Ernest Hemingway’s 1923 passport photo.

A Chicago-area writer explores the myths and legends surrounding Ernest Hemingway, the Oak Park-born titan of American literature. 

Superman – not Clark Kent, but his son, Jon – comes out as bisexual in the upcoming issue of “Superman: Son of Kal-El”  after sharing a kiss with Jay Nakamura. (Credit: DC)

The fifth issue of the DC comic series “Superman: Son of Kal-El” will confirm that the new Superman – Jon Kent, child of Clark Kent and Lane – is bisexual after falling for Jay Nakamura, a male reporter, DC announced this week.

An illustration from DC’s “Weird War Tales” #68 (October 1978)

In the comic book world there is the Marvel universe and the DC universe. Less well-known is the Ernest Hemingway universe. But the Oak Park-born writer, a towering figure in 20th century literature, was a popular figure in comics.

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A new book combs through the local archives to document the life of an American literary lion, Ernest Hemingway.