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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
May 1: Glenn Ford, Jonathan Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada in 1916.
May 3: Jackie Cooper, Perry White in the Superman films, dies in 2011, aged 88.
May 5: Henry Cavill, Superman in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1983.
May 8: Salome Jens, Martha Kent in the Superboy TV series, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1935.
May 11: Gerard Christopher, the second actor to play the lead role in the Superboy TV series, born in New York City, New York in 1959.
May 13: Writer Marv Wolfman (The Adventures of Superman) born in 1946.
May 21: Joan Alexander, best known as Lois Lane from the 1940s Superman Radio Series, dies in 2009, aged 94.
May 23: Artist Win Mortimer (Action Comics, Supergirl) born in 1919.
May 27: Richard Schiff, Emil Hamilton in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1955.

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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.

May 23, 2015: Full "Supergirl" Pilot Leaks OnlinePrint

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The complete pilot episode of the "Supergirl" TV series leaked online on Friday, with two 'Scene' release groups - LOL and DIMENSION releasing a 400mb file and a 6gb (1080p) file respectively.

There's quite a bit of speculation as to how and why the full pilot episode was allowed to be released online six months ahead of its official CBS premiere in November.

The leaked pilot, which runs for 46 minutes, does not contain any network identifiers or watermarks (that can be seen), or any of the usual "property of" warnings that accompany "screener" copies the network may have handed out to reviewers or employees.

SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.

Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret.

Years later at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet's former photographer, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), as her new art director. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime.

Greg Berlanti ("The Flash," "Arrow"), Ali Adler, Sarah Schecter and Andrew Kreisberg are executive producers for Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The pilot was directed by Glen Winter ("Arrow").


May 23, 2015: Pak and Kuder Uncover the "Truth" to Superman's FuturePrint

Action Comics #41 ComicBookResources.com spoke with "Action Comics" creators Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder to find out what's in store for Clark Kent in the post-Convergence "Truth" arc set to begin with issue #41. Here's part of the interview...

    Obviously the events of the past few months have greatly changed how Superman operates in Metropolis and within the DCU. Are we going to get a different Clark and a different Superman in "Action Comics" #41?

    Pak: Absolutely. There is a whole new look, a whole new power-set or power levels, and a whole new status quo. The world was changed and Clark is going to have to deal in a big way. Everything has changed so it's a huge challenge for Clark and all of the supporting cast and it's going to be a huge amount of fun to explore.

    Aaron, what about his look? Superman lost his costume in the Sneak Peak DC recently released. And I sound like a fashionista, but what will Superman be wearing this summer?

    Kuder: [Laughs] On the Internet, if you get a 50 percent positive and a 50 percent negative reaction to something, you count that as a success, and I think that's what we've got with the new look -- but I think the problem is that people are calling it a new costume. And really, it's just a t-shirt and jeans. It's not a new costume. The new look came from the story. I realized that there was a whole bunch of new looks that came out at exactly the same time, but no one came to us and said that Superman needed a new look. No one said that we needed to jazz him up or change him in any way. What happened is that we fleshed out the story and more and more it became obvious that the path that Clark is going down needed it's own design, and now he's in his comfy clothes.

    Pak: [Laughs] In "Action Comics" #41, you're going to find out where that t-shirt comes from.

    Kuder: And you also find out in the Sneak Peek preview where the old look goes.

    Pak: But like Aaron said, there is an emotional point and a story point to all of this. It was a blast developing the storyline at the last Superman summit and while we were all talking, Aaron was drawing, so all of these story beats and all of these emotional beats of this journey that this character is going on came to life right there while Aaron was sketching it out at the summit. It was all very organic and when you read the story, we hope that resonates with you.

Read the complete interview at the CBR website.


May 23, 2015: Candice Patton Joins 2015 Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IllinoisPrint

Candice Patton Candice Patton, best known to superhero fans as Iris West in the hit TV series "The Flash", will also be heading to Metropolis, Illinois next month to be a special guest at the 2015 Superman Celebration.

    Candice Patton, known for her role as "Iris West" on the hit CW TV series The Flash, was raised in Plano, Texas, where she pursued her childhood dream of becoming an actress. She attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre. It was there that she was scouted by The Young and the Restless for a CBS Soap Star Contest and flew out to Los Angeles to briefly join the cast. Candice finished her college education at SMU and moved to Los Angeles shortly after. She has also appeared in other popular soap operas such as The Bold and Beautiful and Days of Our Lives, as well as roles on a long list of well-known TV series including, Entourage, One Tree Hill, CSI: Miami, Castle, Rizzoli & Isles, The Game, About a Boy, and the TV movie The Craigslist Killer.

