Superman “Happy Birthday 50 Years” lenticular plastic tokens (1988)

Here is a set of two plastic tokens that celebrate Superman’s fiftieth anniversary. The tokens are made of molded plastic, one red and one blue, with a lenticular image in the center that shifts from Clark Kent to Superman. The artwork was done by the great José Luis García-López. The molded words around the image reads HAPPY BIRTHDAY 50 YEARS. The reverse side of the token features a molded image of Superman flying with clouds which is also taken from the art of…

Superman On Sale Here promotional poster (1989)

This is a Superman On Sale Here poster that was sent to comicbook shops in 1989 to promote the upcoming Superman titles. The poster shows off the enormous artistic talent of the great Jerry Ordway. For those of you who know your Superman history, this poster design is an homage to the cover of Superman number 1 drawn by the legendary Joe Shuster for its landmark 1939 debut which was celebrating its fiftieth anniversary at the time.

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.

DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book (1989)

In 1989, Du Pont Pharmaceuticals, the National Association of Retail Druggists, and DC Comics teamed up to produced this DC Comics Super Heroes Good Health Activity Book. This free publication, which is the size of a comic book, features all black-and-white colorable interior pages that contain a maze featuring Robin to help “Chuck” get to the doctor’s office, a backwards printed message that Batman helps you solve…