In 1981, Budmore Publishing Corp. produced this giant Superman II Movie Special book. This amazing book has many full-page color photos from the film and brief bios about some of the cast members like Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Terence Stamp, Sarah Douglas, Jack OʻHalloran, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Valerie Perrine, Marc McClure, and others.
This is a Justice League jumbo coloring book published in 2003 by Dalmatian Press and based on the animated series that aired on Cartoon Network. When they say “jumbo,” they mean “JUMBO!” This book contains over 100 pages of coloring pages, puzzles, and fun.
Hallmark’s brand Party Express sure came up with some interesting Superman party favors back in 2006. This is a pack of four foam gliders that the lucky recipient could remove the pieces from their surrounding yellow cards and assemble the cape to the figure. Additional clear plastic pieces were included that were designed to slip over Superman’s face as a weight.
This little guy is a Superman Figural Keyring (keychain) produced by Monogram International Inc. (M.I.I.) in 2015. Made of rubber from a single mold, it was designed with the figure’s arms out to its side. The figure does not stand on its own, but is still a very cute keyring to take anywhere.
This is a copy of Super Powers! number 5 cover dated May 2017. The comic book series, intended for a younger demographic, was illustrated by Art Baltazar. I had the great pleasure of meeting the talented artist at the 2018 Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois.
The publication Animation Magazine produced their San Diego Comic-Con Edition in 2007. The cover of this issue featured the then upcoming animated direct-to-video movie Superman: Doomsday. The unfortunate thing is that there is barely a mention about it within the actual magazine beyond…
Under the banner of DC Comics Originals came this Superman Air Freshener in 2011. Produced by Toon Labs Ink, this air freshener features a bold image of Superman in mid transformation against an ‘S’ symbol background. The stunning artwork was done by José Luis García-López.
Here is a copy of Action Comics number 286 cover dated March 1962. This issue contains two stories. The first is called “The Jury of Super-Enemies” in which Superman is tormented by nightmares brought on by eating ketchup poisoned with red Kryptonite while visiting a diner within the Superman Museum. The grains of Kryptonite were placed in the bottle of ketchup by…