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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
July 1: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, dies of lung failure aged 80 in 2004.
July 4: Eva Marie Saint, Martha Kent in Superman Returns, born in Newark, New Jersey in 1924.
July 6: Writer and Artist John Byrne (Man of Steel, Superman, Action Comics) born in 1950.
July 10: Superman artist and co-creator Joe Shuster born in 1914.
July 11: Michael Rosenbaum, Lex Luthor in Smallville, born in Oceanside, N.Y in 1972.
July 17: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lana Lang, Clark Kent's boyhood friend.
July 22: Terence Stamp, General Zod in Superman and Superman II, born in 1938.
July 25: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lucy Lane, Lois Lane's sister.
July 26: Kevin Spacey, Lex Luthor in Superman Returns, born in South Orange, New Jersey in 1959.
July 26: Ilya Salkind, Superman movie producer, born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1947.
July 27: Jackson Beck, voice of Superman Radio Introduction, dies in 2004, aged 92.
July 29: Allison Mack, Chloe Sullivan in Smallville, born in Preez, Germany in 1982.
July 29: Writer Gail Simone (Action Comics) celebrates her birthday today.
July 30: Laurence Fishburne, Perry White in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Augusta, Georgia in 1961.
July 31: Dean Cain, star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan in 1966.

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WELCOME TO THE SUPERMAN HOMEPAGEPrint

Dedicated to Andrew J Gould - the original keeper of the Superman Homepage!


Welcome! This website is devoted to DC Comics’ Superman, the first and best comic book superhero, who was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. This website is dedicated to giving you information on Superman in all forms of media.

If this is your first visit to this website, then we invite you to take our Guided Tour. If you just want a quick explanation of what’s available within each section visit the Information Page. Otherwise just dive right in and jump to the various sections of the Superman Homepage by clicking on the navigational links on the left hand side of the screen or those in the "Timeline" menu at the top of the screen.




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Below are the very latest events surrounding the Man of Steel! Check the "What’s New" page for a complete list of other recent items.

July 28, 2014: Superman on TV - July 28 to August 3Print

Superman on TV Below are the Superman related TV shows and movies scheduled for the week ahead in the USA and Australia. Anyone in other regions of the world who would like to contribute is more than welcome to add their listings in the comments section below.

United States of America

Episodes of "Smallville" air on TNT in the U.S. on some weekday mornings. This week's episodes are: Monday - 4.00am "Truth", 5.00am "Memoria", 6.00am "Talisman"; Tuesday - 5.00am "Forsaken", 6.00am "UNKNOWN"; Wednesday - 5.00am "UNKNOWN", 6.00am "UNKNOWN"; Thursday - 5.00am "UNKNOWN", 6.00am "UNKNOWN"; Friday - 5.00am "UNKNOWN", 6.00am "UNKNOWN".

The "Justice League Unlimited" episode titled "[UNKNOWN]" will air in the U.S. on Saturday, August 2 at 9.30am on The CW's Vortexx programming block.

The movie "Hollywoodland", about the life and death of George Reeves, will air on SUNDANCE on Monday, July 28 at 12.15pm.

The movie "Man of Steel" will air on 5MAX in the U.S. on Monday, July 28 at 6.30pm.

NetFlix.com also has a number of Superman and Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.

Australia

In Australia, there are no Superman programs scheduled this week.

If there's anything I've missed please don't hesitate to let me know.




July 28, 2014: Chris Terrio Tapped for "Justice League"Print

Dawn of Justice The Hollywood Reporter has released an article claiming that Chris Terrio, responsible for a recent rewrite on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, has been tapped to write the forthcoming Justice League movie.

Known for Argo, which won a Best Picture Oscar, Terrio has also worked previously with Ben Affleck, Snyder's Batman in the new film.

For the full story, head on over to the Hollywood Reporter!


July 27, 2014: DC Comics Bests Marvel with Online Comic-Con BuzzPrint

Wonder Woman Variety reports that Warner Bros./DC Comics received more online buzz than Marvel with their Hall H appearance at San Diego Comic-Con.

    DC bested Marvel at Comic-Con with its film presentation Saturday - at least when it came to early online buzz.

    The first look at Warner Bros. and DC's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" edged out Marvel's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," generating 112,108 overall mentions and 8,356 intent-to-view mentions, or 7%, according to research group Way to Blue.

    "Age of Ultron" received 62,542 overall mentions, but a higher intent-to-see response, with 8,483, or 14%.

    What helped WB and DC was the surprise appearance of Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, who play Batman and Superman, respectively, along with the first look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in the film.

