Party Express Superman figural candle (2008)

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.

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Unique Superman party hats (1996)

Produced in 1996 by Unique Industries, Inc. in Philadelphia (and made in China) was this package of 8 Superman party hats. Unique was licensed to create other party essentials, like the Superman Blowouts, to promote the Kids WB show Superman: The Animated Series, the hats…

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…

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…