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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.

Superman: Earth One Vol. 3
Superman: Earth One Vol. 3

The follow-up to the NEW YORK TIMES #1 bestselling graphic novels SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 1 and 2 is here! Written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Ardian Syaf, SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 3 follows a young Clark Kent as he continues his journey toward becoming the World's Greatest Super Hero.

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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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March 11, 2015: Supergirl Pilot Photos - Kara and Winslow SchottPrint

MelissaBenoist.com has uploaded a gallery of photos from yesterday's filming of the pilot episode for the upcoming "Supergirl" TV Series, which show Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist) crossing the road with fellow CatCo colleague (and her nextdoor neighbor) Winslow Schott (played by Jeremy Jordan).

Filming on the Pilot Episode
Filming on the Pilot Episode
Filming on the Pilot Episode
Filming on the Pilot Episode

Check out MelissaBenoist.com for more of these photos.

The cast of the "Supergirl" TV series includes: 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), Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler are writers on the series. Glen Winter is directior of the pilot episode from a script penned by Ali Adler (No Ordinary Family) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow), both of whom are executive producers alongside Sarah Schechter and Andrew Kreisberg.

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


March 11, 2015: Greg Pak Talks About Superman's Bizarre Journey in "Action Comics #40"Print

Action Comics #40 DC All Access chats with "Action Comics" writer Greg Pak to talk about Bizarro's involvement in this week's "Action Comics #40", and what fans can expect from the title after the 2-month "Convergence" event.

    You no read Action Comics #40. It not in stores today and not star Bizarro. And this DC All Access clip not feature awesome interview with Greg Pak, the writer of Action Comics, talking about Bizarro, Lana Lane and future of Superman. So you no watch, okay?


March 11, 2015: Super Cafe: Superman and Batman on Superhero RebootsPrint

Super Cafe The crew from "How It Should Have Ended" are back with another "Super Cafe" animated installment, with Superman and Batman chatting about reboots and why Hollywood seems to dislike Superhero movies.


March 11, 2015: Man Builds Cardboard Superman Shovel to Defeat SnowPrint

Superman Snow Shovel Snowed in during the brutal winter experienced throughout the Northern Hemisphere, comic book fan Lue Nuwame, better known as the Homemade Game Guru, was inspired by a Justice League comic book to build his own Superman shovel... out of cardboard.


March 11, 2015: More Photos From the Set of "Supergirl"Print

More photos of Melissa Benoist from the set of the LA shoot for the Pilot episode of the upcoming "Supergirl" TV series have been posted online.

Filming on the Pilot Episode
Filming on the Pilot Episode

    Melissa sported a fitted light blue sweater over top of a white button down blouse as she made her way across the Los Angeles set.

    The former Glee star coupled that with a form-fitting neon orange skirt that showed off the actress's toned legs.

    She finished off her look with a pair of beige flats and wore her long brunette locks pulled back into a ponytail.

    She was spotted wearing a pair of thin-framed black glasses, and sported a large black purse slung over her shoulder.

    The star seemed to have her hands full, as she carried a coffee, a small brown bag, and had a newspaper and what appeared to be a manila envelope under her arm.

    Later she was spotted making her way onto set in a fitted pale pink dress which featured black piping along the collar and the waist.

    She coupled that with a pair of tan Ugg boots, and wore her hair in a high ponytail, accessorizing with small gold hoop earrings.

Source: Daily Mail

There are more photos of Melissa Benoist from the LA shoot at JustJared.com.

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 11, 2015: Krypto is Coming to "Infinite Crisis" Video GamePrint

Krypto Krypto the Superdog, has been announced as the next Champion coming to Warner Bros. and Turbine's multiplayer online battle arena game "Infinite Crisis".

    Turbine describes Krypto as a melee control character who "favors aggressive play and all-in tactics." His many dog-themed abilities include Fetch, which lets players throw a bone for Krypto to dash toward. His bone can reveal hidden areas and while he's mid-fetch, he's immune to disabling effects.

    Krypto can also use Vigilance, a skill that enhances other abilities; Man's Best Friend, which he can use to rush to defend his allies;†On the Hunt, a devastating howl that slows enemies; and Piercing Howl, a loud bark that shoots a blast of air. Dawnbase has a full description of Krypto's powers.

Players of the game will have the option to play in his ferocious-looking New 52 form or a cuter, more cartoonish form.

A Windows PC version of "Infinite Crisis" is currently in open beta stage and will be†officially released on March 26.

"Infinite Crisis" is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) with a robust lineup of DC Comics Champions, including Batman, Superman, Joker, Wonder Woman, and more.

