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Superman is the brainchild of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster who first envisioned the character in 1932 and later had his first appearance in Action Comics #1 in June 1938. What Jerry and Joe did not know at the time was that they had created a character that would become the signature icon of DC Comics and the most universally recognized hero in human history.

Since 1938, the character of Superman/Clark Kent has appeared in every imaginable media form including television, film, novelizations, and even a Broadway show.

Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy and girl (they of course want to be Supergirl). He is an enduring emblem of the American dream, the young immigrant who comes to the United States, embraces the culture and makes something of himself and enriches his adopted nation. He is a classical hero in the modern age who fights criminals, rescues the helpless and has a sense of morals and justice as strong and unshakeable as he is.

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Switch Press, the new young adult imprint from Capstone Young Readers, announces the May 1, 2015 release of the novel "Lois Lane: Fallout" by Gwenda Bond. A spunky teenage Lois Lane steps out from behind SUPERMAN™’s shadow in this fast-paced, high-adrenaline tale of intrigue and bravery. The Lois Lane series is produced through Capstone Young Readers’ licensing partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment.

Lois Lane is one of the most iconic characters in the world, with an appeal spanning generations. The character has been featured in a number of comics, films, and TV shows over the years, and most recently was featured in Warner Bros. Pictures’ Man of Steel. The novel, Lois Lane: Fallout, will appeal to the huge fan base of these media as well as young adults everywhere trying to fit in and make a place for themselves.

“Lois Lane has always been a strong presence in Super Hero lore. We’re excited that Gwenda will bring her to life in a whole new way for another generation of fans. Lois is the kind of interesting, adventure-prone character who needs to have her story told,” said Ashley Andersen Zantop, Capstone Group Publisher and General Manager.

In Fallout, Gwenda Bond reimagines Lois as a contemporary teenager at the beginning of her journalism career – and at the beginning of her relationship with a certain, also-iconic mystery man. This story puts Lois at the center, where she belongs, fighting to protect those who need it and to get at the truth no matter what it takes.

In Lois Lane: Fallout, Lois starts a new life in Metropolis. An Army brat, Lois has lived all over—and seen all kinds of disasters. But now her family is putting down roots in the big city, and Lois is determined to fit in, to stay quiet, to fly straight. As soon as she steps into her new high school, though, she can see it won’t be that easy. A group known as the Warheads is making life miserable for another girl at school – messing with her mind, somehow, via the high-tech immersive videogame they all play. Armed with her wit and her new snazzy job as a reporter, Lois sets out to solve this mystery, but sometimes it’s all a bit much. Thank goodness for her maybe-more-than-a-friend, a guy she knows only by his screen name SmallvilleGuy.

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Congratulations to Dante McKeithan who was our March contest winner of one hardback edition of Superman: The Atomic Age Sundays.

For our April contest, we have once again teamed with Insight Editions to offer one lucky individual the opportunity to win one hardcover edition of Superman's Personal Journal.

In the midst of a deadly battle with Lex Luthor, Superman drops the journal in which he has been recording his personal thoughts detailing his ongoing crusade for justice. You, citizen of Metropolis, are now in possession of the Last Son of Krypton’s private journal.

This ruled journal contains several pages of notes and sketches created by Superman, before giving way to blank ruled pages on which you can jot down your own notes. Atmospheric, engrossing, and designed with a dynamic in-universe aesthetic, this journal lets readers feel like they’re part of Superman’s world!

To enter, visit the link below and follow the instructions provided.

A winner will be selected and notified on Thursday, April 30th. Good luck!

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EZ-Link Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest issuer of CEPAS-compliant cards, today announced the launch of the ‘Travel with your Justice League Super Hero’ campaign to make available exclusive ez-link cards featuring popular fictional characters at subsidised rates to holders of Adult Anonymous ez-link cards expiring before December 31, 2015.

