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Warner Home Video has announced that they will be releasing Seasons 2 and 3 of "The New Adventures of Superman" cartoons from Filmation on June 3, 2014.

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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
April 1: Annette O'Toole, Lana Lang in Superman III and Martha Kent in Smallville, born in Houston, TX in 1954.
April 1: Sam Huntington, Jimmy Olsen in Superman Returns, born in Peterborough, New Hampshire in 1982.
April 1: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Mr. Mxyzptlk, the Imp from the 5th dimension.
April 2: Christopher Meloni, Colonel Nathan Hardy in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Washington, District of Columbia in 1961.
April 3: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1924.
April 5: Man of Steel premieres on HBO in the USA at 9.00pm ET/PT.
April 7: Russell Crowe, Jor-El in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1964.
April 8: Jack O'Halloran, Non in Superman: The Movie and Superman II, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1943.
April 8: John Schneider, Jonathan Kent in Smallville, born in Mount Kisco, NY in 1960.
April 13: MTV Movie Awards will air on MTV in the USA, with Man of Steel star Henry Cavill nominated for Best Hero.
April 14: John Shea, Lex Luthor in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in 1949.
April 14: Mark Pillow, Nuclear Man in Superman IV, born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England in 1959.
April 16: Joan Alexander, best known as Lois Lane from the 1940s Superman Radio Series, born in Louise Abras in St. Paul, Minneapolis in 1915.
April 18: Action Comics #1, Superman's debut comic book, was released on this day in 1938 (although some argue it was actually May 3).
April 22: Cassidy Freeman, Tess Mercer in the Smallville TV series, born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1982.
April 23: Kal Penn, Stanford in Superman Returns, born in Montclair, New Jersey in 1977.
April 24: Stacy Haiduk, Lana Lang in the Superboy TV series, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1968.
April 26: Tom Welling, Clark Kent in Smallville, born in New York, NY in 1977.
April 29: Sam Jones III, Pete Ross in Smallville, born in Boston, MA in 1983.
April 29: Lane Smith, Perry White in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1936.

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Mild Mannered Reviews - Adventures of Superman - Chapter #50Print

Adventures of Superman #50

Mild Mannered Reviews - Adventures of Superman - Chapter #50

Released Digitally: April 7, 2014

"Mystery Box" - Part 1 of 1

Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artist: Valentine DeLandro
Colorist: Matthew Wilson
Cover Artist: Chris Samnee and Matthew Wilson

Reviewed by: Alisa Lea Gossage

    Action, adventure, romance... everything that makes a geek-girl's heart beat a little faster. And how awesome is it that Superman is asking advice from his... ahem... superfriends. (Yes, I said it. It's corny. So, sue me.) I especially loved the conversation between Supes and Batman as Superman is holding up the train tracks ala "Superman: The Movie." It's like they are two pals having a normal conversation during a work day.

Click here to read the complete review of Adventures of Superman - Chapter #50.


April 11, 2014: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the week April 4-10, 2014.

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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April 11, 2014: 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 Gokitalo:
Superman: "The Dark Knight RISES!"
Batman: "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH"

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!


April 10, 2014: Pre-Order the Superman Sixth Scale Figure from Sideshow CollectiblesPrint

Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for their new Superman Sixth Scale Figure, which is expected to be released in January 2015.

    At last, the most famous and enduring superhero from the DC Universe has landed! Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present the Superman Sixth Scale Figure.

    Inspired by over 75 years of comic book legacy, Superman takes flight wearing his iconic costume, exquisitely tailored with unmistakable S-shield emblazoned across the chest, and a poseable fabric cape. Interchangeable hands and portrait expressions perfectly capture the good-natured and serious sides of the hero's personality, as well as his powerful heat vision. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail on a fully articulated muscular body design, Superman is ready to protect the city of Metropolis, and fight the never-ending battle for truth and justice.

    Capturing imagination, wonder, and nostalgia... now that sounds like a job for Superman!

Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure
Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure

Pre-order the Superman Sixth Scale Figure now!


April 10, 2014: Amazon Acquires ComixologyPrint

Amazon - Comixology Amazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital comics reading experience with their immersive Guided View technology and makes discovering, buying, and reading comic books and graphic novels easier and more fun than ever before.