  Candice will be appearing on Saturday, June 13 at the Celebrity Autograph Sessions at the Baymont Theatre. An autograph session ticket will be required to meet this guest. There may be a charge for autographs and photo opportunities. For more information on how to obtain tickets to the Celebrity Autograph Sessions visit SupermanCelebration.net.


May 23, 2015: Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Launch DCKids.comPrint

DC Kids WARNER BROS. AND DC ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH NEW GLOBAL KIDS WEBSITES SCOOBYDOO.COM, LOONEYTUNES.COM AND DCKIDS.COM

New Websites to Extend Interactive Environment for Young Fans Around the World

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment, announced the launch of the all-new ScoobyDoo.com, LooneyTunes.com and DCKids.com, three new entertainment destinations for kids that will engage fans with all their favorite Warner Bros. characters and DC Comics Super Heroes in a dynamic immersive experience, featuring original new content.

"Now, more than ever, providing universal access to a world of content is key to engaging even our youngest fans," said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products. "We are excited to offer this new entertainment experience that delivers fun and engagement for kids across multiple digital platforms."

With key interactive features designed to offer exciting content to kids any time they want from any Internet-connected device in the format they have grown to expect in today's digital environment, ScoobyDoo.com, LooneyTunes.com and DCKids.com are now launched and will allow kids to experience immersive worlds 24/7 and connect with Warner Bros.' beloved franchise animation characters and the famed universe of DC Comics.

"With DCKids.com our goal is to provide a kids-focused online destination that delivers unparalleled access to our iconic characters such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman in a way that is fun, engaging and appropriate for our younger fans," said Amit Desai, SVP Marketing and Global Franchise Management, DC Entertainment. "We know kids have an affinity for our characters, and that interacting with DC Super Heroes can be inspirational and a powerful source of imagination and play."

DCKids.com will feature DC Comics' most iconic Super Heroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and more, in exciting games and interactive ways to play. Original digital shorts from Batman Unlimited and DC Super Friends will be featured on the site.

Developed for kids aged 4-11, the discoverable digital ecosystem offers relatable entertainment for kids through these immersive worlds that feature components such as original content, videos, downloadable activities, games, quizzes and contests. Additionally, an international market rollout in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain and the UK is planned for the coming months.


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May 22, 2015: Melissa Benoist on the First Time She Put on the Supergirl CostumePrint

Supergirl E! Online has posted a video from the recent CBS Upfronts where "Supergirl" stars Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks and Chyler Leigh spoke about the upcoming series, including whether or not there'll ever be a crossover between "The Flash", "Arrow" and "Supergirl", and what it was like for Melissa when she first tried on the Supergirl costume.

    "I just had this injury so I had this eye patch on. It was kind of embarrassing," Benoist tells E! News about the very first time she tried on her costume, designed by Colleen Atwood for the new CBS series. "But the second I put it on, something shifts inside of me. It's kind of impossible not to feel strength and empowerment and positivity and hope. It really is pretty surreal."

    Add that to seeing herself on the small screen after all the special effects have been added in to Supergirl and Benoist can't believe what she's already been able to do on the show, which will premiere in the fall.

    a"I don't recognize myself when I see those scenes," Benoist says. "It's kind of insane. The sheer scope of all of it, it's so epic that it's kind of mind-blowing to see it all put together."

Click "Read More" below to watch the video.

Source: E! Online


May 22, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period May 15-21, 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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May 22, 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 lemarjones:
Krypto ate a truckload of burritos again! FIRE IN THE HOLE!!!!

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!


May 22, 2015: Superman Comic Strip HumorPrint

May 21, 2015: "Supergirl" Trailer Goes Viral with 10 Million Views in 1 WeekPrint

Supergirl George Schweitzer, president of the CBS Marketing Group, told AdWeek.com that he wasn't prepared for the astounding global reaction the extended trailer for "Supergirl" received last week.

    "We were warned that this thing would go viral quickly," said Schweitzer, and that's just what happened. Within two days, more than 5 million people had viewed the trailer online. A week after its May 13 debut, that number has risen to more than 10 million.

    The 10 million figure eclipses the total views of all the other CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox upfront trailers combined. "It's unbelievable," said Schweitzer. "That's more than [the audience for] some of our shows."

    The secret to the trailer's online success? "We wanted to make sure we captured three things: heroics, humor and heart," said Schweitzer. "Because, to us, that was the essence of Supergirl." With a running time of more than six minutes, it's also one of the longest upfront trailers CBS has produced. "But we really felt we wanted to show both sides, the relationship, emotion, female-empowerment side, and then action - hey, superhero fans, here's this, too," he said.

    Also key is the quality of the pilot itself, according to Schweitzer. "If it's not in what they give us, it's really hard to make a great trailer."

Head to AdWeek.com to read more about how the trailer was put together and what the plan is leading up to November's pilot episode premiere.


