The Batman Superman Movie VHS tape (1998)

In 1997, Warner Bros. released a direct to home video animated feature that finally connected the Bruce Timm Batman and Superman universes.  The Batman Superman Movie beautifully blended the different personalities of both characters and had a very interesting take on their first meeting.

This is the 1998 version of the VHS home video released by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment in a “clam shell” case.  The movie was later titled…

Mad magazine #336 (1995)

You may be asking yourself, “why is a Superman collector adding a Mad Magazine with Beavis and Butt-head on the cover?”  Well, for years, Mad Magazine has done parodies of Superman portrayals.  Although only appearing on the cover as text, this issue (cover dated June 1995) featured a parody of…

Unique Superman Blowouts (1996)

Produced in conjunction with the marketing of the Kids WB show Superman: The Animated Series was this pack of eight blowouts.  Found in the party aisle in 1996 and used for Forth of July festivities, birthdays, and more, these blowouts are not noisemakers but are fun nonetheless.  These packs were made in China and produced by Unique Party Favors in Canada.

Superman #50 (2nd Series) (1990)

Here is Superman number 50 (2nd series) published in 1990.  In this 48-page issue, Clark Kent confronts Lex Luthor and, later, Superman battles Mister Mxyzptlk who becomes… Grossman, a giant humanoid blob of goo while wearing the ʻG’ from the Galaxy Building.  Also appearing in this issue is The Guardian.  What makes this issue important, though, is that it is…