Sign up and start playing for free today at InfiniteCrisis.com. Also head to their Facebook page for more giveaways and bonus content.

Source: Polygon.com and Dawnbase.com


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March 10, 2015: New "Superman" Creative Team Discuss Their PlansPrint

Superman #41 Acclaimed cartoonist Gene Luen Yang has been tasked with the job of taking over the writing duties on the "Superman" comic book title, joining artist John Romita Jr., with issue #41. The LA Times caught up with the pair via telephone for a chat to see what they have in store for the Man of Steel. Here's part of the interview...

    HC: The initial announcement specifically mentions that Gene will be bringing more focus to the immigrant experience. How are you incorporating that into the narrative?

    GLY: That's just an essential part of the character. And as I'm writing, what I'm expecting is that it will come out organically. Superman has been around for so long; he's been around for, what, eight decades now? And he goes through these different eras where different aspects of who he is get emphasized. I think at the core of him is the idea of the immigrant experience. His creators were two children of Jewish immigrants. And embedded in his origin story is this idea of negotiating between two cultures and trying to take two halves of himself and create something that's whole and unified. I'm hoping what will happen is as we build our narrative, that aspect will come out organically.

    HC: Has any of the art started? John, do you have a script yet or is that still in the process?

    JRJ: I do not have the script for No. 41. I actually am knee-deep into issue 40, which I am attempting to dialogue myself. I'm plotting it, and I'm going to pencil it, and I'm going to attempt to dialogue it, and hopefully I can make it through without adding any more gray hairs to myself. I'm having a lot of fun with it. I ended up plotting it and throwing in as much dialogue into it for descriptive purposes to make everyone happy, but it actually helped myself out. I'm going work on No. 40 for a little while longer, and I haven't gotten the script for No. 41 yet, but I'm looking forward to it. I've spoken to Gene several times, along with the other teams that work on the character, and there's this grand design for the character and the stories that is really very, very good. Not that I would tell you in an interview that it was awful, but I'm very happy with it. That an idea that could make you cringe ended up being such a brilliant idea, and I know because I was a part of the idea that could make somebody cringe. And now there's a whole Super-story, and [DC] is listening to all of these writers, Gene included, that have been working on - a year's worth, Gene?

    GLY: We're trying to figure out something that will take him through a big chunk of time. We've been talking about 10 months to a year's worth of story. Superman, because he's such an important character in the DC Universe, there are four titles where he's one of the main stars. There's "Superman," there's "Batman/Superman," "Superman/Wonder Woman" and "Action Comics." All of the writers of these books [Yang, Greg Pak and Peter J. Tomasi], we got together for a conference in New York a couple weeks ago to just talk through the character, talk through some sort of a premise that would be able to go through all those books. That was the tricky part, coming up with some kind of a premise that would both give us as writers the freedom to tell stories with our own voices, but also give all of these books a sense of unity.

Read the entire interview at the LA Times website.


March 10, 2015: Johns and Fabok Prepare the Justice League for the Darkseid WarPrint

Justice League #41 Both ComicVine.com and ComicBookResources.com grabbed time with Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok to talk to them about "The Darkseid War", the upcoming story set to take place in the "Justice League" comic book title. Here are excerpts from both interviews...

    June is this whole new start and take on our Justice League. What we're doing with Darkseid War, and you'll see in the Free Comic Book Day issue, although it's a story that's very epic in scope, it's Darkseid...the Universe's two deadliest villains ever facing off with the Justice League caught in the middle, it's actually an extremely personal story to one of the members of the League and the team itself. We'll see that develop.

    Our goal in June is just to make JUSTICE LEAGUE a character-driven event book. We want to make it as big as we possibly can. Our issue in June is forty pages long. We're treating it like the biggest story we could ever do. Again, on the surface, it might look like it's very epic in scope but it is a very very personal story for the team.

Read more at ComicVine.com.

    Our Free Comic Book Day story is very accessible, you don't have to know anything, because it's all new stuff, it's all new mythology, it's all new characters. Same with issue #41. Although we use characters that exist, we're moving forward. We're introducing them in a very, hopefully, ground-level way. The book's a lot of fun. Not only do we have high stakes, it's a superhero book, Captain Cold's funny, Lex Luthor's funny - there's certain humor in there. Batman's funny. Shazam and Cyborg are a lot of fun. We don't want to underestimate that as high as the stakes go, and as dark as it can get, and as threatening as everything is, it's still a fun book to read.

Read more at the CBR website.

"The Darkseid War" will begin within the pages of "Justice League #41", scheduled for release on June 17.