With the completion of the ‘Journey with EZ-Link’ campaign on March 31, 2015 focusing on giveaways of free ez-link cards to replace those expiring by then, the new ‘Travel with your Justice League Super Hero’ campaign represents EZ-Link’s continued efforts to thank customers for their support by adding a dash of superhero fun at a privileged rate to their journeys.

Eligible cardholders can go to any TransitLink Ticket Offices from April 1, 2015 onwards to get any of the 10 special Justice League ez-link cards at a subsidised rate of S$3, while stocks last. The transaction will see direct deduction of S$3 from the expiring cards, with remaining monies transferred to the new cards, which do not carry any stored value. If the expiring cards do not carry sufficient value, cardholders are required to top them up before purchasing the superhero cards. If their ez-link cards have already expired, cardholders may use other valid ez-link cards for the purchase.

Developed under licence from Warner Bros Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, the special Justice League thematic card series features the most loved superheroes including Catwoman, Batgirl, Batman, Green Lantern, Robin, Superman, Supergirl, The Flash, The Joker and Wonder Woman. Previously only available to holders of cards expiring before 31 March 2015, these cards will now also be available to more holders of ez-link cards, due to popular demand.

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The rumors of exactly which movie Warner Bros. will attach the official trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" to have ranged from "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" to "Jupiter Ascending."

Each time, these rumors were proven to be false but now comes word from Collider.com that the much anticipated trailer will be released with the premiere of director George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road." Here's an excerpt from the Collider scoop:

After speaking with a few sources, I’m happy to report the first Batman v Superman trailer is on the cusp of being released. I’m told it’s absolutely attached to all copies of Mad Max: Fury Road, which is an obvious place for it to debut seeing as how Mad Max is WB’s first big movie of the summer. What I’ve heard is that Warners isn’t sure it wants to release the trailer while Avengers: Age of Ultron is destroying records and driving all social traffic during the end of April and early May. If they wait until the weekend Mad Max opens on May 15th, Avengers will have already been out for two weeks and they can take over the conversation at a time when everyone is ready to talk about Batman and Superman. The bottom line is: we will absolutely have seen the first Batman v Superman trailer by May 15th.

Whether or not this latest rumor concerning the trailer proves to be true remains to be seen. However, considering that "Batman v Superman" is now less than a year away and "Mad Max" is already being heralded as a blockbuster return to the post-apocalyptic series, there is certainly reason to believe the trailer will indeed be attached to the film.

"Dawn of Justice" is scheduled for a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

Source: Collider.com

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In a recent interview with Fashionista Magazine, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" costume designer Michael Wilkinson talked about his work on various superhero movies for both Warner Bros. and Marvel Studios.

During the course of the interview, Wilkinson touched on some of the challenges with designing the reimagined Batman and Aquaman costumes for "BvS". Here's an excerpt from the article:

Re-imagining Aquaman for his appearances in “Batman v Superman,” “Justice League,” and his own movie in 2018 presented a “huge challenge” for Wilkinson in terms of fan expectations. Or low ones, because, apparently, the superhero’s past interpretations have made him not as “cool” as the other guys. “People have a lot of complaints about the orange skin and the green tights and that whole thing,” said Wilkinson, who actually has a soft spot for superhuman fish-whisperer.

For those old enough to remember Michael Keaton as "Batman" and not "Birdman," you may recall that the rigid head and neck piece (i.e. the "cowl") on the Batsuit circa 1989 didn't allow for the Caped Crusader to turn his head. So, say, if a villain snuck up behind Batman, he had to swing his entire torso around. Yeah, distracting.

"That’s actually one of the first things that Snyder mentioned to me in one of our initial meetings," Wilkinson says. "It’s a very important thing to Zack that the Batsuit would be comfortable and very flexible, but then would be able to perform in a very natural and forceful way. So a lot of incredible engineering went into the development of the new black cowl."

Winkinson also adds that outfitting Ben Affleck in the Batsuit takes roughly 25 minutes, with help. "It does involve multiple costumers," Wilkinson said. "It’s not the sort of thing that I could just sit in Ben's trailer and he gets into it himself. It’s a six-handed operation."

