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…

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Mattel Superman Returns Kryptonite Smash figure (2006)

Among the many figures released in 2006 for the film Superman Returns was this Kryptonite Smash figure. Like many movie related merchandising, this figure, produced by Mattel, featured Superman performing a task that did not happen in the film. Here, Superman has the ability to…

Superman Returns the Official Movie Adaptation comic (2006)

As it is with most comic book adaptations, the writers and artists are given early versions of the movie script, production photos, and (sometimes) footage to work with. This adaptation of the 2006 motion picture Superman Returns is no exception. The comic opens with what was the original open to the movie before being edited out. It mimics the intro to Superman: The Movie complete with…

Entertainment Weekly #872 (2006)

The cover of this copy of Entertainment Weekly number 872, cover dated April 14, 2006, features a bold photo of Brandon Routh as Superman flying. During the high anticipation for the film Superman Returns, the magazine included two pages of “EW Pop Quiz” to the film. The last part of the “quiz” contained questions about…