SFX Superhero Special Pt.2…

In conclusion to the Superheroes On Screen series started with this post, the 2003 UK SFX Magazine Superhero Special Collectors Edition turns its attention to the Super-Sequels and their much-lamented spin-off.  If you were hitherto unaware of the cheeky but clever special effect highlighted in the trivia box on the Supergirl page I recommend watching …

Ordway’s Super-Debut…

The genesis of an artistic partnership that would thrive for decades to come, the collage above (top) represents the first published Superman piece by one Jerry Ordway. Found on the impressive wrap-around cover of pulpy but highbrow magazine ‘The Comic Reader’ for its November 1979 issue, Ordway’s dynamic but realistic style was a perfect compliment …

Shannon’s Loss…

They say you should never have regrets.  They also say you should never meet your heroes.  Those fortunate enough to have positive experiences with the latter only serve to make the former more poignant here at SUPERMANIA. In 1994 with the colossus of modern-day internet fandom in its infancy, the tradition of the Sci-Fi convention …