Presto Magix Superman Saves Metropolis Dry Transfer Game (1978)

Here’s something I had a fun time working on when I was still a youngster.  This Presto Magix Dry Transfer Game, produced in 1978, is titled “Superman Saves Metropolis”.  It features a quad-fold panoramic view of Metropolis and had one sheet of dry transfer images.  It just took a pencil, and some lessons in scale perspective, to make a little masterpiece.  In addition to an image of Superman flying into action, the dry transfers featured…

3 Topps Superman: The Movie Trading Cards (1978*) – signed by Sarah Douglas, Valerie Perrine, and Jack O’Halloran

Back in 2001, I had the absolute pleasure of meeting three stars from Superman: The Movie (1978) and Superman II (1980) at that year’s Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois.  Sarah Douglas (who played Ursa), Valerie Perrine (who played Miss Eve Teschmacher), and Jack O’Halloran (who played Non).  Knowing that they’d be there, I brought along…

Star Battles magazine (1978)

Published in winter of 1978, this issue of Star Battles, by Stories, Layouts and Press, Inc., has a dynamic cover featuring a bold image of Christopher Reeve as Superman in the now classic “pointing skyward” pose. Beside him is Richard Hatch as Apollo from Battlestar Galactica. The magazine contains an eight-page article about Superman: The Movie (which continues on later pages), a six-page article about…

Famous Monsters magazine #151 (1979)

This is a copy of Famous Monsters magazine number 151 from March of 1979. In addition to having a rarely seen pose of Christopher Reeve as Superman on its cover, it contains a nine-page feature covering Superman: The Movie.

Also in this magazine are detailed articles on…

Corgi Juniors SuperVan (1978)

Here is a 1/64th scale Corgi Juniors SuperVan that was produced in 1978 and made in Great Britain.  This silver toy van was modeled after a Chevrolet and has blue translucent windshield and windows. Its sides feature an image of Superman flying next to a cityscape and the modified…

Chemtoy Superman pencil topper (1974)

This is a Superman pencil topper made of hard plastic. It was produced in the early 1970s in the United States by Chemtoy. This Superman figural pencil topper was also used by bakeries at the time as cake toppers. Superman was one of a few characters produced including Batman, Robin, Captain Marvel (Shazam!), and Supergirl.