Hallmark Party Express Superman Plates (2006)

Here’s yet another Hallmark Party Express item. From 2006, this is a set of eight paper party plates with a large image of Superman flying that measure 6 3/4 inches in diameter. The sticker on the bottom of the wrapper mentions “Superman Returns” which probably means that this series of Superman party items were intended to be released concurrently with the Superman Returns movie merchandise.

Hallmark Party Express Superman Napkins (2006)

Here is one of the many Superman products released in 2006 by Party Express, a sub brand of Hallmark. This is a pack of sixteen Superman 2-ply party napkins featuring a bold promotional image of the character on the top of the napkin and an ‘S’ symbol on the other side.

Sterling Publishing Superman: The Dailies 1939-1942 hardcover book (2006)

This massive Superman: The Dailies – 1939-1942 hardcover book by Sterling Publishing Company is chock full of reprints of the weekday Superman newspaper comic strips from those years. It begins with his arrival on Earth and sweeps into many crime fighting stories including battling Luthor (in the days before he was given a first name), defending Metropolis against a submarine and a squadron of planes, and battling a group of villains resembling the Ku Klux Klan.

Ata-Boy Superman buttons (2008)

These are four Superman buttons originally produced by Ata-Boy in 2008. The buttons, each measuring at 1.25-inches in diameter, feature an array of designs including artwork from Jose Luiz Garcia-Lopez and Jerry Ordway. The buttons can still be found for sale at select Six Flags theme parks.