Super Friends Superman pencil sharpener (1980)

Any fan and collector of the 1970s/1980s Super Friends cartoon series knows that the original merchandise from the show is greatly treasured since some are hard to find in pristine condition.  Here is a great Super Friends pencil sharpener produced in 1980.  The actual sharpener is…

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Monogram Masterworks Justice League Superman figurine (2005)

Monogram, makers of many DC Comics and Marvel Comics related merchandise over the years, created special figurines for the animated series Justice League under the brand Monogram Masterworks. Produced in 2005, this is a Justice League Superman figurine sculpted in a flying pose meant as an homage to…

Superman: The Last Son of Krypton VHS tape (1996)

In 1996, Warner Bros. released this full-length animated feature called Superman: The Last Son of Krypton on home video. This VHS tape, in its plastic “clam shell” case, contains the pilot episode to Superman: The Animated Series which was a spinoff to the extremely popular Batman: The Animated Series by Bruce Timm.

After an interesting take on the hero’s origin, the story then introduces the megalomaniacal businessman named Lex Luthor who is showcasing his new Lexo-Skel suit of armor which is suddenly…

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…

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…

I Love Lucy: The Classics Volume 4 VHS (1998)

This is an I Love Lucy: The Classics Volume 4 VHS released in 1998 featuring two episodes of the 1950s television series I Love Lucy starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Although no image of Superman appears on the cover, this VHS contains an episode titled “Lucy and Superman” in which Ricky Ricardo plans on having Superman attend little Ricky’s birthday party. When there is news that he may not be able to make it, Lucy…