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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 13, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Featured in Cinefex MagazinePrint

Cinefex The April 2016 edition of Cinefex magazine (issue #146) features an article on "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" with Batman on the cover.

    Director Zack Snyder sets the stage for combat with production designer Patrick Tatopoulos, visual effects supervisor John DesJardin and special effects supervisor Joel Whist, with other practical effects supplied by Ironhead Studio, Film Illusions and Vehicle Effects, along with visual effects pugilists at Scanline VFX, MPC, Weta Digital, Double Negative, Shade VFX, Teamworks Digital, The Resistance VFX and Gentle Giant Studios.

Order Cinefex #146 online from Cinefex.com.


April 13, 2016: Shopping - Five Volume "Death of Superman" New Edition CollectionPrint

DC Entertainment presents a new edition of the Five Volume collection of the "Death of Superman" saga.

The Death of Superman New EditionSuperman: Funeral for a Friend
The Death of Superman
by Dan Jurgens
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Superman: Reign of the SupermenSuperman: The Return of SupermanSuperman: Doomsday
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April 12, 2016: 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.

You can listen back to tonight's show below:

Our next show will be broadcast on Tuesday, April 19 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.

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April 12, 2016: "Rebirth" Revealed - Superwoman/Lois Lane, Supergirl, Super Sons and More!Print

Rebirth While DC Comics has delayed the release of their July 2016 solicitations, the Previews catalogue, which is available today, has all the details fans have been waiting for when it comes to the upcoming DC Comics "Rebirth" event.

When it comes to the Superman-family titles, it appears as though the New 52 Superman really will be gone... dead... as per the story currently playing out in the comics.

The "Action Comics" description in Previews states that Lex Luthor "beat" Superman and is now intent on replacing him as "protector of Metropolis".

    "Beating Superman? Easy. Replacing him? Now that's something that'll hurt the Man of Steel's legacy. Seeing an opening to steal away the Man of Steel's most iconic symbol for himself, Luthor turns himself into a true man of tomorrow."

However in the "Superman" title Lex will find himself opposed by the pre-Flashpoint Superman (who we've been reading about in Dan Jurgens' "Superman: Lois and Clark" title), who will come out of hiding to confront Luthor.

    "Superman is going to be facing two things that are incredibly important," said Tomasi. "One, of course, is to try to protect his son Jonathan from the world at large, which all parents feel and feel they need to do when their kid is that age. And then there's education, teaching Jonathan how to adjust to the world around him, how to act in the world around him."

Speaking of Jon Kent, he'll be appearing in his own book (alongside Damien Wayne) titled "Super Sons".

Superwoman What about Lois Lane?

    Imbued with the powers of Superman, Lois Lane pledges to use her powers to protect Metropolis as the new Superwoman. The only problem is, Lois' new powers are killing her, and neither she nor her friend and confidant Lana Lang know what to do about it. Will Lois even survive long enough to find out the deadly secret of ULTRA-WOMAN?

    APPEARING IN: SUPERWOMAN written and drawn by Phil Jimenez

    STATUS QUO SHIFT: From star reporter to superhero!

    WHY THEY WEAR THE SHIELD: To continue the legacy of Superman and make the world a better place!

As for "Supergirl", we now know that Kara is back and working for the DEO (Department of Extranormal Operations) to defend National City from those who would do it harm.

    "As Kara Danvers, average American high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara willfind herself making the toughest choices of her young life!"

And what of the Chinese Superman we'll be reading about in the "New Super-Man" comic book by Gene Yang?

    "Throughout Chinese history, great figures of tremendous importance built China into a powerhouse of community and industrial strength. So wait'll they get a load of Kenji Kong! When an impulsive act of heroism thrusts the arrogant young Kenji into the limelight of Shanghai, some very important people take notice. The Ministry of Self Reliance is building its very own Justice League of China, and Kenji is primed to become the New Super-Man."

Look for the DC Comics July Solicitations to be released online in full in the coming days.


April 12, 2016: Steve Orlando Discusses the Rebirth "Supergirl" Comic BookPrint

Rebirth Supergirl Steve Orlando is the writer set to take on the duties of bringing back Kara Zor-El to the DC Universe in the wake of the "Rebirth" event shaking up the entire line of comic books. ComicBoxCommentary.com has published an interview with Orlando to find out what we can expect from the new "Supergirl" comic book series...

