Going Solo…

SUPERMANIA is proud to present this latest acquisition of promotional prints from Superman IV: The Quest For Peace.  Pin sharp and measuring exactly 5×5″ – the purpose of these unusually small (but official) stills is unclear yet they are arguably the best representation of their respective flying scenes – indeed, somewhat better quality than the …

Seacon ’79 Pt.2…

More nostalgic snapshots from Seacon ’79 courtesy of capedwonder.com from the closing ceremony of the Hugo awards (Held on this night, August 25th 35 years ago) and the aftermath where Christopher Reeve signs copies of the UK Superman: The Movie colour programme (to be featured in a future post!). Such was the coup of the UK hosting …

Seacon ’79…

Clutching a curiously phallic trophy presented by noneother than Star Wars Producer Gary Kurtz, a fresh-faced Christopher Reeve graciously accepts the award for ‘Best Dramatic Presentation of 1978’ for Superman: The Movie at Seacon UK. You read it right.  Christopher Reeve himself attended a Sci-Fi convention in sunny Brighton, England.  On this day (August 23rd) 35 …

Asbury’s Storyboards Cont’d…

SUPERMANIA is pleased to continue its serialisation of unpublished material from the production-used ‘Big Red Book’ of storyboards for Superman IV: The Quest For Peace in a post originally intended to celebrate reuniting the artist with his work. This past July, tenured UK penciller Martin Asbury was scheduled to attend the Summer London Film & …

Goozee, Or Not Goozee..?

…That is the question.  One could be forgiven for thinking that this latest addition to the SUPERMANIA archive would be an evident/obligatory part of the collection but due to its deceptively bootleg appearance and difficulty to obtain complete, had been somewhat overlooked until now. However, despite the highly questionable artwork on the portfolio cover above …