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DC Collectibles Bombshells Lois Lane Statue
DC Collectibles Bombshells Lois Lane Statue

Designed by Ant Lucia. Sculpted by Tim Miller. Due to the overwhelming responses from the DC Comics Bombshell variant covers comes the lastest statue in the wildly popular line featuring your favorite heroes and villains portrayed in the pinup style of the 1940s and 50s! Limited edition of 5,200. Measures approximately 11.5" tall.

Justice League: Gods and Monsters [Blu-ray]
Justice League: Gods and Monsters

In an alternative history Zod is Superman's father, Batman is a vampiric Man-Bat, and Wonder Woman is the child of Ares, God of War. When these dark heroes form an alliance, the question everyone asks is will they save the world, or rule it?
Also available on DVD.

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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 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 Santa Monica, California 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 19: The Adventures of Superman makes its debut on television in 1952 on Chicago's WENR.
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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Which of the following announced characters are you most looking forward to seeing in the “Supergirl” TV series?

Lucy Lane
Lucy Lane
24% [13 Votes]

Reactron
Reactron
2% [1 Vote]

Livewire
Livewire
20% [11 Votes]

Non
Non
11% [6 Votes]

Maxwell Lord
Maxwell Lord
7% [4 Votes]

General Sam Lane
General Sam Lane
6% [3 Votes]

Red Tornado
Red Tornado
30% [16 Votes]

Carter Grant
Carter Grant
0% [0 Votes]

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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.




LATEST HEADLINES!

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.

September 2, 2015: Glenn Morshower Cast as General Sam Lane for "Supergirl"Print

Glenn Morshower CBS has announced that Glenn Morshower has joined the cast of "Supergirl" and will be playing the role of General Sam Lane.

    Glenn Morshower, who is known for his roles in X-Men: First Class, Moneyball, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon, will join the Supergirl cast as General Sam Lane. Upon his arrival in National City, this stern military man will recruit Supergirl to help execute a top-tier government mission.

    But General Sam Lane isn't just a man with a plan - he's also the overprotective father to both Lucy and Lois Lane.

After 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be, on the series premiere of SUPERGIRL, Monday, Oct. 26 (8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The series moves to its regular time period (8:00-9:00 PM) on Monday, Nov. 2.


September 2, 2015: Dan Jurgens Talks About "Superman: Lois & Clark"Print

Superman: Lois & Clark #3 "Superman: Lois & Clark" is a new comic book series written by Dan Jurgens in which it is revealed that the pre-New 52 versions of Lois Lane and Clark Kent are living in hiding in the current continuity of the DC Universe.

During "Convergence", we saw that this version of Lois and Clark are married and celebrated the birth of their son, Jon. When we meet them in issue #1 of "Superman: Lois & Clark" Jon is now 9 years old, and the fact that the other version of Superman has had his secret identity revealed to the world is a major development to them.

Newsarama.com spoke with Dan Jurgens to find out more about this new comic book series...

    Why do you think readers are interested in - and why are you interested as a writer interested in - this version of Superman?

    Jurgens: I think this Superman will appeal to readers because he has a rich and deep history.

    One of the things readers have wrestled with, in terms of the "New 52," is that, by starting five years into the universe, they often felt as if the characters lacked context. While some of that freed writers to take characters in new directions, it also meant there could be a lack of understanding about who the characters are and how they relate to one another.

    These characters have a past that is essential to the characters they are now, just as our pasts are essential to who we are. That's what forms their character.

    OK, but they're not the Clark and Lois they used to be, simply because they're not in that same world. So how would you describe the life, and I guess the priorities, of Lois and Clark in your series? How are they the same and how are they different than other iterations of these characters?

    Jurgens: Clark and Lois' most notable priority is keeping Jon safe. That's one of the reasons they live in rather secretive fashion.

    But at the same time, this is Superman. He understands his responsibility to earth and the people around him. Preserving all of that is mission one, and just like any parent's job, will sometimes conflict with his home life.

