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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...
March 1: Tim Daly, voice of Superman in Superman: The Animated Series, born in New York, NY in 1956.
March 1: Zack Snyder, director of the Man of Steel movie, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA in 1966.
March 1: Jensen Ackles, Jason Teague in Smallville TV series, born in Dallas, Texas in 1978.
March 9: Artist Rick Burchett (Superman Adventures) born in 1952.
March 12: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Perry White, editor of the Daily Planet.
March 14: Kirk Alyn, star of two serials, Superman and Atom Man vs Superman, dies in 1999 of natural causes, aged 88.
March 25: Krypto The Superdog premieres in the U.S. on Cartoon Network in 2005.
March 26: Artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Action Comics) born in 1948.
March 31: In 1959, Action #252 introduces us to Superman's cousin, Supergirl.

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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.

March 6, 2015: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period February 27 to March 5, 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.

Subscribe to the "Speeding Bulletin" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.

Merchandise seen in this episode:


March 6, 2015: Faran Tahir Joins Supergirl Cast as Alien Military ExpertPrint

Faran Tahir According to a number of fansites, actor Faran Tahir ("Iron Man", "Star Trek"), joins the cast of the "Supergirl" TV series, playing the role of an alien military expert.

Tahir's character is said to be called "The Commander", an alien military expert leading the forces aligned against Supergirl. Whether he's an alien who is a military expert, or a military expert on aliens is unclear.

The Commander will appear in the pilot episode, with the possibility of returning later in the series.

The cast consists of: Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alexandra "Alex" Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Laura Benanti as Alura Zor-El, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw, and Jeremy Jordan as Winslow Schott.

Andrew Kreisberg  (The Flash and Arrow) recently joined Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler as a writer on the series. Glen Winter is directing the pilot episode from a script penned by Ali Adler (No Ordinary Family) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow), both of whom will be executive producers alongside Sarah Schechter and Andrew Kreisberg.

The Supergirl TV series is expected to debut on CBS this September.


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March 5, 2015: Johns and Romita Jr. Talk In-Depth About SupermanPrint

Superman #38 ComicBookResources.com has published an interview with Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. to ask Geoff Johns about his decision to conclude his run on the "Superman" title, and where the idea for Superman's new "Solar Flare" power came from. Here's part of the interview...

    It's interesting that's your final issue of this run is one where Superman doesn't have his powers. It feels like that's sort of summing up a lot of stuff you've been touching on - a big part of this run is focusing on the more human side of Superman. Was that a primary goal in going into this arc?

    Johns: As a writer, certainly. Always exploring the character and the humanity of the character is the primary goal. Particularly with Superman. For me, what he does, and how he acts, and how he reacts, is second nature - he's the ultimate superhero, and I love being able to explore him. Without powers, with powers, in whatever scenario it is. The ultimate goal was to really get inside his heart and head, for the good and bad, and explore it.

    Romita: The other thing that I was thrilled to death with was, it was not forced. This exploration of his humanity - which is easy to say - this was not forced. It developed from that innocent conversation about finding a new power for him. And I loved that it developed in a really natural progression without somebody saying, "We have to force this in there." It really worked out so that both of us can say, "Damn, we really developed this the way it was supposed to have been developed." I could not have been more thrilled. It has blown in to another set of stories that Geoff probably would have gotten to on his own, because his year-long synopsis had gotten to such a great length - it probably could have been three years, from what his treatment was before we even started. Just naturally beautiful, the way it flowed.

    Johns: The thing that I really love about it is, it's not just, "He's got a new power." I think we were both surprised by how much attention it got, and it can feel a little flashy, it can feel a little bit gimmicky, but it all came from character, and that was always the intention. The idea that it helps asks a lot of questions and maybe have Superman ask a lot of questions, and is inspiring some other ideas and stories - I'm really excited about that. That's great.

    Romita: Absolutely.

Read the entire interview at the CBR website.


March 5, 2015: Plenty of Superman in "Convergence" Says Dan JurgensPrint

Superman #1 ComicsAlliance.com sat down with Dan Jurgens for a conversation about "Convergence", the two-month event taking place across April/May, and asked him about the comic creators involved, and just how central Superman is to the story. Here's part of the interview...

    CA: In addition to bringing back some fan-favorite characters, there are a number of well-loved, marquee-name creators returning to the DC fold for these two-part stories - as well as some teams who are newer to the DCU fold. Can we anticipate any of these creators working on other DC projects post-Convergence?

    DD: Well, we've gathered so many people to work on Convergence, and we have plans for some of them after - we're always looking to add people to our roster. Our goal for everything is to tell the best stories with the best talent. And that's the great part. Right now we've expanded ourselves outwards, we're working with new talent, but that's not to the detriment of talent we've worked with in the past. We're trying to be as inclusive as possible, while pushing the DC universe forward.

    CA: So back to the actual story, most of what we know right now is that there are these colliding cities, and that Brainiac serves as the initial catalyst and the main villain - or at least, the main villain that we know of...

    DD: Yeah, the main villain that you know of, that's true! [laughs]

    CA: And given that Brainiac is one of Superman's arch-enemies, and you said that the Superman 'Doomed' story helps lead into this event, can we assume that Superman - or SuperMEN, given all the parallel worlds involved - will play a central role in the story?

    DD: There's plenty of Superman inside the story, that kinda goes without saying - especially when we're visiting the worlds of Kingdom Come and Red Son and other fine places that DC has created over the years - and there are also intrusions into the current world, so the present interpretation will also feature in the spine series.