Read the complete interview at Fashionista.com.

"Dawn of Justice" is scheduled for a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

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Production Wraps on "Supergirl" Pilot

Posted on March 30, 2015 by Neil Cole

Production has officially wrapped on the pilot episode of "Supergirl", the new upcoming CBS TV series based on the iconic Superheroine.

Both Melissa Benoist, who stars as the title character Kara Danvers/Supergirl, and director of the pilot Glen Winter sent out the following tweets to mark the occasion:


This May, CBS is expected to present it's Fall, 2015 line-up to potential advertisers which may result in a "first-look" at footage from the pilot episode.

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Henry Cavill was a presenter at last night's 2015 Jameson Empire Awards which took place at London's glamorous Grosvenor House Hotel.

Prior to the awards show, Cavill took time to answer a few questions about "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" including talking about his last time in the suit.

"The last time I wore the suit... it's been a while... it was in New Mexico in November, mid-November," stated Cavill. "I'm not too sure yet [when I'll wear it again]. Nobody's given me the date yet... they'll tell me last minute, I'm sure."

Although he could not divulge any new details about the film itself, Cavill did tease an epic moment which takes place between Superman and Batman.

"Unfortunately, I really can't say anything about that," said Cavill. "I wish that I could. Believe me, I wish that I could... there is a firm handshake at some stage, yes."

Check out a video of the complete interview below:

"Dawn of Justice" receives a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

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San Francisco-based illustrator Nick Acosta has put together a new fan trailer entitled "Supermandreas" which combines scenes from the 1978 blockbuster film "Superman: The Movie" with footage from the trailer for the upcoming 2015 disaster film, "San Andreas".

"Next month a new disaster movie starring The Rock called "San Andreas" is slated to premiere in theaters," states Acosta. "From the trailer it looks bad, formulaic, and poorly acted. I also noticed that some of the film’s big disaster set pieces (the destruction of the Hoover Dam and Golden Gate bridge) looked very familiar to me. They are almost shot for shot the same as from one of my favorite movies growing up - the 1978 film "Superman." So I decided to re-edit the "San Andreas" trailer to take out The Rock and his wooden acting and put in a 27-year-old Christopher Reeve as Superman."

Check out the end result below which is very well done and blends the footage from both films together seemlessly:

For more information on how the "Supermandreas" was made, be sure to visit Acosta's portfolio site.

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Actor Scott Cranford has been added to the line-up of celebrities attending the "Superman: The Richard Donner Years Celebrity Super Reunion" at the upcoming WonderCon in Anaheim, CA.

Cranford was the official Superman of the annual Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL from 2000 - 2007 and has been featured in such films as "Batman Returns," "Batman Forever," "Batman and Robin," "Eraser," and "Predator 2".

At WonderCon, Cranford will once again don the iconic cape & tights of the Man of Steel and also offer attendees the opportunity to win a copy of his documentary, "Heroic Ambition" and see a sample of his upcoming children's book, "The Heroes of HeroicWorld".

CapedWonder.com is planning and hosting the Super Reunion event which will also feature appearances by Margot Kidder (Lois Lane), Sarah Douglas (Ursa), Jack O'Halloran (Non), Marc McClure (Jimmy Olsen), Valerie Perrine (Miss Eve Teschmacher), Diane Sherry Case (Lana Lang), Aaron Smolinski (Baby Clark Kent), and Ilya Salkind (Executive Producer).

The 2015 WonderCon will take place April 3rd - 5th at the Anaheim Convention Center. Kidder, Case, O'Halloran, and Cranford will appear all three days of the convention while Smolinski and Salkind will be in attendance on Saturday & Sunday and Douglas and McClure will appear on Saturday only. Stay tuned for the latest news on the reunion here.

For more information on Wondercon or to purchase tickets, please click here.

