7-Eleven Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Slurpee cups (1987)

Here is the entire set of eight 7-Eleven Slurpee cups that promoted the 1987 motion picture Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. The series of cups contain 1) Superman, 2) Lois Lane, 3) Daily Planet Staff, 4) Nuclear Man, 5) Lacy Warfield, 6) Lenny, 7) Lois and Superman, and 8) Nuclear Man and Lacy.

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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…

Superman: The Movie VHS tape (1986)

This is a copy of a Superman: The Movie VHS tape released in 1986 by Warner Home Video.  Unlike today’s world where the home video versions of films are released a month after they leave the theaters, it took eight years for this film to be available to the public.

This tape racked up some serious mileage in its time since I would play it over and over again.

Superman: Last Son of Krypton novel (1978)

Here is a novel published by Warner Books in 1978 called Superman: Last Son of Krypton. Written by Elliot S. Maggin, a writer for DC Comics in the 1970s and 1980s, the story briefly covers the events of Krypton during its final moments and Kal-El’s departure. The story moves quickly through his days in Smallville and as Superboy, then later delves into an unlikely partnership with Lex Luthor and journeying to the planet Oric.

This novel was released in conjunction with the film Superman: The Movie and contains a 16-page album of black-and-white photos from the film. The cover features…