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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
September 1: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Jonathan Kent, Clark Kent's adoptive father.
September 5: George Lazenby, Jor-El in the Superboy TV series, born in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia in 1939.
September 6: Justin Whalin, Jimmy Olsen in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in 1974.
September 6: Man of Steel screening at dusk takes place at Forest Park, City of Noblesville Parks in Indiana.
September 8: The Super Friends cartoon show makes its debut on ABC-TV in 1973.
September 10: Filmation's The New Adventures of Superman animated series premieres on CBS in 1966.
September 12: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman makes its debut on ABC-TV in 1993.
September 13: Artist Mike Grell (Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes) born in 1947.
September 15: Jackie Cooper, Perry White in the Superman films, born in 1922.
September 16: Tommy Bond, Jimmy Olsen in two serials, Superman and Atom Man vs Superman, born in Dallas, Texas in 1926.
September 16: Writer Kurt Busiek (Superman & Action Comics) born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1960.
September 16: Steve Younis, owner of the Superman Homepage, born in 1971. :)
September 17: Bryan Singer, director of Superman Returns, born in New York, NY, USA in 1965.
September 17: Writer Roger Stern (Action Comics) born in 1950.
September 18: James Marsden, Richard White in Superman Returns, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1973.
September 20-21: Brandon Routh is a special guest at the Saskatoon Comic & Entertainment Expo.
September 22: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Kara Zor-El, AKA Supergirl.
September 22: Laura Vandervoort, Kara Zor-El (aka Supergirl) in the TV series Smallville, born in Toronto, Canada in 1984.
September 23: Writer Peter David (Supergirl) born in 1956.
September 24: Tommy Bond, Jimmy Olsen in two serials, Superman and Atom Man vs Superman, dies in 2005, aged 79.
September 25: Christopher Reeve, star of the Superman films, born in New York, NY in 1952.
September 26: Writer Louise Simonson (Superman: The Man of Steel) born in 1946.
September 28: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lex Luthor.

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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.

Mild Mannered Reviews - Supergirl: Futures End #1Print

Supergirl: Futures End #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Supergirl: Futures End #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: September 17, 2014

Cover date: November 2014

"The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good"

Writer: Tony Bedard
Penciller: Emanuela Lupacchino
Inker: Ray McCarthy
Cover: Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith and Dan Brown

Reviewed by: James Lantz

    Tony Bedard seems back on track after last month's disappointingly average entry. Yet, I do wish he had delved more into Supergirl's past with Captain Comet and the Wanderers for those like myself who haven't yet read the rest of the Future's End books. This is why I didn't give the book the maximum rating.

Click here to read the complete review of Supergirl: Futures End #1.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League United: Futures End #1Print

Justice League United: Futures End #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League United: Futures End #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: September 10, 2014

Cover date: November 2014

"Homeworld: Part 1"

Writer: Jeff Lemire
Penciller: Jed Daugherty
Inker: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover: Mike McKone with Eltaeb

Reviewed by: Michael J. Petty

    With an event as big as Future's End, I was kind of hoping to get more than we got from a Justice League book, both in terms of the League itself and the story. That being said, it's mentioned in the book that Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Wildfire of the Legion of Superheroes, and Arsenal are all members of the League as well, though we don't get to see them work with this future team. Instead, we get Cyborg; the new leader of the League, The Flash, Vostok of Aquaman's Others, the new Stormguard, and Dawnstar from the Legion of Superheroes. Albeit an odd bunch, I quite enjoyed their little adventure here in this book. As someone who has only read the first two issues of Future's End at this point, I'm not sure if I missed a lot, I'm sure I did, but I still really enjoyed this story. On another note, I was glad to see the Justice League finally care about Martian Manhunter in the New 52... That was nice!

