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.
This is a copy of The Daily Planet Guide to Metropolis: The City of Tomorrow published by WEG in 2000. This book is a wealth of creative knowledge about the city. From the general history of Metropolis to the intricacies of businesses and buildings like Bessolo Bistro, Kurtzberg Bakery, Shuster Hall, Centennial Hotel, the Newstime building, and many, many others. There are numerous other mentions of locations throughout the city like Perez Park, Maggin Gardens, Metropolis Overstreet Mall, and many more.
These are four Superman buttons originally produced by Ata-Boy in 2008. The buttons, each measuring at 1.25-inches in diameter, feature an array of designs including artwork from Jose Luiz Garcia-Lopez and Jerry Ordway. The buttons can still be found for sale at select Six Flags theme parks.
The publication Animation Magazine produced their San Diego Comic-Con Edition in 2007. The cover of this issue featured the then upcoming animated direct-to-video movie Superman: Doomsday. The unfortunate thing is that there is barely a mention about it within the actual magazine beyond…
Produced in 1999 was this Warner Bros. Studio Store Justice League plate. The art on the face of this plastic plate features six of the members of the Justice League: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), The Flash, and Aquaman.
In 1987, Enesco Imports Corporation was granted a license by DC Comics to produce superhero merchandise. This is a Superman vinyl placemat which is approximately twenty-two inches wide and eight-and-a-half inches high featuring the artwork of Jose Garcia Lopez against an array of symmetrical yellow zig-zag patterns and three ’S’ symbols. The then only three year old revised Superman title logo (with a rounded ‘U’) is in a prominent position at the top of the placemat.
As part of the series of children’s books I Can Read, this issue is titled Justice League: Meet the Justice League. In this story, the team battles the giant alien starfish known as Starro (and its tiny clones) who are taking over the minds of the people of Earth. With the combined teamwork of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Martian Manhunter, and Aquaman, the heroes…