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LEGO: DC Comics Super Heroes - Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom! [Blu-ray]
Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom

Sound the "Trouble Alert" and get ready for the bricks to fly when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world's greatest Super-Villains! It's the next all-new original movie from LEGO® and DC Comics.
Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on August 11, 2015.

LEGO: DC Comics Super Heroes - Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom! [Blu-ray]
Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom

Sound the "Trouble Alert" and get ready for the bricks to fly when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League face off against the world's greatest Super-Villains! It's the next all-new original movie from LEGO® and DC Comics.
Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on August 11, 2015.

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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
August 7: John Glover, Lionel Luthor in Smallville, born in Salisbury, Maryland in 1944.
August 7: Writer Paul Dini (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1957.
August 7: Michael Shannon, Zod in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1974.
August 7: Eric Johnson, Whitney Fordman in Smallville, born in Edmonton, AB in 1979.
August 14: Phyllis Thaxter, Martha Kent in Superman: The Movie, dies in 2012, aged 90.
August 15: Scott Cranford, the official town Superman of Metropolis Illinois from 2000-2007, born in 1967.
August 17: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lois Lane.
August 20: Amy Adams, Lois Lane in 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Aviano, Italy in 1974.
August 24: In 1993, Superman returns from the dead in Superman #82.
August 28: Writer and artist Jack Kirby (Superman's Pal: Jimmy Olsen) born in 1917.
August 30: Glenn Ford, Jonathan Kent in Superman: The Movie, dies in 2006, aged 90.

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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.

August 1, 2015: SuperTrivia QuizPrint

SuperTrivia Quiz Welcome to the Superman Homepage SuperTrivia Quiz! This is a monthly competition, updated at the beginning of every month.

There are three trivia questions. They're based on anything Superman-related, whether it be in the Comics, TV shows, Cartoons, Movies, etc...

Can you answer all three questions correctly? Click here to find out!


August 1, 2015: DC Fan Film - "Turpin: Terrible Toys" Kickstarter CampaignPrint

Turpin: Terrible Toys Filmmaker and Superman fan Robert Dodrill has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his DC fan film "Turpin: Terrible Toys" - a short film that takes place in a pre-Superman Metropolis. It follows Detective Dan Turpin as he sets out to find a serial killer who uses toys as weapons.

    My goal with the project is to create a unique and entertaining fan film based on the character of Detective Dan Turpin of the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit.

    You might be asking why Dan Turpin? Or even who is Dan Turpin? As a comic fan (especially a huge Superman fan), and also as an aspiring filmmaker, I have wanted to take on a fan film for quite some time. But I wasn't quite sure which direction I wanted to take it, or which character I even wanted to do.

    The project began while I was brainstorming the possibilities of a Superman fan film. I eventually landed on an idea where Toyman would be the antagonist.

Visit the Kickstarter page for "Turpin: Terrible Toys" for more details and to help fund this project.


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July 31, 2015: Nicolas Cage Talks About "Superman Lives" DocumentaryPrint

Nicolas Cage as Superman With the release of the full-length documentary "The Death of 'Superman Lives'; What Happened?", Yahoo! Movies asked Nicolas Cage to comment on the film and his thoughts about people now seeing more from the film in which he would have starred as Superman.

    There's a new documentary about the Superman movie you almost made with Tim Burton. Your costume as the Man of Steel is quite something.

    The only thing I'll say about that - because that is such a lighting rod hot topic and if I say anything at all it just seems to snowball - but I will say that I had great belief in that movie and in what Tim Burton's vision was going to be for that movie. I would've loved to have seen it, but I feel that in many ways, it was sort of a win/win because of the power of the imagination. I think people can actually see the movie in their minds now and imagine it and in many ways that might resonate more deeply than the finished project.

    People have really done a lot of imagining about how the film would have looked.

    Tim is the total artist, a pure artist with a real vision, and I've often said that he can create worlds and that's exactly what he does. I saw some of the tests of different characters and costumes for Krypton and they were just so surreal and so magical and beautiful. He's definitely one of my favorite filmmakers because of his originality, because of his vision.

Source: Yahoo! Movies

"The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?" is now available on DVD, Blu-ray and video on demand through the TDOSLWH.com.


July 31, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period July 24-30, 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.

Merchandise seen in this episode:


July 30, 2015: "Batman v Superman" Edition of Empire Magazine Now Available!Print

Empire Alter Egos EmpireOnline.com has posted an animated video of the various covers available for their September 2015 issue, which features "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

    You've seen the exclusive stills, you've marvelled at the split covers, but have you seen the moving Instagram video heralding the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice issue of Empire hitting shelves, iPads and Android tablets today? Click play below to get a taste of what's in store.

