Superman #400 (1st series) (1984)

To mark the 400th Superman collectible I’ve added to this virtual exhibit, this is the 400th issue of the first comic book series of Superman.  Published in 1984, this anniversary issue contains a heaping helping of writers and artists including the likes of Ray Bradbury, John Byrne, Steve Ditko, Mike Grell, Jack Kirby…

Superman: The Movie VHS tape (1986)

This is a copy of a Superman: The Movie VHS tape released in 1986 by Warner Home Video.  Unlike today’s world where the home video versions of films are released a month after they leave the theaters, it took eight years for this film to be available to the public.

This tape racked up some serious mileage in its time since I would play it over and over again.

View-Master Show Beam Cartridge (1989)

From the company that brought us the warmly remembered View-Master 3D reels and viewers, came the View-Master Show Beam. The Show Beam projector was a hand-held device that would project images on any surface from selected cartridges that were purchased separately. The projector had…

Superman pin set (1988)

In 1988, DC Comics released this set of Superman pins. The set featured a history of Superman with four differently shaped pins with art by four artists: Joe Shuster, Curt Swan, John Byrne and Jerry Ordway.