    This is not the life they enjoyed while working at The Daily Planet. There are substantial differences.

Read the complete interview at Newsarama.com.

Lois & Clark #1 SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK #1
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by LEE WEEKS
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 14. 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Following the epic events of CONVERGENCE, here are the adventures of the last sons and daughter of the Krypton and Earth as they try to survive in a world not their own. But can they keep this world from suffering the same fate as their own? Can this Superman stop the villains he once fought before they are created on this world? What is Intergang, and why does Lois's discovery of it place everyone she loves in jeopardy? What will happen when their nine-year-old son learns the true identity of his parents? Make way for the original power couple, for better, for worse, in sickness and in health, until death do them part!


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League of America #3Print

Justice League of America #3

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League of America #3

Scheduled to arrive in stores: August 26, 2015

Cover date: October 2015

"Power and Glory" - Part Three

Writer: Bryan Hitch
Penciller: Bryan Hitch
Inker: Daniel Henriques
Cover: Bryan Hitch and Alex Sinclair

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

    There's a plethora of retread ground in this issue, which doesn't make the story insolvent by any means, but it is still a twice-told tale in some areas. The "alien" or "god" that comes to Earth, and is too good to be true has been done before outside of the Justice League of America, but within it as well. A Kryptonian god makes the story reminiscent of "One World under Gog" where the Kingdom Come Superman faced off against a Third World god, who also came and spread miracles about Africa. These types of tales usually end the same way, with no god/hero/alien/One able to aid humanity in its problems as they either want our free will... or to eat us. The dialogue between Batman and Superman is yet another placard reminding the reader that Superman is a trusting, naive fool, who doesn't think and needs Batman to jumpstart what little gray-matter he has. New 52 Superman has had some dealings with aliens and gods by this time, and even without the Batman's reminder that he's an idiot, he should definitely be in mode to verify everything he can about Rao, before letting him on to his own devices with the Earth. Typically these stories play out the same way, but there is enough here in terms of nuance, that may allow for an ending that is divergent and simultaneously satisfying.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League of America #3.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Four - Chapter #17Print

Injustice: Year Four - Chapter #17

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Four - Chapter #17

Released Digitally: August 25, 2015

"Making Waves"

Writer: Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Xermanico
Inker: Xermanico
Cover: Tom Raney with Thomas Mason

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

    "What happens when the oceans flood that island? How will it affect the sea life you are sworn to protect?" Nothing like good old-fashioned guilt when there's nothing else in the tank. The Batman's ploy shouldn't have worked, as Aquaman should know that a tidal wave won't harm "sea life" in the destruction of the island, unless there is something disastrous on the island, like a nuclear reactor. That Aquaman doesn't know this is curious, as he comes from a city that was once an island, until it was submerged in a cataclysmic event, perhaps by tidal wave? Nonetheless, it gets Aquaman into the game, and he's very much needed, as we're almost done with Year Four, and there are still at least six gold-level characters from the game that haven't made their appearance, yet. Poseidon's rage at Aquaman is comical, as Poseidon hadn't willed the tidal wave to commence. "Who dares interrupt the will against my will?!" would be more apropos. Aside of that, nothing truly occurs that we weren't privy to from last issue. Poseidon taking sides against Zeus is yet another contrivance to deal with, as there is no reason for Zeus to be involved in this quagmire, let alone Poseidon. Percy Jackson and his amazing adventures aside, there isn't the bad blood between the two brothers that some writers like to foist upon them. The exception being when Poseidon tried to dethrone Zeus, but then, every Olympian was in on that one. There's absolutely no reason for him to be involved, but then, there's no reason for any of the gods to be involved, which will be shown in another seven issues.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Four - Chapter #17.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Deathstroke #9Print

Deathstroke #9

Mild Mannered Reviews - Deathstroke #9

Scheduled to arrive in stores: August 26, 2015

Cover date: October 2015

"Paradise Lost"

