The ‘Lost’ Battle Cont’d…

Presenting the conclusion of the magnificent Superman IV storyboard feature (plus cover) from Retro-Vision magazine.  While the final scene as photographed entirely lacks the dynamism of Martin Asbury’s art, it is nonetheless shot for shot as seen on the deleted scenes of the Superman IV: The Quest For Peace Deluxe Edition DVD where the workprint …

Ultimate 1:1 Figure Progress…

With the fine details on the bust portion of the mannequin complete, further modifications had to be made to the 6’6″ mannequin to transform its generic proportions to better match those of Christopher Reeve in his prime.  The first issue was the height, where, with the addition of the bust the figure towered over 6’7″!  …

Saving The Day At The V&A…

On loan from the BFI Archive and part of a vast collection of wardrobe chronicling over 100 years of cinema, The London Victoria & Albert museum will be exhibiting a complete costume from Superman IV: The Quest For Peace from next week.  The Hollywood Costume exhibition runs until January 27th 2013 and covers three expansive …

The ‘Lost’ Battle…

Just before posts resume from the contents of the ‘Big Red Book’ of storyboards from Superman IV: The Quest For Peace I offer this fantastic vintage article from the pages of  Retro-Vision magazine.  Besides a thorough chronicle of the Superman series (with an emphasis on the extended editions long before their subsequent discovery and release …