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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
January 1: Frank Langella, Perry White in Superman Returns, born in Bayonne, New Jersey in 1938.
January 2: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man is released in 1976, the first time that DC and Marvel Comics characters team up.
January 2: Kate Bosworth, Lois Lane in Superman Returns, born in Los Angeles, California in 1983.
January 5: George Reeves, star of the Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1914.
January 9: Susannah York, Lara in Superman: The Movie, born in Chelsea, London, UK in 1939.
January 12: World Premiere of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis takes place at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.
January 14: Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane #1 goes on sale in 1958.
January 14: Susannah York, Lara in Superman: The Movie, dies of cancer in 2011, aged 72.
January 15: Phyllis Coates, Lois Lane in Superman and the Mole Men (1951) and the first year of Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1927.
January 16: John Hamilton, Perry White in the Adventures of Superman television series, born in 1886.
January 16: Superman newspaper comic strip debuts in 1939.
January 18: Kevin Costner, Jonathan Kent in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Lynwood, California in 1955.
January 18: Antje Traue, Faora-Ul in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Mittweida, Saxony, Germany in 1981.
January 21: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Pete Ross, Clark Kent's boyhood friend.
January 22: Diane Lane, Martha Kent in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in New York City, New York in 1965.
January 25: Patricia Marand, Lois Lane in the broadway musical comedy It's a Bird It's a Plane It's Superman, born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934.
January 26: New York Premiere of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis takes place at the Paley Center for Media in New York.
January 27: Animated Movie Justice League: Throne of Atlantis is released on Blu-ray and DVD today.
January 29: Justin Hartley, Oliver Queen in Smallville, born in Knoxville, Illinois in 1977.
January 30: Gene Hackman, Lex Luthor in the Superman films, born in San Bernardino, California in 1930.

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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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January 30, 2015: Supergirl's First TV Foe RevealedPrint

Lumberjack According to TVLine.com, the first villain Kara will come up against in the upcoming "Supergirl" TV series is an obscure Wonder Woman villain known as Lumberjack.

    Kara Danvers née Zor-El will have her work cut out for her from the get-go, seeing as her adversary in the series pilot will be the DC Comics baddie Lumberjack. To that end, the CBS freshman is seeking a hulk akin to "Rory McCann, the 6-foot-6 actor from Game of Thrones" to play this "big, burly monster of a man, who has battled Kara's cousin" - that'd be you-know-who - "in the past" and shows up to ascertain her level of power, on behalf of an unseen superior.

Lumberjack is a character seen only once in the comics. He appeared in "Wonder Woman #268" in a story by Gerry Conway and Jose Delbo.

Source: TVLine.com


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #38Print

Justice League #38

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #38

Scheduled to arrive in stores: January 21, 2015

Cover date: March 2015

"The Amazo Virus: The Secret"

Writer: Geoff Johns
Penciller: Jason Fabok
Inker: Jason Fabok
Cover: Fabok and Anderson

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

    The story drags here and needlessly so. Any reader familiar with Lex Luthor knows that he's more than culpable for any situation, as Lex usually has his digits in every pie imaginable. The reveal here lacks power, because there is still so much story left to go. It's also very telling how helpless the Justice League are without Batman and Lex Luthor in this situation. There are no other members with any scientific inclination, no brain power to address the problem aside of the marquee characters that Johns has decided to focus on. Previously, Superman and Wonder Woman were both intellectually adept, and we'd have seen the Man of Tomorrow racking his brain at the Fortress of Solitude, and Wonder Woman making use of the resources of Themyscira. Today, they simply carry water. It's hard to understand the appeal of such a set-up, when supposedly the draw of Justice League is to showcase all of the characters at their apex, and the synergy that comes from such. Currently, Justice League is a dark, dank, depressing mix of abyss, apocalypse... and Lex Luthor. While it's fair in application, as there needs to be a situation for this lot to come together, the League shouldn't be falling victim to what they need to save the world from, leaving a lightweight scenario that is lazy and limp. The League needs to be used or let go, there is no in between.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League #38.


January 30, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period January 23-29, 2015.

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.