Writer: Tony S. Daniel & James Bonny
Penciller: Eduardo Pansica
Inker: Sanou Florea
Cover: Daniel, Florea, and Morey

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

    If you're like myself and enjoy comic battles, this was one for you. It was also rewarding in it addressed a larger question and misconception of Superman and magic. Superman has one weakness, and that's Kryptonite in its myriad forms. However, red solar radiation and magic are lumped into the mix, mostly out of misconception and DILLIGAF writing. Red solar radiation is a topic of another time (looking at you GJ!), but this issue of Deathstroke is perfect to set the record straight. Magic has been said to be Superman's weakness to the point some believe that you could beat him silly with a glass slipper. Magic involves a considerable amount of nuance and thought, as it's spell casting, and not painting with a roller. Spells are designed for specific effect, and are almost all ways patterned for human beings. Magic lightening would kill a human being, while stagger, buffet, and knock Superman around, but not cause death. While Superman isn't immune to spells the way he is to bullets, he is highly resistant for a large body of magic that would decimate another being.

Click here to read the complete review of Deathstroke #9.


September 2, 2015: Shopping - Superman HeadphonesPrint

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September 1, 2015: Iddo Goldberg Cast as Red Tornado for "Supergirl"Print

Iddo Goldberg According to ComicBook.com, actor Iddo Goldberg has been cast to play the role of Red Tornado in an upcoming episode of the "Supergirl" TV series.

    According to Warner Bros. Television, Red Tornado is the most advanced android the world has ever seen. Designed by scientist T.O. Morrow for the U.S. Army as the ultimate superweapon, he soon becomes sentient, posing a grave danger to National City - including the people Supergirl cares about most.

After 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be, on the series premiere of SUPERGIRL, Monday, Oct. 26 (8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The series moves to its regular time period (8:00-9:00 PM) on Monday, Nov. 2.


September 1, 2015: SuperTrivia QuizPrint

SuperTrivia Quiz Welcome to the Superman Homepage SuperTrivia Quiz! This is a monthly competition, updated at the beginning of every month.

There are three trivia questions. They're based on anything Superman-related, whether it be in the Comics, TV shows, Cartoons, Movies, etc...

Can you answer all three questions correctly? Click here to find out!


September 1, 2015: Costumes from "Batman v Superman" at WB Studio TourPrint

Studio Tour

For a limited time only, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is offering the rare opportunity to see the new batmobile and costumes from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" before it's big screen debut in March.

In anticipation of the March 2016 release of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will debut the newest incarnation of the Batmobile in its Picture Car Vault starting September 4, 2015 as part of its special Batman exhibit.

The new Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman costumes will also be revealed as a new star attraction in the Batman exhibit which brings together costumes and props from all eight Batman films together for the very first time.

The new Batmobile will be on display from September 4th - December 31st and the Costumes will be on display from September 4th- September 23rd.

Book your tickets now!


September 1, 2015: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Injustice 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: September 2, 2015 (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.


September 1, 2015: Favorite Superman Quotes - Poll ResultsPrint

Poll Position In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

Which of the following is your favorite Superman quote?

"This looks like a job for Superman!" was a clear winner ahead of the more patriotic "Truth, Justice and the American Way".

Here's the complete breakdown:

This looks like a job for Superman!
This looks like a job for Superman!
34% [34 Votes]

Up, Up and Away!
Up, Up and Away!
9% [9 Votes]

Truth, Justice and the American Way
Truth, Justice and the American Way
26% [26 Votes]

Look! Up in the sky!
Look! Up in the sky!
4% [4 Votes]

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!
3% [3 Votes]

Faster than a speeding bullet
Faster than a speeding bullet
3% [3 Votes]

More powerful than a locomotive
More powerful than a locomotive
1% [1 Vote]

Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound
Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound
0% [0 Votes]

The Man of Steel
The Man of Steel
15% [15 Votes]

Other
Other
5% [5 Votes]