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


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 9-10: Dean Cain appearing at Steel City Con at the Monroeville Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
August 12: Young Justice: The Complete First Season released on Blu-ray.
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 16: Superman Plaque dedication taking place at 5400 Wilbur Ave, Tarzana, California.
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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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.


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 27, 2014: "Radio KAL" - The Superman Homepage PodcastPrint

Radio KAL The Superman Homepage is pleased to announce that Episode 116 of "Radio KAL" - the monthly podcast of the Superman Homepage hosted by Steve Younis and Scotty V - is now available for your listening pleasure!

In this month's Radio KAL podcast, Steve and Scotty discuss Henry Cavill on set for "Batman v Superman", Cast Members Filming, Batman's age, Harry Lennix interview, Young Justice in "Teen Titans GO!", "Action Comics Annual #3", "Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #1", "Action Comics #34", "Superman/Wonder Woman #11", "Supergirl #34", "Superboy #34", "Action Comics #1" Ebay Auction, and more! Also includes the Big Question, Superman Comedy Sketch, Super Secret Sound-Byte contest, and our Superman song is "Superman" by Donell Jones.

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August 26, 2014: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Superman #34 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: August 27, 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.

August 26, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Filming at Gotham City JailPrint

As filming continues in Detroit, Michigan for "Batman v Superman", new photos have emerged of a new location in the city that is doubling as the Gotham City Jail.

The old Detroit Police building is the location of the shoot, where trailers and filming equipment have been gathering over the last few days.

Gotham City Jail
Gotham City Jail
Old Detroit Police Building used for Gotham City Jail

Photo Credit: Tim Reinman and Tim Malin

August 26, 2014: Superman and Lois Lane Take the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengePrint

Ice Bucket Challenge Henry Cavill and Amy Adams, dressed as Superman and Lois Lane, have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

    Film production company Cruel and Usual Films Inc. released a video on Vimeo of Cavill, wearing his Superman costume, and Amy Adams, who plays Lois Lane, being doused with several buckets of water for the ALS Association, a nonprofit battling Lou Gehrig's Disease.

    The challenge took place Monday at Pontiac's Michigan Motion Picture Studios at the wrap of the day's filming, according to a spokeswoman for the movie.

Donate to the ALS Association at ALSA.org.

Source: freep.com

August 26, 2014: "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" Release Dates AnnouncedPrint

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released new key art for the "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" video game, which will be available in all major retail stores in the USA/Canada on November 11, in Australia on November 12, and in the UK/Europe on November 14.

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.

"LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS and PC this spring. Pre-order "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" from our Online Store now.

August 26, 2014: Dr. Christine Schreyer's Experience Working on "Man of Steel"Print

Kryptonian In a recent interview with The Wenner-Gren Blog, Dr. Christine Schreyer, the linguistic anthropologist who helped develop the Kryptonian language used in the movie "Man of Steel", talks about the whole experience of being on a movie set, and what she learned from working in Hollywood. Here's a few excerpts from the interview...

    What was the input and feedback like from the non-anthropologists in the production?

    I was given much leeway to decide how I wanted the language to be developed and the person who gave me the most feedback was Kristen, the graphic designer, as we were the ones who ended up knowing the most about how the language worked since we were using it frequently. However, Alex McDowell, Production Designer, and Helen Jarvis, Art Director, were also extremely supportive of the work that Kristen and I were doing, which was nice since it led to more opportunities for the language to be used throughout the film's production.

    What did you take from the experience? Did this project influence the way you think about your scholarly work, or your work with "real" languages?

    Since my work on this project, I've been fascinated with the ideas of world building and the on-line worlds that people build and participate in. This has led me to re-look at my research with Na'vi speakers through the lens of digital ethnography. I've also had fans of Superman contact me requesting more information about how to learn the language I developed. As of now, Warner Bros., the official owners of this work, have not yet developed a learning guide for Kryptonian. Despite this, people are interested in learning the language, making me wonder, what can we do to make those interested in learning minority languages "fans" of their languages again? What can "fandoms" teach us about the enthusiasm required to help reverse language shift?

Read the entire interview at The Wenner-Gren Blog.

August 26, 2014: "Justice League" CG Animated Fan Film TrailerPrint

Justice League Widget Artificial Art has put together a CGI animated fan film titled "Justice League" that Superman fans might find interesting.

While the video is less than 3 minutes long, the creator of the animation tells me it took him about 18 months to put together.

August 26, 2014: Lois Lane Young Adult Novel Coming in JanuaryPrint

Lois Lane Fallout Author Gwenda Bond has announced that she's written a Lois Lane Young Adult novel that will be released in January. Titled "Fallout", the book will focus on a young Lois who, as a high school student, has just moved to Metropolis.

Fallout (Lois Lane)
by Gwenda Bond (Author)
Lois Lane is starting a new life in Metropolis. An Army brat, Lois has lived all over - and seen all kinds of things. (Some of them defy explanation, like the near-disaster she witnessed in Kansas in the middle of one night.) But now her family is putting down roots in the big city, and Lois is determined to fit in. Stay quiet. Fly straight. As soon as she steps into her new high school, though, she can see it won't be that easy. A group known as the Warheads is making life miserable for another girl at school. They're messing with her mind, somehow, via the high-tech immersive videogame they all play. Not cool. Armed with her wit and her new snazzy job as a reporter, Lois has her sights set on solving this mystery. But sometimes it's all a bit much. Thank goodness for her maybe-more-than-a friend, a guy she knows only by his screenname, SmallvilleGuy...
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Switch Press
(January 1, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1630790052

Gwenda Bond is the author of the young adult novels Girl on a Wire, Blackwood, and The Woken Gods. She has also written for Publishers Weekly and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications, and just might have been inspired to get a journalism degree by her childhood love of Lois Lane. She has an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, author Christopher Rowe, and their menagerie. Visit her online at gwendabond.com or @gwenda on Twitter.

Pre-order the book from our Online Store for its January release.

Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #12Print

Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #12

Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #12

Released Digitally: August 22, 2014

"Chaos" - Part 12

Writer: Bryan Q. Miller
Artists: Agustin Padilla
Colorist: Carrie Strachan

Reviewed by: Matt Schorr

    On first reading, I didn't like this story. Every other story arc's conclusion has had... well, a conclusion. But it grew on me the second time through.

    I still have a beef with Superman's survival of Bleed Space last issue. We're again reminded in this issue that it wasn't easy, but it's still the sort of "gotcha" moment that just annoys me. It's what Dennis O'Neill would complain about. "Nope! Bleed can't kill me! I'm Superman. No nyaah!"

    But that's in the past, now. And this issue is about the future, about what comes next.

    Typically, the final chapter in a Smallville story arc leaves us with an ending of sorts. Sure, there are teases and hints of what's to come, but the closing chapter is still the closing chapter. Not so, here. This is very open-ended.

    And that's a not a bad thing.

Click here to read the complete review of Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #12.

August 26, 2014: Superman Belt Buckle Giveaway!Print

Belt Buckles Thanks to TVStoreOnline.com, the Superman Homepage is pleased to be able to give away 2 Superman Belt Buckles - The Superman Classic Logo Belt Buckle and the Superman "Man of Steel" Logo Belt Buckle.

To enter the contest you simply need to answer the following question and fill out the form on the contest page:

According to the TVStoreOnline.com website, what is the Product Code/Item Number of the DC Comics Superman Man of Steel Logo Belt Buckle?

The contest runs from August 26, 2014 to 11.59pm on Monday, September 1, 2014. The winners will be notified by email and will also be announced on the front page of the Superman Homepage on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.