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Based on the artwork of Moebius. Sculpted by Chris Dahlberg. Legendary artist Moebius brings his unique artistic style to the Man of Steel line with this newest entry in the line of statues based on the artwork from Superman #400. Limited edition of 5,200. Measures approximately 8.25" tall.

DC Collectibles Superman By Moebius Statue
Superman Statue

Based on the artwork of Moebius. Sculpted by Chris Dahlberg. Legendary artist Moebius brings his unique artistic style to the Man of Steel line with this newest entry in the line of statues based on the artwork from Superman #400. Limited edition of 5,200. Measures approximately 8.25" tall.

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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
May 1: Glenn Ford, Jonathan Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada in 1916.
May 3: Jackie Cooper, Perry White in the Superman films, dies in 2011, aged 88.
May 5: Henry Cavill, Superman in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1983.
May 8: Salome Jens, Martha Kent in the Superboy TV series, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1935.
May 11: Gerard Christopher, the second actor to play the lead role in the Superboy TV series, born in New York City, New York in 1959.
May 13: Writer Marv Wolfman (The Adventures of Superman) born in 1946.
May 21: Joan Alexander, best known as Lois Lane from the 1940s Superman Radio Series, dies in 2009, aged 94.
May 23: Artist Win Mortimer (Action Comics, Supergirl) born in 1919.
May 27: Richard Schiff, Emil Hamilton in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1955.

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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.




LATEST HEADLINES!

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.

May 25, 2015: Your Live Superman Radio Show - Radio KAL Live!Print

Radio KAL Live! The Superman Homepage hosts a LIVE "Radio KAL" broadcast every week for Superman fans to come chat "on air" about the Man of Steel.

Our next show will be broadcast tonight Monday, May 25 at 7.30pm PDT in the U.S. (click here to check what time this is at your location).

To listen in visit www.SupermanHomepage.com/live at the designated time.

During the live broadcast you can phone (714) 242-6186 or click on the Skype icon (which will be available at the above link) during the show to be a caller and chat with us live "on air".

Radio KAL Live!

Subscribe to "Radio KAL Live!" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.


May 25, 2015: Superman on TV - May 25-31Print

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

The movie "Man of Steel" will air in the U.S. on MOMAX on Monday, May 25 at 9.00pm; then on Thursday, May 28 at 6.35pm.

The movie "Superman III" will air on Discovery Family Channel (DFC) at 11.00pm on Monday, May 25.

Superman and Santa Claus fight over who is faster in the Robot Chicken Christmas Special scheduled to air on Cartoon Network in the U.S. on Tuesday, May 26 at 12.00am and 3.30am.

The animated movie "Superman/Batman: Public Enemies" will air in the U.S. on ACTION MAX on Wednesday, May 27 at 6.15am; and then again on Sunday, May 31 at 6.35am.

The "Smallville" episode titled "Visage" will air on TNT on Thursday, May 28 at 1.00am, followed by "Insurgence" at 2.00am.

The animated movie "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse" will air in the U.S. on ACTION MAX on Saturday, May 30 at 6.20am.

Episodes of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series air on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturday from 6.00pm. This week's episodes are:
Saturday, May 30 - "The Seven Souvenirs" at 6.00pm and "King for a Day" at 6.30pm.

You may also want to check NetFlix.com, as they sometimes have a number of Superman and/or Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.

Australia

In Australia, the animated movie "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox" will air on Foxtel's Family movie channel on Friday, May 29 at 12.05am.

In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" will air on Foxtel's Premiere movie channel on Friday, May 29 at 2.10am.

In Australia, the movie "Superman Returns" will air on GO! (99) on Saturday, May 30 at 8.00pm.

