Superman Metropolis Secret Files #1 (2000)

This issue of Superman Metropolis Secret Files #1, cover dated June 2000, is chock-full of stories, art, and information about the world of Superman and Metropolis as it was at at the end of the 20th century. The B13 virus was still in full effect throughout the city. There’s a story called…

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Metropolis Illinois Superman Celebration pencil (1998)

Here is one of the many promotional collectibles that I picked up on my multi-year travels to the Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois. This is a promotional pencil with the words “METROPOLIS, ILLINOIS… HOME OF SUPERMAN” printed on it in red over yellow. It also features…

2001 Metropolis Illinois Superman Celebration program flier (2001)

Every year during the Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois, program fliers are given out. This is the program for the 23rd annual celebration in 2001. Among the many, many festivities that year were a Superman Drama on the main tent stage, film festivals hosted by film historian John Field featuring a 50th anniversary tribute to the Adventures of Superman episode called…

Hot Wheels Hero Cycles Superman Vehicle (2006)

In addition to the vast Superman Returns movie merchandise that flooded stores in 2006, there were other regular Superman collectibles available as well.  One example is this Hot Wheels Hero Cycles Superman Vehicle.  This was not just a repaint of an old vehicle.  This was a completely new…