Cracked magazine Super #11 (1996)

On the cover of this issue of Cracked magazine Super #11, published in the summer of 1996, you’ll find DC Comics characters facing off against Marvel Comics characters in quite an unusual way. The cover was illustrated by Rurik Tyler who has done a lot of work for Marvel over the years. This magazine is full of reprinted superhero (and non-superhero) parodies from Cracked magazine’s archive as well as a new story (at the time) called “The Marvel versus DC Battles” which parodies the then storylines where DC and Marvel characters fought each other which then lead to…

Politikin Zabavnik magazine #1780 (1986)

This is reportedly a very rare Superman collectible. This copy of Politikin Zabavnik (which loosely translated to English means “political entertainment”) from Serbia is made of pulp and measures thirteen inches high by nearly ten inches wide which is very close to treasury size. Its cover displays an interesting artistic representation of…

Wizard magazine October 1999 (1999)

Here is another unopened Wizard magazine. This copy is cover dated October 1999 and features the bold artwork of Ed McGuinness on the cover. An article in the magazine briefly covers the plans DC Comics had for the upcoming Y2K storyline. (Wow, that seems so long ago now.) There is also coverage about…

Sterling Publishing Superman: The Dailies 1939-1942 hardcover book (2006)

This massive Superman: The Dailies – 1939-1942 hardcover book by Sterling Publishing Company is chock full of reprints of the weekday Superman newspaper comic strips from those years. It begins with his arrival on Earth and sweeps into many crime fighting stories including battling Luthor (in the days before he was given a first name), defending Metropolis against a submarine and a squadron of planes, and battling a group of villains resembling the Ku Klux Klan.

Budmore Publishing Superman II Movie Special book (1981)

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.

WEG Daily Planet Guide to Metropolis (2000)

This is a copy of The Daily Planet Guide to Metropolis: The City of Tomorrow published by WEG in 2000. This book is a wealth of creative knowledge about the city. From the general history of Metropolis to the intricacies of businesses and buildings like Bessolo Bistro, Kurtzberg Bakery, Shuster Hall, Centennial Hotel, the Newstime building, and many, many others. There are numerous other mentions of locations throughout the city like Perez Park, Maggin Gardens, Metropolis Overstreet Mall, and many more.