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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
November 2: Supergirl Season 1, Episode 2 'Stronger Together' airs on CBS at 8.00pm.
November 7: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Martha Kent, Clark Kent's adoptive mother.
November 9: Supergirl Season 1, Episode 3 'Fight or Flight' airs on CBS at 8.00pm.
November 10: 'Justice League Unlimited: The Complete Series' released on Blu-ray.
November 11: Calista Kay Flockhart, Cat Grant in the 2015 Supergirl TV series, born in Freeport, Illinois in 1964.
November 12: Bob Holiday, Superman/Clark Kent in the broadway musical comedy It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman born in 1932.
November 14: Writer Elliot S! Maggin (Last Son of Krypton, Miracle Monday and so much more) born in 1950.
November 16: Harry Lennix, General Swanwick in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Chicago, Illinois in 1964.
November 16: Supergirl Season 1, Episode 5 'Livewire' airs on CBS at 8.00pm.
November 17: Justice League animated series makes its debut on television in 2001.
November 18: With the release of Superman #75, the nation mourns the death of a hero in 1992.
November 20: Phyllis Thaxter, Martha Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Portland, Maine in 1921.
November 20: Jeremy Jordan, Win Schott in the 2015 Supergirl TV series, born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1984.
November 21: The Art of the Brick: DC Comics LEGO Exhibition is on display at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia from today until January 31, 2016.
November 23: The theatrical film Superman and the Mole Men premieres in 1951, leading to the successful television series.
November 25: Noel Neill, Lois Lane in the Superman Serials and the 1950s The Adventures of Superman TV series, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA in 1920.
November 27: Patricia Marand, Lois Lane in the broadway musical comedy It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman, dies from brain cancer in 2008, aged 74.
November 28: Writer and artist Jerry Ordway (Superman) born in 1957.
November 29: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Jimmy Olsen.
November 30: Writer and artist Keith Giffen (Legion of Super-Heroes) born in 1952.

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November 27, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period November 20-26, 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.

Subscribe to the "Speeding Bulletin" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.

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November 27, 2015: Superman Homepage Caption ContestPrint

Welcome to the Superman Homepage Caption Contest! The rules are simple. Just click on the Comments link below to leave a caption for the following image.

Caption Contest

Leave as many captions as you can think of, but keep it family friendly. Captions deemed to be outside our Caption Contest Guidelines will be deleted at our discretion.

In the end, there can be only one winner. The winner will be decided by Steve Younis, your Caption Contest compere.

The winner will be announced when the next new Caption Contest is posted. While there's no physical prize, the winner will gain the praise and admiration of their fellow Superman fans.

Speaking of which, the winner of the previous Caption Contest was:

Previous Caption Contest robertgillis:
We now know that this was actually Henry Kara Danvers.

Check out the Caption Contest Archives to see the list of runners-up.

Note: You need to be a member of the Superman Homepage to leave a comment, but it's free, so sign up and join the fun!

November 27, 2015: Retro Review - "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"Print

Lois & Clark Superman Homepage reviewer Rob Ó Conchúir continues reviewing episodes from "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" for those nostalgic for the 1990s.

Check out his review of the Season 4 episode titled "Lord of the Flys" in which Clark leaves to find the palacial mothership that will take him to lead New Krypton.


November 26, 2015: "Supergirl" Episode Review - S01E04 "How Does She Do It?"Print

Supergirl Superman Homepage reviewer T.A. Ewart (aka liheibao) reviews episodes from the new "Supergirl" TV series, airing on CBS.

Check out his review of the 4th episode in which Kara's two identities are stretched thin when Supergirl must protect National City from a series of bombings and Kara is tasked with babysitting Cat's son, Carter. Also, James is conflicted when his ex-girlfriend Lucy Lane seeks to rekindle their relationship.

