Superman outside the comics
[Updated October 1, 1996]
After his successful debut in comics, it didnt take Superman long to
appear in films, radio, and television. Here are files with information
about those appearances, as well as information on collectibles and where to
find audio files:
The American cable channel Cartoon Network is showing SuperFriends on Saturday at Noon to 1pm E.S.T, and weekdays at 5:30pm EST and 10:30pm EST.(submitted by Doug Smith).
The Superman/Batman Adventures is on USA Network at 6:30 AM
EST on Sundays.
- A list of Superman in Songs, including
Joel Finkle's text, and R.E.M.'s Superman song (text).
- Warner Bros.' DC Comics web site has 15 minute audio files of the
Adventures of Superman Radio shows. The radio sound files use RealAudio Ver. 1.0 and 2.0.
- You can order audio cassettes of 1945 Superman radio shows from the
Archive Web Site at the University of Memphis. Look under the S-Z
index. You can get an episode list for Superman and other Old Time Radio
at Louis Genco's Old Time
Radio WWW page. Jim Widner's Radio Days page has a Superman radio sound
- Superman fan Steven Younis has put several .WAV
format sound files on his web page, including sound bites from the
Fleischer cartoons in the Other Bits & Pieces section.
- Jonah Weiland has a section on his web page devoted to .wav
sound files for superhero series that includes files for the Fleischer
cartoons, Superboy, Superman, and ABC's Lois & Clark, and WB
Network's Superman series.
- You can hear sound bite files for oodles of tv shows at Patrick G.
Kenny's TV Bytes: WWW TV Themes site, including for Adventures of
Superman (1951) (846 Kb) in the Action/Sci-Fi section, and
Lois & Clark (476 Kb) under Action/Adventure. You have to
register before downloading any of that site's files.
- The Rennes archive includes a Superman sound file (2095 Kb).
- MIDI File Center has two .mid files from the Superman movies.
- Superman Books List - including
novels, reprints of stories in the comicbooks, reference, and others
- Time Warner Viewer's Edge catalog. This site cannot be viewed with a text-only web browser. Pick the Action! Adventure! section for Superman t-shirt and cap.
- If you do not have a Warner Bros. Studio Store near you, you can
request a free catalog by calling 1-800-223-6524
- Inverse Ink has
CD-ROM comics with Superman and Superboy using the 1960's Filmation
- Superman on Broadway.
- Try a Superman cookies recipe
- Larry Niven's essay Man of Steel, Woman of
Kleenex interests some people. This text file has sexual content some
may consider indecent. The rec.arts.comics.*
FAQ tells what books you can buy that have this essay.
- You can visit Metropolis, IL and visit the Superman Super Museum.
Metropolis is at the southern tip of the state, near Paducah KY. There is
an annual Superman Celebration each June.
You can contact the Massac County Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-949-5740.
For information on the Super Museum and gift shop:
Superman Square/611 Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
[information as of May 1996]
For more on Metropolis IL try Charlie Taylor's Metropolis IL
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