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Superman comic books draw ire of gay advocates

Superman comic books draw ire of gay advocates

It's hard to imagine that gay marriage and Superman could be wrapped into a controversy, but that's happening across the nation as DC Comics launches a new line of comic books featuring Clark Kent's alter ego. One of the authors signed on for the upcoming "Adventures of Superman" series is Orson Scott Card, who wrote the popular Ender series. He certainly has science fiction cred, but his views opposing gay marriage have caused some bookstores to boycott his newest works and have triggered a petition drive. The Baltimore Sun's Jill Rosen notes that Gorilla King Comics in Fells Point has joined the movement, vowing not to sell the two issues...