May 21, 2015: Bryan Hitch Talks About Relaunching "Justice League of America"Print

JLA #1 Amongst the new comic book titles set to launch as part of DC Comics' "soft relaunch" which begins next month is a new "Justice League of America" comic book written and drawn by Bryan Hitch.

USA Today caught up with the comic book creator to find out what he has planned for the book. Here's part of the interview...

    "I want to pit them against stuff you've never seen before," Hitch says. "If it's the same villain they've fought before, you know he's the bad guy, you know how he operates and you know the league's going to win."

    Instead, Hitch wants to utilize huge threats that make the heroes question their own approach and force character development instead of just having a major-league slugfest. So in the first story arc, a familiar face returns but another character and what he does to the world causes the League a ton of trouble.

    Hitch isn't spoiling who it is but "you've heard of him before," he teases. "One for the old comic fans, this one, but at the same time something completely new because you've never actually seen this character before."

Read the full article at the USA Today website.

"Justice League of America #1", a double-sized issue, hits stores on June 17, and to celebrate the book's release Bryan Hitch has drawn an inter-connecting cover, which will actually end up being 7 variant covers for the first issue. Additionally, there will also be a seven-panel foldout variant cover as well.

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May 21, 2015: Comedian Scott Long Joins Superman CelebrationPrint

Scott Long Comedian Scott Long Saturday, June 13 Baymont Theatre 7:30PM

Welcome to a Reality Show on-stage. Scott Long shares his story of how quickly life can go from urban hipster to suburban dipster, which happens when you become a father of twins at 40. While many have left to chase some LA or NYC dream, Scott is proudly rooted in his Fly Over Country life. Growing up in the cornstalk ghetto of Iowa and a proud Hawkeye grad, Scott has toured the country non-stop for 2 decades, performing in 40 different states. If you have been looking for a comedian who discusses porn and minivans or Lollapalooza and the Wiggles all in the same joke, this is your show. Scott has appeared on NBC, FOX-TV, ESPN, XM radio, and the Bob and Tom Show. He's in his 11th season writing the Frank Caliendo sketches for the emmy-nominated NFL on FOX pregame show. Known for his hilarious interactions with the audience, no two Scott Long shows are ever the same.

His latest show is called "Good Dad... Not a Great Dad" and it's a hilariously edgy, but sometimes poignant exploration of having twins at 40 years old.

Scott has also written a book of comedic essays entitled "Dysfunctional Thoughts of a 21st Century Man", plus released 2 comedy CD's and 2 comedy DVD's. His standup comedy blog, "Fly Over Comedy" (scottcomedy.com) gets 1000s of hits each week.

Scott has hit the stage in 40 states. Below is a list of just some of the comedy clubs Scott has performed at during his career.

IMPROV (Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Irvine, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Tampa, Tempe, Washington DC) Funny Bone (Baton Rouge, Buffalo, Columbus, Des Moines, Green Bay, St. Louis, South Bend, Springfield MO), Loony Bin (Little Rock, Memphis, Oklahoma City, Wichita), Comedy Zone (Charlotte), Punchline (Atlanta), Joke Joint (Twin Cities), Minnesota Comedy Club (Twin Cities), Zanies (Chicago), Laugh Factory (Chicago), Giggles (Milwaukee), Chaplins (Detroit), Joey's (Detroit), Famous Johnny's (Kansas City), Stanfords (Kansas City), Crackers (Indianapolis), Comedy Caravan (Louisville), Go Bananas (Cincinnati), Stardome (Birmingham), Rivercenter Comedy Club (San Antonio), Laffs (Tucson), Comedy at the Bob (Grand Rapids), Connections (Lansing, Toledo), Hilarities (Akron), Gary Fields Comedy Club (Battle Creek, Kalamazoo), Comedy Forum (St. Louis), Snickers (Ft. Wayne), Jokers (Omaha, OKC), Charlie Goodnights (Raliegh NC), Cozzy's (Newport News VA), Penguins (Cedar Rapids), Jukebox (Peoria), Comedy Gallery (Grand Forks).

Scott will perform his comedy show prior to the Save The Massac Benefit Auction which will feature Superman, Superhero & Villain, and other comic collectables and treasures. Admission to the Scott Long show also allows you to attend the auction. There will be a cash bar during Comedy Show & Auction. Hors de houvres will be served during auction only. Admission to Scott Long's comedy show and Save The Massac Benefit Auction is $20. Tickets can be purchased for the Auction only at $10. All proceeds from auction will benefit The Massac Theatre and will go toward its restoration. Doors open at 7PM. Scott Long takes the stage at 7:30PM. Auction will begin approximately at 9PM.

Save The Massac Group is accepting Superhero related items for the auction and a receipt will be provided for tax purposes. For More information contact Lisa Gower at 618-524-7986 or contact Metro Chamber at 618-524-2714.