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"Man of Steel" Action Hero Vignette Figure
Man of Steel Action Hero Vignette Figure

Superman soars into action with this dynamic new 1/9-scale vinyl figure. Featuring an accurate likeness of actor Henry Cavill, Superman strikes a dramatic pose on his diorama base. Fully colored and textured to a movie likeness, Superman requires minimal assembly for display.


Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
July 1: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, dies of lung failure aged 80 in 2004.
July 4: Eva Marie Saint, Martha Kent in Superman Returns, born in Newark, New Jersey in 1924.
July 6: Writer and Artist John Byrne (Man of Steel, Superman, Action Comics) born in 1950.
July 10: Superman artist and co-creator Joe Shuster born in 1914.
July 11: Michael Rosenbaum, Lex Luthor in Smallville, born in Oceanside, N.Y in 1972.
July 17: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lana Lang, Clark Kent's boyhood friend.
July 22: Terence Stamp, General Zod in Superman and Superman II, born in 1938.
July 25: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lucy Lane, Lois Lane's sister.
July 26: Kevin Spacey, Lex Luthor in Superman Returns, born in South Orange, New Jersey in 1959.
July 26: Ilya Salkind, Superman movie producer, born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1947.
July 27: Jackson Beck, voice of Superman Radio Introduction, dies in 2004, aged 92.
July 29: Allison Mack, Chloe Sullivan in Smallville, born in Preez, Germany in 1982.
July 29: Writer Gail Simone (Action Comics) celebrates her birthday today.
July 30: Laurence Fishburne, Perry White in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Augusta, Georgia in 1961.
July 31: Dean Cain, star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan in 1966.

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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.


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.

July 24, 2014: Superman Updates from San Diego Comic ConPrint

Comic-Con Superman Homepage reporter Luis Jaime is attending Comic-Con in San Diego for us once again this year, and will be posting updates for us via Twitter for anything Superman-related that occurs. Keep an eye on this news page as events take place.

(Note: The feed below will update automatically every 10 seconds with newest updates at the top. Scroll down for older posts).

Thanks to Luis Jaime for covering Comic Con for the Superman Homepage.

July 24, 2014: The Day I Saved HALL H at the San Diego Comic-ConPrint

Comic-Con by Luis A. Jaime

"My son was there. He was in the bus. He saw what Clark did." - MAN OF STEEL (2013)

Of all the lines of dialogue in the film, MAN OF STEEL, this particular one stands out in my mind. It is a line that I will always associate with one of the most incredible days of my life - Saturday, July 14th, 2012.

Not only did I get to experience the first ever footage of MAN OF STEEL, but I also helped save almost 10,000 people in line for HALL H... and it almost killed me.

Two years ago, at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, everyone was eagerly anticipating the Warner Bros. panel inside HALL H. There was a pretty exciting line-up that year: Pacific Rim, The Hobbit and MAN OF STEEL were going to be featured.

My brother Ivan and I were going to be there that Saturday. The only way to make sure we get inside was to get in line early. Real early. We got in line at 2:00 a.m. that Saturday morning. We would have lined up earlier, but I needed to get some rest beforehand, because I had donated blood at Comic-Con Thursday morning. I only got two hours of sleep that night.

To read the rest, click "Read More" below!

July 24, 2014: Holding KryptonitePrint

Holding Kryptonite Lauren Agostino and A.L. Newberg have authored a new book, Holding Kryptonite, telling the story of the creation of Superman, from the contentions $130 check all the way to the battles for the control of the character that continue to this day.

For information on where to get the book, and a brief summation of the concept, head on over to the official site.

July 24, 2014: The Many (New) Faces of SupermanPrint

Action Comics #1 The topic of a new Newsarama.com article is sure to spark some discussion, detailing all the many current incarnations of Superman who donít seem very much like one another:

ďThere are Supermen in the future, and Supermen in other worlds. There's a Superman from TV, a couple Supermen with darker skin, a bunch of evil versions of Superman, and a Mecha Superman who's more like a Transformer than a Kryptonian.

