Action Replay 1&2…

  As promised, here are the first two (of a set of six) Superman III Shreddies promotional wipe-away ‘Action Replay’ game cards.  Game 1 you will notice is a thinly-disguised version of Battleship and game 2 is a weird variation on Connect 4.  As the play potential of these is evidently limited, thank goodness the …

Squaring Up…

In an era where cereal premiums and movie promotions really gained momentum, the Nabisco Company had wisely remained faithful to the Superman movie franchise after a successful campaign backing Superman II a few years earlier. Always looking for new gimmicks to push product out to kids (and ensuring its longevity by making their giveaways a collectable series) …

Computor Games..?

This latest addition to the SUPERMANIA archive is a generous gift from longtime Superfan Chris King.  Distributed in 1983 by Present Needs Ltd, this complete set of four promotional pinbacks were a mainstay of local comic shops for years (bagged separately on a blue backing board) and, according to Chris, available in the foyer of the …

DNA Encoded…

Superman III / Superman’s Bodysuit (Christopher Reeve) (Warner Bros., 1983) Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and subsequently appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, newspaper strips, and video games. With the success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and establish its primacy within the American comic …

True Blue…

SUPERMANIA extends a warm welcome back to one of its greatest contributors and as evidenced above, Superfan Jayce76 has maintained a keen eye for the iconic. As showcased on the all-new site CinemaZone Wallpaper, these amazingly authentic-looking print ad style compositions continue Jayce long association with celebrating the classic Superman series.  All these unique creations …

The Magic Underneath The Cape…

It may have taken over thirty years to clarify but when Perry White confronts his Daily Planet staff about the mysterious ‘flying whatchamacallit’ and asks “What does he keep hidden under that cape of his??  Batteries!?”  The answer, most emphatically, is yes. Courtesy of SuperFan Steve Lumsdon comes yet another SUPERMANIA exclusive and tribute to …