Don't Expect That Orson Scott Card Superman Story Any Time Soon

Orson_Scott_Card_at_BYU_Symposium_20080216

Yesterday Chris Sprouse announced that he was no longer willing to draw the Superman story by Orson Scott Card appearing in the upcoming Superman Adventures. DC stated that they were pulling the strip until they could find a replacement artist.

I understand that this may never happen. That, basically, there is no “hurry” to find a replacement artist… and that the people involved with putting the comic together simply weren’t aware of Orson Scott Card’s activist membership. I mean, I was. I’m sure you were. But, it seems not everyone was.

They are now, obviously.

This is quite clearly a success for those raising the issue, trying to get Orson banned from DC Comics. But it seems like it was only the warm up. Because next on the slate is the Ender’s Game movie, with the likes of  Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley, based on the very positively reviewed novel by Card.

If they can succeed with Warner Bros over a comic, can they succeed with Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate over a movie?

688d4beeab41f6ade2bf4b3ac61efe8303fd6489.png__940x420_q85_crop-smart_upscale

You Can Play As A Woman In Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3's Campaign

THE FLASH

The Flash - End Game Trailer

635653869699821304-Windblade - Copy

Transforming Male Genre Franchises, From Transformers To Avengers

Halo 5 Guardians

Hunt The Truth Podcast Closes A Few Doors, But Opens New Ones

Sesame Street Parodies Avengers: Age Of Ultron

DC's Booster Gold Gets A Brand New Origin From His Creator

$_57

All-New X-Men #40 Is A $13 Comic Now

Game Of Thrones - How Cersei, Arya, Maergery And Jon Snow Have Transformed

Fantastic Four To End With A Bang, Not A Secret Wars Crossover

original

These Witcher 3 Screenshots Show What You Will Get Up Too