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DC Collectibles Superman By Moebius Statue
Superman Statue

Based on the artwork of Moebius. Sculpted by Chris Dahlberg. Legendary artist Moebius brings his unique artistic style to the Man of Steel line with this newest entry in the line of statues based on the artwork from Superman #400. Limited edition of 5,200. Measures approximately 8.25" tall.

DC Collectibles Bombshells Supergirl Statue
DC Collectibles Bombshells Supergirl Statue

Are you a fan of Kara Zor-El? Supergirl looks like a pinup girl from the 1940s and 1950s! Statue is sculpted by artist Tim Miller. She sure looks happy! Sculpted by artist Tim Miller, the DC Comics Bombshells Supergirl Statue stands a little over 10 1/2-inches tall, with a look inspired by the pinup girls of the 1940s and 1950s. If you're a Supergirl reader or fan of the Kara Zor-El, you must add this amazing cold-cast porcelain statue to your collection! Ages 15 and up.

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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
May 1: Glenn Ford, Jonathan Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada in 1916.
May 3: Jackie Cooper, Perry White in the Superman films, dies in 2011, aged 88.
May 5: Henry Cavill, Superman in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1983.
May 8: Salome Jens, Martha Kent in the Superboy TV series, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1935.
May 11: Gerard Christopher, the second actor to play the lead role in the Superboy TV series, born in New York City, New York in 1959.
May 13: Writer Marv Wolfman (The Adventures of Superman) born in 1946.
May 21: Joan Alexander, best known as Lois Lane from the 1940s Superman Radio Series, dies in 2009, aged 94.
May 23: Artist Win Mortimer (Action Comics, Supergirl) born in 1919.
May 27: Richard Schiff, Emil Hamilton in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1955.

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Which of the “Convergence” titles has been your favorite so far?

The main Convergence book
The main Convergence book
10% [3 Votes]

Convergence: Superman
Convergence: Superman
63% [19 Votes]

Convergence: Justice League
Convergence: Justice League
3% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Superboy
Convergence: Superboy
7% [2 Votes]

Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix
Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix
3% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel
Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel
0% [0 Votes]

Convergence: Adventures of Superman
Convergence: Adventures of Superman
7% [2 Votes]

Convergence: Superboy and the LSH
Convergence: Superboy and the LSH
0% [0 Votes]

Convergence: Action Comics
Convergence: Action Comics
7% [2 Votes]

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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.




LATEST HEADLINES!

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.

May 6, 2015: Shopping - Superman Wall ClocksPrint

May 6, 2015: Superman Comic Strip HumorPrint

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Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Detective Comics #1Print

Convergence: Detective Comics #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Detective Comics #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 29, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"Powers and Responsibilities..."

Writer: Len Wein
Penciller: Denys Cowan
Inker: Bill Sienkiewicz
Cover: Bill Sienkiewicz
Variant Cover: Chip Kidd with Mike Sekowsky and Sid Greene

Reviewed by: Michael J. Petty

    I was very happy with this Convergence issue of Detective Comics! It was very cool to see Red Son Superman in a new adventure and I was happy to see some old faces from Pre-Crisis Earth-2! I really enjoyed the characterization of Red Sun Superman. Although this Superman is different than most, he still is very Superman-ish, to the point where I really hope he can save his world and his people! On the other hand, I wasn't as happy with the Huntress... Earth-2 Huntress, the original Huntress, was always different than the Post-Crisis version of the character in that she held more to her father's beliefs and views on crimefighting and strictly opposed killing (she even mentioned that she did in the issue when Telos first made the announcement). The New 52 version is a lot like this as well. Only this time, Helena actually attempted to kill Superman not once, but twice in the span of about two pages! I don't know, it seemed very out of character to me, but to be fair I haven't been forced to fight for the survival of my world...

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence: Detective Comics #1.


May 5, 2015: Brian Buccellato Talks "Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year Four"Print

Injustice: Year Four - Chapter #1 Brian Buccellato, the writer in charge of "Injustice: Gods Among Us", has participated in a number of interviews to discuss the start of "Year Four", labeled as the "Year of the gods".

Here's an excerpt from his interview with ComicVine.com...

    COMIC VINE: How long after Year Three does this take place? One day or some other period of time?

    BRIAN BUCCELLATO: It's a few months. Things have settled down as Batman has gone underground and the Regime is in full effect. Superman sits on his metaphoric throne, as tyrant. He DOES still have that infernal Batman itch to scratch and won't rest until he KNOWS Batman is out of the picture.

    CV: What's the status of the heroes and the world after all the magical business in Year Three?

    BB: Batman is underground and hasn't been heard from. His resistance has dwindled to a pathetic few. Superman is on top and the status quo is getting closer to the video games. But like I said, Superman is NOT resting easy because he knows it's only a matter of time before Batman resurfaces with one of his damned crazy plans.

