Superman is the brainchild of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster who first envisioned the character in 1932 and later had his first appearance in Action Comics #1 in June 1938. What Jerry and Joe did not know at the time was that they had created a character that would become the signature icon of DC Comics and the most universally recognized hero in human history.
Since 1938, the character of Superman/Clark Kent has appeared in every imaginable media form including television, film, novelizations, and even a Broadway show.
Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy and girl (they of course want to be Supergirl). He is an enduring emblem of the American dream, the young immigrant who comes to the United States, embraces the culture and makes something of himself and enriches his adopted nation. He is a classical hero in the modern age who fights criminals, rescues the helpless and has a sense of morals and justice as strong and unshakeable as he is.
Since 1998, the Superman Super Site's mission statement has been to bring you all the latest news, updates, and information pertaining to the Man of Steel and the Superman universe in general.
It is a mission we are proud to maintain for all the fellow Superman fans of the world and everyone who visits our site because, without you, we would not exist.
The Historic Fox Theatre in Centralia, WA will present two special screenings of the 1978 Action/Adventure film "Superman: The Movie" on Saturday, June 27th as part of their 2015 Movie Series.
Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El (Marlon Brando) sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan (Glenn Ford) and Martha Kent (Phyllis Thaxter), young Clark (Christopher Reeve) discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman), while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane (Margot Kidder).
The screenings will take place at 2:00PM and 7:00PM. Admission for each screening is $8 per person, $7 for Members, and $20 per family (three to four persons). Presale tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets, at Book 'n' Brush in Chehalis, Holley's Place, HUBBUB, Santa Lucia Coffee and PostNet in Centralia.
For more information, contact the Fox Theatre at (360) 623-1103. All proceeds from the event benefit the restoration of the Historic Fox Theatre.
Featured in the July, 2015 issue of Empire Magazine - currently on newsstands - are free copies of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" posters.
The promotional posters for the highly anticipated film are copies of those which were given away at the IMAX premiere of the "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" teaser trailer in April.
The magazine also features "Ant-Man" on the cover and a "Superhero Special" which takes an in depth look at such upcoming films as "X-Men: Apocalypse", "Captain America: Civil War", "Suicide Squad", "Deadpool" and the "Fantastic 4" reboot.
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, and Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth. Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, Tao Okamoto, and Scoot McNairy also star in yet-to-be-confirmed roles.
The film is scheduled to hit theaters on March 25, 2016.
A new documentary is currently in the works which will take an in depth look at director George Miller's abandoned 2009 film "Justice League: Mortal".
According to the Hollywood Reporter, filmmakers Ryan Unicomb, Aaron Cater and Steven Caldwell will take on the project which is tentatively titled "Miller's Justice League Mortal".
"We wanted to get the story out there to help us to gauge interest," says Unicomb, who has directed a number of short films including Gifted, co-directed with Jordan Bailey, which followed the rise and fall of the world’s first superhero, Guardian.
"I have always been fascinated with the project, which would be in the same vein as 2013’s Jodorowsky's Dune and this year's The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?, about a Superman movie that Tim Burton was to direct in the 1990s."
Miller ("Mad Max", "Happy Feet") was in the process of developing "Justice League: Mortal" in 2007 with a script by Kieran and Michele Mulroney. The film was set to star D.J. Cotrona as Superman/Clark Kent, Armie Hammer as Batman, Adam Brody as Barry Allen/The Flash, rapper Common as John Stewart/Green Lantern, and Australian model Megan Gale as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman.
Warner Bros. ultimately shut down the project in 2008 citing a lack of tax breaks and the writer's strike as the main reasons it pulled the plug.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment, announced today the launch of the all-new ScoobyDoo.com, LooneyTunes.com and DCKids.com, three new entertainment destinations for kids that will engage fans with all their favorite Warner Bros. characters and DC Comics Super Heroes in a dynamic immersive experience, featuring original new content.
