UPDATED - SDCC 2011: LOIS LANE's DCnU Boyfriend

 

 

UPDATED 1:25pm ET with full-size images. Open them to read the panels.

Original story: Clark Kent has a new nemesis, and this one isn't even a super scientist or out to rule the world.

Following DC's confirmation earlier this week that Superman's marriage to Lois Lane wouldn't survive this September's relaunch of the DC Universe, The New York Daily News has broken the news that Clark has been replaced in Lois' affections in the new DC Universe by someone called Jonathan Carroll, a fellow reporter at the Daily Planet who - judging by the preview art accompanying the Daily News piece - is blond, friendly and has no problem showing off his naked torso to late night visitors... In other words, the seeming opposite of Clark Kent. No wonder Lois is smitten.

Carroll, who curiously shares his name with a couple of well-known writers, will make his debut in George Perez and Jesus Merino's Superman #1 this September. Is it too early to wonder if his hair will fall out within six months, leading to a name change and a scheme to destroy the Man of Steel once and for all...?

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