Amazing World of Superman Exhibition poster (1973)

In 1972, Metropolis Illinois obtained rights from DC Comics to officially declare their town “The Home of Superman.” They had big plans at the time which included a multi-million dollar “Amazing World of Superman” theme park that would have featured a 200-foot-tall Superman statue. The following year, Metropolis hosted a grand event which featured a model and drawings of…

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Mego Bend ’n Flex Superman 5-inch figure (1973)

This is a Mego Bend ’n Flex Superman figure. Produced in 1973, this molded rubber figure is 5-inches tall and has wires within it that allow the figure’s limbs to be bent and moderately posed. The figure’s short cape is also…

100-Page Super Spectacular #DC-18 (1973)

This comic has seen better days. Its spine is beaten… its cover is torn in many places… transparent tape holds parts of it together… my mother even wrote my name at the bottom of page one… but I wouldn’t trade this for the world.

This is my copy of 100-Page Super Spectacular number DC-18 that I’ve had since I was a child. As it was with the issues in this line…

SHAZAM! #1 (1973)

Although considered by most to be more of a Captain Marvel collectible, I include SHAZAM #1 as part of my collection since the cover not only shows Superman opening the curtain to reveal Billy Batson and Captain Marvel, but…