Hollywood Spotlight Justice League movie magazine (2017)

This ninety-eight page book includes hefty coverage of the 2017 motion picture Justice League. The cover features an image of the DC Films Trinity… Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Ben Affleck as Batman, and Henry Cavill as Superman as well as inset images of Ezra Miller as The Flash, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. There are articles breaking down the history of each character and information on other characters that will appear in the film.

Advertisements

Newstime magazine (1993)

This is a copy of Newstime magazine cover dated May of 1993. It was published by DC Comics and was a one-shot issue containing fictional stories pertaining to the world of Superman at the time.

I have always been a huge fan of how, over the many years, the city of Metropolis (and the DC Universe in general) has been given street names, restaurants, banks, skyscrapers, monuments, publications, and so on. This magazine fed that fandom a full ten course meal.

In the Newstime magazine, which is an obvious mash-up of…

Entertainment Weekly #872 (2006)

The cover of this copy of Entertainment Weekly number 872, cover dated April 14, 2006, features a bold photo of Brandon Routh as Superman flying. During the high anticipation for the film Superman Returns, the magazine included two pages of “EW Pop Quiz” to the film. The last part of the “quiz” contained questions about…

Star Battles magazine (1978)

Published in winter of 1978, this issue of Star Battles, by Stories, Layouts and Press, Inc., has a dynamic cover featuring a bold image of Christopher Reeve as Superman in the now classic “pointing skyward” pose. Beside him is Richard Hatch as Apollo from Battlestar Galactica. The magazine contains an eight-page article about Superman: The Movie (which continues on later pages), a six-page article about…

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…

Famous Monsters magazine #151 (1979)

This is a copy of Famous Monsters magazine number 151 from March of 1979. In addition to having a rarely seen pose of Christopher Reeve as Superman on its cover, it contains a nine-page feature covering Superman: The Movie.

Also in this magazine are detailed articles on…

Comics Scene magazine #5 (volume 3, series 16) (1988)

This is a copy of Comics Scene magazine #5 (volume 3, series 16) from 1988. The cover features a striking promotional image of John Haymes Newton as Superboy and Stacy Haiduk as Lana Lang from the TV series The Adventures of Superboy. The main reason why this is included in the virtual exhibit is because the magazine covered the then upcoming…