Given away as promotional items at comic book stores in 2013, this is a bookmark that features the New 52 artwork of Jim Lee but its primary goal was to promote the then upcoming Warner Bros. motion picture Man of Steel.
In preparation for the opening of the 2013 motion picture Man of Steel, Wal-Mart offered special Premiere Night tickets to see the film. Here are three of the ticket stubs which feature a bold image of Henry Cavill as Superman. The middle stub still has the lower portion attached which means it was never used.
This is yet another issue of Adventures Along the Ohio River in my collection from one of my many trips to Metropolis Illinois during the Superman Celebration. The cover features Scott Cranford standing in front of the 15-foot tall Superman Statue in Superman Square.
In 1972, Metropolis Illinois obtained rights from DC Comics to officially declare their town “The Home of Superman.” They had big plans at the time which included a multi-million dollar “Amazing World of Superman” theme park that would have featured a 200-foot-tall Superman statue. The following year, Metropolis hosted a grand event which featured a model and drawings of…
One of the many promotional tie-ins for the 2013 motion picture Man of Steel was this Sunshine Cheez-It Baked Snack Assortment. Kellogg’s was granted the license to promote the movie on its products.
Adventures Along the Ohio River is a free publication by the Metropolis Planet, the weekly newspaper of the city of Metropolis Illinois. This is the Summer 2001 magazine that could be found everywhere in Metropolis just prior to (and during) the annual Superman Celebration. On the cover is Scott Cranford, greeting a young Superman fan alongside the Super Museum, who portrayed the city’s hero in those days at every celebration.
As part of the full-throttle marketing for the line of DC Super Friends toys, Fisher-Price produced this promotional DVD in 2011 that contains a seventeen minute animated episode titled DC Super Friends: The Joker’s Playhouse. Although the art style is entirely new, the intro to the cartoon is an amazing…