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DC Collectibles Bombshells Supergirl Statue
DC Collectibles Bombshells Supergirl Statue

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.

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...
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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Which of the “Convergence” titles has been your favorite so far?

The main Convergence book
The main Convergence book
11% [3 Votes]

Convergence: Superman
Convergence: Superman
67% [18 Votes]

Convergence: Justice League
Convergence: Justice League
4% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Superboy
Convergence: Superboy
4% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix
Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix
4% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel
Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel
0% [0 Votes]

Convergence: Adventures of Superman
Convergence: Adventures of Superman
4% [1 Vote]

Convergence: Superboy and the LSH
Convergence: Superboy and the LSH
0% [0 Votes]

Convergence: Action Comics
Convergence: Action Comics
7% [2 Votes]

Other
Other
0% [0 Votes]

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April 21, 2015: Pre-Order the "Superman - Justice League Trinity" Art PrintPrint

Sideshow Collectibles is now taking pre-orders for their "Superman - Justice League Trinity" Premium Art Print.

    Continuing our three-part DC Comics Justice League Trinity Premium Art Print series, Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present Superman by Kris Anka & Fabian Schlaga. From his frozen Fortress of Solitude, Superman is determined to fight the never-ending battle for truth and justice!

    This 18x24" hand-numbered, limited edition art print includes penciled artist signatures and an embossed seal of authenticity.

Superman - Justice League Trinity Premium Art Print
Superman - Justice League Trinity Premium Art Print
Superman - Justice League Trinity Premium Art Print

Expected to ship in May-June 2015, this "Superman - Justice League Trinity" Premium Art Print is available to pre-order now from $239.99.

Art by Kris Anka and Fabian Schlaga.


April 21, 2015: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Convergence: AOS #1 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: April 22, 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.


April 21, 2015: "Radio KAL Live!" - Poll ResultsPrint

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

Why don't you tune in to our weekly live Superman radio show?

A quarter of you who participated in this poll said you can't listen in at the time (Monday, 7.30pm PT) the show is on. So let's hear from you... What time would you prefer?

For the 14% who said they don't like the show... Can you let us know what you'd like us to improve?

And for the 14% who said they didn't know the show existed... Wow!

Here's the complete breakdown:

I do! Every week I listen in.
I do! Every week I listen in.
8% [6 Votes]

I do! Whenever I can.
I do! Whenever I can.
18% [13 Votes]

I can't listen in at the time it's on.
I can't listen in at the time it's on.
25% [18 Votes]

I can't listen in on that day of the week.
I can't listen in on that day of the week.
10% [7 Votes]

I don't like it.
I don't like it.
14% [10 Votes]

I prefer to listen to it once it's been archived.
I prefer to listen to it once it's been archived.
12% [9 Votes]

I didn't know there was a live radio show.
I didn't know there was a live radio show.
14% [10 Votes]


April 20, 2015: 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.

Tonight Michael and Steve dissected the "Batman v Superman" teaser trailer in detail. Come check out what they had to say:

Check Out Pop Culture Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with SupermanHomepage on BlogTalkRadio

Our next show will be broadcast on Monday, April 27 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.


April 20, 2015: Closer Look at "Batman v Superman" Costumes and BatmobilePrint

The Bleacher Report posted an inside look at the costumes and Batmobile for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" with NBA Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan who visited the Warner Bros. Batman exhibit on the studio lot.

Costumes


April 20, 2015: Better Look at Post-Convergence SupermanPrint

ComicVine.com and ComicBookResources.com have both received advanced looks at comic books scheduled for release in July, giving us a better look at the Superman we'll be seeing once the 2-month "Convergence" event concludes.

Below you'll see the solicitation information and cover image for three July comic books which Superman will appear in...

Action Comics #42 ACTION COMICS #42 Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
TEEN TITANS GO! Variant cover by DAN HIPP
On sale JULY 1. 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
The Superman epic you never expected - "TRUTH" continues! Who will stand by Clark Kent?