YouTube version

Purchase the September 2015 edition of Empire magazine from EmpireOnline.com.


July 30, 2015: Justice League Movie News and Jena Malone RumorPrint

Jena Malone According to the cover story in the September 2015 edition of Empire magazine, director Patty Jenkins is currently in London getting ready for a solo Wonder Woman film, with principal photography scheduled to start later this year. The Wonder Woman movie is scheduled for a June 23, 2017 release and stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Chris Pine as Steve Trevor.

Preparations are also underway for Justice League, which will start shooting early next year. "Justice League - Part One" is slated for a November 10, 2017 release, while the Part Two is expected to be released on June 14, 2019.

Meanwhile, with "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" coming out in March 2015, LatinoReview.com claims that Jena Malone will be playing the role of Barbara Gordon, but it's unknown at this point in time whether she'll become Batgirl or Oracle within the scope of this movie. You'll recall that Jena was spotted on the set of "Batman v Superman" with Zack Snyder in August last year.


July 30, 2015: Limited Edition "Justice League: Gods and Monsters" Soundtrack CDPrint

Soundtrack La-La Land Records will be releasing the JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS soundtrack CD (limited edition 1000 units) exclusively at www.lalalandrecords.com on August 11, 2015. Composer Frederik Wiedmann (FIELD OF LOST SHOES, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS) composed the music for the DC Universe Animated Original Movie available on DVD and BluRay also on July 28, 2015.

"I was super excited to get to work on Justice League: Gods and Monsters with Bruce Timm, our second project together (after Green Lantern - The Animated Series)," said Wiedmann. "When I first saw the footage, I was blown away by how different everything was. Nothing was like I expected. It was a very unique, new take on our favorite superheroes, an invitation for me to reinvent myself a little bit from a musical perspective, which is a very exciting place to start a new project."

Witness a divergent reality where the Justice League protects the planet - but answers to no one but themselves. Employing methods of intimidation and fear, this Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman deal brute force in the name of justice. From the creative genius of executive producer Bruce Timm and co-producer Alan Burnett comes an original story where the world's greatest triumvirate of super heroes has distinctly different origins. Superman was not raised by the Kents in Smallville, the Caped Crusader is not Bruce Wayne, and Wonder Woman is not an Amazon warrior of Themyscira. They are as likely the world's saviors as Earth's despotic rulers. When a group of famed scientists experience untimely "accidents," a government task force follows the trail of clues to the Justice League - but is there a more powerful player operating from the shadows? It's a high stakes game of intrigue, mystery and action that asks the question: How do you serve justice to those above the law?

"Our three main heroes all have a very dark past, and as we get to learn about their backstory the music follows the tragic events of their journey beat by beat," Wiedmann described. "We recorded a wonderful group of 30 strings at East West Studios in Los Angeles (conducted by Hyesu Yang), giving the emotional aspects of the score the depth and warmth it deserves. You will also hear an array of dulcimers and guitars, as well as ethnic woodwinds (performed by Chris Bleth), mostly complimenting Wonder Woman's backstory and giving it a slightly ethnic flavor ("In Another Life")."

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Frederik Wiedmann came to Los Angeles in 2004 to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a film composer. After a couple assistant positions, Wiedmann scored his first feature RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL for Dark Castle Entertainment, Warner Premier in 2007. Since then, he has written music for a wide variety of feature films such as COMPANY OF HEROS, HOSTEL PART III, THE DAMNED, THE HILLS RUN RED, JARHEAD II, FIELD OF LOST SHOES and many others.

After adding 2 Annie Award Music nominations to his resume for the critically acclaimed TV series GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES, he moved onto scoring the brand new Warner Bros. Animation show BEWARE THE BATMAN (Cartoon Network), as well as numerous animated feature films based on DC Comics, such as SON OF BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE: FLASHPOINT PARADOX, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS, the successful Disney Junior feature LUCKY DUCK and series MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND, and the Netflix series KING JULIEN.

Warner Bros. Home Video presents JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS, available on DVD and BluRay on July 28, 2015. The JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS - Original Soundtrack will be available on CD (limited edition 1000 units) from www.lalalandrecords.com on August 11, 2015.

