DC Comics Artist Quits over 'Woke' Superman Changes: They're 'Ruining Characters'
Colorist Gabe Eltaeb slams leftist push to make characters more 'woke'
An artist has publicly quit his job at DC Comics and slammed the company for its push to change characters to become more "woke" and promote left-wing talking points.
Colorist Gabe Eltaeb, who helps produce DC's Superman comics, says he is quitting over a decision to change to the iconic comic's patriotic slogan and make the Man of Steel bisexual.
Eltaeb announced he was quitting his position during a YouTube live-stream with fellow former DC Comics worker Ethan Van Sciver.
In response to the decision to make Superman a bisexual leftist, the outgoing employee said in the podcast "I'm tired of this sh**!"
Eltaeb, who says he'll serve out his contract with DC before leaving, also blasted the company's decision to scrap the old Superman slogan - "truth, justice, and the American way" in a favor of "truth, justice and a better tomorrow" - as "f**king nonsense."
"What really pissed me off was saying 'truth, justice, and a better world'," he said.
"F*** that! It was 'Truth, Justice, and the American way'," Eltaeb declared.
He was referring to the announcement from the publisher of Superman comics that they would be dropping "the American way" from the character's motto for the much far less nationalistic, "a better world."
Eltaeb said that he was leaving DC Comics when his contract was up because he was upset with how the company is "ruining" the legacy of their characters.
"I'm finishing out my contract with DC," he said.
"I'm tired of this s***, I'm tired of them ruining these characters; they don't have a right to do this," he continued.
"My Grandpa almost died in World War II.
"We don't have a right to destroy s*** that people died for to give us," Eltaeb said.
"It's a bunch of f***ing nonsense."
Eltaeb was the colorist on "Superman: The Son of Kal-El," which wrote Superman's son to be a bisexual social justice warrior battling global warming.
He went on to object to the way conservatives are shunned in the industry.
"They call us bigots and racist and s***, I would ask them, find me in the f***ing mainstream, not on the fringes, one f***ing book, one f***ing t-shirt, one movie that says that leftism is bad, and conservatism is good, find it for me, they f***ing won't they're not letting people have a voice, they're the f***ing bigots," he said.
"Sorry," Eltaeb added, "that's been bottled up for five years."