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Superman Lois Lane Rescue Fleischer Statue
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Inspired by Fleischer Studio's animated shorts of the 1940s, this Superman Lois Lane Rescue Fleischer Statue captures a tender moment between Superman and Lois Lane.


Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
April 29: Sam Jones III, Pete Ross in Smallville, born in Boston, MA in 1983.
April 29: Lane Smith, Perry White in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1936.
May 1: The new novel Double Down (Lois Lane) by Gwenda Bond is now available.
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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April 4, 2016: Superman on TV - April 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 (All times are ET)

George Reeves makes a guest appearance on the "I Love Lucy" episode titled "Lucy and Superman", which will air in the U.S. on Monday, April 4 on the Hallmark channel at 6.30am.

The movie "Man of Steel" will air in the U.S. on Monday, April 4 at 5.00pm on FX-E; and again on Tuesday, April 5 at 1.00am.

"Superman: The Movie" will air in the U.S. on Tuesday, April 5 on Syfy at 7.00pm; and then again on Wednesday, April 6 at 2.00pm.

The movie "Superman II" will air in the U.S. on Tuesday, April 5 on Syfy at 10.00pm; and then again on Wednesday, April 6 at 5.00pm.

A Superman-themed house is the focus of the "Home Strange Home" episode scheduled to air in the U.S. on HGTV on Thursday, April 7 at 6.30am.

The documentary "The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?" will air on Showtime2e in the U.S. on Thursday, April 7 at 6.00pm.

The movie "Superman III" will air in the U.S. on Saturday, April 9 on Syfy at 3.00pm; and then again on Sunday, April 10 at 12.00pm.

The movie "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" will air in the U.S. on Saturday, April 9 on Syfy at 6.00pm; and then again on Sunday, April 10 at 10.00am.

The movie "Superman Returns" will air in the U.S. on Sunday, April 10 on HBOSGe at 6.00am.

An episode of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series airs on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturday at 5.00pm. This week's episode is:
Saturday, April 10 - "The Boy Who Hated Superman".

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 (All times are EDT)

In Australia, the movie "Superman: The Movie" will air on Foxtel's Action Movie Channel on Tuesday, April 5 at 4.30pm.

In Australia, the movie "Hollywoodland" will air on Foxtel's Thriller Movie Channel on Wednesday, April 6 at 4.25pm.

In Australia, the movie "Superman II" will air on Foxtel's Action Movie Channel on Wednesday, April 6 at 4.45pm; and again on Sunday, April 10 at 11.55pm.

In Australia, the animated movie "LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite" will air on Foxtel's Family Movie Channel on Thursday, April 7 at 12.25pm.

In Australia, the animated movie "LEGO: Justice League vs. Bizarro League" will air on Foxtel's Family Movie Channel on Thursday, April 7 at 1.40pm.

In Australia, repeat showings of the "Supergirl" episode (S01E18) titled "Worlds Finest" will air on FOX8 on Friday, April 8 at 3.30am; again on Saturday, April 9 at 3.05pm; and one more time on Sunday, April 10 at 4.50am.

In Australia, episodes of the "Justice League Unlimited" animated series air on the following days on GO! (99). This week's episodes are:
Saturday, April 9 - "Far From Home" at 5.00pm
Sunday, April 10 - "Ancient History" at 5.00pm

In Australia, episodes of the "Krypto the Superdog" animated series air on the following days on Boomerang. This week's episodes are:
Tuesday, April 5 - "Feline Fatale/Dog-gone Kevin" at 5.40am
Wednesday, April 6 - "Dark Hound Strikes, The/My Pet Boy" at 5.40am
Thursday, April 7 - "Dem Bones/Bat Hound For A Day" at 5.40am
Friday, April 8 - "Dogbot/Old Dog, New Tricks" at 5.40am
Saturday, April 9 - "Talk To The Animals/My Uncle The Superhero" at 5.40am
Sunday, April 10 - "Top Dog/Puss In Space Boots" at 5.40am

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

April 3, 2016: Creating Zod's Body for "Batman v Superman"Print

Zod While many assumed that Michael Shannon had returned to the role of General Zod to film the brief scenes in which Lex Luthor acquires the dead Kryptonian's body, the fact is this was all achieved through the creation of a body cast and the magical work of Studio ADI.

