October 23rd, 2012

Is It Bird, Is It A Plane? No It Is Super-Blogger!

Star reporter Clark Kent, aka Superman, has sensationally quit the Daily Planet to set up his own blog. DC Comics have revealed that Superman is making the print-to-digital shift because he has “too much journalistic integrity” to carry on working for the newspaper. The saviour of the world says that he doesn’t want to become a “grizzled ink-stained wretch”, and has become disillusioned with the dead tree press because he “believes news should be about, I don’t know, news?”. Desperate colleagues attempted to convince him to stay but were forced to admit that “times are changing and print is a dying medium”.

Superman is tipped to “come into his own in the next few years as far as being a guy who takes to the internet and to the airwaves and starts speaking an unvarnished truth”.

Guido welcomes the competition…


46 Comments

  1. 1
    Trinny says:

    CK appears to have HC hair

  2. 2
    ToonBert... says:

    Is it Kevin Maguire on life after The Mirror scandal?

  3. 3
  4. 4
    LOL says:

    Superman Vs Flatulence Man

  5. 5
    Maverick Ways says:

    Bloggers Assemble.

  6. 6
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    What Mirror scandal? Has someone seen mine being used?

  7. 7
    Print is not dead says:

    Graffiti artists of the world unite and sign a partition

  8. 8
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    Go short on the FTSE & Bloomberg fellas.

    We are in the middle of the mother of all bear markets.

    Just Sayin’

  9. 9
    Ed says:

    Impothible.
    In the real world, Thuperman would become a luther

  10. 10
    Bluebottle says:

    Get ready to go long Wall ST at about 13180 and shut your eyes .

  11. 11
    ohlsen says:

    He uses Kryptology

  12. 12
    Superman from Pollys Tuscan Estate says:

    Poor hard done to, repressed working class folk …..

  13. 13

    C’mon Guido

    What is your Kryptonite?

  14. 14
    Kebab Time says:

  15. 15
    HoC Fat Thieving Pigs & we are not ashamed ! says:

    What can we claim on Expenses then ….all with in the rules of course !!

    Oink ……….Oink………… Oink………………

  16. 16
    Ed Millibland says:

    This beggars belief

  17. 17
    Ed Balls says:

    He’s right y’know.

    I’m joining the full on Dow Jones.

    Yes Sir.

  18. 18
    will says:

    Harriet you would say that as thier are some in the labour party who might have reasons to be worried about thier time at the BBC !!

  19. 19
    Minnie Bannister says:

    My Broker is betting on a 300 point dip in the Dow Jones.

  20. 20
  21. 21
    Hattie Supports Free Schools says:

  22. 22
    Bentwhistle says:

    My position is perfectly clear: I make it my business to know absolutely nothing about what goes on in the BBC. This means that I cannot be blamed for not acting on information that I do not have. It also clears my head for the more important questions of the day: dare I have an extra hobnob with my morning coffee?

  23. 23
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Of course, while he may actually be blogging in Metropolis, the business will be in Nevis as an asset-protection strategy should he ever be sued for libel, and he will claim to be a citizen of Krypton and not subject to any restraining orders. Of course, he has it a lot easier in the States so far as libel law goes. Still, better safe than sorry…

  24. 24
    Diane Abbot says:

    My favourite film is Supermon IV: The Quest for Peàs

  25. 25

    The two Ed’s= Twatman and Blobbin?

  26. 26
    Chris Bryant says:

    Tonight I’m watching Buttman and Throbbin.

  27. 27
    Labour councillor says:

    I find Superman an offensive and sexist character. He should be called Superperson.

  28. 28
    Archer Karcher says:

    “so why fear an In/Out poll?”

    Because, as usual, Cameron is lying his worthless arse off?

  29. 29
    The Mark Oaten Trilogy says:

    Buttman Begins
    The Dark Shite
    The Dark Shite Rises

  30. 30
    Equalities Spokesperson says:

    Being called Super is not fair, Equalperson, is so much more ‘inclusive’.

  31. 31
  32. 32
    Ed Balls says:

    Prizes (and outfits) for all

  33. 33
    Nullbymouth says:

    Will sell loads when they are out in DVD. Otherwise known in the industry as ‘follow through’

  34. 34
    Dr Stantz says:

    To be fair, it was bound to happen. Him and Batman already embraced Social Networking.

  35. 35
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Good cartoon. I see Richard and Mark have upped their game considerably!

  36. 36
    Stalin says:

    Guido Fawkes, Man of Steel!

  37. 37
    thier thier says:

    You are Kebab man and I claim my whatever.

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    still the same joke, still not funny

  39. 39
    soapy says:

    People who claim to be able to fly, see through walls (and clothes?), and disrobe in telephone boxes need looking into very carefully.

    Perhaps we need another judge led enquiry.

  40. 40
    Mister Mxyztplk says:

    This is dreadful news.

    What will happen to office romance? Getting into costume in the elevator? Mentoring the cub reporter?

  41. 41
    Rude Cherub says:

    Never did I think my two worlds of Geekdom & Political interest would collide.

    And that Office Romance is so last Century; Superman is dating Wonder Woman now, do please keep up.

  42. 42
    Supertit says:

    pass the bucket … a new super Kraptonight blog

  43. 43
    neverneverlad says:

    The PM is a total waste of protein and oxygen. It should be recycled.

  44. 44
    NE Frontiersman says:

    Get that woman away from my children!

  45. 45
    neil scott says:

    I’d love to use this as a platform for my case. Neilscott1@wordpressdotcom. http://wp.me/p2euOV-4

  46. 46
    Mister Mxyztplk says:

    I am shocked to hear of this liaison with Wonder Woman but it is difficult for me to keep up with all these things.

    I always fancied doing her myself.


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