    Supergirl needs a villain. The other pieces are in place, and being played quite well. Supergirl is a quintessential heroine, with her supporting cast firmly astride of her. Cat Grant has received the best development thus far, with two episodes that highlight her heart actually beats, with Wynn doing his comic relief best thus far. Jimmy Olsen is doing the "hunk of burning love" pose and that's fine for now. Alex, Hank, come in as needed. The opening of the episode was the mark that highlights the need for a competent nemesis for the Maid of Might. Supergirl soars through the skies of National City. She's bright, happy, endearing... until her flight is disturbed by a drone spying on her. How much better if there was a figure to actually challenge her? The set-up of events, that Maxwell Lord concocts in order to gauge her abilities isn't a poor one, but it still lacks the force needed for where Supergirl is, surprisingly, after only five episodes.

Click here to read the complete review of this "Supergirl" episode.

November 26, 2015: Jurgens and Lee Talk "Superman: Lois and Clark"Print

Superman: Lois and Clark #2 With issue #2 of the "Superman: Lois and Clark" comic book series out this week, DC Comics caught up with writer Dan Jurgens and artist Lee Weeks to get a little further insight into the story. Here's an excerpt from the interview...

    What kind of threats or enemies can we expect to show up?

    Dan: Superman has two missions here.

    The first is to handle the effects of natural disasters, mitigating them when possible, while also dealing with large-scale accidents like bridge collapses and airliner crashes.

    But he's also using the knowledge he has of villains on his world to try to prevent them from emerging here. There are great differences between these two universes, however, and a villain on his world isn't necessarily a villain on this one.

Read the entire interview at the DC Comics website.

Purchase Superman: Lois and Clark #2 from TFAW.com, or download it for your Kindle or iBooks.

November 26, 2015: Superman at the Macy's Thanksgiving ParadePrint

With Thanksgiving being celebrated in the USA today, here's a look back at Superman's history with Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

A Superman balloon first featured in the parade in 1939. The balloon was so large it needed to be handled by 50 people.

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The second Superman balloon first appeared in 1966 and, like its predecessor, featured an upright design.

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The third Superman balloon first featured in the 1982 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade and was created to place Superman in a horizontal flying pose.

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The video clip below shows the same Superman balloon two years later in 1984.

However the same Superman balloon didn't fair too well a year later in 1985.

While Superman hasn't appeared in the parade for quite a few years, and isn't in this year's parade, it should be noted that the 1980's Superman balloon is the largest Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon ever, measuring 104 feet in length!

November 26, 2015: Giveaway Contest - Win Itty Bittys Superman Collectibles!Print

Itty Bittys Thanks to Hallmark, the Superman Homepage is pleased to be able to give away two Itty Bittys Superman collectibles!

One lucky Superman fan will win a Superman Itty Bittys plush toy and an Itty Bittys Superman Ornament from Hallmark.

Fans will love this tiny version of Superman made from plush fabric, along with the little Superman ornament, inspired by the plush line, it's the perfect way to extend the fun into the holiday season.

To enter the contest you simply need to answer a simple question found on the contest page.

The contest runs from Thursday, November 26, 2015 to 11.59pm on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The winner will be notified by email and will also be announced on the front page of the Superman Homepage on Thursday, December 3, 2015.


November 26, 2015: Fan Tribute Project - Superman's Book of MoralsPrint

Superman's Book of Morals Scott Cranford, who portrayed the Man of Steel for many years as the official town Superman for the Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois, has teamed up with Michael Critzer to create a Fan Tribute project titled "Superman's Book of Morals". Here's the introduction from Scott...

    I always thought Superman was the greatest character for teaching values to young children. I still do.

    In the 1990s morals seemed to be less important in comic books. I saw superheroes slowly detaching from what they were founded on. I had a plan to change this "Superman's Book of Morals" a bedtime story book geared toward children's most formidable years, 3-7. This book could be read over and over to children to show them that morals are important. And, who better to tell them what being a real hero is all about than the most beloved superhero of all time?

    I believed becoming Superman on screen would put me in a great position to teach children values through superheroes, and I set out to do so. When I lost the part of Superman/Clark Kent to friend Dean Cain for the TV series Lois and Clark, I felt down but not out. I visited Dean on the set of Lois and Clark, and tried to get him interested in motivating kids through superheroes, but he wasn't going for it.

