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Superman renounces his Citizenship in 900th issue

In Americas on April 29, 2011 at 12:29 pm

By Holley Mckay

Superman is no longer an American.

In “Action Comics’” new record-breaking 900th issue,  the fictional iconic superhero renounces his U.S citizenship following a clash with the federal government.

The Man of Steel, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938, has always been recognized as a devoted American warrior who constantly fought evil, but as of Thursday, he is no longer the country’s own to claim.

No word yet if Superman will change his red and blue suit, or his longtime motto “truth, justice and the American way” – but the landmark issue is certainly sparking controversy.

“Besides being riddled with a blatant lack of patriotism, and respect for our country, Superman’s current creators are belittling the United States as a whole. By denouncing his citizenship, Superman becomes an eery metaphor for the current economic and power status the country holds worldwide,” Hollywood” publicist and GOP activist Angie Meyer told…

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