Batman/Superman #22 BATMAN/SUPERMAN #22
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
TEEN TITANS GO! Variant cover by DAN HIPP
On sale JULY 8. 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
The Superman epic you never expected - "TRUTH" continues! Can Superman accept the truth about his new partner? Featuring the all-new Batman!

Martian Manhunter #2 MARTIAN MANHUNTER #2
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 Variant cover by ERIC CANETE
On sale JULY 15. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T+
It's the Man of Steel versus the Martian Manhunter as Superman demands to know what J'onn J'onnz knew about the Martians' terrible plans for Earth.


April 20, 2015: New "The Death of 'Superman Lives'; What Happened?" TrailerPrint

Superman Lives Jon Schnepp, the filmmaker putting together the documentary "The Death of 'Superman Lives': What Happened?", which delves into the story behind why the Superman film of the late 1990s (which involved Tim Burton, Kevin Smith and Nicolas Cage) was never made, has released the Final Trailer for the documentary online...

There will be a limited theatrical release of the documentary on May 1, with an international release July 9 on Streaming, DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD.

Technical Producer Christopher Graybill. Music Frederick William Scoot. Edited by Jon Schnepp and Marie Jamora. Executive Produced by Rob Pierce. Produced by Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne. Written and Directed by Jon Schnepp.


April 20, 2015: Breaking Down the "Batman v Superman" TrailerPrint

Dawn of Justice A few days have passed since the first "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" trailer was officially posted online. I wanted to give myself the weekend to soak it all in, assess the online reactions from fans, and to receive the High Definition version of the trailer from my contact at Warner Bros. before sitting down to write my own thoughts on the trailer.

At just over 2 minutes long (the file I have is 2 minutes 14 seconds long), the trailer starts off with the Warner Bros. Pictures logo and DC Comics logo.

A voice (apparently that of Charlie Rose, American journalist and TV talk show host) asks, "Is it really surprising that the most powerful man in the world should be a figure of controversy?". We approach a statue of Superman, which I assume has been erected in Metropolis at ground zero of the Kryptonian attack seen in "Man of Steel".

Official Trailer #1

Another male voice says, "We as a population, on this planet, have been looking for a savior."

We then see Superman, surrounded by adoring or worshipping people, some with their faces painted, reaching their hands out to touch him. This brings to mind a scene seen in the over-sized graphic novel "Superman: Peace on Earth," where Superman is mobbed by people of an impoverished nation when he brings them much needed supplies. They're clearly in awe of him, wanting to touch him. Superman doesn't look completely comfortable with the situation.

Official Trailer #1

Then a number of voices are heard, one of them clearly that of Neil deGrasse Tyson, each stating a different part of the following statements:

"We are talking about a being... an alien... whose very existence... They're not telling us the truth... Challenges our own sense of priority... This is our planet!... in the universe".

This is obviously part of the film's theme, with ongoing debate post-"Man of Steel" as to Superman's purpose and place on Earth.

Superman is then seen holding a Russian missile or rocket above his head. There is obvious devastation and destruction behind him. (On a side note, the 003 on the missile is supposedly a nod to Snyder's "300" film).

Official Trailer #1

Click "Read More" below or the headline link above to read my complete analysis of the first "Batman v Superman" trailer.


April 20, 2015: Superman on TV - April 20-26Print

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

The movie "Man of Steel" will air in the U.S. on 5MAX on Thursday, April 23 at 9.00pm; and then on Saturday, April 25 at 7.30pm on MAX.

The movie "Superman III" will air in the U.S. on Discovery Family Channel (DFC) on Sunday, April 26 at 1.00am.

The movie "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" will air in the U.S. on Discovery Family Channel (DFC) on Sunday, April 26 at 5.00pm and 10.00pm.

Episodes of the 1950s "Adventures of Superman" TV series air on MeTV in the U.S. on Saturday from 6.00pm. This week's episodes are:
Saturday, April 25 - "The Talking Clue" at 6.00pm and "The Lucky Cat" 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" will air on Foxtel's Family movie channel on Wednesday, April 22 at 12.10am.

