Superman Crazy Foam (Justice League animated series) (2003)

The Crazy Foam canisters of DC Comics superheroes returned in 2003 as part of the marketing for the Justice League animated series. This is the Superman Crazy Foam canister that, unlike its 1974 predecessor, has a rubber head with the standard hole in its mouth where the bath foam comes out of. Also unlike the original, this can offered half an ounce more of soap, upping it from 6.5 oz. to 7 oz.

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.

Kellytoy Justice League 2” Playall Balls (2006)

More merchandising from the Cartoon Network animated series Justice League.

This is a set of Justice League 2” Playall Balls produced by Kellytoy in 2006. In this fishnet bag are three hacky sack balls, each decorated with Superman images. The first features the promotional “Justice League The Man of Steel” logo, used in much of the toy marketing. The second ball has animate of Superman flying upward. The third ball features…

Superman: The Last Son of Krypton VHS tape (1996)

In 1996, Warner Bros. released this full-length animated feature called Superman: The Last Son of Krypton on home video. This VHS tape, in its plastic “clam shell” case, contains the pilot episode to Superman: The Animated Series which was a spinoff to the extremely popular Batman: The Animated Series by Bruce Timm.

After an interesting take on the hero’s origin, the story then introduces the megalomaniacal businessman named Lex Luthor who is showcasing his new Lexo-Skel suit of armor which is suddenly…