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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
February 1: The new episode of Supergirl (S01E12) titled 'Bizarro' will air on CBS in the USA at 8.00pm ET/PT.
February 1: Stuart Whitman, Jonathan Kent in the Superboy TV series, born in San Francisco, California in 1928.
February 8: The new episode of Supergirl (S01E13) titled 'For The Girl Who Has Everything' will air on CBS in the USA at 8.00pm ET/PT.
February 8: Artist Bruce Timm (Superman: The Animated Series) born in 1961.
February 8: Jack Larson, Jimmy Olsen in the Adventures of Superman television series, born in Los Angeles, California in 1928.
February 8: John Williams, composer of Superman: The Movie, born in Floral Park, New York in 1932.
February 12: The Superman radio serial debuts in 1940.
February 12: Joanne Siegel, wife of Jerry Siegel and the original model for Lois Lane, dies in 2011, aged 93.
February 17: Long-time Superman artist Curt Swan born in 1920.
February 22: The new episode of Supergirl (S01E14) titled 'Truth, Justice and the American Way' will air on CBS in the USA at 8.00pm ET/PT.
February 27: Adam Baldwin, voice of Superman in Superman: Doomsday animated movie, born in Chicago, Illinois in 1962.
February 27: Traditionally recognized as the birthday of Lori Lemaris, mermaid of Atlantis.
February 29: Traditionally recognized as Superman's birthday!

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Other than Superman/Clark Kent, which character are you looking forward to seeing most in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”?

Batman
Batman
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Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
43% [43 Votes]

Lex Luthor
Lex Luthor
12% [12 Votes]

Alfred
Alfred
1% [1 Vote]

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Doomsday
1% [1 Vote]

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Lois Lane
9% [9 Votes]

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0% [0 Votes]

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January 29, 2016: Image Gallery for "Supergirl" S01E13 "For The Girl Who Has Everything"Print

CBS has released 13 images from the 13th episode of Season 1 of "Supergirl".

Titled "For The Girl Who Has Everything", this episode is scheduled to air on CBS in the USA on Monday, February 8 at 8.00pm ET/PT.

Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'
Season 1, Episode 13 'For The Girl Who Has Everything'

    A PARASITIC ALIEN TRAPS KARA IN A DREAM WORLD WHERE HER HOME PLANET WAS NEVER DESTROYED, ON "SUPERGIRL," MONDAY, FEB. 8

    "For The Girl Who Has Everything" - Kara's friends must find a way to save her life when a parasitic alien attaches itself to her and traps her in a dream world where her family is alive and her home planet was never destroyed. Also, Alex, Hank and the DEO must fend off a Kryptonian attack while Kara is out of commission, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, Feb. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.

The episode was written by Ted Sullivan and Derek Simon, and directed by Dermott Downs.


January 29, 2016: Fan Film Adapts Jeph Loeb's "Sam's Story" Superman TalePrint

It All Goes Away Superman fans may recall that in June 2005 Sam Loeb, son of long-time Superman writer Jeph Loeb, passed away aged 17, after a 3 year battle with cancer. In "Superman/Batman #26" Jeph Loeb wrote a story titled "Sam's Story", about a boy named Sam who serves as the inspiration for Clark Kent to later become Superman... An emotional tale that touched the hearts of fans everywhere.

Filmmaker Zachariah Smith, who has adapted Jeph Loeb's story into a short film, released the trailer for his film online this week. The short film is titled "It All Goes Away".

    A coming of age story set in the heartland of Kansas. Two boys learn how to deal with tragedy and choice. One is named Sam, the other, Clark Kent.

It All Goes Away Teaser from Zach Smith on Vimeo.

"It All Goes Away" will premiere at New York's Dusty Film Festival on May 1, and will be posted online on May 10.


January 28, 2016: Henry Cavill Talks About Superman in "Batman v Superman"Print

Empire Magazine In their massive magazine feature on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", Empire interviewed Henry Cavill, and spoke to him about returning to the role of Superman after "Man of Steel" and where his character is at when we first see him in this new film.

