Disney Adventures magazine (1994)

In the 1990s, Disney Adventures magazine was a hit among kids. In this March 1994 issue, Dean Cain appeared on the cover as Superman (alongside four tied-up Beagle Boys) to promote the hit television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

In the magazine, there was a 3-page article featuring an interview with Dean Cain. In the article, he was asked questions like…

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Skybox Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman trading card set (1995)

During the height of the popularity of the ABC television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Skybox released a set of trading cards based on the show in 1995. Each card featured a screen capture from either the pilot or a later episode. There was a total of 90 cards (including the checklist), 6 holochip etched foil cards with art by Julie Bell and Boris Vallejo, 9 foil cards with a puzzle on the back, and 6 differently colored ’S’ symbol temporary tattoos. Happily, I was able to get my hands on…

Mad magazine #336 (1995)

You may be asking yourself, “why is a Superman collector adding a Mad magazine with Beavis and Butt-head on the cover?”  Well, for years, Mad magazine has done parodies of Superman portrayals.  Although only appearing on the cover as text, this issue (cover dated June 1995) featured a parody of…

1/6th scale Dean Cain Superman figure (2002)

This Dean Cain custom action figure was my first live action Superman “1/6th” figure. After purchasing the head sculpt, which I found online back in 2002, I proceeded to sew a custom costume to fit on a G.I. Joe figure. This was before knowing that Hot Toys existed and the only means I had was to use these figures. Although the head sculpt ended up being slightly larger than the Hot Toys versions…