Mattel Man of Steel Superman 4-inch figure (2013)

Here’s yet another lesser priced Man of Steel figure from 2013. Produced by Mattel, this is the original suit version that is light on paint on the neck and belt areas. This was done, apparently, in an effort to keep the cost down. Regardless, the figure still has seven points of articulation and comes with a vinyl cape.

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Mad Super Spectacular Superman: Man of Steel #1 (2013)

Fans of Mad magazine’s parodies of Superman movies over the years were disappointed when their Man of Steel parody was met with only a text mention on the cover. This was apparently their answer to that cry.

This is a copy of Mad Super Spectacular – Superman: Man of Steel number one which features a caricature of Henry Cavill as Superman with Alfred E. Newman hitching a ride on his leg. The majority of the content of this issue are…

Horizon Group Velv-Its (2013)

One of the more unique Superman collectibles to be produced in 2013 was this pack of Velv-Its by Horizon Group. In this pack are three markers (red, blue, and orange) and two Velv-Its Boards which are actually velvet-like material with printed designs. One “board” has a cool headshot of Aquaman on it with his logo and a burst design around him. The second board…

Bioworld Superman Men’s Crew Socks (2013)

This is a two-pack of Superman men’s crew socks by Bioworld. Produced in 2013, the socks are made of a different combination of materials. Sock one is made of 98% polyester and 2% spandex, while sock two is made of 68% acrylic, 30% polyester, and 2% spandex. The design on sock one features the art of Jim Lee while sock two features red ʻSʻ symbols against a black field.

Man of Steel soundtrack CD (2013)

Known for his work on the Dark Knight trilogy, composer Hans Zimmer was given the heavy task of creating a brand new theme and soundtrack for the 2013 motion picture Man of Steel. Zimmer’s unique style can be heard in this 2-disc soundtrack of the film.

The first disc contains…

Entertainment Weekly #1255/1256 (2013)

This is a copy of Entertainment Weekly number 1255/1256 cover dated April 19/26, 2013. The cover features the now very memorable crouched pose of Henry Cavill as Superman for the film Man of Steel. The magazine contains an array of preview articles on the then upcoming summer films of 2013. Among the articles, Man of Steel gets…