This is a copy of Man of Steel: Superman Takes Flight The Official Movie Guide published by Insight Editions in 2013. The cover features a glorious image of Henry Cavill as Superman hovering over a collapsed building in Metropolis. The book contains…
In 1981, Budmore Publishing Corp. produced this giant Superman II Movie Special book. This amazing book has many full-page color photos from the film and brief bios about some of the cast members like Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Terence Stamp, Sarah Douglas, Jack OʻHalloran, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Valerie Perrine, Marc McClure, and others.
Setting up the beginning of a tale of about a confrontation between Superman and his arch nemesis Lex Luthor was what this Hot Wheels Lexcorp Jet Takeoff set was all about. Produced in 2007 by Mattel, the carded set features a Superman jet powered vehicle, a translucent green Lexcorp Jet (with purple trimming) that has a propeller at the rear, and a 1.5-inch Superman figurine in an action pose.
This is the 14 ounce (414 mL) version of the Superman ice cream flavor called Krypton Cookie Dough. The packaging is basically the same design as its 1.5 quart version but without the comics.
This is a Superman gift bag produced by Enesco in 1987. The blue bag stands at six inches tall and features the artwork of Jose Garcia Lopez showing Superman flying away from the city and the Superman logo above it.
In honor of the passing of Margot Kidder… Lois Lane.
This is a Superman II: The Adventure Continues DC Special Series treasury sized book. The book is filled with behind the scenes stories, interviews with cast and few members, and huge color and black-and-white photos from the production of the movie. The book even includes ads for the Superman telephone, the Atari video game, and the Movieland Wax Museum statue.
Produced by Avon in 1978 was this Superman Bubble Bath. This figural container features a bold image of Superman standing atop buildings with his arms folded. The upper torso of the figure serves as the bottle’s cap cover and has a plastic cape.
In 2008, Party Express (a division of Hallmark) produced this Superman figural candle. The sculpt is a bust of Superman against a yellow skyline of Metropolis and the candle wick is placed right atop the Daily Planet globe. The card that the candle is on implies that Superman is breaking chains.
The 1980 motion picture Superman II, starring Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent / Superman, was released on home video. This is the VHS release of the movie that was sold in 1987 by Warner Home Video, the same year as my copy of the home video release of Superman III and the theatrical release of Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.
Utilizing the artistic stylings of Bruce Timm, Stone Arch Books published this story book titled Superman An Origin Story. Released in 2015, this perfect bound book tells the story of Superman’s journey from a baby being rocketed to Earth from the dying planet Krypton, to growing up with the Kents, to working at the Daily Planet, and leads to a story about…