In Australia, episodes of the "Young Justice: Invasion" animated series air on the following days on Cartoon Network. This week's episodes are:
Monday, May 25 - "Beneath" at 11.35pm
Tuesday, May 26 - "Bloodlines" at 11.35pm
Wednesday, May 27 - "Depths" at 11.35pm
Thursday, May 28 - "Satisfaction" at 11.35pm
Friday, May 29 - "Darkest" at 11.35pm
Saturday, May 30 - "Before the Dawn" at 11.35pm
Sunday, May 31 - "Cornered" at 11.35pm

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


May 25, 2015: Free "Batman v Superman" Posters in July Empire MagazinePrint

Empire Magazine The July 2015 edition of the Empire magazine includes free "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" posters inside.

The posters are replicas of the Batman and Superman posters given out during the IMAX event for the screening of the teaser trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

The Superhero Special of Empire, which features Ant-Man on the cover, also includes articles on "Captain America: Civil War", "Spider-Man", "X-Men: Apcolaypse", "Fantastic 4", "Suicide Squad" and "Deadpool".

Pick up your copy of the Empire magazine at your local newsstand or subscribe online.

Thanks to Chris on Twitter for the lead on this info.


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Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Adventures of Superman #2Print

Convergence: Superman - Adventures of Superman #2

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Adventures of Superman #2

Scheduled to arrive in stores: May 20, 2015

Cover date: July 2015

Writer: Marv Wolfman
Penciller: Roberto Viacava
Inker: Andy Owens
Cover: Mikel Janin

Reviewed by: James Lantz

    It's a pity we don't see Marv Wolfman's name in more superhero comic books. I've always enjoyed his work in general, and this book is well written. The only major flaw is that the series overall seems to be trying to cram four issues of story into half that amount. I don't want to blame Wolfman for that as it could have been an editorial decision for the entire crossover to be tied up in the main Convergence comic. This chapter is still one of the better ones in that event, and I'd recommend it to anyone.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence: Adventures of Superman #2.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence #7Print

Convergence #7

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence #7

Scheduled to arrive in stores: May 20, 2015

Cover date: July 2015

"Showdown"

Writer: Jeff King & Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Aaron Lopresti
Inker: Mark Morales
Main Cover: Carlo Pagulayan and Jason Paz with Peter Steigerwald

Reviewed by: Jeremiah Boor

    Somewhere along the way, King has learned to (slightly) better hide the padding of his wafer-thin story. Over the past few issues, he has used more and more two page spreads. In this format, the panels get bigger. Fewer panels take up more room, but give the illusion of density. Since readers see two pages at once, there appears to be more going on. Even though the panel count has dropped.

    A typical twenty page comic contains about 100 to 120 panels. This issue is twenty-eight pages, but only has 88 panels. This edition of Convergence has some nice moments, but is still light on story. The last page being the only thing worth remembering.

    If all a great story needs is an intriguing cliffhanger, most writers in this industry would be on par with William Shakespeare. But unfortunately for King, every page should be important.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence #7.


May 23, 2015: Full "Supergirl" Pilot Leaks OnlinePrint

Supergirl

The complete pilot episode of the "Supergirl" TV series leaked online on Friday, with two 'Scene' release groups - LOL and DIMENSION releasing a 400mb file and a 6gb (1080p) file respectively.

There's quite a bit of speculation as to how and why the full pilot episode was allowed to be released online six months ahead of its official CBS premiere in November.

The leaked pilot, which runs for 46 minutes, does not contain any network identifiers or watermarks (that can be seen), or any of the usual "property of" warnings that accompany "screener" copies the network may have handed out to reviewers or employees.

SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret.

Years later at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet's former photographer, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), as her new art director. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime.

Greg Berlanti ("The Flash," "Arrow"), Ali Adler, Sarah Schecter and Andrew Kreisberg are executive producers for Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The pilot was directed by Glen Winter ("Arrow").


May 23, 2015: Pak and Kuder Uncover the "Truth" to Superman's FuturePrint

Action Comics #41 ComicBookResources.com spoke with "Action Comics" creators Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder to find out what's in store for Clark Kent in the post-Convergence "Truth" arc set to begin with issue #41. Here's part of the interview...

    Obviously the events of the past few months have greatly changed how Superman operates in Metropolis and within the DCU. Are we going to get a different Clark and a different Superman in "Action Comics" #41?