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Superheroes in Gotham! Wonder Woman, Thor, Hulk, Batman, Superman and more stand tall at the Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery which presents Deconstructive/Constructive on view from March 20 – April 8, 2015 at 527 West 23rd Street in New York City. A portion of proceeds from the exhibition lithographs will benefit Free Arts NYC, a local organization providing underserved children and families with a unique combination of educational arts and mentoring programs that help them to foster the self-confidence and resiliency needed to realize their fullest potential.

The exhibit features the work of Jason Dussault who is a Vancouver and New York based artist whose practice focuses on combining traditional forms of mosaic with pop-culture characters from his childhood and the present. The works presented recall the power of childhood memories through iconic characters that resonate with human nature’s desire to retain an inner youth. Playful in nature yet anchored to the stringent values of adulthood, Dussault seeks to remind the viewer of a fragility that ultimately leads to self-awareness. This is the artist’s debut solo exhibition in New York. Dussault explains, “Growing up in a small rural Canadian town in the late seventies and early eighties with young parents struggling to find their way, I spent much of my time alone, and the only access to art I had was comic books. I would spend hours trying to redraw these characters. Deconstructive/Constructive is my tribute to comic book art, my first love and inspiration.”

While his appropriated versions of superheroes and other characters known in the mass media hearken back to Pop art of the 1950s and 1960s, they align contemporarily with artists like KAWS, Mitch McGee, Justin Gilzene, Ron English and Invader.

The focal piece of the exhibition is large-scale, homage to the late George Delmerico, legendary Village Voice Art Director titled Deconstructive/Constructive. Dussault’s piece is a recreation of Delmerico’s iconic superhero amalgamation, A Marvel - Ous Evening with Stan Lee, 1972. The pastiche was originally created as a poster for a lecture given by Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee at Carnegie Hall. Dussault has recreated the famous image in a four-panel composite work using his distinctive mosaic style.

Throughout the exhibition Dussault features characters such as Lego Batman and Joker, Superman, Thor, Hulk, and Wonder Woman. By using materials specific to the subject matter, each piece harbors a unique sentiment deeper than the nostalgic surface image. With the use of traditional mosaic media like tile and grout, Dussault also utilizes paint, resin, wood, vinyl, found ceramics, and vintage porcelain to create well-known commercial images of comics and cartoons.

For more information about the artist visit www.jasondussault.com or www.hoerle-guggenheim.com

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced the official launch of Infinite Crisis, a bold new entrant into the wildly popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game genre. Infinite Crisis delivers a heart-pounding competitive experience with innovative new mechanics including the unique 2-lane Coast City map featuring the powerful Doomsday Device, destructible environments and Stolen Powers. Beginning today, players can download Infinite Crisis for free on Steam by visiting http://www.infinitecrisis.com/steam.

“We would like to thank all of the great players who participated in our beta. Their passion and feedback were key to helping us deliver a really unique gameplay experience,” said Jeffrey Steefel, Executive Producer. “Today marks a major milestone for Infinite Crisis, and to celebrate the official launch, we are offering two special Champion bundles that will be available exclusively on Steam.”

The Infinite Crisis Steam bundles offer players a choice of two different packages which include access to their favorite Champions and a Steam exclusive Golden Superman costume. Starting today, the following Infinite Crisis bundles are available for purchase exclusively on Steam at a special discounted price for a limited time:

Basic Steam Bundle -- $9.99/€9.99/£6.99

8 Champions - (Superman, The Flash, Mecha Wonder Woman, Stargirl, Catwoman, Atomic Green Lantern, Poison Ivy & Aquaman) Exclusive Golden Superman Costume