    Can you, if possible, talk about the transition from the last book to this new one? Is this the same Kara? Has time passed? Will we be seeing some of the supporting cast or villains from the last series?

    I can talk a bit about it, sure - but not much. This is definitely the same Kara you saw in the New 52 SUPERGIRL series, sixteen years old, new to Earth. In story time, she has been on Earth for less than a year, and in that time has gotten into some trouble, be it her skirmish in Siberia when she landed, or her actions as a Red Lantern. But she's putting that anger in the past, and looking forward, thanks to some new friends and a fresh start as seen in SUPERGIRL: REBIRTH.

    The book will pick up from Super League, going on right now in the Superman family of books, BUT Super League is not required to pick up SUPERGIRL: REBIRTH, which will set the stage all on its own if you like. As for supporting cast, we'll see some new faces, some faces from previous adventures Kara has had, and one major villain rearing his Cybernetic Head as the Cyborg Superman comes in search of Kara. In the previous series, the readers knew he was Zor-El, but he did not, and Kara did not. Now that information is out, and it changes everything.

Visit ComicBoxCommentary.com to read the entire interview.


April 12, 2016: "Batman v Superman" Interview with VFX Supervisor Bryan HirotaPrint

ArtofVFX.com has published a great interview with Visual Effects Supervisor Bryan Hirota from Scanline VFX, who worked on many sequences in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". Here's part of the interview...

    What are the sequences made by Scanline VFX?

    Our largest sequences were the Batmobile chase, the kidnapping of Lois and confrontation with Superman and Lex on top of LexCorp tower and the Martha Rescue sequence which includes the warehouse fight.

    We were responsible for building the new post MAN OF STEEL Metropolis, Wayne Manor and Washington DC. Also Scanline created the vignettes showing Superman acting on a worldwide basis while the questions raised by his existence are debating on television.

    Additionally we had a bit of fun introducing Aquaman's in his cameo.

    VFX
    VFX

    How did you approach and created the various sequences of Superman saving people?

    Zack had a very specific idea for these four long and distinct shots of Superman saving people on a global scale to be woven into a montage of broadcasters debating what it means for the world to have someone like this a part of it. The genesis of each of the vignettes started (as it does with all shots on his films) with a series of storyboards drawn by Zack himself. To refine the ideas art director Jelmer Boskma created a series of illustrations to help define mood, lighting and some of the more specific details of the individual scenes. Being able to go back and forth with Zack in this manner allowed us to narrow our focus as we moved into actual shot production.

    The Colorado vignette that was photographed in the backlot of the studio in Michigan with rooftop sets on asphalt. In post we used our flowline software to simulate the river and debris going around the houses. We extended the environment with added extra houses, trees and distant mountain ranges. We ended up replacing the sky to give it a bit more visual interest and as we turn around we added in Superman.

VFX
VFX

Read the complete interview with Scanline VFX's Bryan Hirota at the ArtofVFX.com website.


April 12, 2016: Interview with "Batman v Superman" Editor David BrennerPrint

Filming David Brenner, who has worked on films such as "Independence Day," "300: Rise of an Empire", and of course "Man of Steel", sat down for an interview with ProvideCoalition.com to discuss his work editing "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", having so much material to work with, and having to cut down the movie from a four hour cut. Here's part of the interview...

    Q: About half of the editors I've talked to like to create selects reels... maybe a bit more than half. Everybody's got their process. One of the things that struck me about this story - and many stories - but this one in particular - was the intercutting of stories back and forth between one place and another or one person's perspective and another. Was that something that you had to tweak a lot from what was delivered with the script? Or in creating the story you found you needed to either break those up more or consolidate them more from the way they were in the script?

    BRENNER: In the script there were more story lines than you see in the movie today. That was probably our biggest editorial issue in trying to get the cut down to a reasonable length. For us, the trickiest section was the beginning of the film, until the point where Bruce Wayne tells Alfred the truth about what is on the "White Portugese" ship... the truth about his plan. This moment set into motion everything until the end of the film really. Until that point the movie was always tracking many solo paths, some intersecting, some not. Finally in this scene, the paths fork into one road. In the script there are more subplots than you see in the movie right now. Also in terms of building this beginning we had to move things around. In the script, Lex was introduced much later, but we found that in watching the movie - because he's such an important player, it was best to set him up sooner. Plus, his presence has so much energy, a twisted comic energy that boosted the film. Generally, BvS was a unique challenge in that we had not one but two protagonists, each with an alter-ego. So there was Clark Kent, Superman, Bruce Wayne and Batman. And then surrounding them are Lois Lane, Lex Luthor, Wallace Keefe (the guy who loses his legs when Wayne Tower falls), Perry White, Martha Kent, Holly Hunter's character (Senator Finch), and still more characters orbiting them.

