flashpoint reality after the Convergence event, it becomes necessary for them to adopt a different last name from their counterparts in that reality who each eventually met their own demise. Later, when they move to Hamilton County just upstate from Metropolis , they begin using the more generic "Smith" Superman vol 4. Jon's first name is taken after his paternal adoptive grandfather, Jonathan Kent deceased , and his middle name comes from his maternal grandfather, Sam Lane. After that, Jon and his parents ended up stranded on an Earth different from whence they came; forced to adapt, they adopted the last name White.
The top three was rounded out by Spider-Man at 46 percent and Batman at 45 percent, with Captain America at 42 percent and Iron Man at 41 percent not far behind. Conducted by OnePoll and commissioned by Visit Anaheim in advance of Avengers Campus opening at Disney California Adventure Park, the survey looked at superheroes, villains and how much fans love their comic book characters. When asked who would win in a fight, respondents believe Superman would triumph over Batman, putting to rest one of the many fandom debates.