The Making of Superman: The Movie pocketbook (1978)

Published in 1978 by Warner Books was this fantastic pocketbook simply titled The Making of Superman: The Movie. This two hundred twenty-four page book, written by David Michael Petrou, covers the production of the now classic film in great detail. Page nine begins the tale of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster as they shopped Superman around and continues through…


Mad magazine #208 (1979)

Cover dated July 1979, this is an issue of Mad magazine that features a parody of Superman: The Movie. It features the cover artwork of longtime Mad Magazine contributor Jack Rickard. The eight page parody in this issue, called Superduperman, was written by Larry Siegel and art by Mort Drucker. It opens with a hilarious take on…

Inchworm Press Superman Read-Along Book and Tape Set “Toy Trouble” (1998)

Carrying on the tradition of book and record/tape sets, Inchworm Press produced this one in 1998. Superman: Toy Trouble tells the tale of the dastardly villain Toyman and his “Pocket Locket Patrol Pets” who are out to do Winslow Shott’s bidding… steal! The “Patrol Pets” are tiny robotic turtles who stop at nothing to steal wallets, jewelry, and anything else they can get their metallic hands on.

TV Guide issue February 15-21, 1975 (1975)

Here is a copy of the TV Guide issue for February 15-21, 1975. Its cover features an artistic interpretation of the cast of the television series The Rookies. You may be asking yourself, “Okay, what does this have to do with Superman?” Well, nothing if you view it at a surface level. What makes this a sought after issue for diehard Superman collectors is that…

Hollywood Spotlight Justice League movie magazine (2017)

This ninety-eight page book includes hefty coverage of the 2017 motion picture Justice League. The cover features an image of the DC Films Trinity… Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Ben Affleck as Batman, and Henry Cavill as Superman as well as inset images of Ezra Miller as The Flash, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. There are articles breaking down the history of each character and information on other characters that will appear in the film.

Newstime magazine (1993)

This is a copy of Newstime magazine cover dated May of 1993. It was published by DC Comics and was a one-shot issue containing fictional stories pertaining to the world of Superman at the time.

I have always been a huge fan of how, over the many years, the city of Metropolis (and the DC Universe in general) has been given street names, restaurants, banks, skyscrapers, monuments, publications, and so on. This magazine fed that fandom a full ten course meal.

In the Newstime magazine, which is an obvious mash-up of…

Stone Arch Books Superman An Origin Story book (2015)

Utilizing the artistic stylings of Bruce Timm, Stone Arch Books published this story book titled Superman An Origin Story. Released in 2015, this perfect bound book tells the story of Superman’s journey from a baby being rocketed to Earth from the dying planet Krypton, to growing up with the Kents, to working at the Daily Planet, and leads to a story about…