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"LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" is the next instalment to the blockbuster LEGO "Batman: The Videogame" and "LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes" videogames.

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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
August 7: John Glover, Lionel Luthor in Smallville, born in Salisbury, Maryland in 1944.
August 7: Writer Paul Dini (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1957.
August 7: Michael Shannon, Zod in the 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1974.
August 7: Eric Johnson, Whitney Fordman in Smallville, born in Edmonton, AB in 1979.
August 9-10: Dean Cain appearing at Steel City Con at the Monroeville Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
August 12: Young Justice: The Complete First Season released on Blu-ray.
August 14: Phyllis Thaxter, Martha Kent in Superman: The Movie, dies in 2012, aged 90.
August 15: Scott Cranford, the official town Superman of Metropolis Illinois from 2000-2007, born in 1967.
August 16: Superman Plaque dedication taking place at 5400 Wilbur Ave, Tarzana, California.
August 17: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lois Lane.
August 20: Amy Adams, Lois Lane in 2013 Man of Steel movie, born in Aviano, Italy in 1974.
August 24: In 1993, Superman returns from the dead in Superman #82.
August 28: Writer and artist Jack Kirby (Superman's Pal: Jimmy Olsen) born in 1917.
August 30: Glenn Ford, Jonathan Kent in Superman: The Movie, dies in 2006, aged 90.

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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.

August 28, 2014: Video - Superman Sixth Scale Figure from Sideshow CollectiblesPrint

Sideshow Collectibles Superman Sixth Scale Figure Sideshow Collectibles has released the following video preview for their new Superman Sixth Scale Figure, which will be released in January 2015.

    At last, the most famous and enduring superhero from the DC Universe has landed! Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present the Superman Sixth Scale Figure.

    Inspired by over 75 years of comic book legacy, Superman takes flight wearing his iconic costume, exquisitely tailored with unmistakable S-shield emblazoned across the chest, and a poseable fabric cape. Interchangeable hands and portrait expressions perfectly capture the good-natured and serious sides of the hero's personality, as well as his powerful heat vision. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail on a fully articulated muscular body design, Superman is ready to protect the city of Metropolis, and fight the never-ending battle for truth and justice.

    Capturing imagination, wonder, and nostalgia... now that sounds like a job for Superman!

Pre-order the Superman Sixth Scale Figure now!


August 28, 2014: DC Comics Announces Jason Fabok as New "Justice League" ArtistPrint

Justice League #36 Artist Jason Fabok (who helped launch the "Batman Eternal" title), will be taking over as the new artist on "Justice League" with issue #36, replacing Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. Geoff Johns will remain as writer of the book.

Fabok told BuzzFeed.com, "Over the past 4 years, I've had the opportunity to launch Batman: Eternal with Scott Snyder and an amazing cast of writers, work on the legendary Detective Comics with John Layman and draw the character of my dreams, Batman. I'm so thankful and blessed for these opportunities in my career. How could it get any better?"

"How about getting a call from Geoff Johns at 12'oclock midnight and having him offer you the art duties on Justice League? I was so blown away I don't think I slept all week."

"Geoff has been such a huge inspiration to me over the years reading his work and watching him weave these grand epics through the DC universe. In fact, one of my career goals was to get a chance to work with him on a project. To have the opportunity to draw the next chapter in his Justice League saga is an extreme joy and overwhelming to consider."

"I've always dreamed of drawing Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Flash, Lex Luthor, Aquaman and the myriad of super-villains that comprise the Justice League books. Geoff has such an awesome story crafted and I can't wait for fans to see what he has in store in the coming months. It's going to get epic! I'm so thankful for this opportunity and hope that fans will look forward to what we have in store."

Source: BuzzFeed.com


August 28, 2014: Six Flags Introduces "Justice League: Battle for Metropolis" RidePrint

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis New Interactive Dark Ride Coming in 2015 Combines State-of-the-Art Technology For the Ultimate Super Hero Mission

Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri, and Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas - in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment - today announced the next generation of interactive thrills with the debut of an all-new 3D interactive dark ride attraction, JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS. Slated to open at both Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags St. Louis in 2015, guests will become members of the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team, and engage in a full-sensory journey as they battle alongside SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and GREEN LANTERN against Lex Luthor, The Joker and his henchmen. Traveling in six-passenger vehicles, riders must outsmart Lex Luthor and The Joker and save the city of Metropolis.

"Introducing a dark ride that combines this level of technology and the popular DC Comics brand will bring an unmatched, interactive experience to our guests in 2015," stated Tom Iven, senior vice president of U.S. park operations for Six Flags. "The addition of JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS is another example of our company's commitment to delivering new and innovative thrills in every park, every year."

JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS will feature:

  • An interactive queue line and loading area where guests will receive instructions, 3D glasses and a stun gun to stop the bad guys.
  • A storyline that unfolds with Lex Luthor and The Joker hacking into BATMAN's computer system and uncovering vital information that exposes vulnerability in the JUSTICE LEAGUE's defenses. Riders will fight alongside SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and GREEN LANTERN to save the world from being infected with The Joker's special laughing gas.
  • A nexus of new technologies to put guests right in the center of this interactive battle.
  • Lifelike animatronic super heroes designed by Sally Manufacturing, the industry leader in dark†rides.
  • 3D graphics and film produced by Pure Imagination, the gurus of Computer Generated Imagery.
  • Robust gaming elements by Alterface, renowned for their work in site-based interactive game play.
  • First-of-its-kind, fully programmable, multi-DOF (degree-of-freedom) vehicles that will transport guests through all the exciting twists and turns designed by Oceaneering.
JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS is scheduled to open to the public at both Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas in the spring of 2015. For more information about upcoming 2015 Six Flags rides and attractions, including a video highlighting the new rides, visit www.sixflags.com/2015news.

