“Time Out…!”

More amazing vintage behind the scenes images from the unpublished SUPERMANIA collection – this time on the backlot of Elstree Studios where the battle between Superman & Nuclearman I was shot on cold winter nights in 1986.  From the top – Christopher Reeve atop one of the many primitive apparatus rigged to assist the illusion …

Nuclear Slam Dunk…

A special Thanksgiving treat -presenting another genuine SUPERMANIA exclusive – acquired directly from an anonymous on-set source come these incredible behind the scenes prints taken in the flying unit at Elstree Studios circa 1986.  Suspended by harnesses above the camera crew on the studio floor are Christopher Reeve and Mark Pillow shooting the scene of …

Super-Icons…

Currently in exhibition at the appropriately futuristic EMP (Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum) in Seattle, Washington are these two incredible artifacts from the Superman series.  Since June 2012 the ‘Icons Of Science Fiction’ display has wowed visitors with an impressive collection of authentic props and costumes from Alien to Star Trek while offering …

“With A Big Red…”

Another SUPERMANIA exclusive – presenting the very first prototype 1:1 costume cape made by Sebastian Columbo at Action Costumes to the exact specifications taken from an original costume (exhibited last year for the DC Comics 75th anniversary in Valencia, Spain).  This cape is the first to be size, colour and fabric matched with an accurately …