Superboy Origin Respect Meme Picture

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Superboy is the product of genetic cloning. His DNA is half human and half Kryptonian. This results in Superboy having two fathers: Lex Luthor and Superman. In our modern age, strange parentages in fiction and pop culture are hard to grasp all the sudden. However because Superboy has two fathers, his origin is easier for us to accept. Had he had two mothers, he would be labeled "unrealistic".

Since 2010, Wonder Woman's iconic origin has been heavily debated by newcomers and longtime readers outside of Wonder Woman's readers. I find this heavily frustrating as Diana's origins are no more complex or ridiculous than any other comic character. Her clay origin is unique and sacred to her and should be given the same respect as Superman's Kryptionian origins, Batman's tragic origins, Spider-Man's radioactive origins or any other origin presented in comics. A character of mythological origins doesn't need a father to validate their existence. In fact many religions around the world present the first humans as being formed from the earth like Diana. This is especially important to Diana as she is symbolic of a woman's freedom and individuality as a human being. A woman doesn't need a man or father to validate her existence just as a man doesn't need a woman or mother to validate his existence. It's time we gave Diana the respect that Superboy and Donna Troy have in the world of comics.
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