Milestone Calendar

01/02
Jan 2: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man is released in 1976, the first time that DC and Marvel Comics characters team up.
01/05
George Reeves, star of the Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1914.
01/14
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane #1 goes on sale in 1958.
01/15
Phyllis Coates, Lois Lane in Superman and the Mole Men (1951) and the first year of Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1927.
01/16
John Hamilton, Perry White in the Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1886.
01/30
Gene Hackman, Lex Luthor in the Superman films, born in 1930.
02/03
The Adventures of Superman makes its debut on television in 1953.
02/06
Artist Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1961.
02/08
Jack Larson (Jimmy Olsen in The Adventures of Superman television series) born this day.
02/12
The Superman radio serial debuts in 1940.
02/17
Long-time Superman artist Curt Swan born in 1920.
03/09
Artist Rick Burchett (Superman Adventures) born in 1952.
03/26
Artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Action Comics) born in 1948.
03/31
In 1959, Action #252 introduces us to Superman's cousin, Supergirl.
04/01
Annette O'Toole, Lana Lang in "Superman: III" and Martha Kent in Smallville, born in Houston, TX.
04/03
Christopher Meloni, Colonel Nathan Hardy in "Man of Steel", born in 1961.
04/03
Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, born in 1924.
04/08
John Schneider, Jonathan Kent in Smallville, born in Mount Kisco, NY.
04/10
Michael Bell, Lex Luthor in the Ruby-Spears Superman cartoon, and Zan, Gleek, and Riddler from the Superfriends cartoon, born in Brooklyn, NY.
04/14
John Shea, Lex Luthor in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in 1949.
04/26
Tom Welling, Clark Kent in Smallville, born in New York, NY.
04/29
Sam Jones III, Pete Ross in Smallville, born in Boston, MA.
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.
06/05
Artist Wayne Boring (Superman, Action Comics) born in 1905.
06/10
John Byrne presents a new Superman in 1986 with the release of Man of Steel #1.
06/15
Artist Ross Andru (Action Comics) born in 1925.
06/16
George Reeves, star of the Adventures of Superman television series, dies in 1959.
06/16
Long-time Superman artist Curt Swan dies in 1997..
06/19
Superman editor Julius Schwartz born in 1915.
06/27
Writer and artist Dan Jurgens (Superman) born in 1959.
06/30
"The New Adventures of Superboy" voice actor, Robert "Bob" Hastings dies in 2014.
07/06
Writer and Artist John Byrne (Man of Steel, Superman, Action Comics) born in 1950.
07/10
Superman artist and co-creator Joe Shuster born in 1914.
07/11
Michael Rosenbaum, Lex Luthor in Smallville, born in Oceanside, N.Y.
07/22
Terence Stamp, General Zod in Superman and Superman II, born in 1939..
07/23
Clark Kent proposes to Lois Lane in Superman #50.
07/29
Allison Mack, Chloe Sullivan in Smallville, born in Germany.
07/31
Dean Cain, star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in 1966.
08/07
Writer Paul Dini (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1957.
08/07
Eric Johnson, Whitney Fordman in Smallville, born in Edmonton, AB.
08/24
In 1993, Superman returns from the dead in Superman #82.
08/28
Writer and artist Jack Kirby (Superman's Pal: Jimmy Olsen) born in 1917.
09/06
Justin Whalin, Jimmy Olsen in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in 1974.
09/08
The Super Friends cartoon show makes its debut on ABC-TV in 1973.
09/10
Filmation's The New Adventures of Superman animated series premieres on CBS in 1966.
09/12
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman makes its debut on ABC-TV in 1993.
09/13
Artist Mike Grell (Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes) born in 1947.
09/15
Jackie Cooper, Perry White in the Superman films, born in 1922.
09/17
Writer Roger Stern (Action Comics) born in 1950.
09/25
Christopher Reeve, star of the Superman films, born in 1952.
09/26
Writer Louise Simonson (Superman: The Man of Steel) born in 1946.
10/03
The Adventures of Superboy makes its debut on television in 1988.
10/06
Superman editor Mike Carlin born.
10/09
Superman Returns star Brandon Routh born in 1979.
10/11
Superman movie star and paralysis advocate Christopher Reeve dies in 2004.
10/15
Artist Vince Colletta (Supergirl) born.
10/16
Smallville makes its debuts on television in 2001.
10/17
Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the Superman films, born in 1948.
10/17
Superman writer and co-creator Jerry Siegel born in 1914.
11/12
Broadway musical "It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman" star Bob Holiday born in 1932.
11/17
Justice League animated series makes its debut on television in 2001.
11/18
With the release of Superman #75, the nation mourns the death of a hero.
11/23
The theatrical film Superman and the Mole Men premieres in 1951, leading to the successful television series.
11/28
Writer and artist Jerry Ordway (Superman) born in 1957.
11/30
Writer and artist Keith Griffen (Legion of Super-Heroes) born in 1952.
12/01
Richard Pryor, Gus Gorman in Superman III, born in Peoria, Illinois in 1940.
12/01
Joanne Siegel, wife of Jerry Siegel and the original model for Lois Lane, born on this day.
12/08
Teri Hatcher, Lois Lane on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born.
12/10
Richard Pryor, Gus Gorman in Superman III, dies of a heart attack in Encino, Los Angeles, California in 2005.
12/12
Sarah Douglas, Ursa in Superman and Superman II, born in 1952.
12/15
Artist Kurt Shaffenberger (Lois Lane, Superboy) born in 1920.
12/15
Helen Slater, star of Supergirl, born in 1965.
12/29
John Haymes Newton, star of the 1st season of the Superboy TV series, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1965.
12/30
Kristin Kreuk, Lana Lang on Smallville, born in Vancouver, B.C.
12/30
George Nebern, voice of Superman on "Justice League" and various other animated series & movies, born in Little Rock, AR.