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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
July 1: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, dies of lung failure aged 80 in 2004.
July 4: Eva Marie Saint, Martha Kent in Superman Returns, born in Newark, New Jersey in 1924.
July 6: Writer and Artist John Byrne (Man of Steel, Superman, Action Comics) born in 1950.
July 10: Superman artist and co-creator Joe Shuster born in 1914.
July 11: Michael Rosenbaum, Lex Luthor in Smallville, born in Oceanside, N.Y in 1972.
July 17: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lana Lang, Clark Kent's boyhood friend.
July 22: Terence Stamp, General Zod in Superman and Superman II, born in 1938.
July 25: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lucy Lane, Lois Lane's sister.
July 26: Kevin Spacey, Lex Luthor in Superman Returns, born in South Orange, New Jersey in 1959.
July 26: Ilya Salkind, Superman movie producer, born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1947.
July 27: Jackson Beck, voice of Superman Radio Introduction, dies in 2004, aged 92.
July 29: Allison Mack, Chloe Sullivan in Smallville, born in Preez, Germany in 1982.
July 29: Writer Gail Simone (Action Comics) celebrates her birthday today.
July 30: Laurence Fishburne, Perry White in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Augusta, Georgia in 1961.
July 31: Dean Cain, star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan in 1966.

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What did you think of the “Batman v Superman” teaser shown at Comic-Con?

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WELCOME TO THE SUPERMAN HOMEPAGEPrint

Dedicated to Andrew J Gould - the original keeper of the Superman Homepage!


Welcome! This website is devoted to DC Comics’ Superman, the first and best comic book superhero, who was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. This website is dedicated to giving you information on Superman in all forms of media.

If this is your first visit to this website, then we invite you to take our Guided Tour. If you just want a quick explanation of what’s available within each section visit the Information Page. Otherwise just dive right in and jump to the various sections of the Superman Homepage by clicking on the navigational links on the left hand side of the screen or those in the "Timeline" menu at the top of the screen.




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Below are the very latest events surrounding the Man of Steel! Check the "What’s New" page for a complete list of other recent items.

July 30, 2014: Superman Fan Preference - Poll ResultsPrint

Poll Position In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked the question:

I'm a Superman fan, but my preference is for Superman...

Movies and Comic Books were neck and neck in this poll. An interesting outcome.

Here's the complete breakdown:

Movies
Movies
41% [56 Votes]

Live-Action TV
Live-Action TV
11% [15 Votes]

Cartoons/Animation
Cartoons/Animation
6% [8 Votes]

Comic Books
Comic Books
37% [51 Votes]

Collectibles
Collectibles
2% [3 Votes]

Radio/Audio
Radio/Audio
1% [1 Vote]

Novels/Books
Novels/Books
0% [0 Votes]

Other
Other
2% [3 Votes]


July 29, 2014: Batman v Superman Photo RoundupPrint

Today saw a number of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice images hit the web, from varying sources.

First we have a series of images from Twitter user The Bananadoctor, who offers a series of images from the filming. This is a brief sample of the images, which feature destruction, broken green screens from storms, and other goodies:

There is also a whole series of images available at Michigan Movies and More under Bananadoc's monniker as well. Head on over to check them out!


July 29, 2014: Warner Debuts Larger Screens at Comic-ConPrint

Dawn of Justice For the San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Brothers pulled out all the stops and debuted massive, costly screens with which to woo the crowd, to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

According to an article on Variety, the screens were 465 feet long and twenty feet high, more than doubling the size of the screens last year. From the article:

    ...although it kicked off the presentation, “Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice” images were simply hand-drawn stills from the film’s artists that were merged with some live illustration, including rain and wind. The sneak peek of Batman and Superman facing off, eyes lit up with fury, was solely for Hall H.

    “That’s just going to live in that hall. We’ll post extended trailers and stills, but that presentation, that was just for those fans,” said Kroll, meaning those who saw it were the first and the last - except of those for those who took pictures and posted them.

For the rest, head on over to the main article.


July 29, 2014: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Justice League #32 PreviewsWorld.com has released the list of comic books and other items on sale this week. Here are the Superman related items in that list.

