Stone Arch Books Superman An Origin Story book (2015)

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…

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Corgi Juniors SuperVan (1978)

Here is a 1/64th scale Corgi Juniors SuperVan that was produced in 1978 and made in Great Britain.  This silver toy van was modeled after a Chevrolet and has blue translucent windshield and windows. Its sides feature an image of Superman flying next to a cityscape and the modified…

Superman #400 (1st series) (1984)

To mark the 400th Superman collectible I’ve added to this virtual exhibit, this is the 400th issue of the first comic book series of Superman.  Published in 1984, this anniversary issue contains a heaping helping of writers and artists including the likes of Ray Bradbury, John Byrne, Steve Ditko, Mike Grell, Jack Kirby…

Hot Wheels Hero Cycles Superman Vehicle (2006)

In addition to the vast Superman Returns movie merchandise that flooded stores in 2006, there were other regular Superman collectibles available as well.  One example is this Hot Wheels Hero Cycles Superman Vehicle.  This was not just a repaint of an old vehicle.  This was a completely new…

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…