Mattel’s now classic game of card elimination called UNO was created in 1971. This is a pack of UNO cards produced in 2006 that promoted the Warner Bros. motion picture Superman Returns. The cards feature numerous promotional images from the movie including shots of Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, and Kate Bosworth.
Setting up the beginning of a tale of about a confrontation between Superman and his arch nemesis Lex Luthor was what this Hot Wheels Lexcorp Jet Takeoff set was all about. Produced in 2007 by Mattel, the carded set features a Superman jet powered vehicle, a translucent green Lexcorp Jet (with purple trimming) that has a propeller at the rear, and a 1.5-inch Superman figurine in an action pose.
After the success of Mattel’s 11-inch line of figures, the company released 6-inch variants. The figures are a completely new sculpt from their larger line. This Superman figure comes with a cloth cape and has just 5-points of articulation.
One of the numerous pieces of merchandise to come out of the Justice League movie in 2017 was this 6-inch Superman figure. The figure has 12-points of articulation and comes with two interlocking “steel” I-beams.
Another collectible based on the animated series Justice League Action. This is pack one of the Mighty Minis line of figures that contains Superman, Lobo, Hawkman, and Darkseid’s head which was seemingly lopped off in battle. No… actually it’s a build-a-figure piece that, when you collect all for packs in the series, connects with other pieces to create a full Darkseid Mighty Minis figure.
Here’s yet another lesser priced Man of Steel figure from 2013. Produced by Mattel, this is the original suit version that is light on paint on the neck and belt areas. This was done, apparently, in an effort to keep the cost down. Regardless, the figure still has seven points of articulation and comes with a vinyl cape.
Among the many figures released in 2006 for the film Superman Returns was this Kryptonite Smash figure. Like many movie related merchandising, this figure, produced by Mattel, featured Superman performing a task that did not happen in the film. Here, Superman has the ability to…