On sale date: July 30, 2014 (unless otherwise stated).

The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week, with all comics also available for digital download. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please check with your retailer for availability.

Click on the comic book name to purchase its printed edition. Or click on the Kindle icon (Kindle) or iBooks icon (iBooks) next to a comic's title to download it in digital format.

Click on the magnifying glass icon (Sneak Peek) next to a comic's title for a sneak peek at the pages within.


July 28, 2014: New Video Trailer for "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham"Print

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released a new video trailer for "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham", which will be available beginning Fall 2014 for the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system, the Wii UTM system from Nintendo, Nintendo 3DSTM hand-held system, as well as for Windows PC.

LEGO Batman 3 "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" is the next instalment to the blockbuster LEGO "Batman: The Videogame" and "LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes" videogames.

In "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham", the Caped Crusader joins forces with the super heroes of the DC Comics Universe and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth. Using the power of the Lantern Rings, Brainiac shrinks worlds to add to his twisted collection of miniature cities from across the universe. Now the greatest super heroes and the most cunning villains must unite and journey to different Lantern Worlds to collect the Lantern Rings and stop Brainiac before it's too late.

Players will unlock more than 150 unique characters from the DC Comics universe, including members of the Justice League and LEGO big figures such as Killer Croc, Solomon Grundy and many more. Fans of all ages will be able to control their favorite heroes and villains with new gadgets and abilities. Brainiac's mind controlling abilities and the power of the Lantern rings bring unexpected twists to the classic characters' personalities.

"LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" also will allow players to explore iconic locations such as the Hall of Justice, the Batcave and the Justice League Watchtower. They will be able to access Batman's training modules on the Bat Computer and take part in various challenges, battles and races.

Pre-order "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" from our Online Store now.


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July 28, 2014: Superman on TV - July 28 to August 3Print

Superman on TV Below are the Superman related TV shows and movies scheduled for the week ahead in the USA and Australia. Anyone in other regions of the world who would like to contribute is more than welcome to add their listings in the comments section below.

United States of America - Updated

Episodes of "Smallville" air on TNT in the U.S. on some weekday mornings. This week's episodes are: Monday - 4.00am "Truth", 5.00am "Memoria", 6.00am "Talisman"; Tuesday - 5.00am "Forsaken", 6.00am "Covenant"; Wednesday - 5.00am "Crusade", 6.00am "Gone"; Thursday - 5.00am "Devoted", 6.00am "Run"; Friday - 5.00am "Facade", 6.00am "Transference".

The "Justice League Unlimited" episode titled "Far From Home" will air in the U.S. on Saturday, August 2 at 9.30am on The CW's Vortexx programming block.

The movie "Hollywoodland", about the life and death of George Reeves, will air on SUNDANCE on Monday, July 28 at 12.15pm.

The movie "Man of Steel" will air on 5MAX in the U.S. on Monday, July 28 at 6.30pm.

NetFlix.com also has a number of Superman and Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.

Australia - Updated

In Australia, the "Who Killed Superman?" episode of "North Mission Road", which investigates the death of George Reeves, will air on the Crime & Investigation channel at 1.00pm on Friday, August 1 and again on Saturday, August 2 and 6.30am.

In Australia, the animated movie "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox" will air on Foxtel's Family movie channel at 9.15pm on Friday, August 1, and again on Saturday, August 2 at 8.35am.

In Australia, the animated movie "Superman Unbound" will air on Foxtel's Family movie channel at 10.40pm on Friday, August 1.

In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" will air on the Premiere movie channel on Thursday, August 31 at 3.50pm, and on Saturday, August 2 at 6.05pm, and again on Sunday, August 3 at 7.10am.

If there's anything I've missed please don't hesitate to let me know.


July 28, 2014: Chris Terrio Tapped for "Justice League"Print

Dawn of Justice The Hollywood Reporter has released an article claiming that Chris Terrio, responsible for a recent rewrite on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, has been tapped to write the forthcoming Justice League movie.

Known for Argo, which won a Best Picture Oscar, Terrio has also worked previously with Ben Affleck, Snyder's Batman in the new film.

For the full story, head on over to the Hollywood Reporter!


