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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 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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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 21, 2014: Superman vs. Batman - DC Collectibles Wood FiguresPrint

Superman Wood Figure DC Entertainment has created a stop-motion animation promoting the DC Collectibles Superman and Batman Wood Figures.

    Our new Batman and Superman figures are a chip off the old block... Literally!

Pre-order the Superman Wood Figure and Batman Wood Figure from the Superman Homepage Online Store ahead of their December release.

August 21, 2014: Superman Comic Strip HumorPrint

August 21, 2014: More On Set Photos of Henry Cavill as SupermanPrint

The Daily Mail has posted more photos of Henry Cavill wearing the Superman costume on set for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in Detroit, Michigan.

Henry Cavill on Set
Henry Cavill on Set
Henry Cavill on Set
Henry Cavill on Set
Henry Cavill on Set
Henry Cavill on Set

Source: Daily Mail

August 21, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Morocco LocationsPrint

Dawn of Justice As we reported a few days ago, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be filming in Morocco from September 1 until December 31, 2014. According to the Morrocan portal akhbarak.net filming will take place at two locations - Casablanca and Ouarzazate.

    The director of 'Association of Moroccan Ouarzazate Film Commission', Abdul Razak, said that the film, which combines the two superheroes will be filmed in the cities of Casablanca and Ouarzazate, two of the favorite places of the filmmakers in the world lately.

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

August 21, 2014: Does This "Batman v Superman" Newspaper Prop Hint at Kryptonite?Print

Kryptonite? ThePropStop, a site which talks about movie props and costumes, has uncovered a newspaper prop reportedly created for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", which contains an article written by Lois Lane, that may hint at Kryptonite.

The Daily Planet newspaper prop article is titled "A City pf Neighborhoods", which talks about a university student who resides in Brick City (described as an "oft-neglected Hob's Bay port) in Metropolis, who gathered soil samples from eight neighborhoods within the city limits and, upon analysis, discovered toxicity levels that were extremely high.

A photo that accompanies the article (pictured), appears to be someone holding a toxic clay sample... or could it be a green meteorite?

View the newspaper prop at The Prop Stop website.

August 21, 2014: Frank Miller Says "I Love Superman"Print

Superman Superman fans who have read (or watched) Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" could be forgiven for thinking that the comic book creator is anti-Superman, with Superman portrayed in a less than flattering light in that much-hyped story. However, in an interview with Playboy Miller reveals that he actually loves Superman!

    "The Dark Knight [comic book] series is all from Batman's point of view," Miller told Playboy. "But if you look at Dark Knight 2, you'll see a Superman who's much calmer than the one in the first Dark Knight.

    "Batman and Superman are dead opposites. I love Superman. Do I love Batman more? They're not people. They're only lines on paper."

Miller goes on to admit that he cannot watch any of the Batman films, even Nolan's Batman movies, walking out of the theatre before the films are over.

Source: Playboy.com


August 20, 2014: Henry Cavill in Full Superman Costume Spotted on SetPrint

Henry Cavill MTV.com snapped a photo of Henry Cavill in full Superman costume on set during filming for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

While Henry was also wearing one of the big black cloaks meant to cover the costume underneath while walking outside where people might see him, the cloak remained opened, allowing photographers to snap a photo of what definitely appears to be a brighter Superman costume from the one seen in "Man of Steel".

August 20, 2014: More Filming Locations for "Batman v Superman"Print

Dawn of Justice Filming for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is scheduled to take place in the industrial city of River Rouge, Detroit soon, with an employee of the city clerk's office confirming the news to MLive.com.

    Downriver appears ready to be part of the "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" filming that's been happening all over Metro Detroit this summer.

    The industrial city of River Rouge (population: 7,903 in 2010), adjacent to the Detroit River, has been contacted by Warner Bros. to play a role in film and could host crews either later this summer or after Labor Day.

