Fan Reactions to the Ageing of Jon Kent/Superboy – Poll Results

In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

How do you feel about Jonathan Kent/Superboy having been aged in the comic books?

It appears as though most fans are taking a “wait and see” approach to the fact that Jon Kent has aged 7 years in the current Superman comic books. However, they’re followed closely by the “I hate it!” crowd, who aren’t pleased at all with this latest development.

Here’s the complete voting breakdown:

How do you feel about Jonathan Kent/Superboy having been aged in the comic books?
  • Unsure/Undecided 32%, 53 votes
    53 votes 32%
    53 votes - 32% of all votes
  • I hate it! Should never have been done 29%, 48 votes
    48 votes 29%
    48 votes - 29% of all votes
  • I don't mind that he's now a teenager 17%, 28 votes
    28 votes 17%
    28 votes - 17% of all votes
  • I preferred it when he was younger 12%, 20 votes
    20 votes 12%
    20 votes - 12% of all votes
  • I don't read comic books 7%, 11 votes
    11 votes 7%
    11 votes - 7% of all votes
  • I love it! Had to be done 5%, 8 votes
    8 votes 5%
    8 votes - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 168
January 16, 2019 - January 23, 2019
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January 24, 2019 5:04 am

Bye bye to one of the best of the current titles…The Super Sons.
Totally ridiculous decision on the part of DC Comics.

January 24, 2019 9:11 am

No disrespect to Connor or the Silver Age comics but when it comes to the idea of having a character called Superboy for me having that be Superman’s ten-year-old son just clicked. I really enjoyed seeing this bright optimistic kid looking up to his two awesome parents and watching them step into the roles of being parents. Love and family have long been themes of Superman stories and I think this just fit perfectly with that. I’ve also been enjoying super Sons where his interactions with Damian Wayne actually sold me on Damian Wayne. It’s not to say I never… Read more »

January 26, 2019 9:06 pm
Reply to  MattComics

If I had to choose between Connor or Jon to be Superboy, I would choose Jon. No offense to Connor, I just feel that Jon as Superboy makes more sense in this point in time. I like them both, but bringing back Connor feels forced to me. And I don’t want to lose Jon as Superboy.