The Gift…

Roughly translated from the cover as ‘gift of the first comic of Superman’ this magnificent vintage feature from the pages of ultra-rare Italian TV guide is 34 years old this month and SUPERMANIA’s Christmas treat for 2014. With (flipped, notice the redone ‘S’ shield) cover art utilizing the fantastic painting used for the International release of Richard …

“Beautiful Brute…”

What better time than the holiday season to revisit one of the most fun Superman-related broadcasts of yesteryear.  Appearing in episode 18 of Season 4 of The Muppet Show, special guest Christopher Reeve shows off his considerable comic talent in a series of amusing sketches with Kermit & Co. in 1980. Though an unmissable childhood …

Many Lives, Many Worlds Pt.2…

Courtesy of Superman In Advertising And Media come these exclusive vintage photographs of the artefacts featured in The Smithsonian Institution’s ‘Superman, Many Lives, Many Worlds’ exhibition circa 1988. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a true American icon, SUPERMANIA continues its retrospective from the star-attended opening (click here) to the significant collection on display and even some …

Learn To Fly…

Celebrating in true British fashion with a slice of cake, a velvet-jacket clad Christopher Reeve cuts into a dessert of Super-proportions to officially open the afterparty for the European Premiere of Superman: The Movie On this very day (December 13th) in 1978, fresh from a charity screening and an audience with the Royal Family, (headed by …