“Now, more than ever, providing universal access to a world of content is key to engaging even our youngest fans,” said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “We are excited to offer this new entertainment experience that delivers fun and engagement for kids across multiple digital platforms.”
With key interactive features designed to offer exciting content to kids any time they want from any Internet-connected device in the format they have grown to expect in today’s digital environment, ScoobyDoo.com, LooneyTunes.com and DCKids.com are now launched and will allow kids to experience immersive worlds 24/7 and connect with Warner Bros.’ beloved franchise animation characters and the famed universe of DC Comics.
The WB Kids character driven environments, ScoobyDoo.com and LooneyTunes.com, will inspire imagination and encourage interaction with many of Warner Bros.’ most recognizable franchise animation characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the Gang, engaged through fan-favorite content, exclusive videos, interactive and downloadable activities, comics and exciting games.
“With DCKids.com our goal is to provide a kids-focused online destination that delivers unparalleled access to our iconic characters such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman in a way that is fun, engaging and appropriate for our younger fans,” said Amit Desai, SVP Marketing and Global Franchise Management, DC Entertainment. “We know kids have an affinity for our characters, and that interacting with DC Super Heroes can be inspirational and a powerful source of imagination and play.”
DCKids.com will feature DC Comics’ most iconic Super Heroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and more, in exciting games and interactive ways to play. Original digital shorts from Batman Unlimited and DC Super Friends will be featured on the site.
Developed for kids aged 4-11, the discoverable digital ecosystem offers relatable entertainment for kids through these immersive worlds that feature components such as original content, videos, downloadable activities, games, quizzes and contests. Additionally, an international market rollout in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain and the UK is planned for the coming months.
The Superman Celebration is pleased to announce the addition of Candice Patton to this year's line-up of celebrity guests attending the 37th annual festival to be held June 11-14 in Metropolis, IL.
Patton is best known for her role as "Iris West" on the hit CW TV series "The Flash," and was raised in Plano, Texas where she pursued her childhood dream of becoming an actress.
She attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre. It was there that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew out to Los Angeles to briefly join the cast. Candice finished her college education at SMU and moved to Los Angeles shortly after. She has also appeared in other popular soap operas such as The Bold and Beautiful and Days of Our Lives, as well as roles on a long list of well-known TV series including, Entourage, One Tree Hill, CSI: Miami, Castle, Rizzoli & Isles, The Game, About a Boy, and the TV movie The Craigslist Killer.
Patton will be appearing on Saturday, June 13th at the Celebrity Autograph Sessions at the Baymont Theatre and an autograph session ticket will be required to meet her.
There may be a charge for autographs and photo opportunities. For more information on how to obtain tickets to the Celebrity Autograph Sessions, click here.
DC Comics has generously provided the Superman Super Site with review copies of Superman related titles currently featuring the publisher's groundbreaking 'Convergence' storyline.
In this review, we look at 'Convergence - Adventures of Superman #2' which features a story written by Marv Wolfman and artwork by Roberto Viacava, Andy Owens, and Sotocolor.
The issue kicks off where the series left off in 'Convergence - Adventures of Superman #1' with the Earth-1 versions of Superman and Supergirl trapped in the Phantom Zone fighting for their lives against a hoard of imprisoned Kryptonian villains.
Kara is ultimately pulled out of the Phantom Zone by Lucius and can do nothing but watch as the Kryptonian villains begin to get the upper hand over Superman with a barrage of punches and kicks.
Meanwhile, the Earth A.D. Apes from the Great Disaster that appeared in the prior issue are gathering under General Symian to eradicate the humans. However, he receives competition from none other than the Last Boy on Earth, Kamandi.
Back in the lab, Supergirl refuses to give up on Superman and, using her x-ray vision, spots and utilizes a grapling hook from the Batmobile to snag the Man of Steel and pull him to freedom.
Reunited, the two join Kamandi in his fight against General Symian and the ape army. Due to Kara's prior vision in the Phantom Zone of the future and her untimely death, she throws herself headlong into the fight; willing to do anything to protect Superman.
