Wilton Superman Candle Holder Set (1979)

A perfect birthday cake topper for Superman fans! This is a Superman Candle Holder Set produced by Wilton (a division of The Pillsbury Company) in 1979. The box comes with candle holders and plastic buildings, which include the Daily Planet, that are designed to be arranged on a cake. It also comes with a plastic flat Superman figure in a flying pose that can be…

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Mad Super Spectacular Superman: Man of Steel #1 (2013)

Fans of Mad magazine’s parodies of Superman movies over the years were disappointed when their Man of Steel parody was met with only a text mention on the cover. This was apparently their answer to that cry.

This is a copy of Mad Super Spectacular – Superman: Man of Steel number one which features a caricature of Henry Cavill as Superman with Alfred E. Newman hitching a ride on his leg. The majority of the content of this issue are…

Corgi Juniors Daily Planet helicopter (1979)

Here is another one of my favorite Superman collectibles that, oddly enough, doesn’t feature Superman anywhere on it.

This is a Corgi Juniors Daily Planet helicopter that was released in 1979 as part of the Corgi Juniors line of DC Comics related vehicles. Made in Great Britain, this is a 1:64th scale red helicopter with stickers on both sides that say…

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…