Back In The Summer Of…’87…

More recent and scarce additions to my collection from the vast archive of SuperFan William S. Wilson. The above double-page vintage promos from 1985 culled from the pages of weekly Variety are a Cannon Films showcase published during what could be arguably described as their prime. The announcement of Superman IV was quite the coup …

You’ll Believe A Figure Can Fly…

…Onto the shelves of a million patiently waiting SuperFans! Announced last August by Hot Toys as a ‘Winter 2010’ release, photographs of the prototype 1/6 figure were finally released online this week creating what could only be described as fanboy hysteria. Indeed, online collector forums such as Sideshow Freaks had two threads comprising of hundreds …

Mattel Movie Masters – Lex Luthor…

Based on this preview offered some months ago in the now-defunct Toyfare magazine I was initially skeptical about the quality of this figure and only purchased it when offered for completest sakes. At first glance it seemed to be poorly rendered with only the barest resemblance to Gene Hackman but the accessories (choice of wigs/Kryptonite …

Mike Hill’s Man Of Wax Mk.II…

Internationally renowned British artist/sculptor Mike Hill has apparently unveiled his newest Christopher Reeve as Superman 1:1 portrait entitled ‘A Friend‘. Finished in silicone with punched hair, the figure is clad in an accurate uniform from Action Costumes. At this time it is unknown if this figure is a private commission or intended for public display…

“You Will Travel Far…”

Another SUPERMANIA exclusive courtesy of SuperFan Chris King – Presenting the long-thought lost or destroyed ORIGINAL Baby Kal-El Starship prop! Only recently discovered in storage at the site of The London Film Museum, this artifact was unbelievably waiting to be identified for the purposes of exhibition until spotted and confirmed to be from Richard Donner’s …