    Q: That's a LOT to juggle.

    BRENNER: It was a lot to juggle. So the plot lines of a couple characters had to go. These people are currently in the movie but we don't track them, and it's okay. What's kind of fun is that we went back and did an extended cut where we put a lot of this stuff back, and we refined it into the same rhythm as the theatrical release. So what was once a nearly four hour cut with absolutely everything was ridiculous - ended up being about a three hour cut, once all these added storylines were refined with the fat was cut out.

    Q: Wow. Four hours.

    BRENNER: I remember being a little worried. Three and a half hours, okay, that's fine for a movie of this size, the way Zack likes to work. This was more daunting. But we cut down "Man of Steel" from about 3 and half hours, I knew we'd get this done.

Read the complete interview at ProvideCoalition.com


April 12, 2016: Go Behind-the-Scenes of the "Supergirl" Season FinalePrint

Season 1, Episode 20 'Better Angels' A new episode of DC All Access takes us behind the scenes of the season finale of the "Supergirl" TV series.

The "Supergirl" segment begins 1 minute 20 seconds in to the video below:

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


April 12, 2016: Henry Cavill Working Out for "Justice League"Print

Henry Cavill Training With production on the first "Justice League" movie starting out this week, Henry Cavill is back training for his role as Superman, posting the following photo and message on his Instagram and Facebook accounts:

    1st week of training done. 7 days, 9 workouts and a whole lot of food!

"Justice League - Part One" is scheduled for release on November 17, 2017.


April 12, 2016: Winner of the "Batman v Superman" Omaze Contest Flies with SupermanPrint

Omaze Contest Winner As you'll recall, Omaze were encouraging fans to support three remarkable charitable causes while also going in to the draw to win the ultimate "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" experience.

That experience was won by lucky fan Jennifer, who flew in a helicopter with Henry Cavill before the "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" premiere [pictured], spent time on the red carpet with Jesse Eisenberg, while also getting to go for a ride in the Batmobile.

Donations made through the Omaze contest are helping three superhero nonprofits that are fighting for a better world: Eastern Congo Initiative, SEED Project, and the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.


April 12, 2016: "Justice League vs. Teen Titans" Now Available!Print

JL vs TT "Justice League vs. Teen Titans," the next thrilling entry in the DC Universe Original Movie series, is now available on Digital HD, Blu-ray Deluxe Edition, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released an all-new clip that features the Justice League arriving at Teen Titans headquarters to take command of the battle against Trigon - but instead they are overwhelmed by the demon's forces, leaving the Teen Titans to try and subdue both Trigon and the Justice League. Included in the clip is Batman (voiced by Jason O'Mara), Wonder Woman (Rosario Dawson), Flash (Christopher Gorham), Cyborg (Shear Moore), Starfire (Kari Wahlgren), Beast Boy (Brandon Soo Hoo), Blue Beetle (Jake T. Austin), Raven (Taissa Farmiga) and Robin (Stuart Allan).

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April 12, 2016: Promo Video for "Supergirl" Season 1 Finale "Better Angels"Print

Season 1, Episode 20 'Better Angels' CBS has released a promo video for the 20th and final episode of Season 1 of "Supergirl".

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

    SUPERGIRL FACES HER GREATEST TEST YET WHEN HER ENEMIES PLAN TO DESTROY EVERY PERSON ON THE PLANET, ON THE FIRST SEASON FINALE OF "SUPERGIRL," MONDAY, APRIL 18

    "Better Angels" - Supergirl is forced to do battle with an unexpected foe and must risk everything - including her life - to prevent Non and Indigo 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.

This episode was written by Andrew Kreisberg and Ali Adler from a teleplay by Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller, and directed by Larry Teng.


April 12, 2016: Superman Comics Available This WeekPrint

Batman/Superman #31 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 13, 2016 (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.