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League United: Futures End #1.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League: Futures End #1Print

Justice League: Futures End #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League: Futures End #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: September 17, 2014

Cover date: November 2014

"Homeworld: Part 2"

Writer: Jeff Lemire
Penciller: Jed Daugherty
Inker: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover: Mike McKone with Eltaeb

Reviewed by: Michael J. Petty

    I will say that I thought there was more, possibly better, action in this issue that in Part 1 and that was good, but there also seemed to be a little less story. I personally loved the use of Martian Manhunter; it felt a lot like the J'onn J'onzz that I know and love from the Justice League animated series, and it was cool to see that again. I'm still trying to figure out why there are Legion members on the future Justice League (5 years future, not 1,000 years), but I do really like the characters of Wildfire and Dawnstar, so I can't complain too much.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League: Futures End #1.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #4Print

Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #4

Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #4

Released Digitally: September 19, 2014

"Continuity" - Part 4

Writer: Bryan Q. Miller
Penciller: Ig Guara
Inker: JP Mayer
Colorist: Cat Staggs

Reviewed by: Adam Dechanel

    The story really ups the ante here. Bryan Q. Miller delivers a fantastic issue and a Superman to be proud of. He proves he is smart, a tactician and a strong confident leader. The two scenes with Lois and Luthor are equally as strong with all of them putting aside their usual character tropes to not only mature as characters but to deliver some great story moments that stay with you, making the story a much stronger one.

Click here to read the complete review of Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #4.


September 21, 2014: Superman Comic Strip HumorPrint

September 21, 2014: More "Batman v Superman" Filming at Vacant Michigan Central StationPrint

Dawn of Justice Filming for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" continued over the weekend at the vacant Michigan Central Train Station, with helicopters, explosion, smoke and lots of bright lights keeping locals interested throughout the nights.

Click "Read More" below for more video footage.


September 21, 2014: Latest "Batman v Superman" Rumor - AquamanPrint

Man of Steel Even though Jason Mamoa still won't confirm whether he's been cast as Aquaman in any upcoming superhero movie, rumors still persist that Aquaman will appear in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", and that he actually was already in "Man of Steel"... although in an unseen role.

This speculation of Aquman's involvement in "Man of Steel" has been a theory fans have been throwing up for months... so it's no surprise that SchmoesKnow.com has included it in their September 19th edition of a "Meet The Movie Press" video, which in turn has spread to other news media. We post it here for your debate... The Aquaman part starts at 30 minutes into the video...


September 21, 2014: Teacher to Run Half-Marathon as Superman for Sick KidsPrint

John Clarke Toronto teacher John Clarke will run in this year's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon dressed in a Superman costume to raise money for sick kids in the Toronto Hospital.

    He's also out to break a Guinness world record for running the fastest half-marathon while dressed as a superhero.

    Clarke isn't running in tights because he wants to fight crime or has an unhealthy appreciation for superheroes.

    Clarke, who is now 36, spent three months undergoing treatment at Sick Kids as a child. He wants to run and raise money as a way to show his appreciation for the staff who once treated him and support the patients who are there now.

    "It was such a hard time for my family," Clarke told CBC News. "To try and boost my spirits, they always called me their little superman. I want to pay it forward to all the kids who are still at Sick Kids. To show that sick kids are all around us."

Read the complete story at the CBC News website.


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September 19, 2014: Supergirl TV Series Gets Commitment from CBSPrint

Supergirl CBS has agreed to pick up the live-action Supergirl TV series pitched by DC Entertainment and "The Flash" TV series executive producer Greg Berlanti.

    The hourlong drama, taken out last week, centers on Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, who was born on the planet Krypton and escaped amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she has been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But now at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

    Berlanti and Adler, who previously teamed on ABC's superhero drama No Ordinary Family, will pen the script and executive produce the drama via Berlanti Productions' Warner Bros. Television-based banner. Berlanti Productions' topper Sarah Schecter also executive produces.

Source: TheHollywoodReporter.com


September 19, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Filming Headed to Kent Farm House in NovemberPrint

Kent Farm House According to ReelChicago.com, production on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will head to Yorkville, Illinois to filming at the reconstructed Kent Farm House during November for a period of two weeks.

    After six months of filming in the Detroit area, "Batman vs. Superman" is tentatively scheduled to film in Illinois for one to two weeks. The Yorkville location is the farmhouse where Superman grew up and the producers need to film winter scenes there.

It would therefore be expected that Diane Lane would be on location to return to her role as Martha Kent during that time period.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be released to theatres on March 25, 2016.


September 19, 2014: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period September 12-18, 2014.

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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