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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.
The expo will take place across September 20-21 in Halls ABC at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon 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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August 5, 2014: Injecting Optimism into "Superman" Comic BookPrint

Superman #34 ComicBookResources.com sat down with the creative team behind the "Superman" comic book title, Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson, to see where things are at with the Man of Steel, and where things are headed. Here's an excerpt from the interview...

    With this new run, clearly you've introduced a lot of new elements, but you've also embraced a lot of familiar things, both storyline-wise and visually. Was it easy to find a starting point of what you want to say with Superman in 2014, to find that entryway into such a famous character?

    Geoff Johns: The most universal way into any story is through just the fact of the human condition; being alive, and emotion. Superman's story is timeless. His rocket can land here today, or it can land here 70 years ago. But the way into this story was looking at the stories that have been happening the last few years on "Superman." Saying, "What's Clark Kent experienced?" He's experienced quite a bit. And looking where he is in his life right now. He works at his apartment. He doesn't work for The Daily Planet anymore. There's no one that knows his secret identity, except another superhero. When we started talking about the book, and I started thinking about all these scenes, where Clark Kent would be able to talk about everything he's experienced, I had to have Batman or Wonder Woman or Green Lantern there. I realized, "Wow, he doesn't really have that many people he talks to anymore." So right away it was, "We've got to bring that Daily Planet cast back in," because they're important to Clark Kent. They're his friends, and he doesn't have friends he grew up with - he doesn't have cousins or family, or friends from high school. Pete Ross? He's been out of the picture forever. There's no one that really has been a constant in Clark Kent's life since he was a kid, because his parents aren't around anymore, either. To bring Clark back into a world where he can connect with people and friends was the first thing, and then the other side of it was, if we want to explore his isolation and his loneliness, and how he can channel that into something good, let's introduce a character like Ulysses, who in a lot of ways struggles with the same things Clark does, but Clark has the ability to help him overcome it - or maybe Clark can't overcome it himself.

Read the entire interview at the CBR website.


August 5, 2014: Batman and Wonder Woman's Backstory in "Batman v Superman"Print

Dawn of Justice According to Badass Digest, an inside source on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has informed them on where Batman and Wonder Woman are in their careers at the beginning of this new movie.

    My sources indicate that when BvS opens Batman has existed for close to thirty years, which would place Wayne in his 50s (which is why I expected more grey in Affleck's hair). In this version Batman is still an urban legend, a creature of the night, and no one has ever taken his picture. But he's had plenty of adventures, and the Batcave includes a memorial centered around a tattered Robin costume.

    By the way, my sources tell me that Wonder Woman has also been in operation for some time before Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice begins, and her activities have been just as secretive as Batman's. Her activities were badass as well... but in a very different, and unexpected, way.

Consider these "details" as just rumors at this point in time until we hear something official from Warner Bros.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #9Print

Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #9

Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #9

Released Digitally: August 1, 2014

"Chaos" - Part 9

Writer: Bryan Q. Miller
Artists: Agustin Padilla and Daniel HDR
Colorist: Carrie Strachan

Reviewed by: Matt Schorr

    So Lex has become the ultimate evil ... the the personification of DC Editorial... (cue ominous organ music)

    All kidding aside, a character seeking to remake the universe to suit his or her own desires is nothing new. Alexander Luthor, Hal Jordan and the Anti-Monitor (to name just a few) have all taken shots at it. But this is the first time Lex has tried it ... well, THIS Lex anyway.

Click here to read the complete review of Smallville: Chaos - Chapter #9.


August 5, 2014: Plano, Illinois All Set for Smallville SUPERFEST 2014Print

Smallville SuperFest In 2011 Plano, Illinois was a little known town until filming for "Man of Steel" movie set up base there to film scenes depicting Smallville, Clark Kent's boyhood home. Now, for the third year running, the town will host its annual "Smallville SuperFest", celebrating the town's connection to Superman.