"ComiXology's mission is to spread the love of comics and graphic novels in all forms," said David Steinberger, co-founder and CEO of comiXology. "There is no better home for comiXology than Amazon to see this vision through. Working together, we look to accelerate a new age for comic books and graphic novels."

"Amazon and comiXology share a passion for reinventing reading in a digital world," said David Naggar, Amazon Vice President, Content Acquisition and Independent Publishing. "We've long admired the passion comiXology brings to changing the way we buy and read comics and graphic novels. We look forward to investing in the business, growing the team, and together, bringing comics and graphic novels to even more readers."

Founded in 2007, comiXology offers a broad library of digital comic book content from over 75 of the top publishers as well as top independent creators. Following the acquisition, comiXology's headquarters will remain in New York.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Subject to various closing conditions, the acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014.

Source: comixology.tumblr.com


April 9, 2014: "Man of Steel" was Best Selling Superhero Blu-ray of 2013Print

Man of Steel "Man of Steel" was the third highest selling Blu-ray of 2013, beating out fellow superhero releases "The Wolverine" and "Iron Man 3".

According to The-Numbers.com, 2,722,231 Blu-rays of "Man of Steel" were sold in the USA in 2013, making the film the third best selling Blu-ray release over all, behind "Despicable Me 2" and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey".

"Man of Steel" also made the top 20 in DVD sales for 2013 ("Iron Man 3" was ranked 39th), selling 1,829,574 copies.

Source: The-Numbers.com


April 9, 2014: Aaron Kuder Talks About the Future of SuperboyPrint

Superboy #30 ComicBookResources.com caught up with new "Superboy" writer/artist Aaron Kuder to find out what his plans are for Jon Lane Kent. Here's an excerpt from the interview...

    Now the implications Jon has for the DC Universe in general are rather large: he's from an alternate future, he initially wants to rid the world of metahumans and was working with Harvest. Are these things going to spillover into the New 52 at large? Will events in your book impact events in the other Super books or books with the younger heroes involved?

    I can't speak to how much impact it will have down the road. I think this will change the way people think of the new Superboy, at least of Jon in that context going on. I think Jon has had a very troubled childhood!

    To say the least!

    [Laughs] He's got a bad rap, and moving forward I'm of the mindset that everybody deserves a second chance. In many ways this story is Jon's second chance.

    Being raised by Harvest seems like it would leave most of us with a somewhat messed up state of mind. [Laughter] You said you see Harvest as the true villain, so does that mean he'll be involved in this story?

    Not heavily; the way that Jon and Kon-El were created, you can't talk about where they come from and their origins without dealing with Harvest on some level. I feel like a lot of the stories with Superboy up until this point have been overshadowed by that stuff and they haven't really focused on who he is as a person or getting down to, after his brainwashing, what does he think?

    Like I said, this is a very specific story. When this particular story wraps up I really can't speak of what will happen down the road. There's definitely an element, in the story, that it is really self-contained, but it could potentially impact a lot of other things.

Read the entire interview at the CBR website.


April 9, 2014: QMx Unveils DC Comics Bombshells Art PrintsPrint

Bombshell Supergirl Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx), a leading sci-fi and pop culture collectibles company, unveiled plans today with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to produce a line of art prints featuring the ladies known collectively as the DC Comics Bombshells.

The DC Comics Bombshells are based on the best-selling line of statues from DC Collectibles featuring designs from illustrator Ant Lucia. The DC Comics Bombshell line finds each female reimagined as a vintage pin-up, with a look that hearkens back to the nose art found on World War II-era bomber planes.

Fans of the Bombshells line will be able to buy art prints of their favorite DC Comics heroine from QMx, featuring retro-style incarnations of Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, Batgirl, Supergirl and Catwoman, among others.

"When we saw Ant Lucia's artwork, we were completely blown away," said QMx CEO Andy Gore. "Not just the retro styling, but the skill and creativity of the DC Comics Bombshells art make these pin-ups something any comic book fan would love to hang on their wall."

Each DC Comics Bombshell will be rendered as a museum-quality 18"x24" art print and will be priced at $14.95. QMx expects to release the first DC Comics Bombshells art prints in Q2 2014 at QMx-authorized comic, collector and specialty retail outlets around the country. They'll also be available for purchase directly through the QMx website at www.qmxonline.com.


