superman corner

And I could rattle of reason after reason
why media representation is vital,
how this is a huge step for diversity,
what it means for comics in the future,
but instead,

imagine my baby nephew.

His sunflower face,
delicate hands ready to lift a world,
tying a tattered red blanket
across his invincible small shoulders,
setting his glasses in the grass,
and he slicks back his jet black heritage,
swirls one piece of hair,
the lone curl centered
on his tan forehead
and he says,

This looks like a job for…
—  On The Existence Of Chinese Superman by Alex Dang!