Happy Birthday Superman

“Faster than speeding bullet.  More powerful than a locomotive.  Able to leap tall building in a single bound.  “Look up in the sky!”  “It’s a bird!”  “It’s a plane!”  It’s Superman!”  Yes, it’s superman strange visitor from another planet who came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men.  Superman who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands and who disguised as Clark Kent, mild …

Superman Comic Strip Debuted January 16, 1939

Sci Fi Newspaper strips had been around long before Superman would make his first appearance as a newspaper comic strip on January 16, 1939.  His first appearance was in the April, 1938 issue of Action Comics, just nine months earlier. Although he was the first comic book hero, there were more other-wordly heroes before him.

Buck Rogers would be the first Sci Fi comic strip, having his adventures in the year 2419.  He made his …

Spotlight On Superman

Many SupermenSuperman was brought to life by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in the mid 1930s.  He made his first public appearance in Action Comics Number 0ne dated June of 1938.

Superman was born as Kal El on the planet Krypton to Jor El and Lara. Jor El was one of Krypton’s leading scientists and as such was an important member of the Science Council, the body of people who ruled the planet.

Though no one …

Hollywood Blvd. Superman Christopher Dennis Will Be Laid To Rest Saturday, December 7th! Service Is Open To The Public

Christopher Dennis, AKA Hollywood Boulevard Superman, will be laid to rest with a funeral service at the Old North Church on Saturday, December 7th at 12pm, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. A benefactor, who wishes to remain anonymous, came forward with a generous gift to fulfill Dennis’s final wishes, and Chris will be buried in his costume. The service is open to the public.
“Chris and I spoke of his final

DC Comics Launches It’s First Streaming Service

DC Comics launches it’s first streaming service today.   Called The DC Universe this new streaming service and app has everything a DC fan could hope for and a little more.

 

The service which runs $7.99 a month or $74.99 for a year is full of great programing from the DC video vaults.  The original Superman Cartoon series by Max Fleisher is available followed by the Superman movie serial from the 1940s and then heading …

Henry Cavill Leaving The Superman Franchise?

Things are not looking positive for DC Comics right now, as they are hard at work on “The Batman” and trying to cast a leading man for that, but yet another problem has come up for them with “Superman”.

Actor Henry Cavill has recently revealed his decision to leave the film franchise and has resigned from his role in the film. Cavill has played Superman in several films now including “Man Of Steel”, “Batman v. …

The Death of Superman: A Review

The Death of Superman

A Direct to Video Release

Directed by:

Jake Costorena and Sam Liu

With the voice talents of:

Jerry O’Connell (Superman), Rebecca Romijn (Lois Lane), Rainn Wilson (Lex Luther), Rosario Dawson (Wonder Woman), Nathan Fillion (Green Lantern), Christopher Gorham (The Flash), Matt  Lanter (Aquaman), Shemar Moore(Cyburg), Nyambi Nyambi (Martian Manhunter) and Jacob O’Mara (Batman)

 

In 1991 DC comics had a problem.  They had spent six years leading up to the wedding …

‘The Death of Superman’ Review – What ‘Batman v. Superman’ and ‘Justice League’ Should Have Been

Warner Bros. Animation has brought one of the most iconic moments in comic book history to the animated DC Universe. Death of Superman retells the story from issue #75 of Superman (1992) when Superman met his demise to the hands of Doomsday. DC has told this story once before in another animated film with Superman/Doomsday (2007) in which it was loosely based on the original story. It forever changed the comic book world – could …

‘Justice League’: Will Superman Have a Black Suit?

Black Suit Superman

Justice League‘ is a little over 2 months away from release, and yet we are still learning about the film. We have seen a number of trailers for the film, but then in a shocking piece of news, it was announced that Joss Whedon would be taking over for Zack Snyder to complete the film. This created a great amount of controversy, although the film had been undergoing reshoots at the time …