Six Flags St. Louis is also announcing the start of 2015 Season Pass sales with a limited time offer through Labor Day featuring the lowest prices of the year on 2015 Passes.†August 28 through September 1, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass when two or more Passes are purchased. Gold Season Passes include admission to both Six Flags St. Louis and Hurricane Harbor, and any other Six Flags theme park, as well as free parking and special admission offers for friends. 2015 Season Passes provide unlimited visits any operating day for the rest of 2014 (including park admission to Fright Fest®) and all of 2015.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #21Print

Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #21

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #21

Released Digitally: August 25, 2014

"Crashing to Earth"

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Mike S. Miller
Inker: Mike S. Miller
Cover: Jheremy Raapack with Santi Casas & David Lopez of Ikari Studio

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

    Violence? Check. Ridiculous plot? Check. Cliffhanger? Check. Add more senseless violence? Double-check. All the while, Injustice doesn't miss a step in what it has set itself up to be: a dysfunctional take on classic superheroes, each more dysfunctional than the next, which no regard for the sensibilities of the characters, their powers, etc. Last issue the pardon was given for the moronic way that Cyborg was taken down, as it gave Commissioner Gordon a chance to end well. It's only fair that clemency is also given to Black Canary, who is looking to avenge herself on familial grounds as well. This scenario of Superman being vulnerable to very loud noises, i.e., "sonics" is part of the legacy of The Dark Knight Returns. It was incorrect then, and still is now. It shouldn't require much thought to sort it out either. Superman is able to travel a speeds approaching light, and possibly FTL. The sonic boom from traveling at Mach I is enough to rupture a human eardrum, and the sound at greater speeds would be deadly. However, he seems immune to these "sonics," but susceptible to others... while it's al the same, it's all acoustics. Sound that affects his eardrums would also affect other parts of his body as well, but only his ears seem to be vulnerable. It would be good to remember that Superman is also invulnerable, so even if the sound could affect him, the best you could hope for is him being annoyed. There's also the problem of him having total control of his hearing, and being able to tune out sounds whenever he chooses, and the fact that he do sonics of his own, but those things just get in the way of well-done violence.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Two - Chapter #21.


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August 27, 2014: "Batman v Superman" Gotham City Police CarsPrint

Yesterday we brought you photos from the "Batman v Superman" location shoot which took place in Detroit, showing how the old Detroit Police building is doubling as the Gotham City Jail.

Today we have photos from the same location, where Gotham City Police Department cars were seen on set.

Gotham City Police Cars
Gotham City Police Cars

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be released to theatres on March 25, 2016.


August 27, 2014: New Superman Coins from Royal Canadian MintPrint

Superman Coin Royal Canadian Mint to unveil new Superman collector coins inspired by DC Comics' comic book covers

Following last year's popular Superman collector coins, the Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a new blockbuster coin series featuring the Man of Steel inspired by DC Comics' comic book covers.

The coins will be unveiled at the Royal Canadian Mint Booth (#1137) FAN EXPO†Canada, which will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building) located at 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario.

The Superman collector coin presentation will take place at 11:00am on Friday, August 29, with the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, presiding over the event.

For media who have not already obtained FAN EXPO Canada accreditation, a special media pass is required which will be valid Friday, August 29 for 10:00am to 12:00pm only.†Register by emailing mediarelations@mint.ca.


August 27, 2014: Noblesville Parks, Indiana to Show "Man of Steel" at Outdoor ScreeningPrint

Man of Steel "Man of Steel" will be one of many films to be shown at the outdoor screenings being held by the City of Noblesville Parks in Indiana in September.

"Man of Steel" will screen on Saturday, September 6 at Forest Park - Shelter #1.

The free screening will take place at dusk, with families required to bring their own chairs, blankets and refreshments. There will be some concession stands on site.

Visit the City of Noblesville Parks for further details.


August 27, 2014: Kirk Alyn 1948 "Superman" Serial Screening at Stanford TheatrePrint

Kirk Alyn The 1948 Superman Serial, starring Kirk Alyn, is being screened every Thursday and Friday night at the Stanford Theatre located at 221 University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto, California.

Until October 10 a chapter of the 1948 Superman Serial is shown at 7:30pm every Thursday and Friday night before the main feature film of the evening (which are all classic films from the 1930s and 1940s).

Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show. Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults, and $5 for Seniors (65 and over) and Youth (18 and under).

Visit the Stanford Theatre website for more information.


August 27, 2014: "Radio KAL" - The Superman Homepage PodcastPrint

Radio KAL The Superman Homepage is pleased to announce that Episode 116 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 Henry Cavill on set for "Batman v Superman", Cast Members Filming, Batman's age, Harry Lennix interview, Young Justice in "Teen Titans GO!", "Action Comics Annual #3", "Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #1", "Action Comics #34", "Superman/Wonder Woman #11", "Supergirl #34", "Superboy #34", "Action Comics #1" Ebay Auction, and more! Also includes the Big Question, Superman Comedy Sketch, Super Secret Sound-Byte contest, and our Superman song is "Superman" by Donell Jones.

You can subscribe via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.

A new Radio KAL podcast is available on the last Wednesday of every month.

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August 27, 2014: Shopping - Superman Straw Cups and BottlesPrint

August 26, 2014: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Superman #34 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: August 27, 2014 (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.