Nuclear Reaction…

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the US release of Superman IV: The Quest For Peace this month in Theaters, I present this archival feature from UK Sci-Fi magazine Starburst with insights from our favorite Nuclear Man, Mark Pillow. Of particular note is the Superman IV prop exhibition attended by both Mark and leading …

“Placed Aboard This Vessel…”

SUPERMANIA brings you a comprehensive update on this archive post regarding the above full-size prop re-photographed by me only days ago.  As reported previously, the Baby Kal-El Starship had been mothballed waiting to be researched for exhibition in the London FIlm Museum until its discovery and subsequent identification by a visiting fan.  The presumption was …

Die Filmstory…

SUPERMANIA brings you yet another intriguing European collectable – this time in the oversize form of the German Superman IV: The Quest For Peace comic adaptation. In stark contrast to the hastily produced US standard four-colour version (lacking all the attention lavished on the Superman III issue with its photo covers, etc.) and presented as …

‘Arnie’s Works’ Updated…

Hot from Master sculptor Arnie Kim’s facebook page come these latest stunning images of his 1/4 scale headsculpt which, with its hyper-realistic paintwork, we must presume to be finished.  With still no expansion on this being any more than Arnie’s ‘personal project’ one can only hope Hot Toys meets fans expectations once again by including …

Ultimate 1:1 Progress…

SUPERMANIA is proud to finally present the finished bust portion of the 1:1 Christopher Reeve as Superman statue as painted by celebrated special effects makeup artist Richard Martin.  Having had considerable experience with various Superman figures among many others,  Rich was the natural choice for taking this reinforced resin cast and finishing it to his …