The issues concludes with Kara and Superman looking over an earthquake ravaged landscape after defeating the apes and taking out their "ultimate weapon", a nuclear warhead rocket.
Marv Wolfman continues to put together a great storyline for 'Convergence - Adventures of Superman #2' and developing the pre-Crisis versions of both Superman and Supergirl. The chemistry between these iconic characters and the introduction of Kamandi only adds to the reader's enjoyment.
The artwork provided by Roberto Viacava, Andy Owens, and Sotocolor is once again truly epic and continues the old-fashioned style of the pre-Crisis time period. However, as opposed to the previous issue which set the proper mood for each scene while also throwing in a few excellent splash pages, this issue is a bit lacking and contains backgrounds that are a bit too sparse.
All-in-all, 'Convergence - Adventures of Superman #2' is yet another a great addition to DC's groundbreaking storyline.
The Superman Celebration Committee is proud to announce the addition of the "Save The Massac Benefit Auction" and comedian Scott Long to this year's ever increasing line-up of festivities.
Long - who has toured the country non-stop for 2 decades, performing in 40 different states - will be performing his latest show "Good Dad...Not a Great Dad" which features a hilariously edgy, but sometimes poignant exploration of having twins at 40 years old.
The performance will take place on Saturday, June 13th at the Baymont Theatre prior to the "Save The Massac Benefit Auction" which will feature Superman, Superhero & Villain, and other comic collectables and treasures.
Tickets to the Scott Long comedy show are $20 each and include admission to the auction. Auction only tickets are also available for $10 each. A cash bar will be available during both the comedy show and auction while hors d'oeuvres will be served during the auction only.
All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit the historic Massac Theatre located in downtown Metropolis, IL and it's restoration. Doors will open at 7PM. Scott Long takes the stage at 7:30PM. Auction will begin approximately at 9PM.
Save The Massac Group is accepting Superhero related items for the auction and a receipt will be provided for tax purposes. For More information contact Lisa Gower at 618-524-7986 or contact the Metro Chamber at 618-524-2714.
“Great Scott!” LEGO® DimensionsTM Adds More Iconic Characters from DC Comics, Back to the FutureTM and LEGO® NinjagoTM with New Expansion Packs!
In a new video featuring actor Christopher Lloyd reprising his famous role as Doc Brown from the Back to the Future films, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed today gameplay featuring even more beloved characters coming to LEGO Dimensions, the upcoming entertainment experience that merges physical LEGO brick building with interactive console gameplay. In addition to LEGO Batman, LEGO Gandalf and Wyldstyle, the three minifigure heroes used to start the experience, LEGO Dimensions will allow gamers to customize their experience post-launch and throughout the first half of 2016 with additional packs from the previously announced brands, including: DC Comics Team Pack featuring LEGO Joker and LEGO Harley Quinn minifigures, three additional DC Comics Fun Packs featuring LEGO Superman, LEGO Aquaman and LEGO Bane minifigures, Back to the Future Fun Pack with LEGO Doc Brown minifigure and two additional LEGO Ninjago Fun Packs with Sensei Wu and Lloyd minifigures.
These highly collectible Team Packs and Fun Packs will provide new buildable characters, vehicles, tools and gadgets, as well as special in-game abilities. All expansion packs provide gamers the opportunity to use everything interchangeably, anywhere throughout the game, in any world with any character – there are no limitations.
Players can bring up to seven characters, vehicles and weapons into the LEGO Dimensions game all at once by placing them on the LEGO Toy Pad to create extreme gameplay cross-overs, such as LEGO Superman piloting the LEGO DeLorean Time Machine through Hill Valley or LEGO Doc Brown fighting alongside LEGO Bane in New Ninjago City.
Future expansion pack purchases will continue to work with the LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack, even in the fall of next year. No compatibility chart necessary.
Additional well-known brands and expansion packs joining the adventure for 2015 and 2016 will be announced in the coming months.
