Skybox Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman trading card set (1995)

During the height of the popularity of the ABC television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Skybox released a set of trading cards based on the show in 1995. Each card featured a screen capture from either the pilot or a later episode. There was a total of 90 cards (including the checklist), 6 holochip etched foil cards with art by Julie Bell and Boris Vallejo, 9 foil cards with a puzzle on the back, and 6 differently colored ’S’ symbol temporary tattoos. Happily, I was able to get my hands on…

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Warner Bros. Studio Store 12.5-inch Superman vinyl figure (1995)

Yet another gem from the days when the Warner Bros. Studio Store could be found at local shopping malls. Here is a 12.5 inch tall Superman vinyl figure that was sold exclusively in the theme stores. Sold in 1995, this figure depicts Superman in his “resurrection” long hair. The figure is more of a statue since it has only five points of articulation (shoulders, waist, and legs) and was part of the…

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…

Superman: The Man of Tomorrow #1 (1995)

Here is the first issue of Superman: The Man of Tomorrow published in 1995. With the tagline “A Return to Greatness”, Superman has long since returned from the dead and has been restored to “full power” (as it was at that point in the 1990s).

In the story, Superman discovers something strange about…