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.

Entertainment Weekly #883 (2006)

This issue of Entertainment Weekly was published right during the release of the motion picture Superman Returns in June of 2006. In addition to its interesting cover featuring a rarely seen image of Brandon Routh ripping open his jacket and shirt to reveal a very detailed look at the 3-D ’S’ symbol, the magazine contains a…

3 Colgate Superman toothbrushes (2006)

In 2006 Colgate released these three Superman toothbrushes that were sold separately. Each toothbrush is molded in a different set of colors and features a different image. The first one is red and blue with a standing image of Superman. The second is silver and blue with a side view of Superman in flight. The third toothbrush is a reversed red and blue showing Superman flying toward you.