    "He's more used to this gig, doing his best to save as many lives as he can," explains Cavill after mentioning that the world isn't sure what to make of someone who could just as easily be tyrant as a saviour. "He is no longer frantic. He's no longer a wet behind the ears kind of superhero." What he is though, is keen to take down The Batman. Clark - now living with Lois Lane - doesn't agree with the Caped Crusader's approach to fighting crime, but rather than heading to Gotham City to take him down, he tries to fight their battle as a journalist...at least at first.

    "He doesn't agree with his form of justice. For this farm boy, who tries to do things the right way, justice at any cost is not something he can come to terms with." Using The Daily Planet, he hopes to "show the world what this Batman dude is doing." Of course, we already know that they'll eventually end up meeting, fighting, and becoming friends, but it doesn't sound as if we should expect things to play out all that simply in Justice League. There, Cavill says his Superman is "the guy who can kick anyone's ass" but still "the nice one", something which points to a fun dynamic between him and his fellow heroes.

Source: WhatCulture.com


January 28, 2016: New "Batman v Superman" Images and Concept ArtPrint

Empire has unveiled a gallery of new images and concept art from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", some of which are available inside the March 2016 edition of their magazine.

Concept Art
Concept Art
Empire Magazine Photos
Empire Magazine Photos
Empire Magazine Photos
Empire Magazine Photos
Empire Magazine Photos
Empire Magazine Photos

The March 2016 issue of Empire magazine is available on newsstands today.

Source: Antov Volkov


January 28, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Outpacing Competition on Digital PlatformsPrint

Batman v Superman Variety reports that "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Suicide Squad" are the most anticipated comic book movies in 2016, well ahead of "Captain America: Civil War" and the upcoming "X-Men" film.

    Among the slew of comic book films set for release in 2016, including new "Captain America" and "X-Men" adaptations, early social and digital tracking places "Suicide Squad" and "Batman v Superman" 500% stronger than competitors based on standing at the same point pre-release. "Batman v Superman" is currently the #1 film by volume, followed by "Suicide Squad" and "Deadpool."

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) - Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - Film measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube and Wikipedia combined.

Source: Variety.com


January 27, 2016: Dan Jurgens Talks "Superman: Lois and Clark" and "Rebirth"Print

Superman: Lois and Clark #4 With issue #4 of "Superman: Lois and Clark" out this week, writer Dan Jurgens talks with Newsarama.com about where things are at for our heroes, how the New 52 earth is different for them, and what it means for them now that this earth's Clark Kent has been outed as Superman. Here's part of the interview...

    What's this Superman's thinking regarding the villains he's encountering (or even hunting down) as he secretly fights crime in this world?

    Jurgens: Because of past experience on his own Earth, Superman feels he has insight as to who and what might be a threat here.

    However, there are enough differences that he isn't always going to be right about that, which is why Luthor is something of a dilemma for him.

    On top of that, since he's operating in secret, he has a problem of what to do with the bad guys once he's caught them. It's tough for him to simply turn them over to law enforcement, for obvious reasons.

    This forces Superman to be more self-reliant and self-sufficient than he ever was.

    We saw Jon pick up a newspaper that had "New 52" Clark Kent on the cover, exposed as Superman. Surely this event is a big deal for this version of Clark and Lois, who are still trying to hide from the world. How is your story (and how are the characters) affected by "New 52" Clark Kent's exposure as Superman?

    Jurgens: That's something you'll see more of in the book as it unfolds. We deal with it head on in Superman: Lois & Clark #6. For them, this is a very distressing development. It's even more unthinkable because that world's Lois is the one who outed Clark as Superman.

Dan Jurgens also mentioned that "Rebirth", the mysterious event set to shake up the entire line of books published by DC Comics, will impact on "Superman: Lois and Clark".

Read the entire interview at Newsarama.com.

Purchase SUPERMAN: LOIS AND CLARK #4 from TFAW.com or download it for your Kindle or iBooks.


January 27, 2016: Tom Welling on Whether He'd Play Superman on "Supergirl"Print

Tom Welling Ever since "Smallville" concluded in 2011 there's been speculation on whether Tom Welling would return to the role in some form or fashion. False rumors circulated that Welling was set to play Superman on "The Flash", and then "Supergirl"... In a recent interview with BuzzFeed.com Tom spoke about his time on "Smallville", and expressed his feelings on seeing so many good superhero TV shows on television at the moment...

