Next week’s issue of The New Yorker is set to feature North Korea’s supreme leader, Kim Jong-un, as a baby playing with toy missiles.
Kim’s regime drew worldwide attention earlier this week when it announced that it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb, which would have represented a significant advancement in its nuclear arsenal.
However, South Korea, the US, and outside experts all cast scepticism on that assertion and suggested that North Korea actually detonated a more conventional atomic bomb.
According to The New York Times, the eccentric Kim is believed to be in his early 30s.
Here’s The New Yorker’s new cover:
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