In Australia, the movie "Man of Steel" will air on Foxtel's Premiere movie channel on Thursday, April 23 at 2.00pm.

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


April 19, 2015: Zack Snyder Releases "Batman v Superman" IMAX Poster ImagesPrint

Ahead of the "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" trailer event, which is scheduled to take place at select IMAX theatres in the USA tomorrow, director Zack Snyder posted the following 2 poster images on Twitter.

One poster shows Batman's face with the Superman "S" shield over the eyes. While the other shows Superman's face with Batman's symbol covering his eyes. The images appear to be on fabric, which might indicate that these could be the designs for free T-Shirts to be handed out as part of the "swag" promised to those who are lucky enough to attend the IMAX screenings.

IMAX Superman Poster/T-Shirt
IMAX Batman Poster/T-Shirt

The "Batman v Superman" trailer premiere event will take place at select IMAX theatres across the U.S. on Monday, April 20. The free tickets have all been snapped up.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence #2Print

Convergence #2

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence #2

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 15, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"The Planet Incarnate"

Writer: Jeff King
Penciller: Carlo Pagulayan
Inker: Jason Paz
Main Cover: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Peter Steigerwald

Reviewed by: Jeremiah Boor

    Wow, major improvement. The most important thing, in any story, is to have characters and conflicts that readers care about. Right out of the gate, King does a great job of emotionally grounding the readers to the characters.

    Flashing back to Dick and his son attempting to flee Earth is a great move. We learn more about his backstory and how he got to the planet Telos. But more importantly, we sympathize with him. Yes, sympathy means to pity someone, but it also means to understand them, to have a common feeling. When we see the hopelessness of the Apokolips war, and what Dick went through, we share his emotions. We understand him better. This kind of sympathy can be a vital ingredient to any powerful or evocative story. An ingredient which, Convergence has lacked until now.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence #2.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Superboy #1Print

Convergence: Superboy #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Superboy #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 15, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"The Hero's Return" - Part One

Writer: Fabian Nicieza
Penciller: Karl Moline
Inker: Jose Marzan Jr.
Cover: Babs Tarr
Variant Cover: Chip Kidd with Tom Grummett & Doug Hazelwood

Reviewed by: Adam Dechanel

    If "Convergence: Superman #1" perfectly captured the essence of Superman, then "Convergence: Superboy #1" captured the adventure, heart and fun that this book once had.

    Dubbilex, Cadmus, a Superboy with a pure heart but lacking the life experience and refinement to be Superman's successor are delivered with such attention to the 'good days' that it shows you just how badly they got it wrong recently up to the killing and cancellation of Kon.

    I loved the Dubbilex scenes and Superboy, human, lost and unable to be the hero he knows he can be are so touching.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence: Superboy #1.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel #1Print

Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 15, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"Divided We Fall"

Writer: Louise Simonson
Penciller: June Brigman
Inker: John Rauch
Cover: Walter Simonson
Variant Cover: Chip Kidd

Reviewed by: Michael J. Petty

    The thing with all of these Convergence tie-ins is that they really have to follow the rules of each continuity that they are pulled from, good or bad. Wally West's return in the Speed Force issue had to follow what happened to him after The Flash: Rebirth (which it didn't do a great job at but I'm not complaining because the real Wally West is back, even if for a limited time only) just as Convergence #2's meeting between Thomas Wayne of Earth-2 and Bruce Wayne of Pre-Flashpoint had to follow what was happening in the Batman titles with Batman Incorporated up until the time of the New 52. This is something I both like and dislike depending on the issue, but here I thought it was done really well.

    When reading this story, I really felt like I was reading a 90s Steel comic book that tied into whatever was going on in the Superman books at that time, and I think that's largely due to Louise Simonson's writing here. Seeing as how she was one of the premiere team of Superman writers during that era in which Superman died, Steel was introduced, and so-on, she (like Dan Jurgens writing Convergence: Superman) was the perfect choice to write this issue.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence: Superman - The Man of Steel #1.