Elite Steam Bundle -- $29.99/€27.99/£22.99

34 Champions - (The Flash, Atomic Wonder Woman, Nightmare Robin, Gaslight Catwoman, Superman, Aquaman, Robin, Supergirl, Hawkgirl, Katana, Nightmare Batman, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Blue Beetle, Atomic Joker, Mecha Wonder Woman, Sinestro, Stargirl, Catwoman, Star Sapphire, Arcane Supergirl, Shazam, Swamp Thing, Atrocitus, Atomic Green Lantern, Atomic Poison Ivy, Arcane Green Lantern, Gaslight Joker, Mecha Superman, Poison Ivy, Krypto, Zatanna, Starro and Nightmare Superman) Exclusive Golden Superman Costume

3p align="justify"> Infinite Crisis delivers a heart-pounding competitive player vs. player battle experience set in DC Comics’ legendary Multiverse. Featuring the deepest roster of DC heroes and villains ever assembled, Infinite Crisis puts players in control of twisted incarnations of their favorite characters from throughout the Multiverse such as the bloodthirsty vampire, Nightmare Batman, and the skilled assassin from Earth-19, Gaslight Catwoman, playing in league with such well-known characters such as Green Lantern and The Flash.

For more information, visit http://www.infinitecrisis.com.

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Actor Ben Affleck recently testified before a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Diplomacy and National Security in regard to his Eastern Congo Initiative.

TheHill.com reports that, at the start of his testimony, Affleck confirmed that Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy will indeed be making an appearance in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." Here's an excerpt from the article:

“Sen. Leahy,” Affleck said as he began his testimony, “I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge my co-star in ‘Batman.’ ” Affleck will play the Caped Crusader in the upcoming movie.

“Your role is marginally smaller than mine, but I understand you're quite good,” Affleck said to Leahy, to laughter.

Leahy, 74, has previously remained coy about whether he had landed a role in the upcoming “Batman” flick.

“It’s going to be a fascinating movie,” the lawmaker told Yahoo! News last year. “It will have superb actors in it.”

"Dawn of Justice" receives a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

Source: TheHill.com

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In a recent interview with the Guardian, actor Terence Stamp spoke at length about his decades long career in such films as "Billy Budd," "Young Guns," "The Haunted Mansion," and of course "Superman: The Movie" and "Superman: II."

During the course of the interview, Stamp talked about making the transition from a leading man in film to character actor in his role as the villianous Kryptonian, General Zod in the first two Superman movies. Here's an excerpt from the article:

“It’s a mystery to me. I was in my prime. When the 1960s ended, I just ended with it. I remember my agent telling me: ‘They are all looking for a young Terence Stamp.’ And I thought: ‘I am young.’ I was 31, 32. I couldn’t believe it. It was tough to wake up in the morning, and the phone not ringing. I thought: this can’t be happening now, it’s only just started. The day-to-day thing was awful, and I couldn’t live with it. So I bought a round-the-world ticket and left.” His fallow 70s period culminated with his extended India trip and it was while he was there, in 1976, that he got the celebrated telegram addressed to “Clarence Stamp”, offering him the role in Superman. (“I was on the plane the next evening.”)

Playing Zod, it turns out, engineered a mind-shift, a third-act transformation that allowed him to reclaim his career. “During that time away from the screen, I had transmuted myself. I no longer saw myself as a leading man. What had happened inside of me enabled me to take the role, and not feel embarassed or depressed about playing the villain. I just decided I was a character actor now and I can do anything.”

Stamp recently starred in director Tim Burton's 2014 film, "Big Eyes" opposite Amy Adams and is currently shooting "Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children", also directed by Burton.

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Warner Bros. has released the following first official look at actor Jesse Eisenberg in his role as Lex Luthor in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

The image comes courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and features the "Social Network" star sporting the classic bald head of the iconic Superman adversary and, sometimes, ally.

"Our Lex is disarming and he's not fake," says director Zack Snyder. "He says what he believes and he says what's on his mind. If you can unravel the string and decipher what he means, it’s all there."

In addition to Eisenberg, "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" stars Henry Cavill returning to his role as Superman/Clark Kent alongside Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, relative newcomer Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince, and Jason Momoa as Aquaman.

The film also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, and Holly Hunter as a yet-to-be-named member of the US Congress.