July 27, 2014: DC Comics Bests Marvel with Online Comic-Con BuzzPrint

Wonder Woman Variety reports that Warner Bros./DC Comics received more online buzz than Marvel with their Hall H appearance at San Diego Comic-Con.

    DC bested Marvel at Comic-Con with its film presentation Saturday - at least when it came to early online buzz.

    The first look at Warner Bros. and DC's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" edged out Marvel's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," generating 112,108 overall mentions and 8,356 intent-to-view mentions, or 7%, according to research group Way to Blue.

    "Age of Ultron" received 62,542 overall mentions, but a higher intent-to-see response, with 8,483, or 14%.

    What helped WB and DC was the surprise appearance of Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, who play Batman and Superman, respectively, along with the first look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in the film.

    When it comes to studio buzz, Warner Bros. again dominated Saturday at Comic-Con with 45% of the conversation. But the company was also aided not only by its bigscreen superheroes but also its shows on TV presenting in San Diego on Saturday, including "Arrow" and "The Vampire Diaries."

Read the full report at Variety.com.


July 27, 2014: Pre-Order "Young Justice: The Complete First Season" Blu-RayPrint

Young Justice Warner Home Video recently announced the release of "Young Justice: The Complete First Season" on Blu-ray. You can now pre-order the collection from our Online Store.

    In Young Justice, being a teenager means proving yourself over and over - to peers, parents, teachers, mentors and, ultimately, to yourself. But what if you're not just a normal teenager? What if you're a teenage super hero? How much harder will it be to prove yourself in a world of super powers, super villains and super secrets? Are you ready to come of age in such a world? Are you ready for life or death rites of passage? Are you ready to join the ranks of the great heroes and prove you're worthy of the Justice League? That's exactly what the members of Young Justice - Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis - will find out ... whether they have what it takes to be a proven hero. From Warner Bros. Animation and based on DC Comics characters, Young Justice is a bold new animated series. Are you in?

All 26 episodes of the first season will be included in this Blu-ray collection, which will be released on August 12.

Pre-order yours from our Online Store now.


July 27, 2014: General Zod Sixth Scale Figure by Hot ToysPrint

Sideshow Collectibles are now shipping the "Man of Steel" General Zod Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys.

    Sideshow Collectibles proudly presents the next character in Hot Toys' Man of Steel collection, General Zod.

    Determined to rebuild Krypton and restore the Kryptonian race, General Zod has searched across an ocean of stars for Kal-El and the codex. When they finally meet, General Zod proves to be a formidable opponent; their epic conflict  culminates in an earth-shattering battle through the streets of Metropolis. This movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Michael Shannon as General Zod in Man of Steel, featuring a detailed head sculpt, interchangeable armored head and meticulously constructed costume.

Purchase your General Zod "Man of Steel" Sixth Scale Figure from SideshowToy.com today.

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Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15

Released Digitally: July 14, 2014

"War is Coming"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Bruno Redondo
Inker: Julian Hugonnard-Bert
Cover: Jheremy Raapack

Reviewed by: T.A. Ewart (aka liheibao)

    The story jumps seven months into the future, which is a good thing, as it means that Year Two will end shortly, and this exercise in sub-mediocrity will soon be over. Once more the war with the Green Lantern Corp takes centre stage, and this time, it's for all the marbles. The GLC has brought Mogo, so we know that their defeat will be spectacular, or can at least hope so. The underlying issue with the battle is in knowing that regardless of its cleverness or lack thereof, the GLC is going to lose. The focus should be on Regime Superman's descent, but it seems for the story's purposes, he's in full despot mode... until he isn't. It's a surprise to see excellent touches like Harley bringing a muzzle for Canary, that reminds one how jacked this universe is. Harley has thought about Connor's potential powers, but Canary hasn't? Surely the baby cried on birth, but why let logic and common sense ruin a good comedic moment? One aspect of the issue that is intriguing is the inclusion of Mogo. This will obviously be a battle with heavy consequences and all to remove Regime Superman from power, when the Guardians could so very easily on their own. They could just teleport him to Oa and there would be no battle, and no potential loss of life, but where is the sense in that?

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15.