Topps Superman: The Movie trading card packet (series 1) (1978)

This is an unopened packet of Superman: The Movie trading cards.  Produced by Topps in 1978, the entire set of series one cards totaled seventy-seven and also came with great silver “foil” stickers.  On the backs of some of the cards were sections of larger images that, when placed together, created a larger image from the film.  The packet contains…

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TV Guide ABC All-Star Saturday ad (1978)

This is an ad for the ABC All-Star Saturday line-up from the issue of TV Guide for the week of September, 23, 1978. First up at 6:30 am (wow… that’s early) Scooby Doo, Where Are You? was on the air. Next was the wacky werewolf Fangface at 7 am. At 7:30 am, the members of the Justice League battle the Legion of Doom on Challenge of the Superfriends.

Superman: Last Son of Krypton novel (1978)

Here is a novel published by Warner Books in 1978 called Superman: Last Son of Krypton. Written by Elliot S. Maggin, a writer for DC Comics in the 1970s and 1980s, the story briefly covers the events of Krypton during its final moments and Kal-El’s departure. The story moves quickly through his days in Smallville and as Superboy, then later delves into an unlikely partnership with Lex Luthor and journeying to the planet Oric.

This novel was released in conjunction with the film Superman: The Movie and contains a 16-page album of black-and-white photos from the film. The cover features…