The Real Reason the New 52 SUPERMAN No Longer Wears Underwear

This month marks the one year anniversary of DC’s “New 52” company wide reboot. To celebrate, DC is releasing special Zero Issues of all their titles. These issues will, according to Newsarama, tell a story that takes place at some point before the relaunch. Hopefully, one of the zero issues will reveal the real reason why Superman no longer wears underwear on the outside of his tights, the way he’d done since the late 1930s. But just in case they don’t, that story is found in the strip below. It’s actually really interesting, and has major implications for DC’s ongoing storylines: