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M a r t i n  –  E l

Hello and welcome to SUPERMANIA.  You have come to the most comprehensive record of memorabilia archived from all over the world exclusively from the series of original Superman Movies 1978-1987.

My name is Martin Lakin and I am the creator/editor of the site having been obtaining artefacts from the Superman films for over thirty years.  Most of the items/paraphernalia showcased in these posts are from my collection unless otherwise stated.  The Blog’s objective is a continued celebration of the Superman Movie legacy through presenting the best (and sometimes most obscure!) of all ephemera.

    SUPERMANIA wishes to acknowledge and extend its gratitude to the following SuperFans for their continued support and contribution –

Jim Bowers, Sebastian Columbo, Alexei Lambley-Steel, Chris King, Alex Serpa, Seby Ravi, Jonathan Eric Tyrrell and Kamandi from Sideshow Freaks for his awesome banners.

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Recent Posts

“That’s MY Beat..!”

SUPERMANIA is proud to present the first of what will hopefully be a series of custom projects to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Superman: The Movie in 2018.

A longtime collaboration with Alexei Lambley-Steel has once again yielded an item of superior quality for the discerning SuperFan in the form of a replica necktie as worn by Clark Kent in his first scenes at the Daily Planet.

The ‘City Beat’ has been meticulously recreated from the original costume as originally supplied by Barney’s of New York. Using newly-discovered reference material (Bottom pic) the tie also features a reproduction Bermans & Nathans costume tag with handwritten details (just like the originals!) of the scene number for which it was used (as per the script) and the number from its Limited Edition of 50.

Response to this superb retro accessory has been phenomenal and very few remain. Please email for further info. Coming soon, Clark Kent’s iconic Tortishell eyeglasses…

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