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January 29, 2015: New "Super Friends" Cartoons Set to Return to TVPrint

DC Super Friends DC Entertainment has announced that the DC Super Friends toy line, inspired by the Fisher-Price Imaginext action figures and play sets, will be turned into a series of 15 three-minute animated shorts set to launch on television in the spring (April/May) that will be accompanied by an app to further connect audiences to the toys and characters.

    "We are excited to continue to forge new ground with our long-time partners Mattel and Fisher-Price to build on the success of these popular toy lines by bringing the play pattern to life through this original content that we will be able to offer across multiple content platforms," said Brad Globe, president, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

    Toymakers have long seen animated series as a way to create demand around their playthings, but in most cases the traditional forms of entertainment came first. In this case, Batman and the rest of DC's characters were already so established it enabled the company to take its time to launch a successful line of toys first and build content around them later.

    "We are thrilled to be working with our Warner Bros., Mattel and Fisher-Price colleagues to create new Batman and DC Super Friends kids' content," said DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson. "These new animated projects will offer all new Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman adventures that seamlessly jump from toybox to screen."

    The timing of the toy spinoffs come as DC is aggressively ramping up film and TV efforts around its superheroes.

Source: Variety.com


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January 28, 2015: Mehcad Brooks is Jimmy Olsen for "Supergirl" TV SeriesPrint

Mehcad Brooks Variety.com reports that Mehcad Brooks has officially been cast in the role of James "Jimmy" Olsen for the "Supergirl" TV series set to premiere on CBS later this year.

    Jimmy, based on the DC Comics character, is an attractive photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara Zor-El works, as an assistant to Cat Grant, (yet to be cast). Recently, Jimmy has been living and working in National City, though the reason is still a secret.

    Brooks, best known for "Necessary Roughness," "True Blood" and "Desperate Housewives," is repped by The Gersh Agency.

The "Supergirl" pilot, which is penned by Ali Adler (No Ordinary Family) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow), both of whom will be executive producers alongside Sarah Schechter (of Berlanti Productions) and Warner Bros. TV, is expected to debut around September this year.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #17Print

Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #17

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #17

Released Digitally: January 20, 2015

"Assault on the Tower"

Writer: Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Xermanico
Inker: Xermanico
Cover: Neil Gouge with J. Nanjan

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

    A meme that's recently been ruminating in this writer's mind is the need for novelty amongst comic books readers, particularly superhero comic books. The fact that so many stories have been told with such a handful of characters, and those characters have existed for over 70 years, means that a long-time reader may be willing to sacrifice quality and consistency for a novel approach and great entertainment value. However, when that novelty begins to fray and the entertainment value is no longer there, you have this installment of Injustice: Gods Among Us. The writing here is little better than pedestrian. We lose pages on the looked for action between the League and the Insurgency, just to see Deadman (Nightwing) fly and ask a question. When the action does take place, once more the book reminds us of its schizophrenic nature. It was posed as a question before, and bears repeating here: Who is in the wrong? Regime, who has decided to assert his will on the Earth in order to make it better? Batman, who seeks to stop Regime's march to power? Wonder Woman, who crushed a man's skull and armed violated women so that they could kill their assailants? Does there need to be a wrong, principal character? Yes, yes there does, as if there isn't, this particular story is meaningless. This issue goes a long way towards undoing much of the groundwork that was lain in the last two years, and asks readers to apply layer upon layer of stupidity to allow it to entertain them.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #17.


January 28, 2015: "Radio KAL" - The Superman Homepage PodcastPrint

Radio KAL The Superman Homepage is pleased to announce that Episode 121 of "Radio KAL" - the monthly podcast of the Superman Homepage hosted by Steve Younis and Scotty V - is now available for your listening pleasure!