    "There was a lot of growing up I needed to do on that show. Fortunately, Clark had no idea what the hell he was doing and I had no idea what the hell I was doing," Welling said with a laugh. "We kind of grew up together."

    Smallville followed young Clark Kent as he went from anonymous farm boy to iconic Man of Steel, all while trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and find true love. When the series debuted in 2001, television was a substantially less "super" place than it is now with Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Heroes Reborn, Gotham, Jessica Jones, and Daredevil currently dominating the landscape.

    "It's a compliment," Welling said, thinking about the extensive superhero offerings on TV now. "I'm very proud of shows like Arrow [and] The Flash. ... They're able to ground these characters so that the viewer can relate on a human level to people who used to be only in two dimensions."

    Just like Smallville did - and that was an important effort Welling and the producers insisted upon from day one. "This needed to be a show about Clark Kent, not about Superman," the actor said. "That was always the rule: No flights, no tights. When we got into Season 5, they started to say, 'Well... maybe...' But I always maintained that's not the show. Thank God Peter Roth [chief executive of Warner Bros. Television, which produced Smallville] knew that and always championed in our favor. ... It was an incredibly unique experience."

What didn't make the interview's final edit was the question of whether Tom would appear as Superman on the "Supergirl" TV series. Interviewer Jarett Wieselman posted Tom's answer on Twitter:

"There's people who would like it... there's people who don't like it, but I will tell you that no one has ever actually asked me to do it. So, I don't know. It would be kind of odd. I don't know who he is at that point. He would obviously be Superman...".


January 27, 2016: "Supergirl" Episode Review - S01E11 "Strange Visitor From Another Planet"Print

Season 1, Episode 11 'Strange Visitor From Another Planet' 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 11th episode in which Kara must help Hank face his painful past when a White Martian, a member of the alien race that wiped out his people, kidnaps Senator Miranda Crane (Tawny Cypress), an anti-alien politician. Also, Cat's estranged son, Adam (Blake Jenner), arrives in National City.

    From cliffhanger to cliffhanger, Supergirl keeps up the pace set by last episode, with a neat trimming of subplots to allow for Hank Henshaw, who has had excellent scenes since returning from hiatus, and his as yet unrevealed history as a green Martian. It's curious to wonder if viewers realize how much Supergirl has grown as both a show and a character since its inception? The show opens with Supergirl pulling a rescue with no problem or worry, almost as if it's a commonplace thing for her to do. If one remembers back to her debut and the saving of the aircraft, or her bittersweet fumble with the oil tanker, it's apparent that Kara has been putting in the time to become better and is better at what she's chosen to do. It's subtle, and without heralding or fat lines of exposition, but it's also the best way to handle it, as Supergirl isn't a character looking for glory. However, and this has become recurrent with Supergirl, the show still isn't 100 percent, and of all things, it's the romance department that's taken a fall, and for obvious reasons. Still, Supergirl is delivering on every level needed, that viewers can pardon its weakening... though this reviewer will have a go at it.

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


Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Five - Chapter #5Print

Injustice: Year Five - Chapter #5

Mild Mannered Reviews - Injustice: Year Five - Chapter #5

Released Digitally: January 18, 2016

"Bait"

Writer: Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Bruno Redondo
Inker: Bruno Redondo
Cover: David Yardin

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

    This installment moves better than the last, which isn't saying very much, but it's an improvement nonetheless. Damian Wayne's insertion is both random and unneeded. It's obviously to check the box for his character, who becomes Nightwing in the video game, but with such limited room in each issue, giving Damian eight pages to do little more than kill with style, if that, doesn't seem a very wise move. Such attention might have been better focused on the torture of Catwoman, or genuine debate between Regime Superman and Wonder Woman, but when has wisdom ever stopped Injustice from doing something that wasn't sensible, just to crank out another installment? The news of the "green pill" being low is curious, as one would have to believe that either Lex, Regime, or both would have known the paucity of materials for what was created, but perhaps it will lead to some improvement in the confrontations between the Regime and the Insurgency, with the pill getting in the way.

