Adventures Along the Ohio River magazine summer 2001 (2001)

Adventures Along the Ohio River is a free publication by the Metropolis Planet, the weekly newspaper of the city of Metropolis Illinois. This is the Summer 2001 magazine that could be found everywhere in Metropolis just prior to (and during) the annual Superman Celebration. On the cover is Scott Cranford, greeting a young Superman fan alongside the Super Museum, who portrayed the city’s hero in those days at every celebration.

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Hasbro Superman The Man of Steel figure (2001)

Produced by Hasbro in 2001, this is a re-issue of the 1996 Superman: The Animated Series figure which was used as a marketing tie-in to the re-runs on Cartoon Network. As it was in its original release, the figure has six points of articulation and has a rubber cape. Its packaging was simplified down to a smaller card but still retained the Superman: The Animated Series style logo on the face of the bubble.

Schyling Superman tin phone booth bank (2001)

This Schyling Superman tin phone booth bank, sold in 2001, stands at 8.5 inches tall. The easily removable lid has a slot in it where you can deposit either coins or bills. What makes this bank so interesting is that there is different artwork on all four sides sequentially showing…

2001 Metropolis Illinois Superman Celebration program flier (2001)

Every year during the Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois, program fliers are given out. This is the program for the 23rd annual celebration in 2001. Among the many, many festivities that year were a Superman Drama on the main tent stage, film festivals hosted by film historian John Field featuring a 50th anniversary tribute to the Adventures of Superman episode called…

Superman Whistle Clock Lanyard (2001)

Sold at the Warner Bros. Studio Store, this whistle on a lanyard was released in 2001. Not only is it a useful tool to alert someone in an emergency, but it also has a built-in basic digital clock. The lanyard features Velcro-like ends for easy removal and has repetitive images of an ’S’ symbol with a Bruce Timm style Superman above each of them.