Launching 29th September 2015, LEGO Dimensions, will be available for Xbox One, the all-in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems and Wii U™ system from Nintendo.
DC Entertainment revealed a bold new advertising campaign today titled “DC YOU.” The campaign shines a spotlight on the New DC Universe (DCU) line of comic books, and reinforces the company’s commitment to creating a diverse offering of titles – something for everyone.
“With the New DC Universe, there’s a story for every kind of DC Comics fan. There’s a story for YOU,” stated Amit Desai, senior vice president of marketing and global franchise management, DC Entertainment. “The DC Comics slate rolling out this summer truly offers a comic book for everyone and our new advertising campaign – DC YOU – celebrates this bold, new direction.”
Beginning June 3, the new DCU will consist of 24 brand-new series as well as 25 on-going, best selling fan-favorite series, resulting in the most ambitious DC Comics lineup-to-date. Celebrating the new direction of the DC Universe, the DC YOU advertising campaign will focus on four main themes:
Characters – DC Entertainment will highlight its iconic characters, like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, as well as popular characters, such as Batgirl, Black Canary, Bizarro, Cyborg and Starfire.
Talent – The campaign will spotlight top writers and artists, as well as emerging fresh voices, who are on board to help create an expansive line of comics that appeals to a broad audience of fans. Comic talent featured in the campaign include Batman’s Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, Superman’s Gene Luen Yang and John Romita Jr., Justice League’s Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, Justice League of America’s Bryan Hitch, Black Canary’s Brendon Fletcher and Annie Wu, among many others.
Stories – The campaign will engage the readership, showcasing the diverse range of styles and genres as well as approaches to storytelling across the New DCU through various taglines, such as Are YOU ready to laugh?, Are YOU ready to hashtag this?, and Are YOU ready for the new awesome?
Fans – As the campaign name suggests, the New DCU is first and foremost about our fans and our commitment to creating great stories for all fans. The campaign will celebrate life-long fans as well as those new to comics.
DC YOU will appear in print inserts and ads across DC Entertainment’s physical and digital comic books beginning May 20. Digital ads featuring video content will begin airing June 3 across major online platforms.
The campaign will come to life on the DC Comics website (DCComics.com/DCYOU) and multiple DC Comics social media channels will encourage fans to celebrate and share their DCU via hashtag #DCYOU. And this year’s Comic-Con International San Diego (July 9-12) will bring DC YOU directly to fans in fun and engaging ways.
As part of DC YOU, DC Entertainment will also offer comic book retailers weekly promotional packs filled with collectible items inspired by the New DCU line of comic-books. These items will include posters, masks, temporary tattoos, stickers and are sure to encourage fans to visit their local comic book shop each week.
An iconic piece of Superman memorabilia has found a new home at the world famous Super Museum in Metropolis, IL.
The Superman Talking Telephone Booth which used to sit in the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce building through the mid-1990's is now on display at the museum and gives visitors the opportunity to "talk" to the Man of Steel.
Upon lifting the receiver, visitors receive a greeting from Superman saying "Hello, I'm Superman. I hope you are having a super day!"
The phonebooth is on permanent loan from collectors Jim and Jenny Walters who also have a vast collection of historical Metropolis, IL and "Amazing World of Superman" items which will also be on display at the Super Museum.
Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, announces the debut of JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis. Named by USA Today as one of the most anticipated new attractions of the year, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis promises to take the industry by storm and have park guests clamoring for the chance to team up with the world’s most famous Super Heroes in a multi-sensory, first-of-its-kind dark ride adventure.
“We are excited to partner with the popular DC Comics characters to bring this level of unmatched, interactive thrills to our guests this season,” said Park President Steve Martindale. “JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis is like no other ride we’ve ever built. The technology is second to none and guests will be fully immersed in the action from start to finish.”