April 9, 2014: Shopping - Neck Ties and Bow TiesPrint

April 8, 2014: WB Not Planning to Change Superman/Batman Release DatePrint

Superman/Batman Movie In the ongoing game of "Chicken", Dan Fellman, the president of Warner Bros. domestic distribution, told Bloomberg that the studio has no plans to move the release date of the as-yet-untitled Superman/Batman movie, even though Disney/Marvel has announced that the third film in the "Captain America" franchise will also be released on the same date.

    "It doesn't make a lot of sense for two huge superhero films to open on the same date but there is a lot of time between now and 5/6/16," Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution for Warner Bros. in Burbank, California, said in an interview. "However at this time, we are not considering a change of date for 'Batman vs. Superman.'"

Read the full article at Bloomberg.com.


April 8, 2014: "Teen Titans" Set to Return in JulyPrint

Teen Titans Annual #3 With the current "Teen Titans" title set to end with issue #30 in late April, DC Comics will relaunch the teen superhero comic book in July with writer Will Pfeifer and artist Kenneth Rocafort... but no Superboy.

    Q: We know that the team includes Red Robin, Wonder Girl, Raven, Bunker, and Beast Boy. Is that the whole team?

    Pfeifer: That's the whole team for now, though these things are always in a state of flux. I'm starting with characters people know (and, hopefully, love), but we'll mix things up soon enough. Plus, the personalities of those heroes are different enough that just bouncing them off each other will keep things lively for several issues.

    Q: There's no teen hero from the Superman family or the Flash family. Why this decision?

    Pfeifer: There was no big decision behind it; it's just how things shook out when the lineup was planned. Plus, what we probably should be saying is "There's no teen hero from the Superman family or the Flash family - yet." Something is in the works, but I don't think it's along the lines of what anyone is expecting.

Read the complete interview at Newsarama.com.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League Beyond 2.0 - Chapter #17Print

Justice League Beyond 2.0 - Chapter #17

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League Beyond 2.0 - Chapter #17

Released Digitally: April 5, 2014

"System Override: Boss Level"

Writer: Christos Gage
Penciller: Dexter Soy
Inker: Dexter Soy
Cover: Khary Randolph & Emilio Lopez

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

    The Justice Lords storyline was one of the top adventures produce by the Justice League series, and while there was one obvious plot point that never quite meshed with the overall action, it was a great story for two reasons: 1) It allowed for viewers to juxtapose their League as opposed to one gone wrong. 2) The story had serious ramifications for the League afterwards, which aided in producing more great stories. However, as to the Justice Lords themselves, they were locked away and never to be seen again... until now. Lex Luthor's revelation that his weapon was a temporary fix comes across as sinister and convenient at the same time. Luthor's treachery stay in line with his character, but it's also a gossamer move to allow the story to happen. That, and the fact that, of course, the Lords are beyond redemption... well, just the ones that really matter. Still, the onset of the Justice Lords crossover is very intriguing, and may just wipe away most the disappointment of last issue.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League Beyond 2.0 - Chapter #17.


April 8, 2014: "The History of Invulnerability" Lands in Milwaukee, WIPrint

History of Invulnerability OnMilwaukee.com takes a look behind the scenes of the stage production "The History of Invulnerability", the story of Superman and his co-creator Jerry Siegel, to find out what goes into creating a production of this type.

    David Bar Katz's "The History of Invulnerability" - previewing tonight, opening April 12 and running through May 4 at the Milwaukee Rep - which tells the origin story of humble Metropolis reporter Clark Kent, known by his long-gone family as Kal-El - the last son of Krypton - and known by the citizens of Metropolis as Superman. "The History of Invulnerability," however, is less interested in the Man of Steel than it is about the man behind him: Jerry Siegel, the comic book writer who created Superman back in the 1930s and '40s.

    The play, much like Siegel's life, is a meshing of fantasy and reality, telling of his hero's origins and the tragedy - namely World War II - that helped form him as a protector of truth, justice and the American way, a hero the real world seemed to desperately need.

    It's a large and sprawling story, fitting for one of pop culture's biggest heroes. The question is how to tell such a massive story with so many elements, characters, costumes, leaps in time and space and sets.

Read the full report at the OnMilwaukee.com website.

See "The History of Invulnerability" at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater from April 12 to May 4. Visit the Milwaukee Rep website for more details.