The Plano Chamber of Commerce and the Smallville SUPERFEST Committee are all set to welcome fans to their town for the 3-day festival which will take place from August 15-17.

For more information visit the official SmallvilleSuperFest.com website.


August 5, 2014: Superman/Batman Exhibition in Rosario, ArgentinaPrint

Argentina Exhibition Argentinian fan Robert Helguera has organized an exhibition at a local museum in the city of Rosario for Superman and Batman's respective 75 year anniversaries with an array of collectibles and figurines on display.

Part of Robert's personal collection of figures and statues will be on display, with the exhibition set to open on August 7 and running until September 15. Dan Didio is scheduled to appear as a guest of honor!

The exhibition will take place at the Roberto Fontanarrosa Cultural Center located in San Martin 1080, Rosario, Argentina.

Visit the Rosario Municipality website for further details.


August 5, 2014: Superman Comic Strip HumorPrint

August 5, 2014: Real-Life Superman Arrives in Time at Crash ScenePrint

Hutchinson Crash Site A real-life Superman was the first to arrive on the scene of a car crash in Hutchinson, Kansas on Friday, when Dalton Rodriguez, wearing a "Man of Steel" costume, was the first responder to the accident.

    "I didn't even remember I was wearing it," Rodriguez said regarding his attire when he responded to the accident. "I heard the crash and it didn't even register."

    The event was a back-to-school celebration happening between 11th and 14th avenues on Main Street. The accident occurred on Friday.

    Rodriguez said it was his stepmom's idea when she was helping with the back-to-school event. She said there would be children present who would like to get their picture taken with Superman, but it's not every day someone gets saved by a superhero.

    At the recent Smallville Festival, Mike Wietrick [the owner of the store where the accident happened, who is also one of the original supporters for the renaming of Hutchinson as Smallville] gave away four 2014 Smallville Hero medals to different organizations: EMS, fire, police and military. A representative of each group was present to accept the medals at the festival. Wietrick kept a fifth medal to give to someone who showed extra enthusiasm.

    "That's what Superman is all about," Wietrick said. "Not many people react that way when something like that happens. It's what Smallville stands for."

    For his heroic actions, Rodriguez was awarded by Wietrick the final 2014 Smallville Hero of the Year medal. Rodriguez said he is honored to receive it but that he was just at the right place at the right time.

    “It was just perfect timing,” Rodriguez said.

Source: HutchNews.com.


August 5, 2014: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Action Comics Annual #3 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: August 6, 2014 (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.


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

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #17

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

Released Digitally: July 28, 2014

"Absolute Freaking Carnage"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Bruno Redondo
Inker: Julien Hugonnard-Bert
Cover: Jheremy Raapack

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

    It's good that the GLC came with a plan, and that Mogo was a part of it. However, Mogo is acting to clean up some loose ends in the plot, namely, the YLC. They're just as much of a threat as the GLC, so Taylor takes them off the table unceremoniously. Sinestro (who is in the game) will remain, but it would be a surprise if any of the others make it. However, the same as to be applied to the GLC. They've just played their hand and it was their strongest one. Obviously, it's not going to work (See: Injustice Gods Among Us), but the GLC also have to be taken off the table, Parallax style. The universe isn't big enough for all of the players amassed here, and as we know by now, death is the only way to solve problems in this universe. The question is, if this is "Absolute Freaking Carnage," what, pray-tell, can follow it? The expectation is the Regime Superman also had a plan, but that's getting a wee ahead of things. Mogo is the one GL with the power necessary to not only defeat Superman, but "kill him dead". Should Superman survive this, which we know he will, a Kryptonite bullet has no hope. Not because it can't stop or kill Superman, but because it is so paltry in scope after surviving a nuclear blast and Mogo. It will definitely be dramatized and Canary will get close to that pound of flesh she craves, but that's about it. It's shaping up to be a repeat of year one, where Captain Atom tried to blow up Regime Superman, it didn't work and Regime started killing people spot on.

