Entertainment Weekly #883 (2006)

This issue of Entertainment Weekly was published right during the release of the motion picture Superman Returns in June of 2006. In addition to its interesting cover featuring a rarely seen image of Brandon Routh ripping open his jacket and shirt to reveal a very detailed look at the 3-D ’S’ symbol, the magazine contains a…

Superman Crazy Foam (Justice League animated series) (2003)

The Crazy Foam canisters of DC Comics superheroes returned in 2003 as part of the marketing for the Justice League animated series. This is the Superman Crazy Foam canister that, unlike its 1974 predecessor, has a rubber head with the standard hole in its mouth where the bath foam comes out of. Also unlike the original, this can offered half an ounce more of soap, upping it from 6.5 oz. to 7 oz.

3 Colgate Superman toothbrushes (2006)

In 2006 Colgate released these three Superman toothbrushes that were sold separately. Each toothbrush is molded in a different set of colors and features a different image. The first one is red and blue with a standing image of Superman. The second is silver and blue with a side view of Superman in flight. The third toothbrush is a reversed red and blue showing Superman flying toward you.

Wilton Superman Candle Holder Set (1979)

A perfect birthday cake topper for Superman fans! This is a Superman Candle Holder Set produced by Wilton (a division of The Pillsbury Company) in 1979. The box comes with candle holders and plastic buildings, which include the Daily Planet, that are designed to be arranged on a cake. It also comes with a plastic flat Superman figure in a flying pose that can be…

BOOTLEG: Superman figure – Mexico (C. 2008)

Here’s another bootleg Superman figure, this time from Mexico. This figure was molded in blue plastic and painted in certain areas. It has four points of articulation and has a red vinyl cape.

Unlike some other bootlegs, this was clearly designed to be a Superman figure with its large ’S’ wave hair to its sculpted ’S’ symbol area on the chest (which was covered with a sticker) and the belt. The same can’t be said for the legs which have…

Mad Super Spectacular Superman: Man of Steel #1 (2013)

Fans of Mad magazine’s parodies of Superman movies over the years were disappointed when their Man of Steel parody was met with only a text mention on the cover. This was apparently their answer to that cry.

This is a copy of Mad Super Spectacular – Superman: Man of Steel number one which features a caricature of Henry Cavill as Superman with Alfred E. Newman hitching a ride on his leg. The majority of the content of this issue are…