The Making of Superman: The Movie pocketbook (1978)

Published in 1978 by Warner Books was this fantastic pocketbook simply titled The Making of Superman: The Movie. This two hundred twenty-four page book, written by David Michael Petrou, covers the production of the now classic film in great detail. Page nine begins the tale of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster as they shopped Superman around and continues through…

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Superman III VHS tape (1987)

Released in 1987 by Warner Home Video, Superman III (released in 1983) was finally available on Betamax and VHS. This is the VHS version of the “digitally processed” home video. The cover is a direct lift from the official lobby poster featuring an artistic interpretation of …

Superman: Miracle Monday novel (1981)

Produced by Warner Books in 1981, this was the second in a series of Superman novels. the first was Superman: Last Son of Krypton. This book tells the tale of a criminal named C.W. Saturn who has a maniacal laugh and a penchant for chaos. As the synopsis reads, “the superhero now stripped of his Clark Kent alias and fighting an enemy whose…

Star Battles magazine (1978)

Published in winter of 1978, this issue of Star Battles, by Stories, Layouts and Press, Inc., has a dynamic cover featuring a bold image of Christopher Reeve as Superman in the now classic “pointing skyward” pose. Beside him is Richard Hatch as Apollo from Battlestar Galactica. The magazine contains an eight-page article about Superman: The Movie (which continues on later pages), a six-page article about…

Famous Monsters magazine #151 (1979)

This is a copy of Famous Monsters magazine number 151 from March of 1979. In addition to having a rarely seen pose of Christopher Reeve as Superman on its cover, it contains a nine-page feature covering Superman: The Movie.

Also in this magazine are detailed articles on…