    CV: What can we expect with this being the year of the Greek Gods?

    BB: Expect to see Zeus, Hera, Hercules and a host of other characters. And punches will be thrown. Many of them at Superman's face.

Read the rest of the interview at ComicVine.com.

Meanwhile, IGN.com also interviewed Brian Buccellato

    IGN: Why have the Greek gods chosen now to intervene in Superman's rise to power? Are they threatened by his growing power an influence?

    Buccellato: If you go back to year three, the plan was seeded when Hippolyta asked Hera for help reviving Wonder Woman and Superman. I don't want to give away more than that. Sorry!

    IGN: How are you choosing to portray the gods and their powers? How big a threat do they pose to Superman's army? Can they even be fought by conventional means?

    Buccellato: Wonder Woman is Zeus' daughter in the Injustice World. Ares has already been in the game and book... so the Greek Gods are definitely able to interact on a corporeal level. If you think Ares is a handful... imagine the might of Hera, Zeus, and Hercules.

Read the full interview at the IGN website.

Chapter #1 of "Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year Four" is available digitally today. Purchase is from Comixology, or for the Kindle or iBooks.


May 5, 2015: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Convergence: Superman #2 PreviewsWorld.com has released the list of comic books and other items on sale this week. Here are the Superman related items in that list.

On sale date: May 6, 2015 (unless otherwise stated).

The following products are expected to ship to comic book specialty stores this week, with all comics also available for digital download. Note that this list is tentative and subject to change. Please check with your retailer for availability.

Click on the comic book name to purchase its printed edition. Or click on the Kindle icon (Kindle) or iBooks icon (iBooks) next to a comic's title to download it in digital format.

Click on the magnifying glass icon (Sneak Peek) next to a comic's title for a sneak peek at the pages within.


May 5, 2015: Upcoming "Truth" Comic Book Story - Poll ResultsPrint

Poll Position In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

How long do you think the upcoming "Truth" arc in the comics will impact on continuity of Superman comic books?

A quarter of you think the "Truth" arc will only last a few months. I'm inclined to agree.

Sadly, there are almost a quarter who couldn't care less... and then there are those who are totally confused. I feel your pain.

Here's the complete breakdown:

Permanently
Permanently
4% [3 Votes]

A few years
A few years
9% [7 Votes]

About a year
About a year
13% [10 Votes]

A few months
A few months
25% [19 Votes]

I have no idea
I have no idea
24% [18 Votes]

I don't care
I don't care
24% [18 Votes]


May 4, 2015: Your Live Superman Radio Show - Radio KAL Live!Print

Radio KAL Live! The Superman Homepage hosts a LIVE "Radio KAL" broadcast every week for Superman fans to come chat "on air" about the Man of Steel.

Here's what took place in tonight's episode:

Check Out Pop Culture Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with SupermanHomepage on BlogTalkRadio

Our next show will be broadcast on Monday, May 11 at 7.30pm PDT in the U.S. (click here to check what time this is at your location).

To listen in visit www.SupermanHomepage.com/live at the designated time.

During the live broadcast you can phone (714) 242-6186 or click on the Skype icon (which will be available at the above link) during the show to be a caller and chat with us live "on air".

Subscribe to "Radio KAL Live!" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #40Print

Justice League #40

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #40

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 29, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"Darkseid War: Prologue"

Writer: Geoff Johns
Penciller: Kevin Maguire, Phil Jimenez, Dan Jurgens, Jerry Ordway, Scott Kolins, Jason Fabok, Jim Lee
Inker: Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson
Cover: Mark Buckingham and Andrew Dalhouse

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

    Johns seems to have a fascination with Crisis, which may date back to the JLA/JSA team-ups of yesteryear, or even before that. This will be his third oeuvre in the Crisis fashion, even if ostensibly, the thrust is to prevent another one from occurring altogether. The story, as a prologue, works well, since it can draw on past storylines that have become irreplaceable canon, in the form of quick bytes and splash pages. The major trouble that can be seen from this early on, is that it's another Crisis, which is probably why Final Crisis, was omitted from the list, and Flashpoint was included, though not technically being a "Crisis" story. It's telling that Johns has been behind half of the Crisis events (by the structure of this story) and now looks to up the ante with the Darkseid War, which, frankly, sight unseen, seems as prosaic and insipid as the title itself. There is an Omega story that just seems to be burning a hole in Johns' creative purse, and here's to hoping that he gets it right with this venture.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League #40.


May 4, 2015: "Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles" Renewed for Second SeasonPrint

Justice League: Gods and Monsters Machinima made its debut at the Digital Content Newfronts, which is taking place in New York (April 27 - May 7), by announcing a slate of programming designed to elevate and celebrate a global community of gamer, comic and hero fans through the most innovative content on the Internet.

