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Noteworthy Superman dates to remember...
October 3: The Adventures of Superboy makes its debut on television in 1988.
October 6: Britt Ekland, Lara in the Superboy TV series, born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1942.
October 6: One-time Superman comics editor Mike Carlin born.
October 6: It's a bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman! performances at 2pm and 8pm at Hayes Theatre Co. in Potts Point, Sydney, Australia.
October 7: DC Supervillains - Justice League: Masterminds of Crime DVD goes on sale.
October 8: Kirk Alyn, star of two serials, Superman and Atom Man vs Superman, born in Oxford New Jersey in 1910.
October 9: Brandon Routh, star of Superman Returns, born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1979.
October 10: Christopher Reeve, star of the Superman films, dies in 2004, aged 52.
October 15: John Hamilton, Perry White in the Adventures of Superman television series, dies in 1958, aged 71.
October 15: Artist Vince Colletta (Supergirl) born.
October 16: Smallville makes its debuts on television in 2001.
October 17: Superman writer and co-creator Jerry Siegel born in 1914.
October 17: Michael McKean, Perry White in the TV series Smallville, born in 1947.
October 17: Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the Superman films, born in 1948.
October 21: Traditionally recognized as the wedding anniversary of Jonathan and Martha Kent.
October 23: Clark Kent proposes to Lois Lane in Superman #50.
October 24-27: Helen Slater appearing at New Zealand's Armageddon Expo.
October 27: Jeff East, young Clark Kent in Superman: The Movie, born in Kansas City in 1957.

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October 7, 2014: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Superman/Wonder Woman #12 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: October 8, 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.


October 7, 2014: DC Collectibles Previews Jae Lee "Batman/Superman" Action FiguresPrint

Jae Lee Superman Check out this new DC All-Access video previewing the upcoming DC Collectibles line of 7" Scale Designer Series action figures based on Jae Lee's artwork from the "Batman/Superman" comic book.

These action figures will be released in July/August of 2015, and will include Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Catwoman (who will come with an alternate head with goggles positioned above her eyes).


October 7, 2014: Mattel Previews "Super Powers" and New Doomsday Action FiguresPrint

Doomsday MattyCollector.com has posted a video previewing their upcoming action figures, including the vintage-style DC Super Powers Collection and the Signature Series Doomsday action figure.

    Here's your close-up look at the vintage-style DC Super Powers Collection sculpted by the Four Horsemen with build-a-figure pieces to create Kalibak. Also check out Doomsday, the final figure in Signature Series line in special 360 degree view packaging and the Batman 1966-style cowl – perfect for cosplay or display.

These figures are scheduled to be released in November from MattyCollector.com.


October 7, 2014: Favorite Live-Action Superman TV Show - Poll ResultsPrint

Poll Position In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked the question:

What is your favorite live-action Superman TV show of all time?

As the most recent live-action Superman related TV series, "Smallville" was the clear winner in this poll, gaining almost 50% of the votes, followed by "Lois & Clark" and then "Adventures of Superman".

Here's the complete breakdown:

Adventures of Superman
Adventures of Superman
22% [21 Votes]

Superboy
Superboy
2% [2 Votes]

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
28% [27 Votes]

Smallville
Smallville
48% [46 Votes]


October 6, 2014: Your Live Superman Radio Show - Radio KAL Live!Print

Radio KAL Live! The Superman Homepage hosts a LIVE "Radio KAL" broadcast every week for Superman fans to come chat "on air" about the Man of Steel.

Here's what took place in tonight's show, where we were also joined for the second half hour by legal expert and comic book fan Jeff Trexler...

Check Out Hobbies Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with SupermanHomepage on BlogTalkRadio

Our next show will be broadcast on Monday, October 13 at 7.30pm PDT in the U.S. (click here to check what time this is at your location).

To listen in visit www.SupermanHomepage.com/live at the designated time.

During the live broadcast you can phone (714) 242-6186 or click on the Skype icon (which will be available at the above link) during the show to be a caller and chat with us live "on air".

Subscribe to "Radio KAL Live!" via iTunes or your favorite Podcatcher.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Action Comics #35Print

Action Comics #35

Mild Mannered Reviews - Action Comics #35

Scheduled to arrive in stores: October 1, 2014

Cover date: December 2014

"Doomed Aftermath: After Doomed"

Writer: Greg Pak
Penciller: Scott Kolins and Vicente Cifuentes
Inker: Scott Kolins and Vicente Cifuentes

Reviewed by: Michael Bailey

    Normally I don't like stories that question whether or not the world needs Superman. Actually, I think it is more like I don't like the idea of those stories. I realize their dramatic value but over the past six or seven years there have been enough stories centered around Superman's role in the world or whether or not he is a potential danger or whatever that I have reached my own saturation point regarding stories where Superman as a character or ideal is called into question. Between NEW KRYPTON and GROUNDED and Grant Morrison's opening issues of ACTION COMICS or the fact that DC seemed to try and take something that would be at home in the pages of Spider-Man (having half the world trust him and the other half almost afraid of him) and try to jam it onto Superman.