    When it comes to studio buzz, Warner Bros. again dominated Saturday at Comic-Con with 45% of the conversation. But the company was also aided not only by its bigscreen superheroes but also its shows on TV presenting in San Diego on Saturday, including "Arrow" and "The Vampire Diaries."

Read the full report at Variety.com.


July 27, 2014: Pre-Order "Young Justice: The Complete First Season" Blu-RayPrint

Young Justice Warner Home Video recently announced the release of "Young Justice: The Complete First Season" on Blu-ray. You can now pre-order the collection from our Online Store.

    In Young Justice, being a teenager means proving yourself over and over - to peers, parents, teachers, mentors and, ultimately, to yourself. But what if you're not just a normal teenager? What if you're a teenage super hero? How much harder will it be to prove yourself in a world of super powers, super villains and super secrets? Are you ready to come of age in such a world? Are you ready for life or death rites of passage? Are you ready to join the ranks of the great heroes and prove you're worthy of the Justice League? That's exactly what the members of Young Justice - Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis - will find out ... whether they have what it takes to be a proven hero. From Warner Bros. Animation and based on DC Comics characters, Young Justice is a bold new animated series. Are you in?

All 26 episodes of the first season will be included in this Blu-ray collection, which will be released on August 12.

Pre-order yours from our Online Store now.


July 27, 2014: General Zod Sixth Scale Figure by Hot ToysPrint

Sideshow Collectibles are now shipping the "Man of Steel" General Zod Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys.

    Sideshow Collectibles proudly presents the next character in Hot Toys' Man of Steel collection, General Zod.

    Determined to rebuild Krypton and restore the Kryptonian race, General Zod has searched across an ocean of stars for Kal-El and the codex. When they finally meet, General Zod proves to be a formidable opponent; their epic conflict  culminates in an earth-shattering battle through the streets of Metropolis. This movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Michael Shannon as General Zod in Man of Steel, featuring a detailed head sculpt, interchangeable armored head and meticulously constructed costume.

Purchase your General Zod "Man of Steel" Sixth Scale Figure from SideshowToy.com today.

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Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15

Released Digitally: July 14, 2014

"War is Coming"

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

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

    The story jumps seven months into the future, which is a good thing, as it means that Year Two will end shortly, and this exercise in sub-mediocrity will soon be over. Once more the war with the Green Lantern Corp takes centre stage, and this time, it's for all the marbles. The GLC has brought Mogo, so we know that their defeat will be spectacular, or can at least hope so. The underlying issue with the battle is in knowing that regardless of its cleverness or lack thereof, the GLC is going to lose. The focus should be on Regime Superman's descent, but it seems for the story's purposes, he's in full despot mode... until he isn't. It's a surprise to see excellent touches like Harley bringing a muzzle for Canary, that reminds one how jacked this universe is. Harley has thought about Connor's potential powers, but Canary hasn't? Surely the baby cried on birth, but why let logic and common sense ruin a good comedic moment? One aspect of the issue that is intriguing is the inclusion of Mogo. This will obviously be a battle with heavy consequences and all to remove Regime Superman from power, when the Guardians could so very easily on their own. They could just teleport him to Oa and there would be no battle, and no potential loss of life, but where is the sense in that?

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #15.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #14Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #14

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #14

Released Digitally: July 8, 2014

"Resistance"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Art: Mike S. Miller & Tom Derenick
Cover: Jheremy Raapack

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

    An easily unentertaining issue. The build-up of the battle with the Green Lantern Corp fizzled magnificently, and the Guardians have taken themselves out of the picture... which is pretty much like the Guardians. They could end Regime Superman's run any time they wanted to, but that would mercifully end this insipid storyline. Injustice Year Two has no focus whatsoever. The idea should to show the growing encroachment of Regime Superman's rule, but it's bogged down with boilerplate conventions and superhero tropes that just don't mesh well with the world that's been established (and that is said with extreme generosity) here. Superheroes in a realistic setting and amidst the political, social, and iconoclastic themes that Injustice attempts to espouse requires careful planning for the story to be of true worth. However, does the story need to be of any true worth? Furthermore, does the story need to make sense at all? The premise of Injustice is implausible through its execution, yet it doesn't seem to matter to the readers that consume it weekly.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #14.


July 26, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Hall H 2014 ReportPrint

Hall H Hall H starts with the moderator, The Nerdist's Chris Hardwick, welcoming everyone into Hall H. After a brief hello, it was time for the screen to get bigger. The curtains on the side of the room pull back to reveal two enormous screens that now surround half of Hall H.