This next generation of interactive thrills offers guests the ultimate dark ride adventure when they team up with SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN and THE FLASH after accepting the challenge to outwit Lex Luthor and The Joker’s plans to destroy the city of Metropolis. As JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team members, riders travel in sleek six-passenger custom designed, motion-based vehicles and engage in a full-sensory battle, complete with 4D effects of fire, cannon blasts, and explosions all while experiencing hairpin, 360-degree turns and the world’s first-ever virtual loop on a dark ride.
Riders use interactive laser blasters and attempt to extinguish the 600 virtual and tangible targets featured throughout the attraction, including a life-like villain animatronic, robotic henchmen, helicopters, a hologram and an interactive fog screen. The realistic features take the ride gaming experience to an unprecedented level.
Six Flags, the largest regional theme park company in the world, collaborated with the most innovative minds in the industry to bring this thrilling attraction to life. Sally Corporation, the industry leader in dark rides, designed the complete experience including story development, scenery and life-like animatronics that guests encounter throughout the ride. Pure Imagination, the gurus of Computer Generated Imagery, created the 3D graphics and film. Alterface, renowned for their work in site-based interactive game play, headed up the robust gaming elements and Oceaneering designed the first-of-its-kind, fully programmable, multi-degree-of-freedom vehicles that transport guests through all the exciting twists and turns.
Six Flags Gold Season Pass Holders get an exclusive sneak peek of the new ride on May 21 and all Season Pass Holders get advanced exclusive ride time on May 22. Six Flags Over Texas is now open for daily operation through August 23. Visit sixflags.com/overtexas for more information, including park operating hours.
The world’s favorite engines meet the world’s greatest super heroes as Thomas & Friends™ collide with DC Super Friends™ for a mighty mashup! The engines who keep the Island of Sodor running now have heroic new makeovers as MINIS with designs based on the heroes seen in DC Comics.
This exclusive San Diego Comic-Con pack features five fantastic MINIS mashups, including:
Exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con: Diesel as the Dark Knight version of Batman!
Best of all, it includes a premium, exclusive-to-San Diego Comic-Con package complete with a new comic story revealing the origin of the Thomas& Friends/DC Super Friends mashup and dynamic light-up action! It’s the perfect introduction to the Thomas & Friends/DC Super Friends MINIS.
The latest rumor concerning key storyline elements from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" comes from JoBlo and indicates that Lex Luthor will don his iconic green and purple battle armor which has been featured many times in comics and animation during various encounters with the Man of Steel.
Here's an excerpt from the article:
With the main conflict being between Bats and Supes initially, the true evil will of course reveal itself and many have wondered if we'll get a man of "talk" or a man of "action" in this new version of Luthor. Well, it appears we'll be getting both. According to a very trusted and reliable source, not only will Lex be the main villain, but he will also get in on the action... and will do so wearing his trademark green/purple WARSUIT! That's right, we will finally be seeing Lex don the armor he's worn for decades in the comics and various animated series/films. How will it look exactly? Our source says it will be very much like the many variations we've seen in the past and will obviously fit the style and look of the film (and DCCU films in general). Lex will don the suit for at least part of the film, but it's unclear if it's just in the finale.
This news comes hot on the heels of the recently resurrected old rumor that Doomsday will be featured in the film as a re-animated General Zod.
Whether or not this latest rumor concerning the film's storyline pans out remains to be seen and, as always, should be taken with a grain of salt until such time Warner Bros. makes an official announcement.
"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is scheduled to premiere in US theaters on March 25, 2016.
Wrapping up its most watched season in seven years, The CW Network presented its 2015-16 broadcast schedule today to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City.
Among the new shows set to debut during the 2015-16 season will be DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW which will premiere in mid-season. The network also released the following detailed description for the new series as well as the first official cast photo:
When heroes alone are not enough… the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known? DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW stars Victor Garber (“The Flash,” “Alias”); Brandon Routh (“Arrow,” “Superman Returns”); Arthur Darvill (“Doctor Who”); Caity Lotz (“Arrow”); Ciarra Renee (“Pippin”); Franz Drameh (“Edge of Tomorrow”); with Dominic Purcell (“The Flash,” “Prison Break”); and Wentworth Miller (“The Flash,” “Prison Break”). Based on the characters from DC Comics, DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” upcoming “Pan”), Marc Guggenheim (“Arrow,” “Eli Stone,” “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”), Andrew Kreisberg (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Eli Stone,” “Warehouse 13”) and Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash,” upcoming “Pan”).