Amongst the announcements was a second season renewal for "Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles", a series of animated shorts that feature much darker versions of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

    From visionary producer and animator Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series), Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles turns the DC Universe upside-down. In this dark, alternate world, telling the good guys from the bad guys is never easy: Superman is not the son of Jor-El, he's the son of General Zod; Wonder Woman is not from peaceful Themyscira, but rather the warring nation of Ares; and Batman is more vampire-bat than man... and he's not Bruce Wayne. It is unclear if our greatest heroes are here to protect us... or to rule us. With Season 1 set to launch in June, Machinima, Blue Ribbon Content and DC Entertainment have already begun development on Season 2, a 10-episode follow-up to the initial limited series.

As the above announcement reveals, the first season of "Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles" is set to launch next month, with the "Justice League: Gods and Monsters" animated movie being released on Blu-ray and DVD on July 28.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Divergence #1 [Free Comic Book Day]Print

Divergence #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Divergence #1 [Free Comic Book Day]

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 29, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"Exposed"

Writer: Gene Luen Yang
Penciller: John Romita, Jr.
Inker: Klaus Janson with Scott Hanna
(Superman art on) Cover: John Romita, Jr. & Klaus Janson with Laura Martin

Reviewed by: Jeremiah Boor

    The headline for Superman fans on Free Comic Book Day is clear. New writer, new status quo.

    Gene Luen Yang is a Chinese American comic book writer. His work is critically acclaimed. And he has a reputation for bringing diversity into his work. That diversity of talent and content is a stated goal that DC has had for years. Frankly, the company has struggled to deliver on that promise. But Yang makes good in his very first panel.

    Clark has Jimmy try Vietnamese coffee at a food truck. Then says he frequents the vendor (partly because they do not stay in the same place for long, a reference to his need to keep a low profile) but he also makes it a point to mention that the owners live down the street from him.

    This panel says a lot. Clark opens himself up to exotic things, but he also supports his neighborhood. He is both a global citizen, and a man firmly entrenched in his (American) community. Not unlike Yang and his character in the book, American Born Chinese.

    As far as the new status quo, Clark's life has been drastically altered. Many disagree with the change (I don't blame them) but it may accomplish some positive things. Three of the four characters in this story are Clark, Jimmy, and Lois. The pressure put on Clark will create a need for a support structure. Many have argued that he needs Lois (and to a lesser degree Jimmy) to gain a window into his humanity. If this is true, he may now need them simply to keep a grasp on it.

    There are fears that this story will effectively erase the Clark Kent persona. If everyone knows his secret identity, then what good is it? Others fear he will lose touch, since he is at odds with Lois. But this story hints to the contrary.

Click here to read the complete review of Divergence #1.


May 4, 2015: Superman on TV - May 4-10Print

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

The animated movie "Superman/Batman: Public Enemies" will air in the U.S. on ACTION MAX on Tuesday, May 5 at 4.35am.

The movie "Man of Steel" will air in the U.S. on MOMAX on Wednesday, May 6 at 12.45pm; then on Saturday, May 9 at 9.00pm.

The Justice League endures 'Bring a Sidekick to Work' Day in the "Robot Chicken" episode titled "They Took My Thumbs", which is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network on Thursday, May 7 at 12.15am.

The animated movie "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse" will air in the U.S. on ACTION MAX on Thursday, May 7 at 7.25am.

The movie "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" will air in the U.S. on Discovery Family Channel (DFC) on Friday, May 8 at 7.00pm; and again on Saturday, May 9 at 5.00pm.

Episodes of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series air on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturday from 6.00pm. This week's episodes are:
Saturday, May 9 - "Test of a Warrior" at 6.00pm and "Olsen's Millions" at 6.30pm.

You may also want to check NetFlix.com, as they sometimes have a number of Superman and/or Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.

Australia

In Australia, the animated movie "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox" will air on Foxtel's Family movie channel on Tuesday, May 5 at 3.15am.

In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" will air on Foxtel's Premiere movie channel on Tuesday, May 5 at 4.10pm.

In Australia, episodes of the "Young Justice: Invasion" animated series air on the following days on Cartoon Network. This week's episodes are:
Monday, May 4 - "Salvage" at 11.35pm
Tuesday, May 5 - "Beneath" at 11.35pm
Wednesday, May 6 - "Bloodlines" at 11.35pm
Thursday, May 7 - "Depths" at 11.35pm
Friday, May 8 - "Satisfaction" at 11.35pm
Saturday, May 9 - "Darkest" at 11.35pm
Sunday, May 10 - "Before the Dawn" at 11.35pm

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