From Mr. Showbusiness…

In its 31st year at the time of publishing, The 1976-77 International Film And TV Yearbook is nothing if not a fascinating snapshot in time. A Screen International Publication (A Division of King Publications Ltd.) This doorstop- heavy tome literally houses the film industry of the age between its garish orange covers.  Edited to a …

Asbury’s Storyboards Cont’d…

SUPERMANIA presents more never-before-published pages from the Big Red Book of storyboards chronicling Superman IV: The Quest For Peace. These pink revisions pencilled by Martin Asbury dated 13th November 1986 were faithfully translated from page to screen on the backlot of Elstree Studios in 1987, go here to see a collage of rare behind the …

Decker’s Dissection Pt.2…

SUPERMANIA presents the concluding part of Dwight R. Decker’s exhaustive review of Superman: The Movie from the vintage pages of The Comics Journal. Pulling no punches as established in Part 1, Decker’s continued observations are at once barbed as they are complimentary.  Having passed judgement on the Krypton scenes through the eyes of a comic-book …

BelieveReeve?

From the Sideshow Collectibles.com website; “The Man of Steel explodes into action like never before, with the Christopher Reeve as Superman Premium Format™ Figure. Having just celebrated his 75th anniversary last year, the all-American icon endures through the decades like, well, a Man of Steel. Superman’s famous red cape soars on, even while aspects and …

Decker’s Dissection…

From the Comic Reader to the Comics Journal, SUPERMANIA continues its retrospective on vintage reviews of Superman: The Movie through the eyes of comic-book purists. And Dwight R. Decker’s essay (Part one of which presented above) is arguably a definitive review, or at least the most exhaustive.  Found beneath a splendid cover by Joe Staton …