CBS has released the following first look trailer for the upcoming TV series 'Supergirl' which will star actress Melissa Benoist in the title role based on the DC Comics superhero:
It's not a bird. It's not a plane. It's not a man. It's Supergirl. In the new drama from the world of DC Comics, Superman's cousin, Kara Zor-El, embraces her superhuman abilities and becomes the hero she was always meant to be. This Fall on CBS.
The cover, one of the most iconic Superman covers of the Golden Age, shows the Man of Steel marching arm and arm with two of America's brave sailors and soldiers, ready to defend their country against the Axis threat. It was the first depiction of America’s armed servicemen on the cover of this title, though certainly not the last.
Equally as important is the fact that one of the greatest Batman artists of all time, Jerry Robinson – who was also a close friend of Ray’s – asked DC Comics for the art after the issue had published. Robinson passed away in 2011, kept the art for more than 70 years. It has been consigned to auction by his family.
“Not only was Jerry Robinson simply an amazing artist,” said Joe Mannarino, Director of Comics & Comic Art at Heritage New York, “he was also a visionary collector. He was gathering and keeping his own art, and that of his friends in the business, at a time when no one thought anything at all of it.”
At the dawn of the comics business, original comic art was considered useless and usually thrown away once an issue was printed. Time has proven Robinson’s impulse and excellent eye absolutely correct, as the best examples of original comic art routinely bring healthy five and six figure prices and the prime examples of Golden Age DC Comic cover art that still exist are very few in number and mostly sequestered in private collections.
For our May contest, we are offerring three lucky individuals the opportunity to win a set of the following "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" promotional posters which were unveiled prior to the release of the IMAX teaser trailer for the film.
To enter, visit the link below and follow the instructions provided.
A winner will be selected and notified on Sunday, May 31st. Good luck!
For our May contest, we are offerring three lucky individuals the opportunity to win a set of the "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" promotional posters which were unveiled prior to the release of the IMAX teaser trailer for the film.
To enter, simply answer the Superman trivia question listed below along with your name, email address, and verification. Then click the "Enter Here to Win" button to submit your entry.
A winner will be selected and notified on Sunday, May 31st. Good luck!
DATES OF INTEREST
05/05: Actor Henry Cavill (Superman/Clark Kent in "Man of Steel") born in 1983. 05/13: Writer Marv Wolfman (The Adventures of Superman) born in 1946. 05/23: Artist Win Mortimer (Action Comics, Supergirl) born in 1919.
When Gotham City is plagued by a rash of bizarre crimes committed by the animal-inspired villain squad, the Animilitia (made up of Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc and Man-Bat), Batman swings into action to investigate. But could the Animilita be working for powerful businessman Oswald Cobblepot aka The Penguin? How does Cobblepot's new invention of robotic Cyber Animals fit into the mix? In the end, it'll take the combined forces of Batman, Green Arrow, Flash, Nightwing and Red Robin to fight off these "ANIMAL INSTINCTS." - $18.49
These never-before-reprinted 1950's Sundays are a special treat for Superman fans and comics historians worldwide. This first book of the Atomic Age Sundays features more than 175 full-color strips, from October 23, 1949 through March 15, 1953. - $34.35
The granddaddy of them all, Action Comics #1's famous cover art reproduced as a highly detailed premium motion statue. Crafted from heavyweight polystone and mixed media, the statue brings that famous cover to life! - $89.99
Baby Kal-El of Krypton is rocketed to Earth by his biological parents where he is raised by Jonathan & Martha Kent in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with Lois Lane, while battling the villainous Lex Luthor.