2001 Merchandise & Miscellaneous News Archives
April 22, 2001: DC Projects in the WorksHere are a few ditbits about up-coming DC Comics projects relating to the world of Superman...
Novels - A range of JLA novels will be released by Pocket Book. The books will contain original stories, each one focusing on a particular team member with the rest of the JLA as supporting cast. The first book will focus on Batman, and is a story written by Alan Grant. Covers for these JLA novels will be done by none other than fan favorite, Alex Ross.
Trade Paperbacks - Watson-Guptill will publish a trade paperback collection titled "Superman: The Golden Age Radio Scripts".
Apparel - Fruit of the Loom will allow adult fans of the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight to relive their childhood with a range of adult-sized underwear featuring Superman and Batman. Due out late 2001.
Tin Toys - A Superman tin bank, rocket ship (with baby Kal-El), and a carousel featuring small resin sculptures of Superman, Supergirl, Krypto and Streaky, plus other upscale tin creations are to be produced by Schylling.
DC Direct - Those of you who have seen the DC Comics solicitations for July, would have seen pictures and information on a few November 2001 DC Direct items, namely the Mr Mxyzptlk Statue and the Superman and Lois Lane Golden Age Deluxe Action Figure set. December 2001 will also see a Superman Pocket Watch and Smallville PVC set, while a new Superman Statue based on designs by Tim Sale (Superman For All Seasons) is set for a February 2002 release.
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2001 Merchandise & Miscellaneous NewsListed below are all the Merchandise & Miscellaneous News items archived for 2001.
- January 19, 2001: Gotta Have Soul: Superman Embarks on an All-New 3-D Adventure
- February 6, 2001: Superman Stamps from Kirgistan & Tadjikistan
- February 8, 2001: Warner Bros. Store Closures
- March 14, 2001: Large Super Hero Collection up for Auction
- April 22, 2001: DC Projects in the Works
- May 25, 2001: Clark Kent/Superman Doll
- May 29, 2001: New Superman Games - Update!
- June 4, 2001: New Superman Games - Update!
- June 6, 2001: Superman At Jack!
- June 11, 2001: Superman on Stage!
- June 24, 2001: 2001 Superman Celebration Report
- June 24, 2001: Satirical Superman Film - Hotel Superman
- June 27, 2001: Superman in Topps Vault!
- July 8, 2001: Superman Roller Coaster Still No. 1
- July 8, 2001: DC's Tenth Web Animation Showcases DC Direct Superman Set
- July 17, 2001: Schylling Superman Toys
- July 17, 2001: New Online Superman Episodes
- July 19, 2001: Animated Justice League Merchandise
- July 19, 2001: Superman Celebration in Brazil
- July 21, 2001: DC Launch DC Direct Website
- July 26, 2001: DC Direct at the San Diego Comic Con
- July 30, 2001: Fans Looking to Create Superman Game
- July 30, 2001: Superman Homepage Voted No. 1
- July 31, 2001: Alaska Comic Store and Lois Lane
- August 1, 2001: Lifesize 7-Foot Superman Statue
- August 2, 2001: DC Comics Teams Up with WizKids
- August 6, 2001: Cuban Anti-Superman Statue
- August 7, 2001: Superman Roller Coaster Crash
- August 24, 2001: Fan Petition Over Hasbro Action Figures
- August 30, 2001: Sneak Peek at Up-Coming Superman Game
- September 18, 2001: Operation Superman
- September 23, 2001: Superman Relief Fund
- October 22, 2001: Toys R Us Superman Action Figure 4-Pack
- November 2, 2001: Superman BellyWashers!
- November 4, 2001: Superman Homepage Reviewed in Australian Magazine
- November 21, 2001: Superman Homepage Featured in TV Guide!
- November 23, 2001: New 9 Inch Superman Figure
- November 26, 2001: New Superman Game Information
- November 29, 2001: A Stern Superman Webisode
- December 3, 2001: New Superman Escape from Krypton Game Online
- December 3, 2001: DC's Website Promoted Through AOL
- December 9, 2001: Pocket Super Heroes from DC Comics
- December 14, 2001: New DC Hero Fast Food Promotion
- December 19, 2001: Ending Hatred of U.S. is a Job for Superman!
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