Read the entire interview at ComicsAlliance.com


March 5, 2015: Superman Fan Saves Lives With His DeathPrint

Chris Kmetz Washington-based Superman fan Chris Kmetz, died on February 23, leaving behind two children and his wife, but saved two lives through the donation of his Kidneys.

    Chris Kmetz of Bothell was driving home from his job as a Boeing analyst Feb. 23 when his car flipped into a drainage pond, putting the Superman fan on life support, his wife Jackie Kmetz told ABC News today.

    Because she was warned her husband likely wouldn't make it, she mentioned to hospital staff early on her and Chris' wishes of donating his organs, she said.

    She also dressed Chris in his "Superdad" T-shirt and had their kids wear their Superman shirts before saying goodbye Saturday, Jackie added.

    "My husband was huge on Superman and comic superheroes, and he wore Superman shirts at least twice a week" she said. "Superman was his idol and the epitome of what he wanted to be: a humble hero who's purpose was to better the world around him."

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chris' family and friends.

Read the complete news report at the ABC News website.


March 5, 2015: Warner Bros. CEO Talks About Superhero MoviesPrint

Warner Bros. Variety has published comments by Warner Bros. chairman-CEO Kevin Tsujihara from Wednesday's Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, in which he spoke about the WB's slate of upcoming Superhero films, and whether Hollywood is oversaturated with the genre.

    He dismissed any assertions that the business is suffering from superhero fatigue at Wednesday's Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.

    "The key thing is that the movies and the television shows and the games, everything looks very different ...you have to be able to take advantage of the diversity of these characters," said Tsujihara.

Interestingly, Tsujihara also comments on the difference between the Superhero movies of DC/WB compared to that of Marvel...

    "The worlds of DC are very different," he said. "They're steeped in realism, and they're a little bit edgier than Marvel's movies."

    Part of the appeal of comic book movies is that the film business has become increasingly global in nature, with roughly 70% of box office coming from abroad on many major films. Characters like Superman arrive in China, Russia and other far-flung locales with built-in awareness, making the marketing campaigns easier.

    "The big franchises are becoming more and more valuable," said Tsujihara. "You don't have to explain to the consumer what a 'Batman v Superman' is."

Read the complete report at Variety.com.


March 5, 2015: Retro Review - "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"Print

Lois & Clark Superman Homepage reviewer Rob Ó Conchúir continues reviewing episodes from "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" for those nostalgic for the 1990s.

Check out his review of the Season 3 episode titled "It's a Small World After All" in which Lois and Clark attend Lois' high-school reunion where they learn two former classmates' partners are missing.


March 4, 2015: Filming on "Supergirl" TV Series Starts Today!Print

Winter and Benoist Late yesterday evening (March 3), Glen Winter, who will be directing the Pilot episode of the Supergirl TV series, posted the following tweet and photo of he and actress Melissa Benoist (who is playing Kara/Supergirl).

The tweet indicates that filming on the Pilot episode will begin today (March 4).

UPDATE: Additional messages and photos were posted online today from the first day of filming:

Photos by Ali Adler via Instagram and Andrew Kreisberg via Twitter.

Supergirl Director's Chair Supergirl Director's Chair

The cast consists of: Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Chyler Leigh as Alexandra "Alex" Danvers, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen, Laura Benanti as Alura Zor-El, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw, and Jeremy Jordan as Winslow Schott.

Andrew Kreisberg (The Flash and Arrow) recently joined Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler as a writer on the series. Glen Winter is directing the pilot episode from a script penned by Ali Adler (No Ordinary Family) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow), both of whom will be executive producers alongside Sarah Schechter and Andrew Kreisberg.

The Supergirl TV series is expected to debut on CBS this September.


March 4, 2015: Shopping - Go Green for St. Patrick's DayPrint

March 3, 2015: Vote for Metropolis to Appear on the Next Monopoly GamePrint

Monopoly Over the past two weeks BuzzFeed and Monopoly have been asking fans to vote for your favorite city out of a preselected group of cities to appear in the next Monopoly board game. Now they've opened the votes for two spots for ANY city or town in the world.

The Superman Homepage is opening the challenge to Superman fans to have the city of Metropolis included in the next Monopoly board game. While Metropolis is a fictional city within the world of Superman, it is actually a real place in Illinois, where the annual Superman Celebration is held each June.

Simply head to VoteMonopoly.com and type the word "Metropolis" into the appropriate location on the form.

Vote now!


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #22Print

Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #22

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #22

Released Digitally: February 23, 2015

"Hellfire and Damnation"

Writer: Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Mike S. Miller
Inker: Mike S. Miller
Cover: Mike S. Miller with J. Nanjan

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

    A ton of the same with this installment, but story was better on the whole. There is actual movement from the rote stance that the book has been locked into for the last few weeks. It would have been curious to see what Swamp Thing and Poison Ivy may have effected with more time, and the thought of Ivy as another exponent, perhaps even an avatar, of the Green is an interesting one. Still, barring that curiosity, she has served no purpose from introduction to being removed in this issue. It seems that the story has just gotten away from Buccellato. Injustice not only lacks a proper sequence to interest readers, it also lacks even the slightest of ideas. Poison Ivy and Swamp Thing working together is the first bit of stimulation in that direction Injustice has had in some time, and it's been extirpated much too quickly... unless continued somehow in the remaining installments. The rest of the story continues the prosaic plodding that the book has become, as it drags on to a single, slow beat that grows fainter and fainter. The 24 issue format isn't helping Buccellato, who will probably become stronger with more time, but today, in this moment, it appears more than he can handle, this weekly schedule of a popular series.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Three - Chapter #22.