March 10, 2015: DC Offering Free 8-Page Previews of All 49 Relaunch TitlesPrint

Divergence DC Comics co-publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio explain via Newsarama.com what we can expect from the "Soft Relaunch" of the DC Universe of comic books, and how the Free Comic Book Day offering, titled "Divergence", will give us an 8-page preview of each of the 49 books that will follow in June/July.

    "We're updating the line, but selectively," said co-publisher Jim Lee. "So rather than having 52 books all in the same continuity and keeping a universe that's tightly connected with super-internal consistency and one flavor, we've broken it up. We'll have a core line of about 25 books that will have that internal consistency and will consist of our best-selling books, but then the rest of the line of about 24 titles will be allowed to shake things up a bit."

    In short, you could call DC's June (and July; as six of the 24 new titles - Cyborg, Dark Universe, Martian Manhunter, Mystik U, and Justice League United - will debut one month later) a "soft relaunch" of 2011's 'New 52.'" The New 52 started 52 DC titles over with new #1 issues and a single universe.

    DC will give readers a massive free sample, with 8-page stories for all 49 books, ongoings and new #1s both, available in May titles. The 8-pagers will also be made available for free via DC's website and digital partners such as comiXology. DC's Free Comic Book Day, Divergence, will consist of three pivotal 8-page stories.

    "The Batman 8-pager will change the status quo of Batman, the Superman 8-pager will change the status quo of Superman, and the Justice League 8-pager will set up the Darkseid War," said DC Co-publisher Dan DiDio. "So each one of those will have ramifications, as people will expect."

    After the May 2 Free Comic Book Day, 8-pagers will continue in DC's books throughout the month. "People [will] get a chance to read these books, see the different styles of art, read the different types of stories, and see how we plan to interpret our characters in a new way," DiDio said. "And hopefully, in doing so, they'll get excited about the new books when they come out in June. I think this is a necessary tool, and really so valuable to inform out what we have planned for all these books. It gives everyone a chance to sample them in advance before they hit the shelves."

Read the entire article at Newsarama.com.


March 10, 2015: Empire Magazine Readers List the Greatest Superhero MoviesPrint

Superman Empire magazine recently asked fans to vote for their favorite Superhero movies of all time... and now the votes have been counted and the results are in.

    Empire's 30 Greatest Superhero Movies are perhaps the most scientifically selected, hand-picked, pinpoint accurate barometer of the finest and most memorable caped crusaders, dark knights, shellheads and mutants to grace our screens down the years. They're all here, from the supremely powerful to the onerously-responsibility-ladden, not forgetting the green and livid. Such is the swelling diversity of superhero cinema these days, there's even a tree on the list.

Four Superman movies made the Top 30, with "Superman Returns" coming in at 29, with "Man of Steel" at 27. Higher on the list are "Superman: The Movie" at No. 5, while "Superman II" was voted as the No. 3 best Superhero movie of all time. Only "X2" and "The Dark Knight" rated higher.

Check out the entire list at EmpireOnline.com.


Mild Mannered Reviews - The Multiversity: Mastermen #1Print

The Multiversity: Mastermen #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - The Multiversity: Mastermen #1

Released Digitally: February 18, 2015

"Splendor Falls"

Writer: Grant Morrison
Penciller: Jim Lee
Inker: Scott Williams et al
Main Cover: Jim Lee with Rian Hughes

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

    There have been a lot of takes on an "evil" or misguided Superman as of late. Too many. They seek, or at least give lip-service to the idea of what the world would look like if Superman had only fallen somewhere else, and had been raised by someone else. Red Son is probably the best received of the lot, while Injustice: Gods Among Us is undoubtably the worst. Mastermen, is a short examination of the UnSuperman idea, but offers readers more insight into what Superman means, his indelible core, and his overall importance to the DC Universe, through this nearly allegorical offering. Here is Superman educated and made to believe that Hitler's fascist regime is the correct course of history, like the many who believe it in our own reality. Only Overman isn't Ultraman; he's not evil despite being throughly misguided, and Morrison offers sound illustrations of his tormented conscience in two scenes of death: one sprawling and one singular. Similar to Kingdom Come, Overman is Superman off-centre, but where Waid's depiction had a lifetime of heroism to keep him from the abyss, and other heroes as well, Overman has no one of similar conscience, only thoroughly convinced Reichsmen like Leatherwing and Brunhilde, who believe that the results of the war, a near utopia for the victors, is worth the atrocities that were committed to obtain it.

Click here to read the complete review of The Multiversity: Mastermen #1.


March 10, 2015: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Worlds Finest #32 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: March 11, 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.