"Dawn of Justice" receives a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... Law Course? Yes a law course using that strange visitor from another planet to help explain copyright and trademark law. NYU's School of Professional Studies presents The Trials of Superman (and his Super Friends).

Taught by Entertainment and Intellectual Property lawyer Howard Leib, the course will look at the history of Superman, and how his name and likeness, and those of other super heroes, have been used and litigated through the decades. Students will explore copyright infringement, trademark matters, copyright reversion and other issues that have arisen during the Man of Steel’s career. They'll also read some comics and watch some cartoons.

The course will run from Monday April 15 to Wednesday May 15. It will be given on-line, so that people from all over the world can participate, with live on line lectures Monday nights at 6:30 Eastern time and asynchronous work for each session. You can find more information and register at: http://www.scps.nyu.edu/content/scps/academics/course_detail.html?id=DATA1-CE9007

Faster than a speeding bullet? Sure. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Absolutely. But when it comes to protecting intellectual property, it is the judge who has the final say.

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Scott Cranford, who portrayed the official Superman at the Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL from 2000 - 2007, has written an article entitled "Thrilling Without Killing" which takes an in-depth look at the morals - or lack there of - set by today's Superheroes in movies and comic books. Here's an excerpt:

Whether you are a director of a big budget superhero movie, a comic book writer or a fan-filmaker on a zero budget production, if you are handling iconic superheroes that millions of children look up to, make them act responsibly. What they do and say can have a tremendous effect on children’s thoughts, desires and how they behave.

Why was Clark Kent drinking beer in both Superman Returns and Man of Steel? Nothing against beer, but can’t there be one guy who is above it. Shouldn’t a superhero try to set a moral standard even if he is in his secret identity. If I’m a kid and I learn that Superman is down on booze, I’m going to be down on booze. I may go on to drink, but my hero is always going to hold that gold standard.

It is amazing how many “Superheroes” in big budget "Superhero" movies barely do anything heroic. In some, they are the cause of the problem.

The blurry line of what makes up a Superhero worries me. Looking cool has become more important than doing right. I'm all for gritty superheroes but we need happy ones too. I don’t want to see gritty become the norm. That's not what superheroes are about.

Read the complete article as HeroicWorld.com

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When Warner Bros. announced in December, 2013 that actress Gal Gadot had been cast in the role of Wonder Woman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", there was a negative response from quite a few fans stating that the Israeli actress/model did not look the part of the Amazonian Warrior.

Now, in an interview from Israel translated by SuperHeroHype Forums member 'omermer', Gadot directly addresses the criticism and discusses preparing for the role as well as what fans can expect from the character in the highly anticipated film. Here's an excerpt:

Interviewer: Preparations for the role took many months during which she worked with a personal trainer that taught her everything a super heroine needs to know in order to take down villains.
Gadot: It was very intensive. When I was young I was a real tomboy so I really enjoyed the experience. I see Alma wanting to dress like a princess and put on lipstick and it surprises me. I asked my mom if I was like that too but she said all I wanted back then was to play ball, sweat, and scrape my knees.

Interviewer: When your casting was announced a lot of comic book nerds said that your body didn't match Wonder Woman's.
Gadot: Don't be shy. They said that I was too skinny and my boobs were too small. (She laughs.)

Interviewer: But isn't it embarrassing that your breast size became a topic of international discussion?
Gadot: No. After they asked me here, in Israel, if I have eating disorders and why am I so skinny, they said my head was too big and my body was like a broomstick I can take anything. It's just empty talk. I understand that part of what I'm doing means being exposed. And part of being exposed is being under fire (criticism).

Interviewer: By the way, what are Wonder Woman’s powers?
Gadot: She has unbelievable endurance. She is exceptionally strong. She can jump really high and practically fly. She know tons of martial arts styles. She is a strong and serious Woman.