    For the blockbuster BATMAN V SUPERMAN, ADI created two ultra-realistic replicas of the deceased General Zod that would withstand close scrutiny by a camera lense. Fitness trainer Greg Plitt came to ADI for us to lifecast his body from the neck down while our colleague Barney Burman loaned us a headcast of actor Michael Shannon. Once the Shannon headcast was copied both the head and body were run in silicone with a polyfoam fill to make them solid. Tony Matijevich, Brian Clawson, and Tim Leach created both Zod bodies; Denise Baer punched hair; Mike Larrabee painted both Zods. Before the release of the film, Body-Double Greg Plitt passed away. This video is dedicated to his memory.

Source: Amalgamated Dynamics (ADI)

April 3, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Stays No. 1 for Second WeekendPrint

Who Will Win? While "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" saw a large dip in ticket sales, the movie still remains No. 1 at the U.S. box office for a second weekend, earning $52.3 million in America according to studio estimates.

Globally the movie took in US$85.1 million this weekend, pushing the film's global haul to $682.9 million... passing the lifetime gross of "Man of Steel" by just its second weekend. The film has also already surpassed the worldwide totals of "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", "Captain America", and "Thor".

    Critics have piled on the film and word-of-mouth has been mixed. Warner Bros., the studio behind the $250 million production, spent lavishly to produce and market the picture because it wants to kick off a series of interconnected movies based on DC Comics characters. The studio already has films based on the Flash, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League in the works and next summer brings "Suicide Squad," a film about a team of super-villains.

    Despite the frosty reception from reviewers, analysts argued that "Batman v Superman" is a hit for the studio.

    "They'll be crying all the way to the bank with $700 million," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for ComScore.

Source: Variety

April 3, 2016: "Smallville" Coming to HuluPrint

Smallville Hulu has acquired exclusive U.S. subscription-streaming rights to "Smallville", along with other shows in a multiyear pact with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

    Library titles from Warner Bros. Television including "The O.C.," "Southland" and "Smallville," will also become available to stream on Hulu. All episodes of "The O.C." will become available to stream in April, and "Southland" and "Smallville" will make their streaming premieres exclusively on Hulu later this year. Hulu also will add library films "JFK" and "Thirteen Days" later this year through the new licensing agreement.

Source: Variety

April 3, 2016: The DC Comics Presents Show Podcast - Episode #31Print

The DC Comics Presents Show DC Comics Presents was a comic book series published by DC Comics from 1978 to 1986 which ran for 97 issues and 4 annuals and featured team-ups between Superman and a wide variety of other characters of the DC Universe. "The DC Comics Presents Show" is a podcast talking about the comics of the same name starring Superman. Hosted by Russell Bragg, this podcast will attempt to go through each and every comic in the series with synopsis, facts, myths, and opinions.

"The DC Comics Presents Show" is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. You may also subscribe to the podcast through the RSS Feed.

April 2, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Concept Art Image GalleryPrint

Concept artist Vance Kovacs has shared a number of images on his website and Twitter account showing Concept Art and alternate designs for characters and scenes from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

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Meanwhile, artist Victor Martinez has also shared some of his own concept art showing variations on the Superman statue design for "Batman v Superman".

    Here are some early concept sketches for the Superman Memorial Statue. These were based on a more Constructivist style, and eventually evolved into the more monumental version they ended up using in the film. Just a glimpse at some of the behind the scenes process. Enjoy!

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Additional images can be found at Victor's personal website.

April 2, 2016: Complete List of Easter Eggs in "Batman v Superman"Print

Batman v Superman "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" contains many "Easter Eggs" taken directly from past stories and comic books, with references to many historical elements of both Superman and Batman's past incarnations.

Blastr has put together a great video listing all the "Easter Eggs" found in the movie...


April 2, 2016: Examining the "Unrelatable" Nature of SupermanPrint

Superman When people say they're don't like Superman because he's "unrelatable", what do they really mean? Kyle Kallgren has created a YouTube documentary looking into the history and philosophy of Superman and ponders why some people don't "get" the Man of Steel.

I don't agree with the ending, but it's a very thoughtful examination of Superman through the years and what he means to us as a society.

April 1, 2016: "Supergirl" Episode Review - S01E18 "Worlds Finest"Print

Worlds Finest Superman Homepage reviewer T.A. Ewart (aka liheibao) reviews episodes from the new "Supergirl" TV series, airing on CBS.