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


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #16Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #16

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #16

Released Digitally: July 21, 2014

"One Day More"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Xermanico
Inker: Julien Hugonnard-Bert & Xermanico
Cover: Jheremy Raapack

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

    Every time one thinks that Injustice cannot surprise, it does the impossible and does just that. Part of the discordance with reading Injustice, is the use of familiar characters, some mythological, and their name recognition to tell this particular tale. However, take away that name recognition, and the story is nearly untellable, as who would sit for a story of this ilk, when there has been a skin's depth of development towards the plot and characterization? The obvious answer is, "someone," still, it's hard to believe that the story would have proceeded this far without the speed stolen from the established characters to lend this work its movement. This installment calls into question the raison d'etre for nearly every character that's been introduced thus far. Regime Superman wants to keep the planet safe, and is willing to sacrifice countless people to do it. The GLC wants to remove Superman, but the Guardians can't be bothered to be involved. Worse, they've brought Mogo, which immediately raises the stakes for the death count, though Mogo could easily do the job without doing so. Black Canary is leaving her newborn to have a shot at revenge. None of it makes any sense, and that's not because of a wish to see them be heroes and smile. No, it doesn't track because there's been little done to establish why and how this could happen and then continue as it has. It is as if this world is without a history of evil tyrants and dictators, and the Injustice Gang has never made a visit at all.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #16.


August 5, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Comic-Con Teaser - Poll ResultsPrint

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

What did you think of the "Batman v Superman" teaser shown at Comic-Con?

It's no surprise to see that most fans were impressed with the teaser shown at Comic-Con, even if most of us only managed to see it from leaked phone footage posted online. Sadly, for those who voted to wait for an official release... you're out of luck. The studio doesn't intend to post that teaser online at all.

Here's the complete breakdown:

Loved it!
Loved it!
49% [50 Votes]

Liked it
Liked it
9% [9 Votes]

Average
Average
7% [7 Votes]

Didn't like it
Didn't like it
2% [2 Votes]

Hated it!
Hated it!
1% [1 Vote]

I haven't seen it yet
I haven't seen it yet
20% [20 Votes]

I'm waiting for an official release of it
I'm waiting for an official release of it
13% [13 Votes]


August 4, 2014: Your Live Superman Radio Show - Radio KAL Live!Print

Radio KAL Live! The Superman Homepage hosts a LIVE "Radio KAL" broadcast every week for Superman fans to come chat "on air" about the Man of Steel.

Here's what took place in tonight's episode:

More Hobbies Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with SupermanHomepage on BlogTalkRadio

Our next show will be broadcast on Monday, August 11 at 7.30pm PDT in the U.S. (click here to check what time this is at your location).

To listen in visit www.SupermanHomepage.com/live at the designated time.

During the live broadcast you can phone (714) 242-6186 or click on the Skype icon (which will be available at the above link) during the show to be a caller and chat with us live "on air".

Subscribe to "Radio KAL Live!" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.


August 4, 2014: Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck on Set in Corktown for "Batman v Superman"Print

Fan Samuel Otten was on location in Corktown, Michigan where he managed to capture photographs and video of Ben Affleck and Zack Snyder on set for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

In an email to the Superman Homepage Samuel explains: "I caught Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne at the Corktown set in Detroit, MI. Affleck was in business attire but had shed his jacket. He seems to have gray hair on his temples and it looked like they may have been adjusting his shoulder pads/costume. The action was taking place in wreckage outside of a Wayne Financial building in Metropolis. We saw children holding hands and being led to safety in a chain, but I didn't manage to capture a photo of that. We also saw several business folks with dust and debris on them."

Ben Affleck on Set
Ben Affleck on Set
Ben Affleck on Set

Additional photos were captured and posted on Twitter by Vickie Thomas and Chris Cartwright.

Filming in Corktown
Filming in Corktown
Filming in Corktown
Filming in Corktown

Last month fan Dan Newman took a camera into the neighborhood where filming and construction was underway ahead of the filming currently taking place.