ďAnd thatís just this summer.

ďSo is there something going on with Superman? Why is DC embracing so many versions of him all of the sudden?Ē

Good questions. What do you think?

July 24, 2014: Action Comics #1 Lands on eBayPrint

Action Comics #1 The Rolling Stone reports on a copy of Action Comics #1 going up for auction on eBay from August 14th to the 24th:

    "It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's . . . a very expensive eBay listing. The debut issue of Action Comics, which just also happens to be the first appearances of Superman and Lois Lane, is headed to auction. The issue originally came out in April 1938 and had a cover price of 10 cents but, as The New York Times reports, a copy sold for $2,161,000 in 2011. That copy allegedly once belonged to Nicolas Cage, who is said to have purchased it for $150,000 in 1997."

The bit about 1% of the proceeds going to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is buried in the Rolling Stone article, but it features somewhat more prominently on this eBay infographic advertising the auction.

July 24, 2014: Snyder Tweets Dark Jedi Cavill Pic on TwitterPrint

Super Jedi Today "Batman v Superman" Director Zack Snyder posted a tweet with this photo of Henry Cavill as a Jedi knight and the hashtag #SuperJedi.

Obviously Snyder is having some fun with the black cloaks they make them wear to cover their costumes when performing somewhere where the public might see them.

Source: Twitter.


July 23, 2014: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to Film in ChicagoPrint

Dawn of Justice Luis Gomez, of the Chicago Tribune, reports that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will film in Chicago, in late October, which he attributes to the Chicago Film Office.

Given that Chicago is where a great portion of the last Batman series filmed, as well as Man of Steel, there is no definitive way to know where or what it will feature, but we will be sure to bring you the answers as soon as they are available.

Source: Twitter

July 23, 2014: Potential Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice News at SDCC SaturdayPrint

Dawn of Justice Our first hint of something Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice related at the San Diego Comic-Con comes today from the Hollywood Reporter, which indicates that a panel on Saturday may hold some teases or information about the upcoming movie.

For those in the area, the Warner Brothers event will take place at 10:00 AM in Hall H. Watch here for more as it develops.

July 23, 2014: Fleischer Cartoons Screening in Portland, ORPrint

Young Justice Portland, OR Superman fans, perk up your ears!

The Portland Art Museum's Film Center will be screening the Max and Dave Fleischer Superman cartoons in their entirety this weekend, on Saturday, as part of a series of animated features including Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and Wallace and Gromit.

If you are interested in seeing these features in their entirety, head on over to the NW Film Center website for more information and to buy tickets.

July 23, 2014: Young Justice: Season One Coming to Blu RayPrint

Young Justice World's Finest Online reports that all twenty-six episodes of Young Justice: Season One have been confirmed as coming to Blu-Ray in the near future.

The news breaks as part of a plan from Warner Brothers to feature the release as part of a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con, specifically as part of the Warner Archive Collection presents Trailers From Hell Live! panel, which will take place this Saturday, the 26th, in Room 25ABC at 1:00 PM.

For the full story, head on over to World's Finest and check it out!

July 23, 2014: Superman Plaque Dedication Set for August 16Print

Adventures of Superman Cast To celebrate the 100th birthday of George Reeves (the star of the TV series "Adventures of Superman"), as well as the 100th birthdays of both of Superman's co-creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster this year, which is also Superman's 76th anniversary, a plaque will be dedicated on Saturday, August 16 at 5400 Wilbur Ave, Tarzana, California, starting at 9:00am.

This location for the plaque was selected as it was used during a film shoot for the Adventures of Superman episode "The Man Who Could Read Minds" in 1953.

Cast members George Reeves, John Hamilton, Noel Neill, Jack Larson, and Robert Shayne were all present on that day back in 1953. Now, in 2014, Jack Larson will return to the site, joined by Beverly Washburn, Laura Siegel Larson and Stephanie Shayne Parkin, for the plaque dedication.

The plaque dedication is open to the public.

Source: Armand's Rancho Del Cielo