In addition to starring in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" - which premieres on March 25, 2016 - Gadot is also set to star in a Wonder Woman movie on June 23, 2017

Source: SuperheroHeroHype.com

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Actor Jeremy Irons recently attended the Lucca Film Festival in Italy and was asked about his upcoming role as Alfred Pennyworth in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

Irons was very brief in his response but offered praise for the highly anticipated film by simply stating, "The next Batman has an amazing screenplay. It's a blockbuster written from the heart."

In addition to Irons, "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" stars Henry Cavill returning to his role as Superman/Clark Kent alongside Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne, relative newcomer Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince, and Jason Momoa as Aquaman.

The film also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Holly Hunter as a yet-to-be-named member of the US Congress.

"Dawn of Justice" receives a worldwide release on March 25, 2016.

Source: ComicBook.com and La Nazione

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APRIL CONTEST


For our April contest, we have once again teamed with Insight Editions to offer one lucky individual the opportunity to win one hardcover edition of Superman's Personal Journal.

In the midst of a deadly battle with Lex Luthor, Superman drops the journal in which he has been recording his personal thoughts detailing his ongoing crusade for justice. You, citizen of Metropolis, are now in possession of the Last Son of Krypton’s private journal.

This ruled journal contains several pages of notes and sketches created by Superman, before giving way to blank ruled pages on which you can jot down your own notes. Atmospheric, engrossing, and designed with a dynamic in-universe aesthetic, this journal lets readers feel like they’re part of Superman’s world!

To enter, simply answer to the Superman trivia question listed below along with your name, email address, and verification. Then click the "Enter Here to Win" button to submit your entry.

Your Name:


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Type verification image:
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Trivia Question: What actor portrayed Superman in two movie serials in 1948 and 1950?


A winner will be selected and notified on Thursday, April 30th. Good luck!



DATES OF INTEREST

04/01: Annette O'Toole, Lana Lang in "Superman: III" and Martha Kent in Smallville, born in Houston, TX.
04/03: Christopher Meloni, Colonel Nathan Hardy in "Man of Steel", born in 1961.
04/03: Marlon Brando, Jor-El in Superman: The Movie, born in 1924.
04/07: Russell Crowe, Jor-El in "Man of Steel" born in 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand.
04/08: John Schneider, Jonathan Kent in Smallville, born in Mount Kisco, NY.
04/08: Jack O'Halloran, Non in "Superman: The Movie" and "Superman II", born in 1943 in Philadelphia, PA.
04/10: Michael Bell, Lex Luthor in the Ruby-Spears Superman cartoon, and Zan, Gleek, and Riddler from the Superfriends cartoon, born in Brooklyn, NY.
04/14: Mark Pillow, Nuclear Man in "Superman: IV - The Quest for Peace", born in 1959 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
04/14: John Shea, Lex Luthor in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman TV series, born in 1949.
04/26: Tom Welling, Clark Kent in Smallville, born in 1977 in New York City, NY.
04/29: Sam Jones III, Pete Ross in Smallville, born in 1983 in Boston, MA.



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When Gotham City is plagued by a rash of bizarre crimes committed by the animal-inspired villain squad, the Animilitia (made up of Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc and Man-Bat), Batman swings into action to investigate. But could the Animilita be working for powerful businessman Oswald Cobblepot aka The Penguin? How does Cobblepot's new invention of robotic Cyber Animals fit into the mix? In the end, it'll take the combined forces of Batman, Green Arrow, Flash, Nightwing and Red Robin to fight off these "ANIMAL INSTINCTS." - $18.49



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he granddaddy of them all, Action Comics #1's famous cover art reproduced as a highly detailed premium motion statue. Crafted from heavyweight polystone and mixed media, the statue brings that famous cover to life! - $89.99



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Baby Kal-El of Krypton is rocketed to Earth by his biological parents where he is raised by Jonathan & Martha Kent in the rural town of Smallville. Disguised as reporter Clark Kent, he adopts a mild-mannered disposition in Metropolis and develops a romance with Lois Lane, while battling the villainous Lex Luthor.




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