Meanwhile, OnLocationVacations.com reports that filming is looking likely to also take place at Detroit's Nicholson Terminal & Dock Company soon, with film crew spotted in the area lately.

    Those telltale CCP crew signs have been spotted around the site and set construction is reportedly underway. Though, there is still no word exactly when filming will begin at Nicholson, located at 60 E Great Lakes St, River Rouge, MI.

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

August 20, 2014: "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" Brainiac TrailerPrint

Warner Bros. Games has released a new trailer for the "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" video game, which focuses on the villain of the game... Brainiac!

Brainiac Poster

    Watch out! Brainiac is coming to add the Earth and the rest of the galaxy to his massive collection! Watch the new LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham trailer now and pre-order your copy today!

Brand new artwork was also released, featuring LEGO versions of The Legion of Doom consisting of Solomon Grundy, Lex Luthor, Brainiac, The Joker, and Cheetah.

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.

Mild Mannered Reviews - Superman/Wonder Woman #11Print

Superman/Wonder Woman #11

Mild Mannered Reviews - Superman/Wonder Woman #11

Scheduled to arrive in stores: August 13, 2014

Cover date: October 2014


Writer: Charles Soule
Penciller: Thony Silas
Inker: Thony Silas
Cover: Ed Benes and Alex Sinclair

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

    Superman: Doomed has been hit or miss for the most part, but unfortunately, the misses have squarely hit every issue of Superman/Wonder Woman. The story is just too long and without any gravitas to justify the length that's been taken to tell this particular story. Pak's work on Action Comics and Action Comics Annual drew on seed he had planted, which gave the reader a better chance at satisfaction, if those saplings were enjoyed to begin with. If you liked Baka, you were probably happy to see him back and play a significant role in his return. Superman/Wonder Woman doesn't have these sorts of seeds or saplings, and has to draw on others. We are given Mongul and Non, who are in a position to throw some major complications into the story, but they retreat by page 3. Martian Manhunter appears, but unless you've been following him, you might wonder as to what he's doing here at all. Cyborg makes the noble sacrifice, and it's pointless rather quickly. Wonder Woman returns to the Phantom Zone to bargain with Mongul, and the deal involves Warworld, something he could have done himself if he didn't grow a yellow streak and become the one alive. Superman isn't to be left out,as he allows himself to be consumed by Doomsday, and for no apparent reason other than he doesn't believe or know of another way to save the day, except for unleashing a solution that is equally destructive. It's poor fare to be given if one has followed the storyline. The lazy art doesn't give any consolations.

Click here to read the complete review of Superman/Wonder Woman #11.

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #19Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #19

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #19

Released Digitally: August 11, 2014

"Air Assault"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Mike S. Miller
Inker: Mike S. Miller
Cover: Jheremy Raapack with Santi Casas & David Lopez of Ikari Studio

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

    One of the quandaries of Injustice is how Regime Superman could progress as far as he does, without a healthy amount of pushback from other heroes. One way to sort this out has been to make the resistance comprised of lower tier, lower powered heroes dependent on super-pills. In that manner, the Insurgency doesn't have the raw power to contest Regime Superman and the Justice League directly. However, it still begs the question of the super-power heroes, i.e., why do Flash, Green Lantern, Captain Marvel, Hawkgirl, etc., why do they fall in line with someone rushing at 100KPH to be the world's greatest despot? This installment gives a plausible reason: they're all jacked in some form or other. Common sense doesn't work in the Injustice universe, or any thought process aside of tawdry platitudes and no-win scenarios. When Ganthet finally shows himself and does what he could have done long ago, one has to ask why now? Why is Hal Jordan deprived of the ring, now? Why does Ganthet mindlessly destroy a plane, when he could have easily disabled it safely? The answers, of course, are given in the redundant plot, which is reminiscent of how Lois Lane was killed. If these things don't happen, how else can we get to the Injustice of the video game, and gods among us, help us, this is only year two.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #19.