Check out his review of the 18th episode in which Kara gains a new ally when the lightning-fast superhero The Flash (Grant Gustin) suddenly appears from an alternate universe and helps Kara battle Siobhan, aka Silver Banshee, and Livewire in exchange for her help in finding a way to return him home.

    The fix was in for this episode, as the chemistry that occurs is instant, but shouldn't be a surprise as the leads are familiar with each other from previous work (Glee). From the moment the Flash enters, Supergirl becomes an old-school house party, where everyone knows each other, the session is wicked, and above all, everybody is school. This is probably the first show where every character, albeit Alex and J'onn are mostly absent, performs well with what's given. We are given the flimsiest of excuses for the Flash's appearance, and an equally thin rationale for his return, but all that occurs in between, and yes, ectomorphic, contrived reasons to place them together, are gold standard for Supergirl, and that is good and much needed after last episode's spring-loaded, compacted nature. There was much speculation as whether or not the episode would happen, but this critic was never in doubt of it manifesting for the simple reason of why such team-ups are great entertainment. If you venture as far back as Superman (George Reeves) appearing on I Love Lucy, and I couldn't even imagine a modern day equivalent, it's the best of both worlds, two tastes that go great together, and more fun than should be allowed legally... well, maybe not the last part, fun of this sort should never be restricted.

Click here to read the complete review of this "Supergirl" episode.

April 1, 2016: Our 2016 April Fools Day PranksPrint

Earlier today we caught out a number of fans with our two April Fools Day pranks. If you missed them, here are the two fake stories we came up with this year...

April 1, 2016: Henry Cavill Quits Superman to Play James Bond

Cavill Henry Cavill has shocked Superman fans worldwide by announcing that he is stepping down from the role of Superman to be the next James Bond.

"James Bond 25" is a planned sequel in the long-running action-spy series. Henry Cavill, who missed out on the role previously, expressed his enthusiasm over replacing Daniel Craig as the newest James Bond with the latter deciding to exit future projects. Director Sam Mendes admitted that Craig has said goodbye to his role at the end of "Spectre".

According to Entertainment Weekly, Cavill expressed his enthusiasm at being the next James Bond. He said, "I'm a huge fan of the series. We all went to see "Spectre" when we were shooting "Batman v Superman". I simply love the theme tune, the tropes and the mythology. I love the whole thing... It's an extraordinary opportunity."

As for the Superman fans he leaves behind? "Supes will always be close to my heart," said the British actor. "But this is James Bond we're talking about. How could I pass up this opportunity? I'm sure Superman fans will understand."

With the fate of Superman unknown in the DC Universe of films moving forward, the Man of Steel may not even appear in the upcoming "Justice League" movie now that Cavill has stepped away from the role.

Read more at EW.com

April 1, 2016: Supercat to Appear in "Supergirl" Season Finale

Streaky CBS has revealed that the first-ever live-action appearance of Streaky the Supercat will take place in the 20th and final episode of Season 1 of "Supergirl"... but Streaky won't be the pet or friend you might expect.

    Supergirl is forced to do battle with an unexpected foe... a Super Cat from Krypton... and must risk everything - including her life - to prevent "Streaky" from destroying every person on the planet, on the first season finale of SUPERGIRL, Monday, April 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Titled "Better Angels", this episode is scheduled to air on CBS in the USA on Monday, April 18 at 8.00pm ET/PT.

Visit the CBS website to view exclusive video footage of Streaky from this episode.

April 1, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Cast Appear on ConanPrint

Batman v Superman On Thursday March 31, Conan O'Brien welcomed the cast of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", including Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Gal Gadot, Holly Hunter and director Zack Snyder.

Here are a number of preview clips from the show:

UPDATE: Watch the complete episode at TeamCoco.com

April 1, 2016: Superman Homepage "Speeding Bulletin" News VideoPrint

Speeding Bulletin Here's the "Speeding Bulletin" video report for the period March 25-31, 2016.

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:

April 1, 2016: SuperTrivia QuizPrint

SuperTrivia Quiz Welcome to the Superman Homepage SuperTrivia Quiz! This is a monthly competition, updated at the beginning of every month.

There are three trivia questions. They're based on anything Superman-related, whether it be in the Comics, TV shows, Cartoons, Movies, etc...

Can you answer all three questions correctly? Click here to find out!