All ‘New’ Picture Card Series Progress…

5 2 3 4SUPERMANIA is pleased to report the Superman IV trading card project is still not only very much alive, but finally nearing completion.  A complex and time-consuming endeavor due to the volume of cards to be produced (99 In total, comprised of a mixture of original and screen captured images) with an all-new adaptation of the complete story (written by myself) of the longest cut of the film serialised on the card backs.  This, along with design and execution painstakingly researched to appear authentic for the era, is intended to fill the void left by the only Superman Movie never to have produced a card set of its own.  Talented Alexei Lambley-Steel (editor of A Tribute To Christopher Reeve) is currently hard at work composing the final base set with a view to adding a sticker set/wrapper on its completion.  Updates to follow..!

“Quite A Spin…”

Hurricane1Hurricane4 Hurricane2 Hurricane3Another glimpse into the SUPERMANIA unpublished archive and the making of Superman IV: The Quest For Peace.  On location in the Hertfordshire countryside, the crew amass outside to shoot scenes of the tornado rescue.  Under Sidney J. Furie’s direction, Christopher Reeve patiently hovers in his flying harness (note the green crane in top pic) while the stricken family (with children played by Reeve’s own)  look on.  The entire sequence of Nuclearman generating a cyclone and the subsequent devastation was cut for US audiences but reinstated for its European release…