In this month's Radio KAL podcast, Steve and Scotty discuss rumors about the first trailer for "Batman v Superman", Two movies rumor, Did Jesse Eisenberg shave his head, Rumors on Villains and Kryptonian Technology, Henry Cavill interviews, Amy Adams on Returning to Lois Lane, Scoot McNairy Interview, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League world premiere, Melissa Benoist Cast as Supergirl, Supergirl Audition Videos, CBS Chairman Boasts About Supergirl, Convergence titles for April, Superman #37, Action Comics #38, Superman/Wonder Woman #15, Batman/Superman #18, Supergirl #38, Justice League #38, People Dying From Superman Ecstasy Drug, and more! Also includes the Big Question, Super Secret Sound-Byte contest, and our Superman song is "Superman" by Los Lonely Boys.

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January 28, 2015: First Look Inside "Superman: Earth One - Volume Three"Print

Superman: Earth One - Vol 3 USA Today has posted a six page sneak peek inside the upcoming third volume in the "Superman: Earth One" graphic novel series.

Superman: Earth One - Vol. 3 [Hardcover]
by J. Michael Straczynski (Author), Ardian Syaf (Illustrator)
The follow-up to the NEW YORK TIMES #1 bestselling graphic novels SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 1 and 2 is here! Written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Ardian Syaf (BATGIRL), SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 3 follows a young Clark Kent as he continues his journey toward becoming the World's Greatest Super Hero. After defeating villains terrestrial and beyond, Superman faces a threat that he can't simply outmuscle. A threat smarter, more cunning and deadly than he can imagine: the Luthors!
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: DC Comics
(February 4, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1401241840

"Superman: Earth One - Volume Three" will be released on February 4, 2015. You can pre-order your copy from our Online Store now in Hardcover format or for the Kindle.

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Source: USAToday.com.


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Mild Mannered Reviews - Batman/Superman #18Print

Batman/Superman #18

Mild Mannered Reviews - Batman/Superman #18

Scheduled to arrive in stores: January 21, 2015

Cover date: March 2015

"Sacrifice"

Writer: Greg Pak
Penciller: Adrian Syaf
Inker: Adrian Syaf
Cover: Adrian Syaf, Jonathan Glapion, Ulises Arreola

Reviewed by: Alisa Lea Gossage

    Pak is definitely on his A-game. The emotional ups and downs of the story keep the reader engaged and moving forward. We start out somber and sad and go to anger and then frustration. Then, we have the shock value of using a tiny Kryptonian as a bullet.

    It's a totally original idea that is based off an old Superman Silver-Age story. I like the fact that Pak uses Supergirl to humanize the Kryptonians. Before we discover the story's twist, she talks about her missing Kandorian friend. Supergirl is desperate to find her and all the other Kryptonians. So, when we see them being used in such a horrible way, it really hits home to the reader.

    We still don't have the answer to 'who' or 'why'. I love the mystery. Each issue in this story arc leaves you wanting more. That's what a good story does.

Click here to read the complete review of Batman/Superman #18.


January 27, 2015: "Justice League: Throne of Atlantis" Now Available!Print

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Original Movies, is available today - January 27, 2015 - from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as a Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD.

Throne of Atlantis Blu-ray In Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, Cyborg discovers an imminent threat in the depths of the oceans so powerful that it rallies together the newly formed Justice League. Meanwhile, wandering thousands of feet above the ocean floor is drifter Arthur Curry, a man with strange powers who may be the last chance to bridge the ancient Atlantean world with our own. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League must band together as they face off against warmongering Orm, an army of sea creatures, otherworldly weapons and perilous odds. In this all-new epic adventure from the DC Universe, mankind's only hope of escaping from the darkness lies with the guiding light of a man - Aquaman!

The celebrity laden cast features primetime television stars Matt Lanter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, 90210) at Aquaman, Sam Witwer (Being Human, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Orm, Jason O'Mara (Terra Nova, Vegas, Life on Mars) as Batman, Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs) as Flash, Nathan Fillion (Castle) as Green Lantern, Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) as Cyborg, Rosario Dawson (Sin City) as Wonder Woman, Jerry O'Connell (Crossing Jordan, Stand By Me) as Superman, Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) as Shazam, Sumalee Montano (Beware the Batman, Transformers Prime) as Mera, Sirena Irwin (Superman: Unbound) as Queen Atlanna, and Harry Lennix (Man of Steel, The Blacklist) as Manta.

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