Click here to read the complete review of Action Comics #35.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #34Print

Justice League #34

Mild Mannered Reviews - Justice League #34

Scheduled to arrive in stores: October 1, 2014

Cover date: November 2014

"Injustice League" - Epilogue: "Unlikely Allies"

Writer: Geoff Johns
Penciller: Scott Kolins
Inker: Andrew Dalhouse
Cover: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Rod Reis
Variant Cover: Rags Morales and Steve Buccellato
Selfie Variant Cover: Dale Eaglesham and Alex Sinclair

Reviewed by: Michael J. Petty

    I'm not sure there was anything about this issue that I didn't like. After actually re-reading Forever Evil: Rouges Rebellion in my trade copy today, I was wondering to myself where Captain Cold and the Rouges stood with each other, especially after he joined Luthor, Batman, and the others to help defeat the Crime Syndicate leaving his team behind to fend for themselves, which resulted in the death of Heatwave. It seems like this isn't a huge issue, because Cold helped save the world after-all, which is good because I love the Rouges (I've said it before and will say it again, they're about the most heroic villains I've ever seen) and can't wait to see Cold's part in this upcoming story.

Click here to read the complete review of Justice League #34.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #6Print

Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #6

Mild Mannered Reviews - Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #6

Released Digitally: October 3, 2014

"Continuity" - Part 6

Writer: Bryan Q. Miller
Penciller: Ig Guara
Inker: JP Mayer
Colorist: Cat Staggs

Reviewed by: Adam Dechanel

    The action is at the forefront and deservedly so. The magnitude of the story is truly being felt especially with the loss of Saint Walker. There are some moments when Tess confronts Lex and deconstructs his suit that are genuinely fun and will obviously lead to further developments later. Also Diana rescuing Lois instead of Clark was a neat twist that lead to a nice scene where a hardened Diana mourned the loss of her people. Of course the Legions late arrival was also a welcome boost along with the formation of the Teen Titans. As the arc escalates Smallville proves just how well a Superman story can be told that has several levels - in a way it makes you mourn the TV series but it also has opened the door to amazing new possibilities.

Click here to read the complete review of Smallville: Continuity - Chapter #6.


October 6, 2014: Supreme Court Denies Review of Superman CasePrint

Superman Court Case The Supreme Court has denied an appeal by the Shuster Estate for a review of the case over the ownership rights to Superman.

    In November 2013, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling that a 1992 agreement made by Jean Peavy, the sister of Shuster, precludes the estate's attempt to terminate a copyright grant.

    That agreement was executed in the aftermath of Shuster's death, when Peavy wrote to Warner subsidiary DC and asked the company to pay her brother's final debts and expenses. DC agreed and also increased survivor benefits, but the company's then-executive vp Paul Levitz admonished, "This agreement would represent the author/heir's last and final deal with DC and would fully resolve any past, present, or future claims against DC."

    As a result, a federal judge ruled, "The broad and all-encompassing language of the 1992 Agreement unmistakably operates to supersede all prior grants."

Read the full report at The Hollywood Reporter.


October 6, 2014: Superman Musical on Stage at Lakewood Theatre Company's Side DoorPrint

Superman Musical The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems presented in concert/cabaret version on Lakewood Theatre Company's Side Door stage, presents the first offering in its fifth season, the musical It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Superman!

The production, with stage direction by Ron Daum and musical direction by Andrew Bray, will be performed for three performances on two dates only, Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7:00 PM and one Saturday matinee, Oct. 25 at 2:00 PM. The show is presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). This year's theme focuses on strong men. Our series sponsor for all three shows is Dr. Fritz Camp.

Ticket prices are $20 for all seats. Contact the Lakewood Theatre Box Office at (503) 635-3901 or Click here to Purchase Single Tickets securely online.

Lakewood Theatre Company's Side Door Stage is an intimate 90-seat cabaret-style venue with general admission seating in the Community Meeting Room at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. Light food fare, beer, wine and other beverages are available to purchase before and during the show.

Thanks to Bryan (Sol) Mackey for the lead on this news.


October 6, 2014: Superman on TV - October 6-12Print

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

Episodes of "Smallville" air on TNT in the U.S. on some weekday mornings. This week's episodes are: Monday - 6.00am "Bride"; Tuesday - 5.00am "Legion"; Wednesday - 5.00am "Bulletproof", 6.00am "Power"; Thursday - 5.00am "Requiem", 6.00am "Infamous"; Friday - 5.00am "Turbulence".

The animated movie "Justice League: Doom" will air in the U.S. on HBO Family on Tuesday, October 7 at 6.10am.

The movie "Man of Steel" will air on HBO in the U.S. on Monday, October 6 at 10.30pm; then on Wednesday, October 10 at 3.15pm; and then on Saturday, October 11 at 6.00pm.

The movie "Hollywoodland", about the life and death of George Reeves, will air on IFC on Wednesday, October 8 at 3.15pm; and Thursday, October 9 at 12.00am.

Episodes of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series air on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturdays. This week's episodes are: "No Holds Barred" at 6.00pm and "The Deserted Village" at 6.30pm.

NetFlix.com also has a number of Superman and Justice League TV shows and movies available to watch online.

Australia

In Australia, the animated movie "Superman Unbound" airs on Tuesday, October 7 at 6.25am on Foxtel's Family Movie Channel; and then on Sunday, October 12 at 12.10am.

In Australia, the movie "Superman Returns" airs on Wednesday, October 8 at 8.30pm on GO! (99).

In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" airs on Monday, October 6 at 6.05pm on Foxtel's Premiere Movie Channel, and then on Tuesday, October 7 at 7.40am; and then again on Sunday, October 12 at 12.25am.

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


October 4, 2014: New Set Photos of Henry Cavill as Clark KentPrint

New photos have been posted online of Henry Cavill on location in Detroit, filming scenes dressed as Clark Kent for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

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Photos: FlashCWFans

More Photos available at AtomicGeek.com


October 4, 2014: The DC Comics Presents Show Podcast - Episode 9Print

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.