    Soon after, I pitched Superman's Book of Morals to DC Comics Superman editor Mike Carlin, who I had met working as a stand-in for Mr. Freeze on the film Batman and Robin. I did the art for a proposal book. It was crude, but I didn't have the resources to hire a professional artist. DC Comics had many fantastic artists, and I had a few in mind.

    A short time later I received a rejection letter from DC Comics. They informed me they were working on something similar. I understood. A book did come out, but it was geared toward young teens and focused on one issue. After I saw it, I felt sick. I had failed. I felt like I let down a lot of children and parents. If only my art were better, or if only I had sold myself better.

Click "Read More" below to see the rest of Scott's introduction.

Read "Superman's Book of Morals" online at HeroicWorld.com.

November 25, 2015: Noel Neill Celebrates Her 95th Birthday!Print

Noel Neill Noel Neill, best known to Superman fans as the original Lois Lane and First Lady of Metropolis, Illinois, celebrates her 95th birthday today!

Larry Ward, Noel's friend and author of two books about Noel's life and career, contacted the Superman Homepage to let us know how Noel was celebrating her birthday.

    Today is Noel's 95th and she is doing very well. As usual, she had her favorite birthday cake, and she received many cards and telephone calls from some celebrity friends. It has been a very good day for her.

On behalf of Superman fans everywhere, we wish Noel a very happy birthday and continued good health.

UPDATE: Guy Atchley on KGUN 9 television in Tucson filed the following tribute to Noel for her 95th birthday.

KVOA News 4 in Tucson also reported on Noel's birthday.

For those wondering, the two films Noel has coming out next year are "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story," and "Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel," (which is also Jack Larson's last film).

November 25, 2015: Sneak Peek Videos of "Supergirl" S01E06 "Red Faced"Print

Season 1, Episode 6 'Red Faced' CBS has released three sneak peek videos from the sixth episode of Season 1 of "Supergirl".

Titled "Red Faced", this episode is scheduled to air on CBS in the USA on Monday, November 30 at 8.00pm ET/PT.


    Guest Stars Include Iddo Goldberg as Red Tornado and its Creator, Dr. Morrow; Joan Juliet Buck as Katherine Grant, Cat's Mother; and Glenn Morshower as General Sam Lane, Lucy's Father

    "Red Faced" - Personal and professional stress get the better of Kara when she goes too far during a training exercise against Red Tornado, a military cyborg commissioned by Lucy Lane's father, General Sam Lane. Also, Cat's tough exterior is shaken by a visit from her judgmental mother, Katherine, and Alex enlists Winn to look into her father's mysterious death, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, Nov. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. Guest stars include Iddo Goldberg as Red Tornado and its creator, Dr. Morrow; Joan Juliet Buck as Katherine Grant, Cat's mother; and Glenn Morshower as General Sam Lane, Lucy's father.

The episode was written by Michael Grassi and Rachel Shukert, and directed by Jesse Warn.

Mild Mannered Reviews - Bizarro #6Print

Bizarro #6

Mild Mannered Reviews - Bizarro #6 (of 6)

Scheduled to arrive in stores: November 18, 2015

Cover date: January 2016

"Who Am on Last?

Writer: Heath Corson
Penciller: Gustavo Duarte, Tim Sale, Dave Stewart
Inker: Gustavo Duarte, Tim Sale, Dave Stewart

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

    Bizarro is sadly over, and while it was a trying book to get through and critique, it was well worth the effort expended to do so. Bizarro, along with Bat-Mite and Doomed, were books successfully aimed at the audience that DC wants to cultivate, and with precise synchronicity, they are all over. It's doubtful that we'll see the antics of Bizarro again anytime soon, but it's a shame that isn't the definitive case. The book had the freedom (with the exception of the trunks edict) to move easily through the DC Universe, and had more overlay and interplay than many of the titles that DC offers with more prominent characters. It, also, strangely, had a better adherence to continuity despite the elasticity needed to tell the story, when so many comics right now struggle with their own internal sequencing. There's much to be taken from the short-lived series, but the fear is that little or nothing will.

Click here to read the complete review of Bizarro #6.