    Pak: Absolutely. There is a whole new look, a whole new power-set or power levels, and a whole new status quo. The world was changed and Clark is going to have to deal in a big way. Everything has changed so it's a huge challenge for Clark and all of the supporting cast and it's going to be a huge amount of fun to explore.

    Aaron, what about his look? Superman lost his costume in the Sneak Peak DC recently released. And I sound like a fashionista, but what will Superman be wearing this summer?

    Kuder: [Laughs] On the Internet, if you get a 50 percent positive and a 50 percent negative reaction to something, you count that as a success, and I think that's what we've got with the new look -- but I think the problem is that people are calling it a new costume. And really, it's just a t-shirt and jeans. It's not a new costume. The new look came from the story. I realized that there was a whole bunch of new looks that came out at exactly the same time, but no one came to us and said that Superman needed a new look. No one said that we needed to jazz him up or change him in any way. What happened is that we fleshed out the story and more and more it became obvious that the path that Clark is going down needed it's own design, and now he's in his comfy clothes.

    Pak: [Laughs] In "Action Comics" #41, you're going to find out where that t-shirt comes from.

    Kuder: And you also find out in the Sneak Peek preview where the old look goes.

    Pak: But like Aaron said, there is an emotional point and a story point to all of this. It was a blast developing the storyline at the last Superman summit and while we were all talking, Aaron was drawing, so all of these story beats and all of these emotional beats of this journey that this character is going on came to life right there while Aaron was sketching it out at the summit. It was all very organic and when you read the story, we hope that resonates with you.

Read the complete interview at the CBR website.


May 23, 2015: Candice Patton Joins 2015 Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IllinoisPrint

Candice Patton Candice Patton, best known to superhero fans as Iris West in the hit TV series "The Flash", will also be heading to Metropolis, Illinois next month to be a special guest at the 2015 Superman Celebration.

    Candice Patton, known for her role as "Iris West" on the hit CW TV series The Flash, 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.

  Candice will be appearing on Saturday, June 13 at the Celebrity Autograph Sessions at the Baymont Theatre. An autograph session ticket will be required to meet this guest. There may be a charge for autographs and photo opportunities. For more information on how to obtain tickets to the Celebrity Autograph Sessions visit SupermanCelebration.net.


May 23, 2015: Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Launch DCKids.comPrint

DC Kids WARNER BROS. AND DC ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH NEW GLOBAL KIDS WEBSITES SCOOBYDOO.COM, LOONEYTUNES.COM AND DCKIDS.COM

New Websites to Extend Interactive Environment for Young Fans Around the World

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment, announced 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.

"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.


May 22, 2015: Melissa Benoist on the First Time She Put on the Supergirl CostumePrint

Supergirl E! Online has posted a video from the recent CBS Upfronts where "Supergirl" stars Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks and Chyler Leigh spoke about the upcoming series, including whether or not there'll ever be a crossover between "The Flash", "Arrow" and "Supergirl", and what it was like for Melissa when she first tried on the Supergirl costume.

    "I just had this injury so I had this eye patch on. It was kind of embarrassing," Benoist tells E! News about the very first time she tried on her costume, designed by Colleen Atwood for the new CBS series. "But the second I put it on, something shifts inside of me. It's kind of impossible not to feel strength and empowerment and positivity and hope. It really is pretty surreal."

    Add that to seeing herself on the small screen after all the special effects have been added in to Supergirl and Benoist can't believe what she's already been able to do on the show, which will premiere in the fall.

    a"I don't recognize myself when I see those scenes," Benoist says. "It's kind of insane. The sheer scope of all of it, it's so epic that it's kind of mind-blowing to see it all put together."

Click "Read More" below to watch the video.

Source: E! Online


May 22, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period May 15-21, 2015.

The "Speeding Bulletin" is your weekly Superman news video, recapping the latest events in the world of Superman. It also includes the "Great Scott!" segment brought to you by Scotty V.

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