Click here to read the complete review of Injustice: Year Five - Chapter #5.


January 27, 2016: Gene Yang Brings Kryptonite to Help SupermanPrint

Superman #48 In a new interview with DC All Access, writer Gene Luen Yang talks about "Superman #48" and how Kryptonite will help Superman in his quest to get his powers back.

    Superman's lost his powers and the only thing that can cure him is...kryptonite?! That may be the case, as we learn in the just released Superman #48, which finds the Man of Steel taking extreme measures to regain his Kryptonian abilities. In this DC All Access comics clip, Superman writer Gene Yang explains where this unique idea came from, why a powerless Superman still matters, and what it's like collaborating so closely with his fellow Superman writer Greg Pak.

Purchase SUPERMAN #48 from TFAW.com, or grab it for your Kindle or iBooks.


January 27, 2016: Exclusive Interview with Sterling Gates on "Adventures of Supergirl"Print

Adventures of Supergirl Sterling Gates participated in an exclusive interview with the Superman Homepage to discuss his new "Adventures of Supergirl" comic book series.

    Q: Were you watching the "Supergirl" TV show before receiving this writing job? If so, what do you personally think of it?

    A: Well the show hadn't debuted yet when they asked if I'd be interested in writing the comic tie-in. DC Digital editorial and Supergirl's producers called me about the series late last spring. I was floored and frankly humbled that people remembered my work on the Girl of Steel fondly enough to reach out and ask if I'd be interested in writing new Supergirl stories.

    I saw the pilot at San Diego Comic-Con, then had a few meetings with DC and Andrew Kreisberg to talk through the story I was planning. I think I read through the first batch of episode scripts in late summer or early fall maybe, then started scripting the comic once we had the greenlight.

    As for the show, obviously I love it! C'mon, Supergirl fought Reactron in the third episode! Reactron was on TV! What's not to love?! [laughs]

    I think it's a really unique take on Supergirl, one that the tv landscape was desperate for. Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler, and Andrew Kreisberg have done a magnificent job reimagining the character for the 21st century. They've added new bits and pieces to the Supergirl mythos - I LOVE Alex and Astra, both brand new characters created for the show - while still respecting Supergirl's comic book roots, which is the best you can hope for in an adaptation.

Read the complete interview with Sterling Gates right here at the Superman Homepage.

Read chapter #1 of the "Adventures of Supergirl" on your Kindle or using iBooks.


January 27, 2016: "Radio KAL" - The Superman Homepage PodcastPrint

Radio KAL The Superman Homepage is pleased to announce that Episode 133 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 New "Batman v Superman" TV Spots/Poster, Zack Snyder on Conan. "DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League", "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" Soundtrack, In-Theater Concession Items, "Man of Steel" Ultra HD Blu-Ray Release, "Justice League vs. Teen Titans" Animated Movie, "Supergirl" - "Blood Bonds", "Childish Things", and "Strange Visitor From Another Planet", Daniel DiMaggio cast as Young Kal-El, Laura Vandervoort cast as Indigo, "Supergirl" Wins People's Choice Award, Superman #47, Superman Annual #3, Superman/Wonder Woman #24 & #25, Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #2, Action Comics #48, Batman/Superman #28, Superman: Lois and Clark #3, Superman: American Alien #3, Superman Lois Lane Rescue Fleischer Statue, and more! Also includes the Big Question, Super Secret Sound-Byte contest, and our Superman song is "Superman" by Ryan Richardson.

You can subscribe via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.

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January 27, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Characters Come to LEGOPrint

LEGO Poster LEGO has released a promotional poster image celebrating the upcoming release of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in their own style.

The poster image release was timed to coincide with the company's announcement that upcoming LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes sets will include versions of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman based on the designs of the characters from the movie.

LEGO currently has three sets specifically released for the film:

LEGO Super Heroes Clash of the Heroes 76044
LEGO Super Heroes Clash of the Heroes (76044)
LEGO Super Heroes Kryptonite Interception 76045
LEGO Super Heroes Kryptonite Interception (76045)
LEGO Super Heroes Heroes of Justice: Sky High Battle 76046
LEGO Super Heroes Heroes of Justice: Sky High Battle (76046)