Warner Bros. has brought these enormous screens to Comic-Con the past three years, in order to give us an ultra-cinematic experience that dwarfs even the biggest movie theaters.

Everyone cheers as the music builds to a climax, fully revealing these enormous screens.

Chris Hardwick then says that we're not done, and the music starts again and the curtains pull back EVEN MORE, to reveal what are the largest screens ever placed in Hall H. In my 20 years of visiting Comic-Con, and my many times in Hall H, I have never seen anything like it. The screens take up the entire walls of Hall H, giving you a 180 degree view.

They waste no time in beginning the panel. The lights go out, the music plays, and it begins.

Hall H (Disclaimer: The following descriptions of the footage will be described as best as I can remember it. Everything happened so quickly, I didn't get enough time to document anything, I'm doing this straight from what I remember, sitting in Hall H).

A quick glimpse of Superman appears in the front screen. He pops up again on another screen with a different pose. The music keeps building. We then see an image of Superman punching Doomsday with an uppercut. Then glimpses of Batman appear. The screens go black. Superman is shown on the furthest side of the left screen, with Batman on the furthest right. They approach each other at the center front screen, with the final glimpse of them facing each other. It ends with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice title card.

Zach Snyder comes out. He's met with great enthusiasm. He says he brought a few friends with him. Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck come out. People cheer. Then Gal Gadot walks out and joins them.

Hall H Snyder says they have only been shooting for two months now, there really isn't anything to show us yet. But, he was able to put together a tiny teaser, just for the San Diego Comic-Con. The room goes black, and we get to see the FIRST footage ever filmed of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Thunder strikes. A dark night in Gotham City. The camera pans down over the roof of the building. We see Batman. He is wearing very heavy battle armor. Very similar to Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" version. The eyes of the cowl are lit up, his eyes glow bright like lanterns. He uncovers the Bat Signal. The emblem on the Bat Signal is the same one from Dark Knight Returns. He turns on the signal, shining it into the sky. It's pointed directly at Henry Cavill's SUPERMAN. He is floating, staring back at Batman, and he does NOT look happy. His eyes start to glow red. It looks like he aims his heat vision at the Bat Signal, but it's not clear if that happens because that's where the footage ends, and the title card for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is displayed.

Hall H The crowd cheers unlike anything you have ever heard before. Snyder thanks everyone, and they show the footage again.

The whole short experience could not have lasted more than 10 minutes.

The crowd roared. People were in tears. The feeling is indescribable. This is my 20th year attending the San Diego Comic-Con, and it just keeps getting better. I predict that one year from now, there will be enough footage of "Batman v Superman" that we'll get to see scenes from the actual film. I will do my best to be inside Hall H in 2015.

Luis A. Jaime

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July 25, 2014: Superman Updates from San Diego Comic ConPrint

Comic-Con Superman Homepage reporter Luis Jaime is attending Comic-Con in San Diego for us once again this year, and will be posting updates for us via Twitter for anything Superman-related that occurs. Keep an eye on this news page as events take place.

(Note: The feed below will update automatically every 10 seconds with newest updates at the top. Scroll down for older posts).

Thanks to Luis Jaime for covering Comic Con for the Superman Homepage.




Mild Mannered Reviews - Superman #33Print

Superman #33

Mild Mannered Reviews - Superman #33

Scheduled to arrive in stores: July 23, 2014

Cover date: September 2014

"The Men of Tomorrow" - Chapter Two: "The New Superman"

Writer: Geoff Johns
Penciller: John Romita Jr.
Inker: Klaus Janson
Covers: John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson & Laura Martin

Reviewed by: Adam Dechanel

    Superman outside of Action Comics and Batman/Superman has had one of the rockiest starts in the New 52, Clark quit his job, friends and career to become a blogger, Superman became a punching bag for cosmic threats... these were among some of the worst choices in direction to ever face the character. As much as I hate inflating a writer's ego, in two short issues, Geoff Johns has returned Clark to more familiar ground for older audiences and not made it too dull for the newer readers. Returning much of Clark & Superman's life, mythos and supporting cast has felt like a massive relief yet also a breath of fresh air.

Click here to read the complete review of Superman #33.


July 25, 2014: Superman and The Secret of The MachinistPrint

Superman #33 In an all new DC All Access video, Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson, the creative team behind the "Superman" comic book title, speak about what they have planned for the Man of Steel in upcoming issues.

    The all-star creative team of Superman, Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson discuss Ulysses, Clark's emotional center, and the mysterious new villain The Machinist.