Track Listing:
1. Last Child of Krypton 2:29
2. Main Title 1:30
3. Code Black 1:48
4. Another Kill 1:42
5. Fair Play 1:01
6. In Another Life 4:29
7. Torn Apart 1:16
8. Virtually Impenetrable 2:38
9. No More Disappearing 2:20
10. A Warm Heart 1:24
11. You Belonged To Someone Once 1:11
12. Tasting Blood 1:30
13. 13 No Redemption 2:20
14. Trust 1:21
15. Aftermath 1:12
16. Superman's Legacy 4:22
17. Evacuate Metropolis 2:07
18. Victor Fries 1:16
19. All Minds As One 3:18
20. Magnus 1:30
21. Get Out Of My House 1:44
22. I Loved Two People 1:26
23. The Core 1:39
24. Be A Real Hero 3:26
25. Justice League_ Gods and Monsters 1:14
26. BONUS TRACK: Superman - Bomb 3.33


Mild Mannered Reviews - Teen Titans #10Print

Teen Titans #10

Mild Mannered Reviews - Teen Titans #10

Scheduled to arrive in stores: July 22, 2015

Cover date: September 2015

"Rogue Targets" - Part 2

Writer: Will Pfeifer
Penciller: Felipe Watanabe
Inker: Trevor Scott
Cover: Bengal
Variant Cover: Ben Caldwell

Reviewed by: Keith Samra

    As excited as I was last issue about this series, and the direction it was heading, this issue kind of left me in thinking "shouldn't there be more to this?"...

    There wasn't much "meat" to this story, which became even clearer as I wrote the synopsis for this issue. Now I'm not going to get into a tirade of how modern comics are really deconstructed or "paced" as industry professionals like to call it. But I was left wanting more, and not in a good way.

    Basically this issue was about the Elite trying to take in Superboy, while Robin and Raven ambush Manchester Black. Like I said, not much meat to this tale.

Click here to read the complete review of Teen Titans #10.


July 29, 2015: Superman Fan Podcast - Episode 324 (Part 2)Print

Superman Fan Podcast The Superman Fan Podcast, hosted by Billy Hogan, is currently featuring the silver age of Superman stories found in Action Comics, Superman, Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane and World's Finest Comics.

    Episode #324 (Part 2): ACTION COMICS #309 (which I mistakenly referred to as issue #308), February 1964 was published around December 26, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12c. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

The Superman Fan Podcast is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. You may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or follow the RSS Feed.


July 29, 2015: More New Stills from "Batman v Superman"Print

With the September 2015 issue of Empire magazine not only featuring "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" on the cover, but also containing new content within, additional images from the magazine have been posted online...

The photos show us Superman confronting Batman, Perry White talking with Lois and Clark, Bruce Wayne with Alfred Pennyworth, Batman looking at the Bat suit, Zack Snyder directing various scenes, and Diana Prince.

Angry Superman
Batsuit
Bruce and Alfred
Daily Planet Staff
Diana Prince
Zack Snyder Directs
Zack Snyder Directs

ComicBookMovie.com transcribed some of the interview with Zack Snyder from the Empire magazine feature, giving us a little more insight into how the film will set up future DCU movies...

    "What we are doing is ground up all the way. It is one giant story," director Zack Snyder explains. "The first thing we had was the Justice League concept. The other movies, in a way, have to support that. That is our Wonder Woman, our Aquaman. They have their own creative concepts that supports them, but they do serve Justice League in the coming together of those heroes."

    "I want all the other directors of the other films to be able to stretch their legs and do what they want, but at the same time there is a big interconnected universe. I have given everyone amazing access to our story, to me, and what we are doing. All the films have like minded conceptual jumping on points."

Purchase the September 2015 edition of Empire magazine from EmpireOnline.com.


July 29, 2015: Henry Cavill Talks About Returning to Play SupermanPrint

Superman With his new film "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." about to hit theaters, Henry Cavill has been involved in a number of interviews to promote the movie, with Inquirer.net taking the opportunity to also ask him about returning to play Superman for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"...

    "With 'Batman v Superman,' it's great to be playing the character again," said Henry, who first played Superman in 2013's "Man of Steel," in his soothing, smooth voice. "I really like playing Superman - it's a lot of fun and very different, which is why it's so refreshing to play someone like Napoleon who is far more human.

      "One thing which Guy [Ritchie, the director of "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."] said during the shooting was, 'Wow, Henry, I think people are going to actually like you in this movie.' There's something about Superman - he is so perfect, nice and earnest that people don't necessarily like that. They want to see some flaws, some personal failures, some mischievousness which is a bit more like them.

    "But regardless of that, playing an icon like Superman is fantastic. It's one of those things which is filled with such possibilities. Now that I'm playing Superman, people all of a sudden listen to me. Suddenly, I have indie scripts coming to the door because they want to have their movies financed by having Superman in them. It definitely has changed my life. It's wonderful to still be part of that franchise."

    Asked if his second incarnation of Superman will come with flaws, Henry broke into a Clark Kent-ish smile and said, "I can tell you nothing."

Source: Inquirer.net