2001 Merchandise & Miscellaneous News Archives
June 24, 2001: Satirical Superman Film - "Hotel Superman""Hotel Superman" is a short film produced by Shannon Shea, taking a satirical look at the Man of Steel. Supes is holed away in a Metropolis dive, all set for a 'Lost Weekend' of gluttonous indulgence. 'Hello, Room Service? Superman, Room 1411.'
Watch the RealVideo film at the Bijoucafe website.
A native New Orleanian, Shannon Shea attended the Experimental Film Graphics Program at California Institute of the Arts. After leaving school, he entered the film industry as a Special Creature Effects artist and designer. Since that time he has contributed to films such as ALIENS, PREDATOR, DANCES WITH WOLVES, TERMINATOR 2, JURASSIC PARK, THE FACULTY and HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL. For the past 11 years he has acted as a SAG puppeteer and performer appearing in films such as THE JUNGLE BOOK and SPY KIDS. His paintings have been in art shows on the east coast of the U.S.A. from Soho, New York to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Though primarily a visual artist, Shannon turned his attention to writing 6 years ago and became a contributing writer/editor for DINOSAURUS magazine. He has written 4 feature length screenplays, two teleplays and wrote "the bible" and the first two episodes for the WEB series TERMINAL 337. He recently put the finishing touches on his first film HOTEL SUPERMAN.
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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